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Joe Kuhel from the Chronology
Jul 20, 1948 - An unprecedented 10-game suspension and $500 fine of an umpire the veteran Bill McGowan is announced by AL President Will Harridge following a confrontation in the Washington-Cleveland game. Tired of Senator pitcher Ray Scarborough continually complaining about strike calls McGowan had thrown a ball-and-strike indicator at him. After that he ejects Nats manager Joe Kuhel and several coaches. Kuhel also lodged a protest after yesterday's 11th inning loss when Ed Stewart was thrown out at home in the 10th. When Stewart argued the call with plate ump Paparella McGowan threw a ball at Stewart.
Sep 7, 1945 - Facing the Brown's Bob Muncrief Joe Kuhel hits an inside-the-park HR into the CF corner the only homer hit by a Senator all season at Washington's cavernous Griffith Stadium. The Nats hit 26 more on the road. The Senators win 3-2 behind Roger Wolff's 4-hitter. Muncrief also tosses a 4-hitter. George Case scores the 1st run on a steal of home and also steals 2B and scores just before Kuhel's HR in the 3rd inning.
Aug 30, 1945 - Stan Hack of the Cubs becomes No. 82 in the 2000-hit club when he collects a first inning single off Pirate pitcher Preacher Roe. Earlier in the season the Senators' Joe Kuhel and Red Sox OF Bob Johnson made the list. Hack scores after his safety but the Pirates win 6-4 over the first-place Cubs.
Jun 25, 1941 - In the top of the 13th inning the White Sox pull off a triple steal against the Senators and score 2 runs to win 2-0. Joe Kuhel is on the front end of the AL's only extra-inning triple steal. The Sox manage only 5 hits off Sid Hudson while Sox starter Johnny Rigney allows 6 in 13 frames.
Jul 9, 1937 - Joe DiMaggio is 5-for-5 and hits for the cycle with 2 homers triple double and single to lead New York to a 16-2 win over the Senators. Gehrig also homers for New York. The game is marked by a free-for-all between the two squads and Joe Kuhel and Jake Powell are ejected for fighting. The trouble between the 2 goes back to last week when Powell knocked a throw out of Kuhel's glove. When Powell took his place in LF after that incident he was showered with pop bottles.
May 13, 1937 - At Chicago Washington's Joe Kuhel ties the modern ML record with 3 triples as the Nats win 10-2. Kuhel adds a single to drive in 3 runs.
Aug 22, 1936 - Washington ties an AL record when Red Kress Joe Kuhel and Carl Reynolds hit HRs in the 4th inning off the A's Gordon Rhodes. Rhodes takes the loss one of his league-leading 20 he'll have this year. The Nats collect 20 hits in winning 12-8 in the first of 2. The Mackman take the nitecap 7-6.
Aug 27, 1933 - In front of 60000 the host Indians split a pair with the leading Senators fumbling away a 14-1 decision then winning 6-3. The Tribe make nine errors in the opener led by Johnny Burnett at 3B and Bill Cissell at SS with three apiece. Bob Boken and Joe Kuhel combine for 7 RBIs in the first game as Earl Whitehill coasts. Bob Brown wins the nitecap over Alvin Crowder.
May 24, 1933 - Detroit's Tommy Bridges tosses a one-hitter in topping the Senators 3-1. Joe Kuhel's homer is the only Washington safety. It is the first time in the AL that a pitcher has allowed a home run in a one-hitter.