Tag: The Big Train

Aug 14

This Date in Washington Senators History – The Babe gets the win over The Big Train

August 14 1908 – Walter Johnson fires a 2 hitter over Chicago, 1-0. Johnson’s no hit bid is foiled by Pale Hose P Doc White in the top of the 9th. 1915 – The Babe and the Big Train square off for the first time as opposing pitchers. Ruth and the hometown Red Sox come …

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Jul 06

Bam-Bam and the Big Train, a pair of D.C. legends

As if Bryce Harper had not already endeared himself to Washington baseball fans, his legend grew even further when he stepped into the batter’s box at Nationals Park on the Fourth of July, wielding a star-spangled bat emblazoned with the D.C. skyline, and launched a two-run homer to spark a 3-for-4 day. Add that to …

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