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 television WTTG
(Bob Wolff)
Local radio WWDC (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.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians9758.626--
Boston Red Sox9659.6191
New York Yankees9460.6102.5
Philadelphia Athletics8470.54512.5
Detroit Tigers7876.50618.5
St. Louis Browns5994.38637
Washington Senators5697.36640
Chicago White Sox51101.33644.5

Record vs. opponents

1948 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 14–811–1215–714–812–1015–715–7
Chicago 8–146–168–146–166–168–13–19–12–1
Cleveland 12–1116–613–910–1216–614–8–116–6
Detroit 7–1514–89–139–1312–1011–1116–6
New York 8–1416–612–1013–912–1016–617–5
Philadelphia 10–1216–66–1610–1210–1218–414–8
St. Louis 7–1513–8–18–14–111–116–164–1810–12
Washington 7–1512–9–16–166–165–178–1412–10

Roster

1948 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
CJake Early9724654.220128
1BMickey Vernon150558135.242348

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 McBride9220653.257129
John Sullivan8517336.208012
Ángel Fleitas15131.07701
Jim Clark9123.25000
Larry Drake472.28601

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 Wynn331988195.8249
Sid Hudson391824165.8853
Mickey Haefner28147.25134.0245

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 Candini3594.1235.1523
Earl Harrist2360.2334.6021

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 Ferrick3725104.1534
Ramón García400017.182
Cal Cooper100045.000

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association George Myatt
B Sherman-Denison Twins Big State League José Rodríguez
B Bridgeport Bees Colonial League Glenn Snyder and Buddy Hall
B Gadsden Pilots Southeastern League Bill McGhee, Jimmy Zinn and Harry Davis
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Joe Bowman
C Havana Cubanos Florida International League Oscar Rodríguez
C Henderson Oilers Lone Star League Guy Sturdy, John Stone, Roland Miller and Mel Hicks
C New Castle Chiefs Middle Atlantic League Bob Crowe, Frankie Pytlak and Carl Miller
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Lou Bevil
D Fulton Chicks KITTY League Fred Biggs, Bud Burns and Ivan Kuester
D Big Spring Broncs Longhorn League Pat Stasey
D Emporia Nationals Virginia League Morrie Aderholt

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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