Tag: Bill Carrick

Sep 05

This Date in Washington Senators History – Lemon hits two home runs in one inning

September 5 1908 – Walter Johnson blanks New York for the second consecutive day, 6-0, at New York. 1921 – The all time career strikeout record, held by Cy Young, is eclipsed by the Big Train. Johnson strikes out 7 A’s in a losing cause to run his total to 2,287. In the opener, Philadelphia …

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Apr 26

Washington’s first game in the American League

April 26, 1901 The Washington Senators played their first game of the newly formed American League. The Senators visited the Philadelphia Athletics at Columbia Park in Philadelphia. Before the game the over flowing crowd of 10,547 people were entertained by the First Regiment Band. After the band played Philadelphia’s Mayor Samuel Ashbridge threw out the …

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