Tag: George Wagner

Jun 11

Hoy Returns

In 1892 Dummy Hoy, now 30 years old, and a four year veteran returns to the District. The landscape has greatly changed since he left in to play for the 1890 Brotherhood team in Buffalo. The rival American Association is dead and, the League, the National League, to non-baseball fans, rules the baseball world. Washington …

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Jul 02

George Wagner vs. John H Roche

It is the summer of 1893; the nation is in the grip of an economic depression. The status of the game in Washington is not well either. The National League’s second entry in Washington is in serious trouble. The Wagners have done poorly and in an attempt to generate more revenue they transfer games away …

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