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Jul 08

Mickey Vernon’s MLB Debut

James Barton “Mickey” Vernon who was born on April 22, 1918 in Marcus Hook, PA, made his Major League and Washington Senator debut on July 8, 1939. In his first game Vernon went 1 for 5 at the plate and played first base as the Senators beat the Philadelphia Athletics 6-3. During the rest of …

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Mar 21

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 21 Senators Birthdays James Francis (Shanty) Hogan B Mar. 21, 1906 D Apr. 7, 1967 Shanty Hogan arrived in the major leagues in late June of 1925 with the Boston Braves. Starting as an outfielder, Hogan would play in 9 games, hitting .286 in 21 at bats. Converted to a catcher, Hogan would play …

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Mar 21

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 21 Senators Birthdays James Francis (Shanty) Hogan B Mar. 21, 1906 D Apr. 7, 1967 Shanty Hogan arrived in the major leagues in late June of 1925 with the Boston Braves. Starting as an outfielder, Hogan would play in 9 games, hitting .286 in 21 at bats. Converted to a catcher, Hogan would play …

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