1954 Washington Senators season

1954 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith (majority owner)
Manager(s) Bucky Harris
Local television WTOP
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
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The 1954 Washington Senators won 66 games, lost 88, and finished in sixth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

During the season, Carlos Paula became the first black player in the history of the Senators.[3]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians11143.721--
New York Yankees10351.6698
Chicago White Sox9460.61017
Boston Red Sox6985.44842
Detroit Tigers6886.44243
Washington Senators6688.42945
Baltimore Orioles54100.35157
Philadelphia Athletics51103.33160

Record vs. opponents

1954 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI WSH
Baltimore 11–117–153–198–145–1710–1210–12
Boston 11–115–172–20–214–89–1315–713–9
Chicago 15–717–511–1112–10–17–1517–515–7
Cleveland 19–320–2–211–1114–811–1118–418–4
Detroit 14–88–1410–12–18–146–1613–99–13
New York 17–513–915–711–1116–618–4–113–9
Philadelphia 12–107–155–174–189–134–18–110–12–1
Washington 12–109–137–154–1813–99–1312–10–1

Notable transactions

Roster

1954 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
Carlos Paula9244.16702
Harmon Killebrew9134.30803

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

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

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
Sonny Dixon161213.037

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Pete Appleton and Ellis Clary
B Hagerstown Packets Piedmont League Paul Campbell and Zeke Bonura
B Rock Hill Chiefs Tri-State League Sam Lamitina, Mel Kerestes
and Jake Early
C Wichita Falls/
Sweetwater Spudders
Longhorn League Red McCarty
D Orlando C.B.s Florida State League Tommy O'Brien
D Fulton Lookouts KITTY League Red Mincy
D Erie Senators PONY League Tom O'Connell, Nap Reyes,
Tom Milich and Joe Consoli

Wichita Falls club moved to Sweetwater, May 6, 1954

Notes

  1. Al Sima page at Baseball Reference
  2. José Valdivielso page at Baseball Reference
  3. Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.199, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  4. Sonny Dixon page at Baseball Reference
  5. Harmon Killebrew page at Baseball Reference
  6. Jim Pearce page at Baseball Reference

References

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