1966 Washington Senators season

1966 Washington Senators season

The 1966 Washington Senators season involved the Senators finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 71 wins and 88 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Baltimore Orioles 97 63 .606 --
Minnesota Twins 89 73 .549 9
Detroit Tigers 88 74 .543 10
Chicago White Sox 83 79 .512 15
Cleveland Indians 81 81 .500 17
California Angels 80 82 .494 18
Kansas City Athletics 74 86 .463 23
Washington Senators 71 88 .447 25.5
Boston Red Sox 72 90 .444 26
New York Yankees 70 89 .440 26.5

Notable transactions

Draft Picks

Roster

1966 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
C Casanova, PaulPaul Casanova 122 429 109 .254 13 44
2B Saverine, BobBob Saverine 120 406 102 .251 5 24
SS Brinkman, EdEd Brinkman 158 582 133 .229 7 48
LF Howard, FrankFrank Howard 146 493 137 .278 18 71

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
Valentine, FredFred Valentine 146 508 140 .276 16 59
Hamlin, KenKen Hamlin 66 158 34 .215 1 16
Camilli, DougDoug Camilli 44 107 22 .206 2 8
Orsino, JohnJohn Orsino 14 23 4 .174 0 0
French, JimJim French 10 24 5 .208 0 3
Cunningham, JoeJoe Cunningham 3 8 1 .125 0 0

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
Duckworth, JimJim Duckworth 5 14.1 0 3 5.02 14
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 1 9 1 0 2.00 4

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
Seguí, DiegoDiego Seguí 21 72 3 7 5.00 54
Bosman, DickDick Bosman 13 39 2 6 7.60 20
Cheney, TomTom Cheney 3 5.1 0 1 5.06 3

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
Cox, CaseyCasey Cox 66 4 5 7 3.50 46
Baldwin, DaveDave Baldwin 4 0 0 0 3.86 4
Koplitz, HowieHowie Koplitz 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Craig, PetePete Craig 1 0 0 0 4.50 1
Closter, AlAl Closter 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League George Case
AA York White Roses Eastern League Billy Klaus
A Burlington Senators Carolina League Wayne Terwilliger
A Geneva Senators New York-Penn League Gordon Mackenzie

Notes

References

  • 1966 Washington Senators team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1966 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com