Tag: Art Quirk

May 11

The Senators Eleven Run Sixth Inning

On May 11, 1962, the 5-18 Washington Senators opened a three-game series against the Orioles at Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium. Rookie Dave Stenhouse, who had posted his first major league win just five days earlier, had shut out the Orioles through five innings. Orioles left-hander Art Quirk had allowed only three hits and an unearned run …

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Apr 11

This Date in Washington Senators History – Umpire Emmett Ashford breaks color barrier

April 11 1966 – Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and 44,467 other fans are in attendance as the Washington Senators lose to the Cleveland Indians by the score of 5-2. Washington carried a 2-1 lead into the 9th inning when the Indians score 4 runs to seal the victory. “Sudden” Sam McDowell gets credit for …

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