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Aug 04

This Date in Washington Senators History – Wounded WW II hero Bert Shepard pitches for Senators

August 4 1908 – In a 7-5 loss at Cleveland‚ the Nationals’ Otis Clymer and Jim Delahanty draw suspensions for verbally abusing umpire Silk O’Loughlin. Delahanty‚ fined $50 by Ban Johnson, is banned from the Cleveland ballpark for one year for his behavior‚ though he denies that the language he used could be heard all …

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Apr 29

The Joyful Sendoff of 1969

The Passion of Washington Baseball Fans Part 2: The Joyful Sendoff of 1969 After their triumphant return home from the late June into early July road trip that left them with a winning record, the 1969 Senators stumbled into the All-Star break with a 51-50 record. Still, all baseball marveled at the makeover Ted Williams …

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Feb 13

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 13 1934 The Cleveland Indians sign future Hall Of Famer Sam Rice. Rice, who played for the Senators from 1915 through 1933 and appeared in all 3 of the World Series that the Senators played in, will finish his career with a final season in Cleveland, ending his playing days with 2,987 hits. Reportedly …

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