Tag Archive: Chuck Hinton

Jun 29

This Date in Washington Senators History – Hinton’s 10th inning bomb wins it for Washington

June 29 1909 – The Nats double up the Highlanders, 3-1, in the Big Apple. Highlander Ray Demmitt accounts for New York’s lone run with a homer off Walter Johnson. For Johnson, it is the first homer he has yielded since his debut nearly 2 years before. 1925 – Outfielder “Broadway” Bill Lamar of Philadelphia …

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May 03

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Chuck Hinton

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May 3 1952 – The Senators and Yankees make a 6 player trade, the Senators receive Jackie Jensen, Frank (Spec) Shea, Archie Wilson and minor league infielder Jerry Snyder. The Senators send Irv Noren and Tom Upton to New York. 1962 – The Senators trade Willie Tasby to the Cleveland Indians. In return, Steve Hamilton …

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Mar 23

The Game Comes Home Web Series – The 1924 World Series

The Game Comes Home Web Series – Part Five During the next 11 weekends we are going to share with you The Game Comes Home Web Series about D.C. Baseball History. The Game Comes Home is a new weekly documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in Washington, D.C. Interviews with Dick Heller, Phil …

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Mar 16

The Game Comes Home Web Series – Part Four

During the next 12 weekends we are going to share with you The Game Comes Home Web Series about D.C. Baseball History. The Game Comes Home is a new weekly documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in Washington, D.C. Interviews with Dick Heller, Phil Wood, Hank Thomas, Charlie Brotman, Mark Gauvreau Judge, Timothy …

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Mar 11

The New Washington Senators

While (now) ”classic” songs such as “Blue Moon” by the Marcels, “Runaway” by Del Shannon and “Mother-In-Law” by Ernie K. Doe were playing over local transistor radios throughout the D.C area, the new Washington Senators were playing their first ever spring training game in Florida. The date was Saturday, March 11, 1961, and the expansion version of the Washington Senators — …

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Mar 01

The Game Comes Home Web Series – Part Two

During the next 14 weekends we are going to share with you The Game Comes Home Web Series about D.C. Baseball History. The Game Comes Home is a new weekly documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in Washington, D.C. Interviews with Dick Heller, Phil Wood, Hank Thomas, Charlie Brotman, Mark Gauvreau Judge, Timothy …

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Feb 24

The Game Comes Home Web Series – Part One

During the next 15 weekends we are going to share with you The Game Comes Home Web Series about D.C. Baseball History. The Game Comes Home is a new weekly documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in Washington, D.C. Interviews with Dick Heller, Phil Wood, Hank Thomas, Charlie Brotman, Mark Gauvreau Judge, Timothy …

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Feb 17

Chuck Hinton: Remembering a good guy

  Originally posted on January 30, 2013 at http://dickheller.wordpress.com/   When the Alexandria Club of Grandstand Managers selected Chuck Hinton as the expansion Washington Senators’ MVP for 1962, the sports editor of the venerable Alexandria Gazette speculated — in print, yet — whether the African American outfielder would have to eat dinner in the George …

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Feb 03

Chuck Hinton’s funeral is open to the public

Chuck Hinton‘s funeral is open to the public and will be on Tuesday, February 12th – Viewing is at 9:30 AM, Tributes & Remarks at 10:30 AM and the Service is at 11 AM – at First Baptist Church of Glenarden, 3600 Brightseat Rd., Landover, MD 20785. Arrangements handled by W.H. Bacon funeral home in …

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Jan 29

Chuck Hinton (1934-2013): An Appreciation

Chuck Hinton was indeed, one in a million. I first met Chuck in the mid-1990s while I was writing my book on the expansion Senators. I asked him if he would allow me to interview him for the book. I was surprised and thrilled when he said, “yes.” This was one of my first “up-close …

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