1945 Washington Senators season

1945 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s) Ossie Bluege
Local radio WOL (AM)/WWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Russ Hodges)
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The 1945 Washington Senators won 87 games, lost 67, and finished in second place in the American League. They were managed by Ossie Bluege and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Regular season

  • August 14, 1945: Handicapped Senators coach Bert Shepard pitched in a game against the Red Sox. Shepard had an artificial leg but managed to give up only one run in 5⅓ innings while striking out two Red Sox batters.[1]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers8865.575--
Washington Senators8767.5651.5
St. Louis Browns8170.5366
New York Yankees8171.5336.5
Cleveland Indians7372.50311
Chicago White Sox7178.47715
Boston Red Sox7183.46117.5
Philadelphia Athletics5298.35734.5

Record vs. opponents

1945 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 9–1311–1112–10–16–1614–88–14–111–11–1
Chicago 13–911–8–110–129–1212–108–138–14
Cleveland 11–118–11–111–1112–912–6–111–108–14
Detroit 10–12–112–1011–1115–715–7–115–610–12
New York 16–612–99–127–1516–67–1514–8
Philadelphia 8–1410–126–12–17–15–16–1610–12–15–17
St. Louis 14–8–113–810–116–1515–712–10–111–11–1
Washington 11–11–114–814–812–108–1417–511–11–1

Roster

1945 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

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
Hillis Layne6014744.299114
José Zardón5413138.290013

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
Dutch Leonard312161772.1396
Roger Wolff3325020102.12108

[2]

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
Alex Carrasquel35122.2752.7138
Pete Appleton621.1103.3812

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
Bert Shepard10001.692

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Bert Niehoff
A Williamsport Grays Eastern League Ray Kolp

[3]

Notes

  1. Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 193, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. "Baseball Almanac" entry
  3. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References

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