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
No-Hitters

8/8/1931: Bobby Burke

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE
Bobby Burke
9.0
0
0
0
5
8
0
5
31
26
0
0
Opposing Starter: Wilcy Moore
Catcher: Roy Spencer
Plate Umpire: George Moriarty
Attendance: 5000
Time of Game: 1:39
Did You Know?
  • Bobby Burke insisted after the game that he threw only five curveballs during his no-hitter and relied almost exclusively on his fastball.
  • Burke was primarily a reliever and his last six appearances prior to his no-hitter had come as a reliever.
  • His last start before this was on July 2 when he allowed four runs to the St. Louis Browns in 2 1/3 innings on four hits and five walks.
  • In his 10-year career Burke appeared in 254 games, but only 88 as a starter.