1942 Washington Senators season

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1942 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local radio WJSV/WINX
(Arch McDonald)
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The 1942 Washington Senators won 62 games, lost 89, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 --
Boston Red Sox 93 59 .612 9
St. Louis Browns 82 69 .543 19.5
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 28
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 30
Chicago White Sox 66 82 .446 34
Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1942 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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
SS Sullivan, JohnJohn Sullivan 94 357 84 .235 0 42
OF Spence, StanStan Spence 149 629 203 .323 4 79

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
Chartak, MikeMike Chartak 24 92 20 .217 1 8

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
Adkins, DeweyDewey Adkins 1 6.1 0 0 9.95 3

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
Carrasquel, AlexAlex Carrasquel 35 152.1 7 7 3.43 40
Zuber, BillBill Zuber 37 126.2 9 9 3.84 64
Wilson, JackJack Wilson 12 42 1 4 6.64 18
Sundra, SteveSteve Sundra 6 33.2 1 3 5.61 5
Kennedy, BillBill Kennedy 8 18 0 1 8.00 4
Bevil, LouLou Bevil 4 9.2 0 1 6.52 2

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
Trotter, BillBill Trotter 17 3 1 0 5.75 13
Cathey, HardinHardin Cathey 12 1 1 0 7.42 8

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Marv Olson
B Charlotte Hornets Piedmont League Harry Smythe
D Newport Canners Appalachian League Red Lucas
D Orlando Senators Florida East Coast League Bob Overstreet

Newport club folded, June 26, 1942; Florida East Coast League folded, May 14[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnny Welaj page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bill Trotter page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]