Aug 28

Remembering 1924 – Senators move into first place

Washington Senators 11, New York Yankees 6 Day Game Played on Thursday, August 28, 1924 (D) at Yankee Stadium I WAS A 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 8 0 – 11 19 0 NY A 0 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 – 6 12 1 BATTING Washington Senators AB R …

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Aug 27

This Date in Washington Senators History – Calvin Griffith team could move to Minneapolis/St. Paul

August 27 1927 – The Senators are unable to muster up much offense against White Sox hurler Ted Lyons, dropping a 6-1 decision at Chicago. Lyons yields 4 hits and an unearned run and helps himself at the dish with 2 doubles, a walk and 3 runs scored. Washington SS Bobby Reeves records 13 assists, …

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Aug 26

This Date in Washington Senators History – Manush’s 33 game hit streak is history

August 26 1902 – This would constitute a low scoring tilt if this was played in 2008. In a slugfest, the Nationals outlast Detroit, 8-7. The Nationals spot the Tigers a 3-0, 1st inning lead. Washington pushes single runs across in the bottom of the 3rd and 4th, and put 3 on the board in …

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Aug 26

Remembering 1924 – Senators win one and lose one

St. Louis Browns 7, Washington Senators 0 (1) Day Discrepancies Game Played on Tuesday, August 26, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium STL A 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 – 7 11 0 WAS A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 0 5 2 BATTING St. Louis Browns …

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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

Encouraging signs spark memories of Nats’ 2014 run

Funny how quickly your outlook can change. A week ago, many Nationals fans were calling for manager Matt Williams’ head, for the team to cut bait on Jayson Werth and the $42 million the team still owes him through 2017, and for the benching of Anthony Rendon, who had gone more than two weeks without …

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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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