Tag: Stan Coveleski

Jul 30

This Date in Washington Senators History – Coveleski’s 13 game win streak ends

July 30 1903 – The A’s sweep a pair from the 8th place Nationals, 12-1 and 6-5. In the afternoon tilt, Philadelphia’s Rube Waddell is chased in the top of the 6th after spotting the Nats a 5-3 lead. Connie McGeehan relieves for Waddell and slams the door on Washington, as Philly plates 1 in …

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Jul 20

This Date in Washington Senators History – Coveleski wins 12th in a row

July 20 1904 – Believing that his best years are behind him, Washington unloads P Al Orth to the Highlanders for pitchers Tom Hughes and Barney Wolfe. Smiling Al will return to form in New York by posting an 11-6 record this season and winning 27 in 1906. 1918 – Johnson goes all the way …

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Jul 13

This Date in Washington Senators History – Grob gets win, despite not officially facing a batter

July 13 1909 – For the third day in a row, the Nationals fail to score. The Nats are whitewashed at Detroit, 3-0. 1916 – Detroit’s Bill James strikes out 7 straight batters in the Tigers 3-1 win at Washington. 1918 – In D.C., Harry Heilmann’s 1st inning, RBI bloop single is the contest’s lone …

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