Griffith Stadium
aka National Park; Clark Griffith Park

1911 - 1961

Washington, DC
Historic Aerials
What Was There

Team Years Games
Senators
(1911 - 1960)
3866
Senators
(1961)
79
First Game
Senators vs. Red Sox: 4/12/1911
Starting Pitchers: Dolly Gray (WS1) vs Joe Wood (BOS)
Score: 8-5 (WS1)
Attendance: 16,000
First Batter: Larry Gardner (BOS) (Lined Out)
Last Game
vs. Twins: 9/21/1961
Starting Pitchers: Bennie Daniels (WS2) vs Jack Kralick (MIN)
Score: 6-3 (MIN)
Attendance: 1,498
Last Batter: Danny O'Connell (WS2) (Grounded to SS)
Trivia
The last homer ever hit at Griffith Stadium was the first of Billy Bryan's career.


Event First Last
Hit Bunny Madden (BOS) - Singled Ken Retzer (WS2) - Doubled to CF (8)
Run Scored Bunny Madden (BOS) Harmon Killebrew (MIN)
Run Batted In Bunny Madden (BOS) Joe Altobelli (MIN)
Home Run Eddie Collins (PHA) vs. Walter Johnson (WS1) on 5/6/1911 (8th inning) Billy Bryan (KCA) vs. Hector Maestri (WS2) on 9/19/1961 (6th inning)
Strikeout Jack Kralick (MIN)/Bennie Daniels (WS2)
Win Dolly Gray (WS1) Jack Kralick (MIN)
Loss Joe Wood (BOS) Bennie Daniels (WS2)
Grand Slam Doc Gessler (WS1) vs. Clarence Mitchell (DET) on 6/2/1911 (8th inning) Jake Wood (DET) vs. Ed Hobaugh (WS2) on 8/28/1961 (6th inning)
Inside-the-Park HR Eddie Collins (PHA) vs. Walter Johnson (WS1) on 5/6/1911 (8th inning) Woody Held (CLE) vs. Johnny Klippstein (WS2) on 6/7/1961 (7th inning)
No-Hitter Bob Burke (WS1) vs. Red Sox on 8/8/1931 Bob Burke (WS2) vs. Red Sox on 8/8/1931