Burrojaps Shoes Are Worn By Winners

Here’s a cool advertisement from the Washington Times. This is from June 18th, 1912. By the way, Washington played the Philadelphia A’s that day and beat them 5-4 to pull within 1 1/2 games of the first place Boston Red Sox. Our favorite star, Walter Johnson won 33 games that year (!) but, alas, the Senators finished in second place with a record of 91-61 behind eventual World Series winners, the Red Sox.

Burrojaps Shoes advertisement in the Washington Times - June 18th, 1912
Burrojaps Shoes advertisement in the Washington Times – June 18th, 1912

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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