Tag: Gene Bearden

Sep 05

This Date in Washington Senators History – Lemon hits two home runs in one inning

September 5 1908 – Walter Johnson blanks New York for the second consecutive day, 6-0, at New York. 1921 – The all time career strikeout record, held by Cy Young, is eclipsed by the Big Train. Johnson strikes out 7 A’s in a losing cause to run his total to 2,287. In the opener, Philadelphia …

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Jan 09

The 1948 Project – 5 August 1948 Whisper’s from Washington

Gene Bearden wins but is outpitched by Ray Scarborough in a mound duel. Cleveland turns an amazing six double plays, crippling Washington’s offense. Ray Scarborough took his sixth loss, scattering two runs in his seven innings of work. Both runs earned by the long ball. Jim Hegan and Bearden back to back in the third. …

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