In 1965, Frank Howard joined forces with the
The city could only cheer for hogs thereafter.
1 Baseball Reference lists Howard as 6'7" and 255 lbs. Wikipedia lists Howard as 6'8." The Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining this discrepancy to determine if, for the first time in history, a factual inaccuracy may exist on the Internet.
2 Howard's Senators, the second such team, played in Washington from 1961-1972 before becoming the Texas Rangers. The original Washington Senators moved to the Twin Cities to become the Minnesota Twins after the 1960 season; they had played in the American League in D.C. from 1901-1960. An earlier Washington Senators club had played briefly in the National League, as had the Washington Nationals before them.