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Mar 11

D.C. Baseball Single-Season Hitting Records

Statistics by Mark Hornbaker / dcbaseballhistory.com Updated on March 11, 2017               Top 10 Single Seasons – Home Runs Rank Name HR Year name League 1 Frank Howard 48 1969 Senators American 2 Alfonso Soriano 46 2006 Nationals National 3 Frank Howard 44 1968 Senators American 4 Frank Howard …

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Feb 18

This Date in Washington Senators History – Coan is traded for Sievers

February 18 1954 The Washington Senators trade Gil Coan to the Baltimore Orioles for Roy Sievers. Senators Birthdays George Anthony Mogridge B Feb. 18, 1889 D Mar. 4, 1962 Pitcher George Mogridge would make his big league debut with the Chicago White Sox in mid-August of 1911. Mogridge would post an 0-2 mark in 4 …

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Feb 17

5th Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting

5th Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting Sponsored by Mark Hornbaker               D.C Baseball History and The Washington Baseball Historical Society Present The 5th Annual Winter Meeting Saturday, February 25, 2017 12:00 P.M – 5:30 P.M. Hilton Garden Inn 7301 Waverly Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814. The afternoon event is free …

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Feb 16

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 16 Senators Birthdays Timothy Leo Cullen B Feb. 16, 1942 Still Living Originally signed by the Boston Red Sox before the start of the 1964 season, infielder Tim Cullen would be drafted by the Senators after the 1964 season ended. Cullen would make his big league debut with Washington in early August of 1966. …

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Feb 14

The Washington “Homestead” Grays Video Series

The Washington “Homestead” Grays The Game Comes Home documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in  tale of baseball in the Nation’s Capitol. JBH Video present the Homestead Grays in Washington D.C. Written by William Meaux & Phil Wood, Narrated by Mark Redfield, Directed, Photographed & Edited by Jeff Herberger.

Feb 07

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 7 Senators Birthdays Baldomero (Mel) Almada B Feb. 7, 1913 D Aug. 13, 1988 Mexican born outfielder Mel Almada made his way to the major leagues in September of 1933, first playing for the Boston Red Sox. Almada’s first full season of play would be 1935, when he’d hit .290 in 151 games. Traded …

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Feb 02

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 2 Senators Birthdays Wesley Cheek Ferrell B Feb. 2, 1908 D Dec. 9, 1976 Pitcher Wes Ferrell would have a rather inauspicious start in the majors, pitching in 1 inning for the Cleveland Indians in early September of 1927, giving up 2 walks, 3 hits and 3 runs, finishing the season with a 27.00 …

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Jan 30

This Date in Washington Senators History

January 30 Senators Birthdays Maurice Charles (Mickey) Harris B Jan. 30, 1917 D Apr. 15, 1971 Signed by the Boston Red Sox before the start of the 1938 season, pitcher Mickey Harris would make his big league debut in April of 1940. Harris would post a 4-2 record in 13 games during his rookie season …

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Jan 26

This Date in Washington Senators History

January 26 Senators Birthdays Eli Eldo Cates B Jan. 26, 1877 D May 29, 1964 Single Season Senator Eli Cates would play in 22 games with the 1908 Senators, pitching in 19 and filling in at 2nd base for another 3. Cates would post a 4-8 record with a 2.51 ERA. Eli Cates career record …

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Jan 22

D.C. Baseball All-Time Hitting Records – Updated

D.C. Baseball All-Time Hitting Records Updated on 1/22/2017 by Mark Hornbaker                     Top 25           Top 25   Rank Number of years played in Washington Years Rank Number of games played for Washington Games Rank Number of At Bats AB 1 Walter …

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