Washington Senators

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    The Rangers Even Suck at Sucking

    Behind a seven-inning, two-run start from Nick Tepesch and a two-run ninth inning, walkoff rally capped off by Adam Rosales' game-winning RBI single over a drawn-in infield, the Rangers knocked off the Angels yesterday, ending a four-game losing streak overall and a nine-game skid against the Halos. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Ex-Rangers Jeff Burroughs and Charlie Hough Return to Arlington For Opening Day

    Via.Here too is a sneak peek at the ballpark's new videoboard.​Nice to see the reigning American League champs haven't forgotten about those Texas Rangers associated with all those seasons in hell -- chief among them Jeff Burroughs, the top draft pick in '69 (for the Washington Senators) and my fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Whitt's Merten's End: 12.31.10

    One of Sports Pickle's best photos of 2010​It's been a fun two weeks, sports fans. Richie's back on Monday, but before I give him back his blog, here are some week-end thoughts before I go. *Sunday's Cowboys-Eagles game looks like it might be the first NFL start for Stephen McGee as Jon Kitna ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Rest in Peace, Tom Vandergriff

    At left, City of Arlington; at right, James William Dunlop via UTA LibraryAt right is a photo of the first cars to come off the GM assembly line in Arlington. Standing at center is Tom Vandergriff.​Victor Vandergriff tells the Star-Telegram: His father, former Arlington mayor Tom Vandergriff, died ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    He Was a Ranger (and a Senator) From the Very Beginning. And He Finally Saw a World Series in Arlington, One Month Before He Died.

    Courtesy the Texas RangersCharles Wangner​On October 17, as the Texas Rangers were smack-dab in the middle of the American League Championship Series, The News ran a very nice story about Charles Wangner, who, more than most, knew what it was like to be a long-suffering fan of the ballclub. Wangne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    You Look Like You Could Use Some Baseball: The Story of an Original Texas Ranger

    ​Before we go any further, click here. You'll find a picture taken on May 29, 1972, in Arlington, during a Texas Rangers-Oakland Athletics game at what had only months before been Turnpike Stadium. The photo features then-Rangers skipper Ted Williams arguing with home-plate ump Jim Odom over a str ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 26, 2008

    Frog Hops, Yanks Croak

    DCT offers amphibious fun for children of all ages; Garland doesn't quite connect with Damn Yankees

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2008

    Fact Is, George Bush Probably Wishes He Still Owned the Texas Rangers

    The White House If this picture were at all legible, you'd swear Nolan Ryan was president and not the other dude. It'd be nice if the White House sooner than later posted bigger and better photos from the Texas Rangers' visit with their former co-owner yesterday. Till then, we'll make do with this ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Sporting Trade

    Sell your soul for a Series?

  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 19, 1999

    Yankees, go home

    Hate is such a strong, strong word

  • Culture

    May 27, 1999

    Texas ex

    Former Rangers manager Whitey Herzog loves baseball enough to hate it

  • News

    May 21, 1998

    A bush league of their own

    Long before the Texas Rangers, major-league baseball was played in Dallas by a minor-league team called the Dallas Eagles

  • Culture

    April 9, 1998

    Breaking balls

    Opening week proved the Rangers can be the best and worst team in baseball

  • News

    March 12, 1998

    Getting to first base

    Everyone's a contender during spring training, but can Will Clark and the Texas Rangers come back from last season's disappointments?

  • News

    August 22, 1996

    Damned Rangers

    The Texas Rangers better win the pennant this year, if only to atone for subjecting fans to two decades of baseball hell. Mike Shropshire chronicles the team's cursed early years in an exclusive Observer excerpt.

  • Culture

    July 4, 1996

    If hell were a musical

    Faint praise isn't damnation enough for Damn Yankees