Tag Archives: Dick Heller

R.I.P. Dick Heller, long-time Wash. Times sports columnist

Dick Heller, longtime Washington Times sports columnist, dead at 76 A Northwest Washington native, Heller began working for newspapers when he was in high school, covering high school sports for The Washington Daily News. He also worked for the Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Alexandria Gazette before joining The Washington Star, where he covered University of

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R.I.P. Chuck Hinton, Washington Senators player, Howard University baseball coach

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

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Dick Heller still has the right idea about the Texas Rangers

HELLER: Rooting against the Rangers just feels right – The Wash. Times While I disagree with Dick Heller forgiving Calvin Griffith moving the original Washington Senators, I continue to be on board with Heller rooting against the Texas Rangers. It is just the right thing for a Washingtonian to do. The Rangers exist not because

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50 years ago today, Griffith Stadium hosted its last game

DICK HELLER: The spirit of Griffith lingers 50 years later – The Wash. Times On this day in 1961, the Washington Senators era at Griffith Stadium came to a close. Contrary to the madness of the 1971 finale when rowdy fans caused a forfeit in advance of the Senators leaving to “some jerk town with

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