Tag: Denny McLain

Mar 29

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 29 Senators Birthdays Yesterday we reported on 3 pitchers who were born on March 28th. Today we cover 4 more players, all pitchers, born on March 29th. Must be something about the early spring weather…. William John Dietrich B Mar. 29, 1910 D Jun. 20, 1978 Once again, here’s a fine example of a …

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Aug 18

Fister helps D.C. get revenge for a terrible deal

If Washington baseball fans know the value of anything, it’s patience. Fans who were abandoned by two big league franchises, endured 34 years without a team of their own, then witnessed and seven seasons of futility, must feel thrilled to have the Nationals making a run for their second division title in three years. If …

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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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