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Oct 10

Small Town Celebrates Senators ’24 World Series Victory

Since baseball returned to Washington in 2005 millions of fans have passed through the gates of RFK Stadium and Nationals Park.  Thousands more watch games on television.  No season generated more excitement than the 2012 season when the Nats not only won their division but also hosted the St. Louis Cardinals in a five game …

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Oct 08

Washington’s First Post Season Series

On 8 October 1880, an Inter-league playoff series is hastily arranged between the Washington Nationals, champions of the National Association and the Chicago White Stockings, champions of the National League. The games will be played in Washington and Baltimore. The National League Champion Chicago White Stockings The White Stockings finished first in the National League …

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Oct 06

Newsreel of the Washington Senators winning 1924 World Series

I hope Nats fans will be able to celebrate like it was 1924. The Library of Congress recently found nearly perfectly preserved nitrate film of a “Kinograms” newsreel showing the Washington Senators winning 1924 World Series.       Senators’ victory parade October 1, 1924, after

Oct 03

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1933 World Series

October 3   Washington at NY Giants, Game 1- Giants 4 Senators 2 Giants lead series 1-0 The pre-Series talk centered on the “boy managers” for the two teams, Joe Cronin of Washington and Bill Terry of the Giants. While the press concerns itself with the “youth” of the two skippers, Cronin refrains from naming …

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Sep 29

Remembering 1924 – Senators clinch AL Pennant

Washington Senators 4, Boston Red Sox 2         Day Discrepancies Game Played on Monday, September 29, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 – 4 13 1 BOS A 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 2 9 1 BATTING …

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Sep 28

Remembering 1924

AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA Washington Senators 154 91 61 2 .599 – 750 598 New York Yankees 153 89 63 1 .586 2.0 798 667 Detroit Tigers 155 86 67 2 .562 5.5 844 780 St. Louis Browns 153 74 78 1 .487 17.0 769 807 Philadelphia Athletics …

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Sep 27

Remembering 1924 – Senators have Two game lead with Two games remaining

Washington Senators 7, Boston Red Sox 5 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Saturday, September 27, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 2 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 – 7 9 1 BOS A 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 – 5 8 3 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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Sep 26

Remembering 1924 – Senators have One game lead with Three games remaining

Boston Red Sox 2, Washington Senators 1 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Friday, September 26, 1924 (D) at Fenway Park WAS A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 – 1 7 0 BOS A 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 x – 2 8 1 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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Sep 24

Remembering 1924 – Senators have Two game lead with Four games remaining

Washington Senators 6, Chicago White Sox 3     Game Played on Wednesday, September 24, 1924 (D) at Comiskey Park I   WAS A 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 – 6 12 0 CHI A 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 – 3 7 0   BATTING Washington …

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Sep 23

Remembering 1924 – Senators 7, White Sox 6

Washington Senators 7, Chicago White Sox 6   Game Played on Tuesday, September 23, 1924 (D) at Comiskey Park I   WAS A 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 – 7 10 1 CHI A 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 – 6 13 2   BATTING Washington Senators …

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