Tag Archive: Clyde Milan

Apr 07

This Date in Washington Senators History – Ted Williams’ debut as the Senators manager

April 7 1969 Ted Williams‘ debut as the new Senators manager is spoiled as the Yankees defeat Washington on Opening Day by a score of 8-4. Mel Stottlemeyer gets the win for the Yankees, Camilio Pascual is charged with the loss for the Senators. Frank Howard strokes a 2 run homer. The Senators outhit the …

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Jan 14

This Date in Washington Senators History – Clyde Milan is named the new manager

January 14 1922 Longtime Senators outfielder Clyde Milan is named the new manager for the upcoming season. Milan, who has been an outfielder with the team since 1907, spends the 1922 season as a player/manager, guiding the team to a 6th place finish with a 69-85 record. This would mark Milan’s last season as a …

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Jul 27

This Date in Washington Senators History – Milan steals home for the game’s only run

July 27 1915 – Rip Hagerman of the Indians and the Sens Bert Gallia lock horns in a pitchers duel, with Gallia allowing only a single hit in a 1-0 Washington victory. Clyde Milan steals home in the top of the 1st for the game’s only score. 1920 – Four spectacular grabs by Tribe LF …

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Mar 25

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 25 Senators Birthdays Woodson George (Woodie) Held B Mar. 25, 1932 D June 11, 2009 Another “baseball nomad”, utilityman Woodie Held would play for 7 different teams during 14 seasons in a career that spanned 16 years. Only 1 of those seasons would be spent with the Senators. Originally signed by the New York …

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Jan 17

Growing Up at Griffith Stadium

In keeping with our theme of ‘timeless baseball” I thought it might be of interest to remember some of my childhood days as the son of a major league baseball player. I was very fortunate to have literally “grown up” at Griffith Stadium in Washington DC, where my dad had patrolled the outfield for the …

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Jan 14

This Date in Washington Senators History

January 14 1922 Longtime Senators outfielder Clyde Milan is named the new manager for the upcoming season. Milan, who has been an outfielder with the team since 1907, spends the 1922 season as a player/manager, guiding the team to a 6th place finish with a 69-85 record. This would mark Milan’s last season as a …

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Jul 11

Washington D.C. Baseball History – July 1907

Walter Johnson was pitching for the Weiser “semi-pro” team in the Idaho State League. The 19-year old hurler was so dominating that he caught the attention of many Major League scouts from the east. In late June the Washington Senators Manager Joe Cantillion sent injured catcher Cliff Blankenship to Idaho to scout the young phenom. …

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