May 20

Remembering 1924

The Washington Senators dd not play on this date. AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA New York Yankees 25 16 9 0 .640 – 129 110 Boston Red Sox 26 15 10 1 .600 1.0 161 100 St. Louis Browns 26 15 11 0 .577 1.5 137 123 Detroit Tigers …

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May 19

This Date in Washington Senators History – Clark Griffith sells his nephew

May 19 1919 – The Nats are shutout in Detroit 6-0. The loss begins a season high 11 game losing streak that will drop the Sens into 7th place, where they will stay for the rest of the season, finishing 56-84. 1923 – After Walter Johnson gives up 3 runs in the 9th, Allan Russell …

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May 18

This Date in Washington Senators History – Tom Hughes goes after a heckler in the stands

May 18 1906 – In the 6th inning, Washington’s game against Chicago is interrupted when Senators P “Long” Tom Hughes goes after a heckler in the stands. The “Hitless Wonder” White Sox rout the Sens 10-0 in Washington. 1913 – Ty Cobb‘s steal of home in the bottom of the 7th is the only run …

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May 18

Remembering 1924 – Browns 6, Senators 3

St. Louis Browns 6, Washington Senators 3 Day Game Played on Sunday, May 18, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium STL A 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 – 6 6 1 WAS A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 – 3 6 4 BATTING St. Louis Browns AB R …

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May 18

Game Six of Howard’s Home Run Streak (HR Video)

Washington Senators 8, Detroit Tigers 4 During a six game stretch from May 12, 1968 to May 18, 1968 the 6’7″ tall and 270lbs, Frank Howard punished the opposing pitchers by hitting a Major League-record 10 home runs in a span of 25 at bats. Frank Howard hits two more home runs off of the …

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May 17

This Date in Washington Senators History – Nats trample Philadelphia 16-5

May 17 1925 – At Cleveland, Tris Speaker picks up hit number 3,000 of his fabulous career, but the Senators spoil the occasion by winning 2-1. 1930 – The Nats trample Philadelphia 16-5. In the bottom of the 5th, OF Sammy West of the Sens hits a 3 run homer that causes a fan to …

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May 17

Game Five of Howard’s Home Run Streak

During a six game stretch from May 12, 1968 to May 18, 1968 the 6’7″ tall and 270lbs, Frank Howard punished the opposing pitchers by hitting a Major League-record 10 home runs in a span of 25 at bats. Frank Howard continues his home run streak as he hits eighth home run in five games. …

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May 17

Remembering 1924 – Senators 6, Indians 4

Washington Senators 6, Cleveland Indians 4   Game Played on Saturday, May 17, 1924 (D) at Griffith Stadium CLE A 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 – 4 13 3 WAS A 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 x – 6 11 1 BATTING Cleveland Indians AB R H RBI …

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May 16

This Date in Washington Senators History -Cecil Travis collects 5 hits in his ML debut

May 16 1921 – Led by the bat of Ty Cobb, who pounds out 4 hits, scores 4 runs and swipes a base, the Tigers complete a 3 game sweep of the Nats in Detroit by a 17-11 score. Senators pitching gives up 33 runs in the series. 1930 – The Senators sweep a twin …

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May 16

Remembering 1924

NO GAME FOR THE SENATORS ON MAY 16, 1924.   AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA New York Yankees 23 14 9 0 .609 – 114 108 St. Louis Browns 24 14 10 0 .583 0.5 129 113 Boston Red Sox 23 12 10 1 .545 1.5 142 91 Detroit …

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