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Take a trip down memory lane — as we review the good, the bad, and the ugly of DC’s baseball history. We’ll cover it all, from the "Big Train" (who led the Senators to their only World Series victory) to the Senator’s final game (ending in forfeit after fans stormed the field).
- Mark Judge Author of "Damn Senators: My Grandfather and the Story of Washington's Only World Series Championship"
- Jim Hartley Head of the Washington Baseball Historical Society; author of "Washington's Expansion Senators: 1961-1971"
- Bob Wolff Former television and radio broadcaster for the Washington Senators (1947-1960)
- Charlie Brotman Public address announcer for the Washington Nationals, and former announcer for the Washington Senators (1956-1971)
- Frank Howard Outfielder and first baseman for the Washington Senators (1965-1971)
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