Jun 26

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’24 Senators win 10th in a row

June 26 1901 – A 5-4 victory over visiting Philadelphia moves the Nationals into a 3rd place tie with the Baltimore Orioles. Overall, the Nationals are 24-20, 4 and a half behind 1st place Boston. 1912 – In what should have gone down as one the best Senators acquisitions ever, the Sens acquire P Hippo …

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Jun 26

Remembering 1924 – Senators win one and lose one

Washington Senators 5, Philadelphia Athletics 0 (1) Day Game Played on Thursday, June 26, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium PHI A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 0 8 0 WAS A 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 x – 5 7 0 BATTING Philadelphia Athletics AB R H …

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Jun 25

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’33 Senators win 14th of last 15 games

June 25 1919 – Sam Rice homers and Clyde Milan collects 3 hits to lead the Nationals over the Red Sox, 8-3, in the leadoff game of a doubleheader in Beantown. Sox starter Babe Ruth walks 5 and gets touched for 9 hits. With the Bambino moving to LF for game two, the Nats bats …

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Jun 24

This Date in Washington Senators History – Epstein’s grand slam sets the tone

June 24 1914 – At Washington, the Nationals take a pair from the A’s. The Nats squeeze by the A’s, 4-3, in the opener. In the closer, Walter Johnson stops the Mackmen, 2-1. 1918 – Granted a leave from the Army for a couple of days, CF Sam Rice‘s 2 hits help the Nats to …

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Jun 23

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’33 Senators climb into 1st place

June 23 1911 – Controversial figure Hal Chase sets a ML record with 21 putouts in a 9 inning game for a 1st baseman. The Highlanders slip by the Nats, 3-2, in Washington. 1915 – Walter Johnson tosses another 1-hitter in a 5-0 home victory over Boston. Harry Hopper collects the BoSox’s only hit. 1917 …

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Jun 23

The Babe Gets Ejected After Walking Senators’ Morgan

June 23, 1917 The Babe Gets Ejected After Walking Senators’ Morgan In the top of the first inning of the first game of a scheduled double-header between the Senators and the Red Sox, Babe Ruth gave up a four pitch walk to the Senators’ Ray Morgan. The 24 year old Ruth was so outraged that …

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Jun 22

This Date in Washington Senators History – Pinelli’s hidden ball trick nabs Rice

June 22 1902 – In an effort to circumvent the ban on Sunday baseball in Ohio, the Cleveland Broncos and Nats play their game in Fort Wayne, IN. Cleveland and P Addie Joss beat the Nationals, 6-4. 1916 – Making the final starting assignment of his pitching career, Sam Rice pitches 6.2 innings and does …

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Jun 21

This Date in Washington Senators History – Sid Hudson’s bid for a no-hitter

June 21 1914 – If the designated hitter existed in 1914, maybe Walter Johnson could have filled the slot on some days that he didn’t pitch. It is no surprise then that Johnson wins it with his bat today at Detroit. Barney’s grand slam is the difference in the Nats 7-3 win. 1918 – CF …

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Jun 20

This Date in Washington Senators History

June 20 1905 – St. Louis extends the Nationals losing streak to 7 with a 12-3 blowout in Washington. The defeat sends the Nationals into the cellar of the AL. 1913 – The woeful Yankees easily take the opener of a doubleheader, 9-3, in D.C. Second game Sens starter Bert Gallia looks to set a …

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Jun 19

This Date in Washington Senators History – Epstein’s hot bat drives in 8

June 19 1909 – 7 walks, 4 wild pitches and 1 hit batsman is the Big Train’s line for the day. A loss? Nope. Johnson strikes out 10 Highlanders and picks up the 7-4 win in the opener of a doubleheader at Hilltop Park. New York takes the finale, 6-3. 1949 – 21,818 fans come …

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