Tag: Jackie Jensen

May 03

This Date in Washington Senators History – Happy Birthday Chuck Hinton

May 3 1952 – The Senators and Yankees make a 6 player trade, the Senators receive Jackie Jensen, Frank (Spec) Shea, Archie Wilson and minor league infielder Jerry Snyder. The Senators send Irv Noren and Tom Upton to New York. 1962 – The Senators trade Willie Tasby to the Cleveland Indians. In return, Steve Hamilton …

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Nov 02

Jim Ryan’s Baseball Pictures

Jim Ryan was a bat boy for the Washington Senators in 1957and 1958. He was kind enough to share some of his picture collection.              

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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Apr 16

American League players drawn by Vic Johnson – Jackie Jensen

From the Mickey Vernon Museum, American League Baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson. This caricature of Jackie Jensen is just one of a series of 19 caricatures of American League baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson during 1957. This caricature of Jackie Jensen and the the other 18, is taken from a composite collection of those illustrations …

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Mar 09

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 9 Senators Birthdays Jack Eugene Jensen B Mar. 9, 1927 D Jul. 14, 1982 Jackie Jensen, University of California two sport All American, came to the major leagues in 1950. He’d been purchased from the Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast League after the 1949 season by the New York Yankees. A talented outfielder, …

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