Tag: Yogi Berra

May 09

This Date in Washington Senators History – 1904 Senators lose another one

May 9 1904 – After dropping a 6-3 decision in Philadelphia that drops the Senators to 1-16, Malachi Kittridge is dismissed as the Sens interim manager. Kittridge returns to his catcher position. Patsy Donavan, the Sens original choice to be the manager, finally settles his contract dispute with the Cardinals and is handed the managerial …

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Apr 03

My Almost Unbelievable Story

As the baseball season swings into action, just the thought of all the excitement brings back so many of my fondest memories of Griffith Stadium. My almost unbelievable baseball story should commence by saying that as a kid, I was a baseball nut. I loved watching the Washington Senators play and every chance that I …

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Nov 02

Jim Ryan’s Baseball Pictures

Jim Ryan was a bat boy for the Washington Senators in 1957and 1958. He was kind enough to share some of his picture collection.              

Jun 21

American League players drawn by Vic Johnson – Yogi Berra

From the Mickey Vernon Museum, American League Baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson. This caricature of Yogi Berra is just one of a series of 19 caricatures of American League baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson during 1957. This caricature of  Yogi Berra and the other 18, is taken from a composite collection of those illustrations and …

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Jan 19

The Legacy of Griffith Stadium

I would like to discuss the “Legacy of Griffith Stadium” and some of those wonderful memories of a time in the not so distant past – unfortunately memories are just about all that is left for those who remember major league baseball in Washington DC before the current Washington Nationals. This may serve as a …

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