Tag: Fred Valentine

Sep 18

This Date in Washington Senators History – Valentine’s triple denies the A’s a place in the record books

September 18 1908 – Chicago musters only 3 hits off Walter Johnson, but the Pale Hose edge the Nationals, 1-0, on the South Side. “Big” Ed Walsh is the winner for Chicago. 1916 – One month wonder Claude Thomas makes his first ML start in St. Louis and grounds the Browns, 1-0. It is the …

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Apr 10

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 10 1967 Opening Day – 44,382 fans see Mel Stottlemeyer of the New York Yankees toss a 2 hit shutout as the Senators lose the opener 8-0. Pete Richert is tagged with the loss for Washington. Mickey Mantle plays 1st base for the first time in his career. Bill Robinson and Elston Howard homer …

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Jun 01

Lunch with Fred Valentine

Lunch with Fred Valentine and host Mark Hornbaker Where: Hunter’s Bar and Grill 10123 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854 – http://huntersbarandgrill.com/ When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 from noon to 1:30. Want to have lunch with Washington Senator fan favorite Fred Valentine? Here is your opportunity. I will be having lunch with Fred at the Hunter’s …

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Mar 18

The Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting: A wish that became a reality

I remember a chilly spring afternoon about twenty-two years ago, when I stepped into one of the many souvenir stores in Wrigleyville, Chicago’s nostalgic neighborhood intimately linked to Wrigley Field and baseball, while wearing my letterman-style jacket that sported a big curly W on the chest and the word “Senators” sewed on the back. Most …

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