1966 Washington Senators season

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1966 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Washington, D.C. (since 1961)
Results
Record 71–88 (.447)
League place 8th
Other information
Owner(s) James M. Johnston and James H. Lemon
General manager(s) George Selkirk
Manager(s) Gil Hodges
Local television WTOP
Local radio WTOP
(Dan Daniels, John MacLean)
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The 1966 Washington Senators season involved the Senators finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 71 wins and 88 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 97 63 0.606 48–31 49–32
Minnesota Twins 89 73 0.549 9 49–32 40–41
Detroit Tigers 88 74 0.543 10 42–39 46–35
Chicago White Sox 83 79 0.512 15 45–36 38–43
Cleveland Indians 81 81 0.500 17 41–40 40–41
California Angels 80 82 0.494 18 42–39 38–43
Kansas City Athletics 74 86 0.463 23 42–39 32–47
Washington Senators 71 88 0.447 25½ 42–36 29–52
Boston Red Sox 72 90 0.444 26 40–41 32–49
New York Yankees 70 89 0.440 26½ 35–46 35–43


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1966 American League Records

Sources:

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Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 12–6 12–6 9–9 8–10 9–9 11–5 10–8 15–3 11–7
Boston 6–12 9–9 11–7 7–11 8–10 9–9 6–12 8–10 8–10
California 6–12 9–9 8–10 10–8 9–9 9–9 11–7 11–7 7–11
Chicago 9–9 7–11 10–8 11–7 8–10 13–5 4–14 9–9–1 12–6
Cleveland 10–8 11–7 8–10 7–11 9–9 6–12 9–9 12–6 9–9
Detroit 9–9 10–8 9–9 10–8 9–9 6–12 11–7 11–7 13–5
Kansas City 5–11 9–9 9–9 5–13 12–6 12–6 8–10 5–13 9–9
Minnesota 8–10 12–6 7–11 14–4 9–9 7–11 10–8 8–10 14–4
New York 3–15 10–8 7–11 9–9–1 6–12 7–11 13–5 10–8 5–10
Washington 7–11 10–8 11–7 6–12 9–9 5–13 9–9 4–14 10–5


Notable transactions[edit]

Draft Picks[edit]

Roster[edit]

1966 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
C Casanova, PaulPaul Casanova 122 429 109 .254 13 44
2B Saverine, BobBob Saverine 120 406 102 .251 5 24
SS Brinkman, EdEd Brinkman 158 582 133 .229 7 48
LF Howard, FrankFrank Howard 146 493 137 .278 18 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
Valentine, FredFred Valentine 146 508 140 .276 16 59
Hamlin, KenKen Hamlin 66 158 34 .215 1 16
Camilli, DougDoug Camilli 44 107 22 .206 2 8
Orsino, JohnJohn Orsino 14 23 4 .174 0 0
French, JimJim French 10 24 5 .208 0 3
Cunningham, JoeJoe Cunningham 3 8 1 .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
Duckworth, JimJim Duckworth 5 14.1 0 3 5.02 14
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 1 9 1 0 2.00 4

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
Seguí, DiegoDiego Seguí 21 72 3 7 5.00 54
Bosman, DickDick Bosman 13 39 2 6 7.60 20
Cheney, TomTom Cheney 3 5.1 0 1 5.06 3

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
Cox, CaseyCasey Cox 66 4 5 7 3.50 46
Baldwin, DaveDave Baldwin 4 0 0 0 3.86 4
Koplitz, HowieHowie Koplitz 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Craig, PetePete Craig 1 0 0 0 4.50 1
Closter, AlAl Closter 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League George Case
AA York White Roses Eastern League Billy Klaus
A Burlington Senators Carolina League Wayne Terwilliger
A Geneva Senators New York–Penn League Gordon Mackenzie

Notes[edit]

References[edit]