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1942 Washington Senators season

Description : The 1942 Washington Senators won 62 games, lost 89, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.InfieldersCoachesNote: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted inNote: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted inNote: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losse... Page:1738

1942 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
  • American League (since 1901)
Location
  • Griffith Stadium (since 1911)
  • Washington, D.C. (since 1901)
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
Local radioWJSV/WINX
(Arch McDonald)
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The 1942 Washington Senators won 62 games, lost 89, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

  • December 13, 1941: Johnny Welaj and Ken Chase were traded by the Senators to the Boston Red Sox for Stan Spence and Jack Wilson.

Regular season

Season standings

American LeagueWLPct.GB
New York Yankees10351.669--
Boston Red Sox9359.6129
St. Louis Browns8269.54319.5
Cleveland Indians7579.48728
Detroit Tigers7381.47430
Chicago White Sox6682.44634
Washington Senators6289.41139.5
Philadelphia Athletics5599.35748

Notable transactions

  • June 1, 1942: Mike Chartak and Steve Sundra were traded by the Senators to the St. Louis Browns for Bill Trotter and Roy Cullenbine.

Roster

1942 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers
  • -- Dewey Adkins
  • 19 Lou Bevil
  • 18 Alex Carrasquel
  • 31 Hardin Cathey
  • 15 Sid Hudson
  • 21 Bill Kennedy
  • 16 Dutch Leonard
  • 34 Walt Masterson
  • 21 Phil McCullough
  • 12 Bobo Newsom
  • 10,66 Ray Scarborough
  • 17 Steve Sundra
  • 17 Bill Trotter
  • 19 Jack Wilson
  • 11 Early Wynn
  • 20 Bill Zuber
Catchers
  •  8 Jake Early
  •  9 Al Evans

Infielders

  • 21 Ellis Clary
  •  7 Frank Croucher
  •  8 Bobby Estalella
  • 22 Stan Galle
  • 32 Chile Gómez
  •  6 Ray Hoffman
  • 23 Jimmy Pofahl
  •  6 Bob Repass
  • 32 John Sullivan
  •  5 Mickey Vernon
Outfielders
  •  3 Bruce Campbell
  •  1 George Case
  • -- Mike Chartak
  • 14 Roy Cullenbine
  • 34 Al Kvasnak
  • -- Gene Moore
  • 24 Roberto Ortiz
  •  2 Stan Spence
Manager
  • 28 Bucky Harris

Coaches

  • -- Nick Altrock
  • 27 Benny Bengough
  • 25 Ossie Bluege
  • 26 Clyde Milan
  • -- George Uhle


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

PosPlayerGABHAvg.HRRBI
SSSullivan, JohnJohn Sullivan9435784.235042
OFSpence, StanStan Spence149629203.323479

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

PlayerGABHAvg.HRRBI
Chartak, MikeMike Chartak249220.21718

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

PlayerGIPWLERASO
Adkins, DeweyDewey Adkins16.1009.953

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

PlayerGIPWLERASO
Carrasquel, AlexAlex Carrasquel35152.1773.4340
Zuber, BillBill Zuber37126.2993.8464
Wilson, JackJack Wilson1242146.6418
Sundra, SteveSteve Sundra633.2135.615
Kennedy, BillBill Kennedy818018.004
Bevil, LouLou Bevil49.2016.522

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

PlayerGWLSVERASO
Trotter, BillBill Trotter173105.7513
Cathey, HardinHardin Cathey121107.428

Farm system

See also: Minor league baseball
LevelTeamLeagueManager
A1Chattanooga LookoutsSouthern AssociationMarv Olson
BCharlotte HornetsPiedmont LeagueHarry Smythe
DNewport CannersAppalachian LeagueRed Lucas
DOrlando SenatorsFlorida East Coast LeagueBob Overstreet

Newport club folded, June 26, 1942; Florida East Coast League folded, May 14

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