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Jul 28

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train’s last Win

July 28 1908 Walter Johnson fans 15 Browns, a career best, as Washington upends St. Louis, 2-1, in 16 innings. Johnson, now at 1-5 on the season as he still recovers from an operation to remove an ear abscess, will go on to win 13 of his final 17 decisions. 1925 The Senators suffer a …

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Jul 01

Almost Perfect – Big Train’s No Hitter

Washington’s Walter Johnson almost pitched perfect game during his July 1, 1920 no-hit game against the Boston Red Sox. I was amazed to find out that the Big Train missed pitching a perfect game by one error. The Big Train pitched a perfect game through six innings. In the bottom of the seventh inning Boston’s …

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Frank Howard Nestle Quik Commercial

 

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Jun 07

Bringing Baseball to the top of the World

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As most of you know I am a fan of D.C. Baseball ans it’s history, what most you don’t know is that I am also a Goodwill Ambassador for the THE GURKHA CREW -CLUB BASEBALL. My wife and I are trying to support the coaches and players of this wonderful ball club. We have sent …

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Jun 01

Lunch with Fred Valentine

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Lunch with Fred Valentine and host Mark Hornbaker Where: Hunter’s Bar and Grill 10123 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854 – http://huntersbarandgrill.com/ When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 from noon to 1:30. Want to have lunch with Washington Senator fan favorite Fred Valentine? Here is your opportunity. I will be having lunch with Fred at the Hunter’s …

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May 15

Day Three of Howard’s Home Run Streak

During a six game stretch from May 12, 1968 to May 18, 1968 the 6’7″ tall and 270lbs, Frank Howard punished the opposing pitchers by hitting a Major League-record 10 home runs in a span of 20 at bats. Frank Howard takes Jose Santiago deep in the top of the first inning. Howard’s two run …

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May 14

Day Two of Howard’s Home Run Streak

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During a six game stretch from May 12, 1968 to May 18, 1968 the 6’7″ tall and 270lbs, Frank Howard punished the opposing pitchers by hitting a Major League-record 10 home runs in a span of 20 at bats.   Frank Howard didn’t waste anytime as he unloaded a two run home run in the …

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May 12

Ryan Zimmerman’s Hit Streak reaches Thirty

May 12, 2009 At AT&T Park 24 year-old Ryan Zimmerman extended his hit streak to 30 games as the Nationals loss to the San Francisco Giants 9-7. Zimmerman extended the streak in the top of the first inning when he hit a single to center field. By extending the hit streak to 30 games Zimmerman …

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May 12

Nats pull off Triple Steal

May 12, 1927 — In the third inning of an eventual loss to the White Sox at Comiskey Park, Washington’s Tris Speaker, Sam West and Joe Judge pulled off one of baseball’s rarities — a triple steal. Speaker, taking advantage of Chicago right-hander Ted Blankenship‘s deliberate windup, broke from third base and easily beat Blankenship’s toss to the …

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Apr 30

Arrested for keeping a Foul Ball

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         On April 30, 1901, Charles Clarke, a resident of 740 “H” Street in Northeast Washington was arrested after picking up a foul ball that flew over the grandstand at American League Park and onto Trinidad Avenue. Clarke, described by the Washington Post as weighing over 200 pounds, retrieved the ball and ran to “I” …

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