Tag: Tom Zachary

Jul 07

This Date in Washington Senators History – ’27 Senators reacquire Tom Zachary

July 7 1918 – St. Louis defeats Washington, 3-0, in League Park. The Senators offense is punch less, managing only 3 safeties off Browns starter Allen Sothoron. 1927 – The Senators reacquire lefty P Tom Zachary from the Browns for P Alvin “General” Crowder. Zachary was originally dealt to the Browns in February of 1926 …

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May 07

This Date in Washington Senators History – The Babe out-duels The Big Train

May 7 1917 – Boston’s Babe Ruth out-duels Walter Johnson 1-0 in Washington. The only run is a sacrifice fly by, who else, the Babe himself. 1957 – Charlie Dressen is dismissed as the Senators manager after the Senators drop 8 straight to fall to 5-16. Under new manager Cookie Lavagetto, the Senators drop their …

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