Tag: Patsy Donavan

May 11

This Date in Washington Senators History

May 11 1904 New Senators manager Patsy Donavan picks up his first win in his managerial debut as the Senators beat the Browns 7-3 in Washington. The victory “improves” the Nats record to 2-16. 1911 At Chicago, the Senators give up a season high 20 runs as the Senators get pounded 20-6 by the Sox. …

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May 09

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1904 Senators lose another one

May 9 1904 – After dropping a 6-3 decision in Philadelphia that drops the Senators to 1-16, Malachi Kittridge is dismissed as the Sens interim manager. Kittridge returns to his catcher position. Patsy Donavan, the Sens original choice to be the manager, finally settles his contract dispute with the Cardinals and is handed the managerial …

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May 05

This Date in Washington Senators History

May 5 1904 – After losing their first 13 games of the season, Washington finally picks up its first win by defeating the NY Highlanders 9-4 at Hilltop Park. 3 days later, with the Senators sitting at 1-16, player-manager Mallachi Kiitridge is relieved of his managerial duties in favor of Patsy Donavan, who is embroiled …

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