Nickname:
Called Nationals due to their placement in the National Capital.
 
 
First Game Played May 1, 1884
Last Game Played August 2, 1884
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Managers: (2)
Holly Hollingshead 1884
John Bickerton 1884
 
AA Championships:
None
Hall of Famers:
None

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Washington Nationals 1884
Richmond Virginians 1884
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1884
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The Washington Nationals joined the American Association in the league's third season as four teams were added to increase the total to 12. At the same time there was team in the Union Association a third league that lasted just one season also called the Washington Nationals. The AA team was alternatively called the Statesmen to distinguish the team. Washington's AA played their games at Athletic Park and they were managed by Holly Hollingshead. The Nationals were by far the worst team in the American Association, holding a record of 12-51, when they decided to cease operations on August 2nd.  Frank Fennelly led the team in hitting with a .292 average, while Bob Barr was their top pitcher, posting a record of 9-23 with a respectable 3.46 ERA.
 
 
 
Stadiums: (1)
Athletic Park 1884
 
 
 
 
 
No Hitters:
None

Cycle Hitters:
None
 
 
 
1884 Season:
12-51
 
 
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Bob Barr
1884
Frank Fennelly
1884