1958 Washington Senators season

1958 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Calvin Griffith (majority owner, with Thelma Griffith Haynes)
General manager(s) Calvin Griffith
Manager(s) Cookie Lavagetto
Local television WTTG
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Chuck Thompson, Bob Wolff, Bailey Goss)
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The 1958 Washington Senators won 61 games, lost 93, and finished in eighth place in the American League, 31 games behind the New York Yankees. They were managed by Cookie Lavagetto and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Pedro Ramos led the American League in losses.[3]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9262.597--
Chicago White Sox8272.53210
Boston Red Sox7975.51313
Cleveland Indians7776.50314.5
Detroit Tigers7777.50015
Baltimore Orioles7479.48417.5
Kansas City Athletics7381.47419
Washington Senators6193.39631

Record vs. opponents

1958 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC NYY WSH
Baltimore 10–129–13–110–1110–1212–108–1415–7
Boston 12–1010–1212–1010–1212–109–13–114–8
Chicago 13–9–112–1012–1010–1212–107–1516–6
Cleveland 11–1010–1210–1214–810–127–1515–7
Detroit 12–1012–1012–108–1412–1012–109–13
Kansas City 10–1210–1210–1212–1010–129–1312–10–2
New York 14–813–9–115–715–710–1213–912–10
Washington 7–158–146–167–1513–910–12–210–12

Notable transactions

Roster

1958 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
1BNorm Zauchin9630369.2281537

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
Ossie Álvarez8719641.20905

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
Joe Albanese60004.503

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Red Marion
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Gene Verble
B Fox Cities Foxes Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Pete Suder
C Missoula Timberjacks Pioneer League Jack McKeon
D Fort Walton Beach Jets Alabama–Florida League Nesbit Wilson and Vince Magi
D Gainesville G-Men Florida State League Buddy Leftridge and Red Dulaney
D Superior Senators Nebraska State League Hal Keller
D Elmira Pioneers New York–Penn League Mel Kerestes and Packy Rogers

References

  1. Senators, Bosox trade 3 players
  2. Milt Bolling page at Baseball-Reference
  3. Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 348, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  4. Whitey Herzog page at Baseball Reference
  5. Al Cicotte page at Baseball Reference
  6. Vito Valentinetti page at Baseball Reference
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