Tag: Washington Nationals

D.C. Baseball History Outlet for Books and Videos

This area is for the D.C. Baseball History lover. You will find links to some of the best books and videos of D.C. Baseball History. Click on the title of the books for information. Books A Whole New Ballgame: The 1969 Washington Senators by Stephen J. Walker Baseball At RFK Stadium by James R. Hartley …

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Jul 31

Does Historical Milestone Mean Anything?

You tell me, do historical Washington baseball statistics mean anything? I personally think keeping historical numbers that span across the different Washington major league franchises are worth keeping and sharing with the current Washington baseball fans. The difficult decision is deciding what numbers you use. Do you go all the way back to the 1886 …

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Jul 21

D.C. Baseball History and The Battle of Bull Run

On the 150th Anniversary of The Battle of Bull Run I think it is important that we remember all of the brave soldiers that fought on both sides of this devastating war. On July 2, 1861, on the grounds of the Ellipse, the Washington Nationals baseball club played a baseball game against a team that …

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Jun 24

Fans React to Riggleman’s Resignation

Washington National fans are still shell shocked after the bomb shell that Jim Riggleman dropped yesterday afternoon. Here is what the fans are saying about Riggleman’s resignation. *What is the man thinking to walk away from a good young team like this? To me this shows that Riggleman is just out for himself and could …

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Jun 21

Former Nats Fireman Cordero Retires from Baseball

Former Nats closer, Chad Cordero announced his retirement yesterday. For most Nationals fans Cordero was known as the Chief and he was the charismatic closer for the Expos/Nats from 2003 to 2008. The Chief was always one of the most popular players when he was with the Washington Nationals. During his days in Washington, Cordero …

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May 29

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – May 29, 2005

The Washington Nationals, the newest baseball franchise in D.C. ended a five game losing streak by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 3 to 2. This one run victory would be the beginning of a five and a half week span that was one of the most enjoyable times in D.C. baseball history. The Nationals would …

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