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May 17

Harmon Killebrew Dies at the age of 74

We are just hearing the sad news that Harmon Killebrew passed away this morning at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the age of 74. Late last week the news broke that Harmon decided to stop his cancer treatment for esophageal cancer. As it was very sad to hear about Harmon stopping the treatment it …

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Mar 17

Remembering the Past as we look forward to the Future

At the beginning of each new baseball season I start to get that feeling that I first got when I was young boy. For me, it is an exuberant feeling that I have for the first couple weeks of the season. This year the feeling is stronger than usual. With the new ballpark and a …

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Feb 23

Washington Senators-Nationals All-Time Baseball Team

After combing through a ton of stats and reading a lot about the players, I have decided to create my own All-Time Washington Senators-Nationals Baseball Team. My choice for manager would be the Boy Wonder Bucky Harris. Bucky would also back up Buddy Myer at 2nd base. Feel free to comment on these choices. Starting …

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Aug 27

Will history be made in RFK Stadium?

Will history be made in RFK Stadium? With Barry Bonds and the San Francisco Giants in town for a three-game series, it may be the last time someone has a chance to hit a ball as far as Frank Howard’s famous blasts still marked with the white painted seats in RFK. When I attended my …

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Jun 12

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – June 12, 1967

The Senators and the White Sox will play in the longest night game (22 innings, six hours, and 38 minutes) in Major League history.  The Senators win the game 6-5 when Paul Casanova, singles in the winning run in the bottom of the 22nd inning. The ninth at bat is the charm for the Senators’ …

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Apr 17

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – April 14, 1910

Many great baseball traditions started here in the Nation’s Capital. One of the most famous of these traditions is throwing out the first pitch on opening day by the President of the United States. On April 14, 1910, William H. Taft started the tradition after umpire Billy Evans handed him the baseball. To the joy …

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