1957 Washington Senators season

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1957 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Calvin Griffith
Manager(s) Chuck Dressen and Cookie Lavagetto
Local television WTTG
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Chuck Thompson, Bob Wolff)
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The 1957 Washington Senators won 55 games, lost 99, and finished in eighth place in the American League. They were managed by Chuck Dressen and Cookie Lavagetto and played home games at Griffith Stadium. The Senators set a Major League record which still stands for the fewest stolen bases by a team in a season, with only 13.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Chicago White Sox 90 64 .584 8
Boston Red Sox 82 72 .532 16
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 20
Baltimore Orioles 76 76 .500 21
Cleveland Indians 76 77 .497 21.5
Kansas City Athletics 59 94 .386 38.5
Washington Senators 55 99 .357 43

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1957 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

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
Abernathy, TedTed Abernathy 26 85 2 10 6.78 50
Chakales, BobBob Chakales 4 18.1 0 1 5.40 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
Hernández, EvelioEvelio Hernández 14 0 0 0 4.25 15

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Gene Verble
B Kinston Eagles/Wilson Tobs Carolina League Pete Suder
B Midland/Lamesa Indians Southwestern League Johnny Welaj and Hank O'Neal
C Missoula Timberjacks Pioneer League Jack McKeon
D Fort Walton Beach Jets Alabama-Florida League Neal Cobb
D Superior Senators Nebraska State League Ray Baker
D Elmira Pioneers New York-Penn League Bill Brightwell

Kinston franchise transferred to Wilson and renamed, May 11, 1957; Midland franchise transferred to Lamesa, August 1, 1957

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