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1934 Washington Senators season

1934 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Griffith Stadium (since 1911)
  • Washington, D.C. (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
    Manager(s) Joe Cronin
    Local radio WJSV
    (Arch McDonald)
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    The 1934 Washington Senators won 68 games, lost 86, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Joe Cronin and played home games at Griffith Stadium. In the eighth inning of their game against the Boston Red Sox on June 9, the Washington Senators hit 5 consecutive doubles – the most ever hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back during the same inning.[1]

    Regular season

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    Detroit Tigers 101 53 .656 --
    New York Yankees 94 60 .610 7
    Cleveland Indians 85 69 .552 16
    Boston Red Sox 76 76 .500 24
    Philadelphia Athletics 68 82 .453 31
    St. Louis Browns 67 85 .441 33
    Washington Senators 66 86 .434 34
    Chicago White Sox 53 99 .349 47

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1934 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 Phillips, EddieEddie Phillips 56 169 33 .195 2 16
    1B Kuhel, JoeJoe Kuhel 63 263 76 .289 3 25
    2B Myer, BuddyBuddy Myer 139 524 160 .305 3 57
    3B Travis, CecilCecil Travis 109 392 125 .319 1 53
    SS Cronin, JoeJoe Cronin 127 504 143 .284 7 101
    OF Schulte, FredFred Schulte 136 524 156 .298 3 73
    OF Manush, HeinieHeinie Manush 137 556 194 .349 11 89
    OF Stone, JohnJohn Stone 113 419 132 .315 7 67

    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
    Kress, RedRed Kress 56 171 39 .228 4 24
    Kerr, JohnJohn Kerr 31 103 28 .272 0 12
    Gill, JohnnyJohnny Gill 13 53 13 .245 2 7
    Boken, BobBob Boken 11 27 6 .222 0 6

    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
    Benson, AllenAllen Benson 2 9.2 0 1 12.10 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
    Burke, BobbyBobby Burke 37 168 8 8 3.21 52
    Thomas, TommyTommy Thomas 33 133.1 8 9 5.47 42
    Linke, EdEd Linke 7 34.2 2 2 4.15 9
    Cohen, SydSyd Cohen 3 18 1 1 7.50 6
    Armbrust, OrvilleOrville Armbrust 3 12.2 1 0 2.13 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
    Milligan, JohnJohn Milligan 2 0 0 0 10.13 1

    Farm system

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    Notes

    1. ^ "Team Doubles Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012. 
    2. ^ Red Kress page at Baseball Reference

    References