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The Washington Senators were an American League baseball team from 1901 to 1960. The franchise then moved to Minneapolis and became, and still remains, the Minnesota Twins. The Senators won one World Series (1924[?]) and lost two (1925[?] and 1933[?]. Among its stars included Hall of Famers Goose Goslin[?], Sam Rice[?], Heinie Manush[?] and Walter Johnson.

It is said that prior to the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro tried out for the Senators as a pitcher during the early 1950s.


The Washington Senators were also an American League baseball expansion team from 1961 to 1971. The franchise then moved to Arlington, Texas and became, and still remains, the Texas Rangers. In eleven seasons, the Senators posted only one winning season (1969). Frank Howard[?] was the team's most accomplished player. Ted Williams managed the team from 1969 to 1971, and moved with the franchise to Texas in 1972.



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