Tag: Bobo Newsom

Aug 31

This Date in Washington Senators History – See ya Bobo, Welcome back Bobo

August 31 1905 – The only person standing in the way of Chicago’s Frank Smith and the record books is Jake Stahl. Stahl’s single spoils Smith’s perfect game bid in the Sox, 2-0, shutout in Chicago. 1906 – Frank Delahanty of the Highlanders drills 2 homers, a triple, a single and drives home 7 RBI. …

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Aug 11

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’33 Senators lead in the AL increases to 4 games

August 11 1933 Taking control of the AL race, Washington tallies 6 runs in the 9th inning to polish off Boston, 8-4, at Fenway. Both squads use a record tying 11 pitchers in the tilt. The Senators lead in the American League increases to 4 games. 1961 The M&M Boys, Mantle and Maris, continue their …

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Jun 11

Ferrell Boys traded to Washington

June 11, 1937 The Boston Red Sox and the Washington Senators made a five player trade, five days before the trading deadline. At the time the Red Sox were in desperate need of quality pitching so they traded brothers Wes and Rick Ferrell along with outfielder Mel Almada to the Senators, for pitcher Bobo Newsom …

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