1928 Washington Senators season

1928 Washington Senators season

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The 1928 Washington Senators won 75 games, lost 79, and finished in fourth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 101 53 .656 --
Philadelphia Athletics 98 55 .641
St. Louis Browns 82 72 .532 19
Washington Senators 75 79 .487 26
Chicago White Sox 72 82 .468 29
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 33
Cleveland Indians 62 92 .403 39
Boston Red Sox 57 96 .373 43½

Roster

1928 Washington Senators roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

  • Hugh McMullen
Manager

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
2B Harris, BuckyBucky Harris 99 358 73 .204 0 28
SS Reeves, BobbyBobby Reeves 102 353 107 .303 3 42
OF Rice, SamSam Rice 148 616 202 .328 2 55

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
Cronin, JoeJoe Cronin 63 227 55 .242 0 25
Hayes, JackieJackie Hayes 60 210 54 .257 0 22
Kenna, EddieEddie Kenna 41 118 35 .297 1 20
Crowley, EdEd Crowley 2 1 0 .000 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
Hadley, BumpBump Hadley 33 231.2 12 13 3.54 80
Jones, SamSam Jones 30 224.2 17 7 2.84 63
Gaston, MiltMilt Gaston 28 148.2 6 12 5.51 45

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
Braxton, GarlandGarland Braxton 38 218.1 13 11 2.51 94
Brown, LloydLloyd Brown 27 107 4 4 4.04 38
Burke, BobbyBobby Burke 26 85.1 2 4 3.90 27

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
Weaver, JimJim Weaver 3 0 0 0 1.50 2

Notes

References

  • 1928 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1928 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com