On May 19, 1968, Frank Howard’s home run streak comes to an end. The Washington Senators’ slugger had hit 10 home runs over the last six games, establishing a new major league record. “Hondo” is shut down by Detroit Tigers pitcher Earl Wilson, who defeats the Senators, 5-4.
Johnny Callison’s two-out, three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning gives NL the All Star Game Win
July 7, 1964
Mickey Mantle hits what is believed to be the longest home run in the history of Washington’s Griffith Stadium.
April 17, 1953
Hank Aaron and Eddie Mathews and outfielder Wes Covington hit back-to-back-to-back home runs against Ron Kline of the Pittsburgh Pirates
May 31, 1958