Tag Archives: Walter Johnson

Video: Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson and Lou Gerhig on the first day of his streak

Tuesday’s Uni-Watch linked to a great post about a fantastic find – old film Babe Ruth batting against Walter Johnson. It was more than that though, as it was June 1, 1925 which was the day that Ruth came back from the “Belly Ache Heard ’round the World.” It gets even better, not only was

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Nats: Where is Mr. Walkoff? Big Train, cortisone, A-ha, flag bet

Something was missing from the 2012 Washington Nationals season – the annual Ryan Zimmerman game-ending home run. A walk-off. Zimmerman has hit at least one annually starting in 2006 when he homered off Chein Ming Wang on Father’s Day. He then hit one on July 4, 2006. When he christened Nationals Park with a game-winning

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Grandson is not impressed with Walter Johnson statue

DICK HELLER – Johnson’s kin argue this call – The Wash. TimesHenry Thomas, grandson of Walter Johnson, does not appreciate the statue of his grandfather at Nationals Park: “I went out there last September to see the finished clay model, and I expressed to Omri in no uncertain terms that I was appalled,” Thomas said.

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