Tag: “Bones” Ely

Jun 07

This Date in Washington Senators History – Bobo Newsom commences his 4th stint as a Senator

June 7 1933 – Cleveland GM Billy Evans hires former Senator legend Walter Johnson as manager. Johnson succeeds another former Nat and former teammate, 1925 AL MVP Roger Peckinpaugh. Meanwhile, the future AL pennant winners are engaging in a slugfest at Shibe Park. The A’s and Nats battle to a 13-13 tie in 10 innings. …

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May 02

Umpire Leaves game under police protection.

Thursday 2 September 1897 Pittsburgh 6 Washington 5 The concluding game of the series between the Pittsburgh’s and Washington’s at National Park was brought to a sensational finish in the eighth inning when Umpire Kick Kelly called the game with two out, two runs in, a man on third and one run necessary to tie …

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