1953 Washington Senators season

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1953 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local television WTTG
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff, Bailey Goss)
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The 1953 Washington Senators won 76 games, lost 76, and finished in fifth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium. This was their last winning season until 1962.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 99 52 .656 --
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .604 8.5
Chicago White Sox 89 65 .578 11.5
Boston Red Sox 84 69 .549 16
Washington Senators 76 76 .500 23.5
Detroit Tigers 60 94 .325 40.5
Philadelphia Athletics 59 95 .383 41.5
St. Louis Browns 54 100 .351 46.5

Roster[edit]

1953 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Fitz Gerald, EdEd Fitz Gerald 88 288 72 .250 3 39
1B Vernon, MickeyMickey Vernon 152 608 205 .337 15 115

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
Davalillo, Yo-YoYo-Yo Davalillo 19 58 17 .293 0 2
Wood, KenKen Wood 12 33 7 .212 0 3

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
Byrne, TommyTommy Byrne 6 33.2 0 5 4.28 22

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
Dixon, SonnySonny Dixon 43 120 5 8 3.75 40
Moreno, JulioJulio Moreno 12 35.1 3 1 2.80 13
Pearce, JimJim Pearce 4 9.1 0 1 7.71 0

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
Lane, JerryJerry Lane 20 1 4 0 4.92 26
Consuegra, SandySandy Consuegra 4 0 0 0 10.80 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Scranton Miners Eastern League Morrie Aderholt
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Pete Appleton
D Bluefield Blue-Grays Appalachian League Ivan Kuester
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Donald Ford and Les Filkins
D Fulton Lookouts KITTY League Sam Lamitina

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Charlotte

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