Tag: Jim Lemon

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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Apr 18

This Date in Washington Senators History

April 18 1960 – Playing their last season in Washington, the original Senators start the season with a 10-1 win over the Boston Red Sox. Ted Williams, playing in his last season, would hit a 500 foot home run in his first at bat, giving him a career total of 493, tying him with Lou …

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Mar 23

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 23 Senators Birthdays Samuel Edward Bowens B Mar. 23, 1939 D Mar. 28, 2003 Signed by the Baltimore Orioles before the start of the 1960 season, outfielder Sam Bowens would make his way to the major leagues in September of 1963. Playing in 15 games for the O’s, Bowens would go 16 for 48 …

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1960 Home Run Derby – Washington Players

Home Run Derby, was produced by Lou Breslow and hosted by Actor and Baseball Broadcaster Mark Scott, it was released in the winter of 1960. The show aired from January, 1960 to July, 1960. Washington was represented by Harmon Killebrew, Bob Allison, and Jim Lemon. Thanks to Jack Toomey for suggesting we post these videos. …

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Aug 10

Zimmerman’s big weekend, and memories of Frank Howard

If there was a silver lining in last weekend’s series loss to the Colorado Rockies, it’s that Ryan Zimmerman appears to have fully recovered from the plantar fasciitis that has sidelined him for much of this season. The Nationals first baseman has hit safely in four straight games and seven of his last nine, and …

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Mar 23

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 23 Senators Birthdays Samuel Edward Bowens B Mar. 23, 1939 D Mar. 28, 2003 Signed by the Baltimore Orioles before the start of the 1960 season, outfielder Sam Bowens would make his way to the major leagues in September of 1963. Playing in 15 games for the O’s, Bowens would go 16 for 48 …

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