Tag: Tom Brown

Sep 03

D.C. Baseball History.com more than just a website

The official website name is in fact D.C Baseball Yesterday & Today. Mark Hornbaker created the website five years ago. Before creating his own website he began sharing his stories since April 2007 at Nationals Daily News website..  After creating the website over a dozen contributors have shared their stories on the site. After the website was established Mark …

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May 02

Umpire Leaves game under police protection.

Thursday 2 September 1897 Pittsburgh 6 Washington 5 The concluding game of the series between the Pittsburgh’s and Washington’s at National Park was brought to a sensational finish in the eighth inning when Umpire Kick Kelly called the game with two out, two runs in, a man on third and one run necessary to tie …

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Feb 17

5th Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting

5th Annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting Sponsored by Mark Hornbaker               D.C Baseball History and The Washington Baseball Historical Society Present The 5th Annual Winter Meeting Saturday, February 25, 2017 12:00 P.M – 5:30 P.M. Hilton Garden Inn 7301 Waverly Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814. The afternoon event is free …

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Jan 22

Jack Stivetts Baseball Thief

Saturday 30 April 1898 Jack Stivetts was a hard playing, hard drinking ballplayer. He could also swing a bat and was among the fastest pitchers in the game. All in all a unique ball player. But did you know he loved to steal baseballs. The game at National Park Saturday afternoon, in which the Senators …

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Jan 11

Warm Weather and talk turns to Baseball

Baseball fans sit and wait for the weather to turn, while some make plans for the trip down south to catch their team in the Grapefruit League. Once again Washington fans have reason to be optimistic. New arrivals like Jerry Blevens and Doug Fister should bolster a formidable line-up. Maybe Mr. Espinosa can learn how …

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