1949 Washington Senators season

1949 Washington Senators season

Template:MLB yearly infobox-pre1969 The 1949 Washington Senators won 50 games, lost 104, and finished in eighth place in the American League. They were managed by Joe Kuhel and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

On September 28, Senators pitcher Ray Scarborough ended Ted Williams' streak of most consecutive games reaching base safely at 84 games.[3] Scarborough gave up just four hits in a 4-1 complete game win over the Boston Red Sox. Johnny Pesky made the final out with Williams on deck.

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Boston Red Sox 96 58 .623 1
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 8
Detroit Tigers 87 67 .565 10
Philadelphia Athletics 81 73 .526 16
Chicago White Sox 63 91 .409 34
St. Louis Browns 53 101 .344 44
Washington Senators 50 104 .325 47

Notable transactions

Roster

1949 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
C Evans, AlAl Evans 109 321 87 .271 2 42
SS Dente, SamSam Dente 153 590 161 .273 1 53

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
Ortiz, RobertoRoberto Ortiz 40 129 36 .279 1 11

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
Scarborough, RayRay Scarborough 34 199.2 13 11 4.60 81
Calvert, PaulPaul Calvert 34 160.2 6 17 5.43 52

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
Hittle, LloydLloyd Hittle 36 109 5 7 4.21 32
Pearce, JimJim Pearce 2 5.1 0 1 8.44 1

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
González, JulioJulio González 13 0 0 0 4.72 5
Candini, MiloMilo Candini 3 0 0 1 4.76 1
Dozier, BuzzBuzz Dozier 2 0 0 0 11.37 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association George Myatt and Fred Walters
B Havana Cubanos Florida International League Oscar Rodríguez
B Hagerstown Owls Interstate League Woody Wheaton
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Clyde McDowell
C New Castle Nats Middle Atlantic League Bill Mongiello
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Red Dulaney, Walter Zurowski and George Myatt
D Fulton Railroaders KITTY League Ivan Kuester
D Concord Nationals North Carolina State League James Calleran
D Emporia Nationals Virginia League Morrie Aderholt

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Notes

References

  • 1949 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1949 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com