1950 Washington Senators season

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1950 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith, John Jachym, H. Gabriel Murphy
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
Local televisionWTTG
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
Local radioWWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
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The 1950 Washington Senators won 67 games, lost 87, and finished in fifth 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 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1950 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 15–7 10–12 10–12 9–13 19–3 19–3 12–10
Chicago 7–15 8–14 6–16–2 8–14 11–11 12–10 8–14
Cleveland 12–10 14–8 13–9–1 8–14 17–5 13–9 15–7
Detroit 12–10 16–6–2 9–13–1 11–11 17–5 17–5 13–9
New York 13–9 14–8 14–8 11–11 15–7 17–5 14–8–1
Philadelphia 3–19 11–11 5–17 5–17 7–15 8–14 13–9
St. Louis 3–19 10–12 9–13 5–17 5–17 14–8 12–10
Washington 10–12 14–8 7–15 9–13 8–14–1 9–13 10–12


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1950 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
1B Mickey Vernon 90 327 100 .306 9 65

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
Eddie Robinson 36 129 30 .233 1 13
Roberto Ortiz 39 75 17 .227 0 8
Fred Taylor 6 16 2 .125 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
Sandy Consuegra 21 124.2 7 8 4.40 38
Gene Bearden 12 68.1 3 5 4.21 40
Steve Nagy 9 53.1 2 5 6.58 17
Julio Moreno 4 21.1 1 1 4.64 7

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
Joe Haynes 27 101.2 7 5 5.84 15
Al Sima 17 77 4 5 4.79 23
Jim Pearce 20 56.2 2 1 6.04 18
Dick Weik 14 44 1 3 4.30 26
Lloyd Hittle 11 43.1 2 4 4.98 9

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
Mickey Harris 53 5 9 15 4.78 41
Elmer Singleton 21 1 2 0 5.20 19

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Fred Walters
A Augusta Tigers Sally League Pete Appleton
B Havana Cubanos Florida International League Oscar Rodríguez
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Clyde McDowell and Joe Bird
C New Castle Nats Middle Atlantic League Charles Cronin
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Cal Ermer
D Rome Red Sox Georgia–Alabama League Norman Veazey, John Stowe and Myril Hoag
D Fulton Railroaders KITTY League Ivan Kuester
D Concord Nationals North Carolina State League George Lacy, Tom Hockenbury and Ginger Watts
D Wellsville Senators PONY League Jimmy Wasdell and Bill Mongiello
D Emporia Nationals Virginia League Morrie Aderholt

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Emporia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Steve Nagy at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Al Sima at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Mickey Vernon at Baseball-Reference

External links[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
  • 1950 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1950 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com