Tag: Hank O’Day

May 08

Washington baseball fans go after O’Day

On August 20, 1895 the Cleveland Spiders defeat the Washington Senators 8-7. This game features two well known players. Win Mercer in the box and Hank O’Day behind the plate, each at the start of their respective careers. Win Mercer is in his second season. At 21, with 17 wins in his rookie season, he …

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Feb 17

BREAKING THROUGH: Ending the Color Barrier in D.C.

In honor of Black History Month I want to share a story that was written by Karen and Kevin Flynn. Dates carry an importance for us, birthdays and anniversaries are remembered and cherished. In sports, dates also carry significance. Fans can easily tell you when a promising rookie made his first major league start or …

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