Aug 25

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train’s 7 inning no-hitter

August 25 1906 – At Washington, the Nats sweep a pair from the White Sox‚ 5-4 and 4-3. The Nats plate 3 runs in the 9th off Ed Walsh in game one to snap the White Sox’s, AL record, 19 game winning streak. 1911 – In the first of two at Detroit, the Senators mop …

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Aug 25

Remembering 1924 – Johnson pitches Seven Inning No-Hitter

Washington Senators 2, St. Louis Browns 0 Day Game Played on Monday, August 25, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium STL A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 0 0 1 WAS A 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 – 2 9 0 BATTING St. Louis Browns AB R H RBI BB SO …

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Aug 24

This Date in Washington Senators History – Nats payback Indians 20-8

August 24 1913 – With the Senators ahead, 2-1, in the bottom of the 9th, two Chicago baserunners reach base off Walter Johnson. With two on and two outs, Johnson’s 13 game winning streak looks to be in peril with Eddie Collins strolling to the plate. The Big Train is up to the task and …

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Aug 24

Remembering 1924 – Senators Win Again

The Washington Senators beat the Chicago White Sox 4-1 for their seventh win in a row. The victory put the Senators in a tie for first place in the American League with the New York Yankees. Washington Senators 4, Chicago White Sox 1 Day Game Played on Sunday, August 24, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium …

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Aug 23

This Date in Washington Senators History – Big Train reels off his 16th consecutive victory

August 23 1906 – The “Hitless Wonders”, the White Sox, earn their 19th straight victory, defeating Washington, 4-1, in D.C. Chicago’s 19 game win streak will be an AL record until it is duplicated by the Yankees in 1947. 1912 – The Big Train reels off his 16th consecutive victory, rolling past the Tigers in …

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Aug 23

Remembering 1924 – Senators win sixth game in a row

Washington Senators 2, Chicago White Sox 1     Game Played on Saturday, August 23, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CHI A 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 1 6 2 WAS A 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 x – 2 7 1 BATTING Chicago White Sox AB …

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Aug 22

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’25 Senators crush Tigers 20-5

August 22 1905 – The Nationals will take a win anyway they can. At Detroit, umpire John Sheridan awards a forfeit win to the Nationals when Detroit refuses to begin play after an argument. Washington is leading in the 11th, 2-1, when Sheridan awards the forfeit. 1915 – Seeing their 9 game win streak fall …

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Aug 22

Remembering 1924 – The Senators are on the Yankees heels

The Washington Senators did not play on this date. AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA New York Yankees 118 67 50 1 .573 – 614 535 Washington Senators 121 67 52 2 .563 1.0 566 467 Detroit Tigers 119 65 53 1 .551 2.5 632 590 St. Louis Browns 118 …

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Aug 21

Gabby’s Monumental Catch

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August 21, 1908 To settle a bet between two gentlemen, Washington Senators catcher Charles “Gabby” Street agreed to try to catch a baseball dropped from the Washington Monument, attempting to replicate the feat achieved by Chicago Colts catcher Pops Schriver on August 24, 1894. On the morning of August 21, 1908 Gabby set up a …

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