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Uncovering the Lease Requirements for a New Baseball Stadium in D.C.
Learn about the lease requirements for a new baseball stadium in D.C., as revealed in a document from the 1950s. Follow the history of the Washington Senators and the legacy of Clark Griffith in this fascinating story.
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Incredible Photos From the 1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
We found these incredible photos from the 1956 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Twitter. See the amazing images from Griffith Stadium in Washington at Ghostsofdc.org.
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Exploring Walter Johnson's Post-Baseball Life Through Hunting Dogs
Dive into the post-baseball life of Washington hero and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, Walter Johnson, through his involvement with hunting dogs. Learn where his 130-acre farm near Germantown was located and more!
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Exploring the 1886 Washington Nationals Baseball Season Through Scorecards
Take a look back at the 1886 Washington Nationals baseball season through three scorecards from games against the New York Giants, Boston Beaneaters, and Boston Beaneaters. See the advertisements, handwritten notes, and penciled notations on the scorecards.
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Grace Coolidge, First Lady & Baseball Fan: Witnessing the Washington Senators Win the 1924 World Series
Grace Coolidge, wife of President Calvin Coolidge, was an avid baseball fan and attended the 1924 World Series in Washington. Read about her experience and watch film footage of the game!
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Exploring Washington's Baseball History: The Story of William J. Donovan and the Baseball House
Follow us as we explore the story of William J. Donovan and the Baseball House, a bar dedicated to the love of baseball in Washington D.C. back in the 19th century. Learn about William J. Donovan, his family, and the Baseball House puzzle he created.
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Baseball in DC: Celebrating Fewer than 50 Days Until Pitchers and Catchers Report
Get ready for the start of baseball season with a look back at some amazing photos of baseball in DC, including Babe Ruth signing autographs at Griffith Stadium and amateur games in front of the White House and Capitol Building.
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Unbelievable! Ladies Playing Baseball on the Mall in 1919
Did you know that in 1919, a group of ladies played baseball on the Mall? Check out this incredible photo from the Library of Congress!
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A Look Back at the 1962 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at the D.C. Stadium
Take a look back at the 1962 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, held at the new D.C. Stadium (now RFK). See President John F. Kennedy throw out the first pitch in this historic game.
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Uncovering the Johnson Family of Humbolt, Kansas: The Early Life of Baseball Legend Walter Johnson
Uncovering the Johnson Family of Humbolt, Kansas: We dug up a rare U.S. Census record from 1900 showing the family of 12-year-old Walter Johnson, who would eventually become one of the greatest pitchers in the history of baseball. See the full page here!
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