1934 Washington Senators season

1934 Washington Senators
Franklin Delano Roosevelt throwing out the first pitch on Opening Day at Griffith Stadium
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s) Joe Cronin
Local radio WJSV
(Arch McDonald)
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The 1934 Washington Senators played 154 games, won 68, lost 86, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Joe Cronin and played home games at Griffith Stadium. In the eighth inning of their game against the Boston Red Sox on June 9, the Washington Senators hit 5 consecutive doubles – the most ever hit consecutively during the same inning.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers10153.656--
New York Yankees9460.6107
Cleveland Indians8569.55216
Boston Red Sox7676.50024
Philadelphia Athletics6882.45331
St. Louis Browns6785.44133
Washington Senators6686.43434
Chicago White Sox5399.34947

Record vs. opponents

1934 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–107–158–1410–1212–914–814–8–1
Chicago 10–118–145–175–179–137–14–19–13
Cleveland 15–714–86–1611–1113–915–711–11
Detroit 14–817–516–612–1012–1015–715–7
New York 12–1017–511–1110–1215–717–512–10
Philadelphia 9–1213–99–1310–127–159–12–111–9–2
St. Louis 8–1414–7–17–157–155–1712–9–114–8
Washington 8–14–113–911–117–1510–129–11–28–14

Notable transactions

Roster

1934 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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
CEddie Phillips5616933.195216
1BJoe Kuhel6326376.289325
2BBuddy Myer139524160.305357
3BCecil Travis109392125.319153
SSJoe Cronin127504143.2847101
OFFred Schulte136524156.298373
OFHeinie Manush137556194.3491189
OFJohn Stone113419132.315767

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
Red Kress5617139.228424
John Kerr3110328.272012
Johnny Gill135313.24527
Bob Boken11276.22206

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
Allen Benson29.20112.104

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
Bobby Burke37168883.2152
Tommy Thomas33133.1895.4742
Ed Linke734.2224.159
Syd Cohen318117.506
Orville Armbrust312.2102.133

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
John Milligan200010.131

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Zinn Beck and Mule Shirley

Notes

  1. "Team Doubles Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  2. Red Kress page at Baseball Reference

References

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