Mar 27

3rd Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting – Have You Reserved Your Seat?

3rd Annual D.C. Baseball History Winter Meeting D.C Baseball History and The Washington Baseball Historical Society Present: The 3rd Annual Winter Meeting Saturday, March 28, 2015 1:00 P.M – 5:00 P.M. Hilton Garden Inn 7301 Waverly Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814 301-654-8111 Agenda: 1:00 – 1:30 – Meet and Greet – featuring the Popular pre-made sandwich …

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Mar 26

This Date in Washington Senators History

Charles Moran

March 26 Senators Birthdays Frank Williard Brower B Mar. 26, 1893 D Nov. 20, 1960 Arriving in the major leagues with the Senators in mid-August of 1920, outfielder/1st baseman Frank Brower would appear in 36 games hitting .311. Brower would play in 83 games for the Senators in 1921 and would have the most active …

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Mar 25

This Date in Washington Senators History

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March 25 Senators Birthdays Woodson George (Woodie) Held B Mar. 25, 1932 D June 11, 2009 Another “baseball nomad”, utilityman Woodie Held would play for 7 different teams during 14 seasons in a career that spanned 16 years. Only 1 of those seasons would be spent with the Senators. Originally signed by the New York …

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Mar 24

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 24 Senators Birthdays Augustin Joseph (Gus) Dugas B Mar. 24, 1907 D Apr. 14, 1997 Outfielder, and occasional 1st baseman, Gus Dugas played for 4 seasons with 3 different teams, appearing in a grand total of 125 games. Beginning his short tour of the major leagues in 1930 with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Dugas would …

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Mar 23

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 23 Senators Birthdays Samuel Edward Bowens B Mar. 23, 1939 D Mar. 28, 2003 Signed by the Baltimore Orioles before the start of the 1960 season, outfielder Sam Bowens would make his way to the major leagues in September of 1963. Playing in 15 games for the O’s, Bowens would go 16 for 48 …

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Mar 22

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 22 Senators Birthdays James Dennison Sebring B Mar. 22, 1882 D Dec. 22, 1909 Outfielder Jimmy Sebring spent 5 years in the major leagues and is another one of those players who added a footnote to his career record with a solitary appearance with the Washington Senators at the end of his playing days. …

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Mar 21

This Date in Washington Senators History

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March 21 Senators Birthdays James Francis (Shanty) Hogan B Mar. 21, 1906 D Apr. 7, 1967 Shanty Hogan arrived in the major leagues in late June of 1925 with the Boston Braves. Starting as an outfielder, Hogan would play in 9 games, hitting .286 in 21 at bats. Converted to a catcher, Hogan would play …

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Mar 20

This Date in Washington Senators History

Stan Spence

March 20 Senators Birthdays John Joseph Boehling B Mar. 20, 1891 D Sep. 8, 1941 Pitcher Joe Boehling would join the Senators in late June of 1912. Appearing in just 3 games, Boehling would hurl 5 innings, surrendering 4 hits, 4 runs, 6 walks, 2 hit batsman and 2 wild pitches. Boehling would return with …

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Mar 19

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 19 Senators Birthdays Elmari Wilhelm (Elmer) Bowman B Mar. 19, 1897 D Dec. 17, 1985 Senators Short Timer Elmer Bowman was on the Washington roster for 6 days in August of 1920. Making 2 plate appearances, Bowman would go 0-1 with a walk and a run scored, departing with a BA of .000 and …

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Mar 18

The Weekend from Hell

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by Milton Thomas (or Why I will always hate the Red Sox) The spring of 1961 was the worst of all times from this 12 year old Washington Senators fan point of view.  The old Washington Senators were now the Minnesota Twins. This wasn’t fair! They were just getting good…anybody with half a brain could …

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