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May 18

Remembering 1924 – Browns 6, Senators 3

St. Louis Browns 6, Washington Senators 3 Day Game Played on Sunday, May 18, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium STL A 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 – 6 6 1 WAS A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 – 3 6 4 BATTING St. Louis Browns AB R …

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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 15

Remembering 1924 – Indians 6, Senators 4

Cleveland Indians 6, Washington Senators 4 The Senators’ 13 base hits isn’t enough as the Indians’ outscore the Senators 6-4. The Senators starter Joe Martina goes the distance and gets his third loss of the season. Game Played on Thursday, May 15, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CLE A 0 0 0 0 1 0 …

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May 14

Day Two 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 didn’t waste anytime as he unloaded a two run home run in the …

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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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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 03

The District’s First World Series Game

The first World Series game to be played in the District took place in 1887. Frederick Stearns, President of the National Champion Detroit franchise challenged the American Association St, Louis Club to a post season World Series. The series would be played not only in the home series but on the road in other League …

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May 02

Umpire Leaves game under police protection.

Thursday 2 September 1897 Pittsburgh 6 Washington 5 The concluding game of the series between the Pittsburgh’s and Washington’s at National Park was brought to a sensational finish in the eighth inning when Umpire Kick Kelly called the game with two out, two runs in, a man on third and one run necessary to tie …

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May 02

Remembering 1924 – Senators 6 Yankees 4

Washington Senators 6, New York Yankees 4 Joe Judge and Sam Rice lead the Senators over the Yankees 6 to 4. The Senators improve their record to 7-8-1 Game Played on Friday, May 2, 1924 (D) at Yankee Stadium I WAS A 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 2 – 6 10 3 …

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Apr 30

1897 Violence on the Field

1897 saw an increase in rowydism. None suffered more than the umpires. While the 1897 Mercer Ladies day riot has gotten some press there was one incident in Cincinnati that gets little mention. Cincinnati, Aug. 4. On account of threatening weather only two thousand persons witnessed today’s double header. In the first game Billy Rhines …

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