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Encyclopedia > Washington Blue Legs

The Washington Blue Legs were a short-lived professional baseball team in the National Association. They won 8 games and lost 31. Their home games were played at Olympics Grounds in Washington, D.C. A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... The National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (NAPBBP), or simply the National Association (NA), was founded in 1871 and lasted through the 1875 season. ... Olympics Grounds is a former baseball ground located in Washintgon, DC. The ground was home to the Washington Olympics of the National Association from 1871 to 1872. ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Federal District District of Columbia Mayor Anthony A. Williams (D) City Council Chairperson: Linda W. Cropp (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack Evans...


The Blue Legs were managed by Nick Young. Their top hitter was left fielder Paul Hines, who went 60-for-181, a batting average of .331. Nicholas Efram Young (September 12, 1840 - October 31, 1916) was an American executive, manager and umpire in professional baseball who served as president of the National League from 1885 to 1902. ... The position of the left fielder A left fielder, abbreviated LF, is an outfielder in the sport of baseball who plays defense in left field. ... Paul Lorenzo Hines is a beloved football coach and was the inspiration for Denzel Washingtons character in the Disney film, Remember the Titans. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ...


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