Tag: Bob Allison

Jul 11

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1927 Senators complete 6 game sweep of the Tribe

July 11 1918 – Detroit proves that Walter Johnson is mortal by plating 8 runs in the final 3 innings for an 8-6, come from behind, victory in Washington. Ty Cobb knocks in a run and scores twice, as the Big Train fumbles a 6-0 cushion. 1925 – New Nat reliever Spencer Pumpelly becomes a …

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May 09

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1904 Senators lose another one

May 9 1904 – After dropping a 6-3 decision in Philadelphia that drops the Senators to 1-16, Malachi Kittridge is dismissed as the Sens interim manager. Kittridge returns to his catcher position. Patsy Donavan, the Sens original choice to be the manager, finally settles his contract dispute with the Cardinals and is handed the managerial …

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Apr 18

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 18 1960 – Playing their last season in Washington, the original Senators start the season with a 10-1 win over the Boston Red Sox. Ted Williams, playing in his last season, would hit a 500 foot home run in his first at bat, giving him a career total of 493, tying him with Lou …

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1960 Home Run Derby – Washington Players

Home Run Derby, was produced by Lou Breslow and hosted by Actor and Baseball Broadcaster Mark Scott, it was released in the winter of 1960. The show aired from January, 1960 to July, 1960. Washington was represented by Harmon Killebrew, Bob Allison, and Jim Lemon. Thanks to Jack Toomey for suggesting we post these videos. …

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Jul 27

A breakout weekend for Taylor recalls past rookie phenom Allison

There’s nothing quite like seeing a major league rookie come into his own, especially when he’s making the most of an opportunity to fill in for a starter. You can say “I remember when…” So it was fun watching Michael Taylor have a breakout weekend, even though the Nationals lost a difficult series in Pittsburgh …

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