1951 Washington Senators season

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1951 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local television WTTG
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
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The 1951 Washington Senators won 62 games, lost 92, 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 98 56 .636 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 5
Boston Red Sox 87 67 .565 11
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 17
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 25
Philadelphia Athletics 70 84 .455 28
Washington Senators 62 92 .403 36
St. Louis Browns 52 102 .338 46

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 1951: Rubén Gómez was returned by the Washington Senators to the St. Jean Braves.[1]

Roster[edit]

1951 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
1B Vernon, MickeyMickey Vernon 141 546 160 .293 9 87

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
McCormick, MikeMike McCormick 81 243 70 .288 1 23
Taylor, FredFred Taylor 6 12 2 .167 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
Johnson, DonDon Johnson 21 143.2 7 11 3.95 52
Bearden, GeneGene Bearden 1 2.2 0 0 16.88 1

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
Brown, AltonAlton Brown 7 0 0 0 9.26 7

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Jack Onslow
B Havana Cubanos Florida International League Adolfo Luque
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Cal Ermer
C Erie Sailors Middle Atlantic League Pete Appleton
D Roanoke Rapids Jays Coastal Plain League Morrie Aderholt
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Ed Levy
D Fulton Railroaders KITTY League Sam Lamitina

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fulton

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