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Washington Senators (Nfl): Washington Senators (Nfl) Players, Pete Calac, Benny Boynton, Johnny Gilroy, Jack Hegarty, Tom Gormley

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Published June 14th 2010
ISBN : 9781158180226
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40 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Washington Senators (Nfl) Players, Pete Calac, Benny Boynton, Johnny Gilroy, Jack Hegarty, Tom Gormley, American League Park, Harry Courtney, List of Washington Senators Players. Excerpt: Washington Senators, also referred to as the Washington Pros or Washington Presidents, was a professional football club from Washington, D.C.. The team played in the American Professional Football Association (now the National Football League) during the 1921 season, and continued to operate as a football club until 1941. The Senators played and practiced at American League Park. The Senators were formed specifically for the 1921 APFA season. Officials from the Washington Professional Football Club met at the Arlington Hotel on May 19, 1921 to finalize plans for the team, then referred to as the Washington Pros. Tim Jordan was appointed the teams business manager, and the squad was coached by former Georgetown star Jack Hegarty. The Senators would play a full 11-game schedule, however only four of those games would be against other APFA squads. The featured Benny Boynton who would be involved in all three Senator touchdowns that were scored in APFA contests, throwing for two and running in the third. The Senators began their 1921 campaign with a 33-0 win over the Wilmington Collegians. Led by quarterback Bullets Watson, the victory featured touchdowns by Jack Sullivan, Watson and Dutch Leighty. The teams next opponent was the Holmesburg Athletic Club which was based out of Holmesburg, Pennsylvania, and were made up of former college stars from Penn State, Penn, Cornell, Swarthmore College, Carlisle Indian School and Lafayette. The Senators third game was against a team from Norfolk, after a semi-pro team from Akron was unable to play due to having a larg... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=239710