On February 27, 1917, Manager Clark Griffith wanted to “abolish the Nationals.” The Washington nickname officially lasted nearly 40 more years and was revived in 2005.
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Here is a good example of why you should read D.C. Baseball History every day: April 4 1948 Prior to an exhibition game in Orlando between the Philadelphia Athletics and the Senators, A’s owner-manager Connie Mack, age 85, and Senators’s owner Clark Griffith, age 78, stage a footrace. After entering the field in an ambulance,