1934 Washington Senators season

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1934 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s) Joe Cronin
Local radio WJSV
(Arch McDonald)
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The 1934 Washington Senators won 68 games, lost 86, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Joe Cronin and played home games at Griffith Stadium. In the eighth inning of their game against the Boston Red Sox on June 9, the Washington Senators hit 5 consecutive doubles - the most ever hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back during the same inning.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 101 53 .656 --
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 7
Cleveland Indians 85 69 .552 16
Boston Red Sox 76 76 .500 24
Philadelphia Athletics 68 82 .453 31
St. Louis Browns 67 85 .441 33
Washington Senators 66 86 .434 34
Chicago White Sox 53 99 .349 47

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1934 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches


Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Phillips, EddieEddie Phillips 56 169 33 .195 2 16
1B Kuhel, JoeJoe Kuhel 63 263 76 .289 3 25
2B Myer, BuddyBuddy Myer 139 524 160 .305 3 57
3B Travis, CecilCecil Travis 109 392 125 .319 1 53
SS Cronin, JoeJoe Cronin 127 504 143 .284 7 101
OF Schulte, FredFred Schulte 136 524 156 .298 3 73
OF Manush, HeinieHeinie Manush 137 556 194 .349 11 89
OF Stone, JohnJohn Stone 113 419 132 .315 7 67

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Kress, RedRed Kress 56 171 39 .228 4 24
Kerr, JohnJohn Kerr 31 103 28 .272 0 12
Gill, JohnnyJohnny Gill 13 53 13 .245 2 7
Boken, BobBob Boken 11 27 6 .222 0 6

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Benson, AllenAllen Benson 2 9.2 0 1 12.10 4

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Burke, BobbyBobby Burke 37 168 8 8 3.21 52
Thomas, TommyTommy Thomas 33 133.1 8 9 5.47 42
Linke, EdEd Linke 7 34.2 2 2 4.15 9
Cohen, SydSyd Cohen 3 18 1 1 7.50 6
Armbrust, OrvilleOrville Armbrust 3 12.2 1 0 2.13 3

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Milligan, JohnJohn Milligan 2 0 0 0 10.13 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Zinn Beck and Mule Shirley

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Doubles Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ Red Kress page at Baseball Reference

References[edit]