Tag: Goose Goslin

Oct 16

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Goose Goslin

October 16 Welcome to the off season! Where, between mid-October and April, most days were filled with nothing. On these days, profiles of various Senator managers, players and other movers and shakers will be briefly covered. Noteworthy trades and events will continue to be chronicled on the days they occurred. Senator Managers Jimmy Manning, 1901 …

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Sep 11

Nats and their fans get the celebration they deserve

We partied like it was 1933. For the first time in several generations, Washington baseball fans celebrated a championship  the right way: on their home field after a win. It hadn’t happened in Washington since Sept. 21, 1933, when the original Nats beat the St. Louis Browns, 2-1 at Griffith Stadium. After Lefty Stewart tossed …

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Aug 22

Remembering 1924 – The Senators are on the Yankees heels

            The Washington Senators did not play on this date. AL Team Name G W L T PCT GB RS RA New York Yankees 118 67 50 1 .573 – 614 535 Washington Senators 121 67 52 2 .563 1.0 566 467 Detroit Tigers 119 65 53 1 .551 2.5 …

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Jul 18

Goslin gets police escort out of the park

July 18, 1925 At Cleveland‚ the Washington Senators are leading the Indians 11-4 after five innings. Washington‘s Goose Goslin‚ who has knocked in 3 runs on a double and a home run faces the Indians’ reliever Bert Cole. Cole’s first pitch sailed inside near Goslin’s head. As the story goes Goslin with a raised bat …

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Apr 03

This Date in Washington Senators History – Welcome back Goose

April 3 1938 Goose Goslin returns to the Washington Senators for his third, and final, stint. Goslin, who played for the Senators from 1920 through 1930 and again in 1933, has the distinction of making it to the World Series with all 3 of Washington’s pennant winning teams (1924, 1925 & 1933) and would also …

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Jan 28

This Date in Washington Senators History – Goslin admitted to the Hall of Fame

January 28 1968 Goose Goslin and Kiki Cuyler are admitted to the Hall of Fame by unanimous vote of the Special Veterans Committee. Goslin was a career .316 hitter who played in four World Series. Cuyler was a .321 career hitter with four stolen base crowns. Goslin was in the majors from 1921 through 1938, …

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Aug 29

Murphy shooting for spot among DC’s all-time greats

Nationals fans are having fun watching their team move closer to its third division title in the past five seasons, but an even more exciting race is is in full swing between the Nats’ Daniel Murphy and Colorado’s DJ LeMaiheu for the National League batting title. The two second basemen came into last weekend’s series …

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Aug 28

Goose Goslin leads Senators over Yanks

August 28, 1924 – The Washington Senators win the first game of a four game series against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium by the score of 11 to 6. The Senators were led by Goose Goslin who hit for the cycle and went 4 for 5 and knocked in 6 runs during the …

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Jul 21

Nats hit milestones on an historic date

As America commemorated 45 years since the first human steps on the moon Sunday, the Washington Nationals were celebrating some milestones and anniversaries of their own on the way to their 53rd victory of 2013, a 5-4 walk-off win over Milwaukee. Gio Gonzalez labored through one of his more difficult starts of the season, but …

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Aug 09

Michael Morse is Very Close to Joining Prestigious List

Michael Morse‘s single in the top of the 3rd inning last night at Minute Maid Park in Houston extended his current hit streak to 17 games. During the 17 game hit streak Morse has gone 23 for 73 for a .315 batting average. If Morse is able to extend his current streak to 20 games …

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