1954 Washington Senators season

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1954 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local television WTOP
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
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The 1954 Washington Senators won 66 games, lost 88, and finished in sixth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

During the season, Carlos Paula became the first black player in the history of the Senators.[3]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 111 43 .721 --
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 8
Chicago White Sox 94 60 .610 17
Boston Red Sox 69 85 .448 42
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 43
Washington Senators 66 88 .429 45
Baltimore Orioles 54 100 .351 57
Philadelphia Athletics 51 103 .331 60

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1954 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
Paula, CarlosCarlos Paula 9 24 4 .167 0 2
Killebrew, HarmonHarmon Killebrew 9 13 4 .308 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

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
Dixon, SonnySonny Dixon 16 1 2 1 3.03 7

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Pete Appleton and Ellis Clary
B Hagerstown Packets Piedmont League Paul Campbell and Zeke Bonura
B Rock Hill Chiefs Tri-State League Sam Lamitina, Mel Kerestes
and Jake Early
C Wichita Falls/
Sweetwater Spudders
Longhorn League Red McCarty
D Orlando C.B.s Florida State League Tommy O'Brien
D Fulton Lookouts KITTY League Red Mincy
D Erie Senators PONY League Tom O'Connell, Nap Reyes,
Tom Milich and Joe Consoli

Wichita Falls club moved to Sweetwater, May 6, 1954

Notes[edit]

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