Tag: Dupee Shaw

Apr 29

Nats’ National League Debut

April 29, 1886 The Washington Nationals made their National League debut when they played the Philadelphia Quakers at the Swampoodle grounds in Washington D.C. The veteran Philadelphia ball club was managed by Harry Wright and the Washington ball club was managed by Mike Scanlon. The Washington fans were eager to see how their new Nationals …

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Jun 04

Nationals fall to Detroit 4 June 1886

A 3-2 loss to the Wolverines in eleven innings. Detroit is able to outlast Washington in a well played contest. The highlights are the three great catches by Ned Hanlon. Charlie “Pretzels” Getzien the win, his second in the series, Dupee Shaw gets the loss. Umpire York. Line-up, Hines-Cf, Carroll-Lf, Start-1b, Baker-Rf, Knowles-2b, Gilligan-C, Force-SS, …

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Mar 03

Davy Force Fugitive from Justice

Our story originates in San Francisco’s Barbary Coast. The calendar is opened to Christmas Eve 1896. The “Coast” not for the faint hearted. It has more than just a “bad” reputation, even the police feared to enter the “Coast.” 24 December 1896 San Francisco Call. “FATALLY SHOT IN A SALOON” “Dave Fauss Fires Three Bullets …

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