Tag: Sam McDowell

Apr 11

This Date in Washington Senators History – Umpire Emmett Ashford breaks color barrier

April 11 1966 – Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and 44,467 other fans are in attendance as the Washington Senators lose to the Cleveland Indians by the score of 5-2. Washington carried a 2-1 lead into the 9th inning when the Indians score 4 runs to seal the victory. “Sudden” Sam McDowell gets credit for …

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