Two “original” Washington Nationals announced retirements this week — Nick Johnson, the first baseman, and Brian Schneider, the catcher, were starters I first saw Johnson play in 2002 when he was with the New York Yankees. It seemed like he went about 5 for 6 against the Baltimore Orioles* in the third game of that
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Twenty-five years ago today, Doug Williams led the Washington Redskins to 35 second quarter points in a 42-10 beatdown of the Denver Broncos. Williams did it on a bad knee, the day after dental surgery and after starting only a handful of games that season 5 years removed from being a regular NFL starting quarterback.
Thirty years ago today, John Riggins ran through Don McNeal to score a 42 yard touchdown in Super Bowl XVII. That run put the Washington Redskins up 20-17 over the Miami Dolphins, a lead never relinquished. Riggins, Redskins Run to Super Bowl Title, 27-17 – The Post Hail To The Redskins! – Sports Illustrated PREVIOUSLY:
The last Washington Senators player to hit .300 for a season has died. Chuck Hinton wore #32 from 1961-64 with the expansion Senators and hit .310 in his second season. Hinton’s statistics during his D.C. career from Baseball Reference: G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG