Category Archive: Articles.2009-TNP

Baby Birds versus Bronx Bombers

IN THE six seasons following the transfer of the St. Louis Browns’…

Joe Hardy

EVERY so often there comes a phenom who streaks across the baseball…

Damn Yankees

IN 1954, the Washington Senators were an abominable team They…

Washington Nicknames

WHAT's in a name? If it’s a baseball team’s name, there’s…

Sid Hudson

Former Washington Senators pitcher and pitching coach Sidney…

Plenty of Stars, But Few Cigars

As the American League’s pecking order of the 1950s was established,…

War at Griffith Stadium

On April 25, 1933, the Senators and the Yankees engaged in one…

Buzz Arlett's Remarkable 1932 Season

During a five-week span in 1932, minor-league legend Buzz Arlett…

Maryland: Home of Homer Hitters

Maryland has produced five of the top 53 major league–leading…

Stories in Washington Baseball History

MOE BERG One day when the senators were on the road, Al Schacht…

Baby Birds Versus Bronx Bombers: No Mismatch After All!

In the six seasons following the transfer of the St. Louis Browns’…

Joe Hardy

Every so often there comes a phenom who streaks across the baseball…

Damn Yankees: A Washington Fan's Fantasy

In 1954, the Washington Senators were an abominable team. They…

Washington Nicknames

What’s in a name? If it’s a baseball team’s name, there’s…

The Oriole Way: The Founding Fathers

Major League Baseball returned to Baltimore on April 15, 1954,…

Comebacks and Fisticuffs: The Eastern Shore Baseball League, 1922–1949

In 1922, the New York Yankees played the New York Giants in the…

Walter 'Peck' Lerian, 1928-29 Philadelphia Phillies

Curt Flood, Gene Conley, and Danny Ainge had nothing on Baltimore…

Mickey Grasso: The Catcher Was a POW

He loved kids and despised umpires. Since he was a genuinely…

A Ground-Zero Start to Building a Baseball Team and Ballpark

Many SABR members have dreamed of starting up and running a baseball…

Clark Griffith

As the owner of the Washington Senators, Clark C. Griffith occasionally…

Ted Williams

In 1969, his first season as manager of the Washington Senators,…

Washington Homers

These lists were compiled by David Vincent from the SABR Home…

A Brief History of the Washington Stars

Have you ever wondered why Willie McCovey and ten other Padres…

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