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Aug 12

This Date in Washington Senators History – A Day to forget in ’53

August 12 1916 – In relief of starter Harry Harper, Walter Johnson allows 2 runs in the 9th for a 2-1 loss at Boston. Harper and Babe Ruth both pitch 7 innings, with Harper fanning Ruth twice. 1924 – With rookie Earl McNeely making his first start in CF for the Nationals, Johnson pitches another …

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