Tag: “Kip” Selbach

Mar 24

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 24 Senators Birthdays Augustin Joseph (Gus) Dugas B Mar. 24, 1907 D Apr. 14, 1997 Outfielder, and occasional 1st baseman, Gus Dugas played for 4 seasons with 3 different teams, appearing in a grand total of 125 games. Beginning his short tour of the major leagues in 1930 with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Dugas would …

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Apr 03

13 September 1897 The Ladies Day Riot

The District’s long association with baseball is unique. One event which has generated a lot of press is the Ladies Day Riot of 1897. The events that transpired that day, sadly enough, don’t support the legend. It wasn’t much of a riot, was not even ladies day and the team did not curtail the practice …

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Apr 12

Selbach’s Bad Day!

We have all had bad days. Kip Selbach’s bad day ended his long career in Washington. On 23 June 1904, the New York Highlanders are in town to play the Senators, Jack Powell on the rubber for New York and Happy Townsend for Washington. Washington loses 7 to 4 to New York, the headline, “Selbach’s …

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Mar 27

Selbach’s Secret Weapon

Albert Karl “Kip” Selbach is one of the early stars for Washington. He is one of a few who played for the District’s National and American League franchises. In his seven years of service with Washington Kip amassed 921 hits. On 27 April 1903, Boston comes into town to play three games against Washington. So …

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Mar 24

This Date in Washington Senators History

March 24 Senators Birthdays Augustin Joseph (Gus) Dugas B Mar. 24, 1907 D Apr. 14, 1997 Outfielder, and occasional 1st baseman, Gus Dugas played for 4 seasons with 3 different teams, appearing in a grand total of 125 games. Beginning his short tour of the major leagues in 1930 with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Dugas would …

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