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 25

This Date in Washington Senators History – Bob Porterfield, wins number 22

September 25 1908 With Cleveland and Detroit neck and neck in a fierce battle for the pennant, the 7th place Nationals upset the 1st place Naps at Cleveland, 6-1. Washington plates 5 in the 9th off Charlie Chench. Naps owner Frank DeHass Robison collapses from a heart attack while listening on a telephone to the …

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Sep 24

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’25 Senators clinch AL crown

September 24 1903 The Cleveland Naps take it to the Nationals in D.C., 12-2. Bill Bradley of Cleveland hits for the cycle and accumulates 12 total bases. 1908 Red hot Cleveland is cooled off by Walter Johnson. The Naps 10 game win streak falls by the wayside in Johnson’s 3-hit, 2-1, victory at Cleveland. 1920 …

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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

This Date in Washington Senators History – Peckinpaugh is named the American League MVP

September 23 1905 The first major league home run of Ty Cobb‘s career comes at the expense of Washington. Cobb connects for an inside-the-parker of Cy Falkenberg in the Nationals, 8-5, victory at home. 1911 “Shoeless” Joe Jackson cracks a 2-run home run off Walter Johnson in the 6th inning of Cleveland’s 6-1 win. After …

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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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Sep 22

This Date in Washington Senators History – Roger Wolff wins number 20

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September 22 1917 Do not laugh at Ty Cobb, even if you are the greatest pitcher of all time. When Walter Johnson strikes the Peach out in the 1st, Johnson laughs about it. A motivated Cobb comes to the plate in the top of the 3rd, with 2 Tigers aboard. Cobb gets his revenge by …

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Sep 22

Remembering 1924 – Senators 8, Chicago White Sox 3

Washington Senators 8, Chicago White Sox 3 Day Game Played on Monday, September 22, 1924 (D) at Comiskey Park I WAS A 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 – 8 14 1 CHI A 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 – 3 7 0 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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Sep 21

Remembering 1924 – Senators 6, St. Louis Browns 4

Washington Senators 6, St. Louis Browns 4 Day Discrepancies Game Played on Sunday, September 21, 1924 (D) at Sportsman’s Park III WAS A 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 – 6 12 0 STL A 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 – 4 6 1 BATTING Washington Senators AB R H RBI BB …

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Sep 21

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’33 Senators are AL champions!

September 21 1901 The Nationals and Blues combine to commit 22 errors in a doubleheader, an AL record that still stands. Washington sweeps Cleveland by the one sided scores of 18-7 and 11-3. 1909 Taking the mound for the first time since August 29th due to a sore arm, Walter Johnson shuts out Detroit, 2-0, …

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