Tag: Detroit Tigers

Aug 08

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – The Beginning of Decisive Winning Streak

August 8, 1933 – The Washington Senators (65-38) snapped a three game losing streak when they beat the New York Yankees (63-40) by a score of 5-1 at Yankee Stadium. The Senators victory gave the team a two game lead over the 2nd place Yankees in the American League standings. The victory over the Yankees …

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May 15

Flashback: Harper’s Shot Recalls Another D.C Phenom’s First Homer

Bryce Harper ensured his place in Washington baseball history even before he became the youngest major leaguer since 1998 to hit a home run. At 19 years, 211 days old, Harper isn’t even old enough to buy a drink to celebrate his more than 400-foot blast off San Diego Padres starter Tim Stauffer, which came …

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