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1945 Washington Senators season

1945 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) Ossie Bluege
    Local radio WOL (AM)/WWDC (FM)
    (Arch McDonald, Russ Hodges)
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    The 1945 Washington Senators won 87 games, lost 67, and finished in second place in the American League. They were managed by Ossie Bluege and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

    Regular season

    • August 14, 1945: Handicapped Senators coach Bert Shepard pitched in a game against the Red Sox. Shepard had an artificial leg but managed to give up only one run in 5⅓ innings while striking out two Red Sox batters.[1]

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    Detroit Tigers 88 65 .575 --
    Washington Senators 87 67 .565 1.5
    St. Louis Browns 81 70 .536 6
    New York Yankees 81 71 .533 6.5
    Cleveland Indians 73 72 .503 11
    Chicago White Sox 71 78 .477 15
    Boston Red Sox 71 83 .461 17.5
    Philadelphia Athletics 52 98 .357 34.5

    Roster

    1945 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

    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
    Layne, HillisHillis Layne 60 147 44 .299 1 14
    Zardón, JoséJosé Zardón 54 131 38 .290 0 13

    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
    Leonard, DutchDutch Leonard 31 216 17 7 2.13 96

    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
    Carrasquel, AlexAlex Carrasquel 35 122.2 7 5 2.71 38
    Appleton, PetePete Appleton 6 21.1 1 0 3.38 12

    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
    Shepard, BertBert Shepard 1 0 0 0 1.69 2

    Farm system

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    Notes

    1. Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 193, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    2. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

    References