1955 Washington Senators season

1955 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Clark Griffith (majority owner)
Manager(s) Chuck Dressen
Local television WTTG
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff, Les Sands)
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The 1955 Washington Senators season was a season in American baseball. The team won 53 games, lost 101, and finished in eighth place in the American League. They were managed by Chuck Dressen and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9658.623--
Cleveland Indians9361.6043
Chicago White Sox9163.5915
Boston Red Sox8470.54512
Detroit Tigers7975.51317
Kansas City Athletics6391.40933
Baltimore Orioles5797.37039
Washington Senators53101.34443

Record vs. opponents

1955 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC NYY WSH
Baltimore 8–1410–12–13–199–1310–12–13–1914–8
Boston 14–89–1311–1113–914–88–1415–7
Chicago 12–10–113–910–1214–814–811–1117–5
Cleveland 19–311–1112–1012–1017–513–99–13
Detroit 13–99–138–1410–1212–1010–1217–5
Kansas City 12–10–18–148–145–1710–127–1513–9
New York 19–314–811–119–1312–1015–716–6
Washington 8–147–155–1713–95–179–136–16

Notable transactions

Roster

1955 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
SSJosé Valdivielso9429465.221228

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
Clint Courtney7523871.298230
Jim Busby4719144.230614

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
Ted Abernathy40119.1595.9679

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
Bob Chakales272305.2728
Vince Gonzales100027.001

Award winners

All-Star Game

  • Mickey Vernon, starter, first base

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Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Jimmy Bloodworth
B Hagerstown Packets Piedmont League Johnny Welaj
B Rock Hill Chiefs Tri-State League Buster Boguskie, Frank Colasinski
and Pete Treece
D Orlando C.B.s Florida State League Tommy O'Brien
D Fulton Lookouts KITTY League Ned Waldrop, Sam Lamitina,
Mel Simons and Bob Harmon
D Erie Senators PONY League Ted Sepkowski

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Orlando

References

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