Tag: Jim Mertz

Aug 10

This Date in Washington Senators History – Walter Johnson’s wild fastball knocks Ossie Vitt unconscious

August 10 1901 – The Nationals and A’s divide an eventful doubleheader in Washington. In game one, a 9-4 Washington win, Win Mercer of the Nats becomes the first AL pitcher ever to steal home. The A’s Nap Lajoie collects a pair of homers before getting ejected in the 7th. In the afternoon game, Philadelphia …

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