Tag: Mark Hornbaker

Sep 03

D.C. Baseball History.com more than just a website

The official website name is in fact D.C Baseball Yesterday & Today. Mark Hornbaker created the website five years ago. Before creating his own website he began sharing his stories since April 2007 at Nationals Daily News website..  After creating the website over a dozen contributors have shared their stories on the site. After the website was established Mark …

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Jun 12

Casanova’s Long Night

June 12, 1967 At District of Columbia Stadium the Washington Senators and the Chicago White Sox played in what was the longest night game (22 innings, six hours, and 38 minutes) in Major League history.  The Senators win the game 6-5 when Paul Casanova hits a single to left field and Hank Allen scores the …

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Jun 11

Remembering 1924 – Senators 12, Browns 1

Washington Senators 12, St. Louis Browns 1               Day Discrepancies Game Played on Wednesday, June 11, 1924 (D) at Sportsman’s Park III WAS A 1 0 1 3 0 0 4 3 0 – 12 18 0 STL A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 – …

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Feb 17

5th Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting

5th Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting Sponsored by Mark Hornbaker               D.C Baseball History and The Washington Baseball Historical Society Present The 5th Annual Winter Meeting Saturday, February 25, 2017 12:00 P.M – 5:30 P.M. Hilton Garden Inn 7301 Waverly Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814. The afternoon event is free …

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Mar 18

The Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting: A wish that became a reality

I remember a chilly spring afternoon about twenty-two years ago, when I stepped into one of the many souvenir stores in Wrigleyville, Chicago’s nostalgic neighborhood intimately linked to Wrigley Field and baseball, while wearing my letterman-style jacket that sported a big curly W on the chest and the word “Senators” sewed on the back. Most …

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Jul 01

This Day in D.C Baseball History – Big Train’s No-Hitter

Earlier this year, Mark Hornbaker wrote a great post summarizing Walter Johnson‘s no hitter against the Boston Red Sox 92 years ago today at Fenway Park — The Big Train actually had a near perfect game through six innings. Nor surprisingly, the ball that was used to record the final out is on display at the …

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Feb 22

A few of my favorite stories from last season

Last year I was invited by Pete Kerzel at MASN to be part of MASNsports.com’s season-long initiative to welcome guest bloggers. Here are few of my favorites. I hope you like them please keep in mind these stories were written last summer. Mark Hornbaker: You never know what will happen at a game By Mark …

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