Re: Smoke two...
- From: "Tom S." <t.m.s.work@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 09:43:22 -0700
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On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 18:56:48 -0600, "[none]" <name@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Jan 22 1951 Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's baseball career is ended after
he is thrown out of a winter league game, during the tryouts for the
The Washington Senators, who were mentioned in the movie, "The Day the
Earth Stood Still". They later changed ownership, moved and changed their
name to... the Texas Rangers.
Actually, you're not correct. The Washington Senators of the era of
which you speak moved and became the Minnesota Twins. Those were the
Frank Howard/Harmon Killebrew/Tony Oliva Senators which opened in
Minneapolis in 1961. It was a later version of the Senators that
moved in 1972 to Arlington as the Texas Rangers. Oh, if only the Rangers
ever had the talent that the Twins started
with maybe they could have been in a race in September.
so the washington senators reformed at the same time as the renamed
originals were also active? <Carson>i did not know that.</Carson>
They were not reformed, a totally new franchise was established.
Similarly, the Seattle Pilots became the Milwaukee Brewers after just one or
two years, then just a couple years later the Seattle Mariners were
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