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1957 Washington Senators season

1957 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Griffith Stadium (since 1911)
  • Washington, D.C. (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Calvin Griffith
    Manager(s) Chuck Dressen and Cookie Lavagetto
    Local television WTTG
    Local radio WWDC (FM)
    (Chuck Thompson, Bob Wolff)
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    The 1957 Washington Senators won 55 games, lost 99, and finished in eighth place in the American League. They were managed by Chuck Dressen and Cookie Lavagetto and played home games at Griffith Stadium. The Senators set a Major League record which still stands for the fewest stolen bases by a team in a season, with only 13.[1]

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
    Chicago White Sox 90 64 .584 8
    Boston Red Sox 82 72 .532 16
    Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 20
    Baltimore Orioles 76 76 .500 21
    Cleveland Indians 76 77 .497 21.5
    Kansas City Athletics 59 94 .386 38.5
    Washington Senators 55 99 .357 43

    Opening Day lineup

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1957 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

    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

    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
    Abernathy, TedTed Abernathy 26 85 2 10 6.78 50
    Chakales, BobBob Chakales 4 18.1 0 1 5.40 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
    Hernández, EvelioEvelio Hernández 14 0 0 0 4.25 15

    Farm system

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