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Manager Stanley Harris, in the grandstand, presents President Coolidge with the baseball used to open the 1924 World Series (October 4th, 1924)
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!
LBJ throws out first pitch
LBJ Throws Out the First Pitch at the 1967 Senators vs. Yankees Game
We're way late on this, but better late than never. Here's a terrific photo shared with us by old GoDC friend Phil of President Lyndon B. Johnson throwing the first pitch at the 1967 Senators vs. Yankees game. See the full list of people in the photo.
The 1962 Congressional Baseball Game at D.C. (later RFK) Stadium. Phil on the left, Speaker John McCormick is throwing out the first ball and Minority Leader Charlie Halleck is standing to the Speaker’s left. In the background, you can see Senators’ Manager Mickey Vernon
The Voice of the Washington Senators: A Conversation with Phil Hochberg
Join us for a conversation with Phil Hochberg, the voice of the Washington Senators and Terps. Learn about Phil's Syracuse University days with Marv Albert and Ted Koppel and his amazing attachment to the historic fabric of Washington.
Firemen putting out the Boundary Field fire
The Fire that Destroyed our Old Ballpark: Boundary Field
GoDCer Rych sent in a couple great photos which piqued our interest in the fire that destroyed our old ballpark - Boundary Field. Learn more about the fire, the replacement stadium and the Washington Nationals (aka, Senators) of 1911.
A Look Back: The Washington Senators in 1924
Take a look back at the 1924 Washington Senators with this historic photo from the Library of Congress. Learn more about the team's history with the Ghosts of DC.
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Uncovering Rare Footage of the Washington Senators During Spring Training in 1931 and 1934
Check out this rare footage of the Washington Senators during spring training in 1931 and 1934. We found these at the Moving Image Research Collection at the University of South Carolina. Watch now!
Walter Johnson in 1907
Walter Johnson's 18-Inning Performance: A Look Back at May 15th, 1918
On May 15th, 1918, Walter Johnson delivered an unforgettable performance as he pitched 18 innings in one game and won against the defending World Series Champion Chicago White Sox. Read to learn more about this incredible game and how it happened!
1925 Washington Senators
Celebrating the 89th Anniversary of the Washington Senators Opening Game at Griffith Stadium
Celebrate the 89th anniversary of the Washington Senators opening game at Griffith Stadium against the New York Yankees. Read more about the game, Walter Johnson, Lou Gehrig, and Babe Ruth's 1925 season!
The Washington Post's Clever Response to Ghostwriters During the 1933 World Series
In 1933, Washington had a baseball team in the World Series. The Washington Post refused to hire ghostwriters to cover the Series and instead ran an ad penned by their sports editor, Shirley Povich. Read the story of The Post's clever response to ghostwriters!
Walter Johnson in 1939
Hear the Voice of Walter Johnson, The Greatest Pitcher of All Time
Thanks to the magic of the Internet Archive, we were able to uncover an audio recording of Walter Johnson, the greatest pitcher of all time. Hear his voice from 1939 and learn about the game's box score from The Washington Post.

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