Ted Williams and the 1969 Washington Senators the last winning season by Ted Leavengood

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Williams, Ted, -- 1918-2002,
  • Washington Senators (Baseball team : 1961-1971) -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementTed Leavengood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV875.W3 L43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23147713M
ISBN 109780786441365
LC Control Number2009001124
OCLC/WorldCa261267990

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Prior to that season a perennial cellar dweller, after. Inhis first year in Washington, the Senators won 86 games, a big step up from the team’s 65 wins in But that was the high point—the Senators won 70 games in and 63 games inwith the only excitement toward the end Frank Howard’s towering home runs and the hall-of-fame aura of Williams.

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