1940 Washington Senators season

1940 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local radio WJSV
(Arch McDonald)
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The 1940 Washington Senators won 64 games, lost 90, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers9064.584--
Cleveland Indians8965.5781
New York Yankees8866.5712
Boston Red Sox8272.5328
Chicago White Sox8272.5328
St. Louis Browns6787.43523
Washington Senators6490.41626
Philadelphia Athletics54100.35136

Record vs. opponents

1940 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–118–1411–119–1318–412–1013–9
Chicago 11–116–1613–911–11–116–613–912–10
Cleveland 14–816–611–1110–1214–811–11–113–9
Detroit 11–119–1311–1114–811–1118–4–116–6
New York 13–911–11–112–108–1413–914–817–5
Philadelphia 4–186–168–1411–119–138–148–14
St. Louis 10–129–1311–11–14–18–18–1414–811–11
Washington 9–1310–129–136–165–1714–811–11

Notable transactions

Roster

1940 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
CRick Ferrell10332689.273028

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
Johnny Welaj8821555.256321
Jack Sanford3412224.197010
Jim Mallory4122.16700

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
Willis Hudlin837.1126.519
Red Anderson214113.863

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
René Monteagudo27100.2266.0864

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
Alex Carrasquel286204.8819

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Kiki Cuyler
A Springfield Nationals Eastern League Spencer Abbott
B Charlotte Hornets Piedmont League Calvin Griffith
B Greenville Spinners Sally League Alex McColl and Gus Brittain
D Newport/Maryville Canners Appalachian League Jerry Witner and Red Marion
D Salisbury Cardinals Eastern Shore League Gus Brittain and Ed Kobesky
D Orlando Senators Florida State League John Ganzel
D Shelby Colonels Tar Heel League Lou Haneles and Art Patchin

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Orlando

Newport (TN) club played in Maryville (TN), July 31 to August 11, 1940; Shelby club folded, July 19 [2]

Notes

  1. Willis Hudlin page at Baseball Reference
  2. 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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