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[edit] 1969 Washington Senators / Franchise: Texas Rangers / BR Team Page

Record: 86-76, Finished 4th in AL Eastern Division (1969 AL)

Richard Nixon threw out the first pitch on Opening Day.

Managed by Ted Williams

Ballpark: R.F.K. Stadium

[edit] History, Comments, Contributions

Another view of Nixon on Opening Day.

1969 was the new Washington Senators' first winning season in franchise history, and the only one while they were located in Washington, DC.


[edit] Further Reading

  • Ted Leavengood: Ted Williams and the 1969 Washington Senators: the Last Winning Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2009.
  • Stephen Walker: A Whole New Ballgame: The 1969 Washington Senators, Pocol Press, Clifton, VA, 2009.
  • Steve Walker: "Ted Williams", in Bob Brown, ed.: Monumental Baseball: The National Pastime in the National Capital Region, The National Pastime, SABR, Number 39, 2009, pp. 114-116.


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