1941 Washington Senators season

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1941 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local radio WMAL
(Arch McDonald)
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The 1941 Washington Senators won 70 games, lost 84, and finished in sixth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1941 season: Sonny Dixon was signed by the Senators as an amateur free agent.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 101 53 .656 --
Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 17
Chicago White Sox 77 77 .500 24
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 26
Detroit Tigers 75 79 .487 26
St. Louis Browns 70 84 .455 31
Washington Senators 70 84 .455 31
Philadelphia Athletics 64 90 .416 37

Roster[edit]

1941 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

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
Welaj, JohnnyJohnny Welaj 49 96 20 .208 0 5
Layne, HillisHillis Layne 13 50 14 .280 0 6
Sanford, JackJack Sanford 3 5 2 .400 0 0

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
Leonard, DutchDutch Leonard 34 256 18 13 3.45 91

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

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
Carrasquel, AlexAlex Carrasquel 35 6 2 2 3.44 30
Anderson, RedRed Anderson 32 4 6 0 4.18 34

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Kiki Cuyler and Marv Olson
B Charlotte Hornets Piedmont League Calvin Griffith
B Greenville Spinners Sally League Gus Brittain and George Nix
B Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League Dale Alexander
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Carl Weigel
D Thomasville Lookouts Georgia-Florida League Bill Rodgers and Kip Sauerbrun

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Thomasville[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sonny Dixon page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

References[edit]