1950 Washington Senators season

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.

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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OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 98 56 0.636 53–24 45–32
Detroit Tigers 95 59 0.617 3 50–30 45–29
Boston Red Sox 94 60 0.610 4 55–22 39–38
Cleveland Indians 92 62 0.597 6 49–28 43–34
Washington Senators 67 87 0.435 31 35–42 32–45
Chicago White Sox 60 94 0.390 38 35–42 25–52
St. Louis Browns 58 96 0.377 40 27–47 31–49
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 0.338 46 29–48 23–54


Record vs. opponentsEdit


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 lineupEdit

Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1950 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

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 Al Evans 90 289 68 .235 2 30
1B Mickey Vernon 90 327 100 .306 9 65
2B Cass Michaels 106 388 97 .250 4 47
SS Sam Dente 155 603 144 .239 2 59
3B Eddie Yost 155 573 169 .295 11 58
OF Sam Mele 126 435 119 .274 12 86
OF Irv Noren 138 542 160 .295 14 98
OF Bud Stewart 118 378 101 .267 4 35

Other battersEdit

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
Gil Coan 104 366 111 .303 7 50
Mickey Grasso 75 195 56 .287 1 22
Johnny Ostrowski 55 141 32 .227 4 23
Eddie Robinson 36 129 30 .233 1 13
Sherry Robertson 71 123 32 .260 2 16
Merl Combs 37 102 25 .245 0 6
Roberto Ortiz 39 75 17 .227 0 8
Al Kozar 20 55 11 .200 0 3
Hal Keller 11 28 6 .214 1 5
Len Okrie 17 27 6 .222 0 2
Fred Taylor 6 16 2 .125 0 0
Clyde Vollmer 6 14 4 .286 0 1
Tommy O'Brien 3 9 1 .111 0 1
George Genovese 3 1 0 .000 0 0

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Sid Hudson 30 237.2 14 14 4.09 75
Bob Kuzava 22 155.0 8 7 3.95 84
Connie Marrero 27 152.0 6 10 4.50 63
Sandy Consuegra 21 124.2 7 8 4.40 38
Gene Bearden 12 68.1 3 5 4.21 40
Ray Scarborough 8 58.1 3 5 4.01 24
Steve Nagy 9 53.1 2 5 6.58 17
Julio Moreno 4 21.1 1 1 4.64 7
Carlos Pascual 2 17.0 1 1 2.12 3

Other pitchersEdit

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 77.0 4 5 4.79 23
Jim Pearce 20 56.2 2 1 6.04 18
Dick Weik 14 44.0 1 3 4.30 26
Lloyd Hittle 11 43.1 2 4 4.98 9
Bob Ross 6 12.2 0 1 8.53 2
Rogelio Martínez 2 1.1 0 1 27.00 0

Relief pitchersEdit

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
Dick Welteroth 5 0 0 0 3.00 2

Farm systemEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit