1898 Washington Senators season

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1898 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) J. Earl Wagner
Manager(s) Tom Brown, Jack Doyle, Deacon McGuire, Arthur Irwin
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The 1898 Washington Senators season was a season in American baseball. The team finished the season with a 51–101 record, eleventh place in the National League.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 102 47 0.685 62–15 40–32
Baltimore Orioles 96 53 0.644 6 58–15 38–38
Cincinnati Reds 92 60 0.605 11½ 58–28 34–32
Chicago Orphans 85 65 0.567 17½ 58–31 27–34
Cleveland Spiders 81 68 0.544 21 36–19 45–49
Philadelphia Phillies 78 71 0.523 24 49–31 29–40
New York Giants 77 73 0.513 25½ 45–28 32–45
Pittsburg Pirates 72 76 0.486 29½ 39–35 33–41
Louisville Colonels 70 81 0.464 33 43–34 27–47
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 54 91 0.372 46 30–41 24–50
Washington Senators 51 101 0.336 52½ 34–44 17–57
St. Louis Browns 39 111 0.260 63½ 20–44 19–67

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1898 National League Records

Sources:

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Team BAL BOS BR CHI CIN CLE LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 5–7 8–5–1 9–5 8–6–1 8–6–1 9–5 10–3–1 10–3–1 10–4 12–2 7–7
Boston 7–5 11–2 9–5 9–4–1 6–7–1 8–6–1 10–4 10–4 9–5 12–2 11–3
Brooklyn 5–8–1 2–11 4–10 3–11 6–7 2–10–1 3–11 6–6 9–5–1 7–6–1 7–6
Chicago 5–9 5–9 10–4 6–8 7–7 9–5 9–5–1 6–7 7–4–1 10–4 11–3
Cincinnati 6–8–1 4–9–1 11–3 8–6 8–5–2 9–5 6–8–1 7–7 12–2 12–2 9–5
Cleveland 6–8–1 7–6–1 7–6 7–7 5–8–2 9–5 6–8 7–7 5–8 10–3–1 12–2–2
Louisville 5–9 6–8–1 10–2–1 5–9 5–9 5–9 6–8 4–10 4–9–1 10–4 10–4
New York 3–10–1 4–10 11–3 5–9–1 8–6–1 8–6 8–6 6–7 5–9–1 10–3–2 9–4–1
Philadelphia 3–10–1 4–10 6–6 7–6 7–7 7–7 10–4 7–6 6–8 9–5 12–2
Pittsburg 4–10 5–9 5–9–1 4–7–1 2–12 8–5 9–4–1 9–5–1 8–6 9–4 9–5
St. Louis 2–12 2–12 6–7–1 4–10 2–12 3–10–1 4–10 3–10–2 5–9 4–9 4–10
Washington 7–7 3–11 6–7 3–11 5–9 2–12–2 4–10 4–9–1 2–12 5–9 10–4


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1898 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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 McGuire, DeaconDeacon McGuire 131 489 131 .268 1 57
1B Doyle, JackJack Doyle 43 177 54 .305 2 26
OF Anderson, JohnJohn Anderson 110 430 131 .305 9 71

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
Mercer, WinWin Mercer 80 249 80 .321 2 25
Donovan, BillBill Donovan 39 103 17 .165 2 8
Leahy, TomTom Leahy 15 55 10 .182 0 5
Brown, TomTom Brown 16 55 9 .164 0 2
Gilbert, JackJack Gilbert 2 5 1 .200 0 1
Glenn, EdEd Glenn 1 4 0 .000 0 0
Davis, HarryHarry Davis 1 3 0 .000 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
Mercer, WinWin Mercer 33 233.2 12 18 4.82 52
Dinneen, BillBill Dinneen 29 218.1 9 16 4.00 83
Killen, FrankFrank Killen 17 128.1 6 9 3.58 43
Swaim, CyCy Swaim 16 101.1 3 11 4.26 30
Evans, RoyRoy Evans 7 50.2 3 3 3.38 11
Baker, KirtleyKirtley Baker 6 47 2 3 3.06 7
Williams, PopPop Williams 2 17 0 2 8.47 3

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
Donovan, BillBill Donovan 17 88 1 6 4.30 36
Amole, DocDoc Amole 7 49.1 0 6 7.84 11
Sutthoff, JackJack Sutthoff 2 8.1 0 0 12.96 3

References[edit]