1948 Washington Senators Season
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1948 Washington Senators Season

1948 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s)Joe Kuhel
Local televisionWTTG
(Bob Wolff)
Local radioWWDC (FM)/WPIX
(Arch McDonald, Ray Morgan)
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The 1948 Washington Senators won 56 games, lost 97, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Joe Kuhel and played home games at Griffith Stadium. It was the first Senators season to be broadcast on television with Bob Wolff on the booth for gameday broadcasts on WTTG-TV.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 97 58 .626 --
Boston Red Sox 96 59 .619 1
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 2.5
Philadelphia Athletics 84 70 .545 12.5
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 18.5
St. Louis Browns 59 94 .386 37
Washington Senators 56 97 .366 40
Chicago White Sox 51 101 .336 44.5

Record vs. opponents

1948 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston -- 14-8 11-12 15-7 14-8 12-10 15-7 15-7
Chicago 8-14 -- 6-16 8-14 6-16 6-16 8-13-1 9-12-1
Cleveland 12-11 16-6 -- 13-9 10-12 16-6 14-8-1 16-6
Detroit 7-15 14-8 9-13 -- 9-13 12-10 11-11 16-6
New York 8-14 16-6 12-10 13-9 -- 12-10 16-6 17-5
Philadelphia 10-12 16-6 6-16 10-12 10-12 -- 18-4 14-8
St. Louis 7-15 13-8-1 8-14-1 11-11 6-16 4-18 -- 10-12
Washington 7-15 12-9-1 6-16 6-16 5-17 8-14 12-10 --


Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Jake Early 97 246 54 .220 1 28
1B Mickey Vernon 150 558 135 .242 3 48

Other batters

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
Tom McBride 92 206 53 .257 1 29
John Sullivan 85 173 36 .208 0 12
Ángel Fleitas 15 13 1 .077 0 1
Jim Clark 9 12 3 .250 0 0
Larry Drake 4 7 2 .286 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Early Wynn 33 198 8 19 5.82 49
Sid Hudson 39 182 4 16 5.88 53
Mickey Haefner 28 147.2 5 13 4.02 45

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Milo Candini 35 94.1 2 3 5.15 23
Earl Harrist 23 60.2 3 3 4.60 21

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Tom Ferrick 37 2 5 10 4.15 34
Ramón García 4 0 0 0 17.18 2
Cal Cooper 1 0 0 0 45.00 0

Farm system

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Sherman-Denison, Havana[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References


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