1947 Washington Senators season

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1947 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s) Ossie Bluege
Local radio WWDC (FM)/WPIX
(Arch McDonald, Ray Morgan)
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The 1947 Washington Senators won 64 games, lost 90, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Ossie Bluege and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Detroit Tigers 85 69 .552 12
Boston Red Sox 83 71 .539 14
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 17
Philadelphia Athletics 78 76 .506 19
Chicago White Sox 70 84 .455 27
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 33
St. Louis Browns 59 95 .383 38

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1947 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 Evans, AlAl Evans 99 319 77 .241 2 23
1B Vernon, MickeyMickey Vernon 154 600 159 .265 7 85
2B Priddy, JerryJerry Priddy 147 505 108 .214 3 49
3B Yost, EddieEddie Yost 115 428 102 .238 0 14
SS Christman, MarkMark Christman 110 374 83 .222 1 33
OF Grace, JoeJoe Grace 78 234 58 .248 3 17
OF Spence, StanStan Spence 147 506 141 .279 16 73
OF Lewis, BuddyBuddy Lewis 140 506 132 .261 6 48

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
McBride, TomTom McBride 56 166 45 .271 0 15
Sullivan, JohnJohn Sullivan 49 133 34 .256 0 5
Ferrell, RickRick Ferrell 37 99 30 .303 0 12
Lyons, EdEd Lyons 7 28 4 .143 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
Masterson, WaltWalt Masterson 35 253 12 16 3.13 135
Wynn, EarlyEarly Wynn 33 247 17 15 3.64 73
Haefner, MickeyMickey Haefner 31 193 10 14 3.64 77

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
Cary, ScottScott Cary 23 54.2 3 1 5.93 25

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
Candini, MiloMilo Candini 38 3 4 1 5.17 31
Ferrick, TomTom Ferrick 31 1 7 9 3.15 23
Kennedy, BillBill Kennedy 2 0 0 0 8.10 1
Dozier, BuzzBuzz Dozier 2 0 0 0 0.00 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Bert Niehoff
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Spencer Abbott and Cal Ermer
C Havana Cubanos Florida International League Oscar Rodríguez
D Brewton Millers Alabama State League Norman Veazey
D Kingsport Cherokees Appalachian League Dick Bass
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Lou Bevil

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Charlotte, Havana[2]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]