1945 Washington Senators season

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1945 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s) Ossie Bluege
Local radio WOL (AM)/WWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Russ Hodges)
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The 1945 Washington Senators won 87 games, lost 67, and finished in second place in the American League. They were managed by Ossie Bluege and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Regular season[edit]

  • August 14, 1945: Handicapped Senators coach Bert Shepard pitched in a game against the Red Sox. Shepard had an artificial leg but managed to give up only one run in 5⅓ innings while striking out two Red Sox batters.[1]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 88 65 .575 --
Washington Senators 87 67 .565 1.5
St. Louis Browns 81 70 .536 6
New York Yankees 81 71 .533 6.5
Cleveland Indians 73 72 .503 11
Chicago White Sox 71 78 .477 15
Boston Red Sox 71 83 .461 17.5
Philadelphia Athletics 52 98 .357 34.5

Roster[edit]

1945 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
Layne, HillisHillis Layne 60 147 44 .299 1 14
Zardón, JoséJosé Zardón 54 131 38 .290 0 13

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 31 216 17 7 2.13 96

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 35 122.2 7 5 2.71 38
Appleton, PetePete Appleton 6 21.1 1 0 3.38 12

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
Shepard, BertBert Shepard 1 0 0 0 1.69 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Bert Niehoff
A Williamsport Grays Eastern League Ray Kolp

[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 193, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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