1925 Washington Senators season

The 1925 Washington Senators won 96 games, lost 55, and finished in first place in the American League. Fueled by the excitement of winning their second AL pennant, the Senators led 3 games to 1 in the World Series before succumbing to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

1925 Washington Senators
1925 American League Champions
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Owner(s)Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
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Regular season

Babe Ruth 1925
Senators third baseman Ossie Bluege looks on as New York Yankees outfielder Babe Ruth slidies into third base at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., on June 23, 1925.

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Senators 96 55 0.636 53–22 43–33
Philadelphia Athletics 88 64 0.579 51–26 37–38
St. Louis Browns 82 71 0.536 15 45–32 37–39
Detroit Tigers 81 73 0.526 16½ 43–34 38–39
Chicago White Sox 79 75 0.513 18½ 44–33 35–42
Cleveland Indians 70 84 0.455 27½ 37–39 33–45
New York Yankees 69 85 0.448 28½ 42–36 27–49
Boston Red Sox 47 105 0.309 49½ 28–47 19–58

Record vs. opponents

1925 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 9–13 7–15 5–17 9–13 5–17 5–16 7–14
Chicago 13–9 14–8 13–9 13–9 8–14 9–13 9–13
Cleveland 15–7 8–14 11–11–1 10–12 11–11 11–11 4–18
Detroit 17–5 9–13 11–11–1 14–8–1 8–14 12–10 10–12
New York 13–9 9–13 12–10 8–14–1 9–13 11–11–1 7–15
Philadelphia 17–5 14–8 11–11 14–8 13–9 12–10 7–13–1
St. Louis 16–5 13–9 11–11 10–12 11–11–1 10–12 11–11
Washington 14–7 13–9 18–4 12–10 15–7 13–7–1 11–11

Roster

1925 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
C Muddy Ruel 127 393 122 .310 0 54
1B Joe Judge 112 376 118 .314 8 66
2B Bucky Harris 144 551 158 .287 1 66
SS Roger Peckinpaugh 126 422 124 .294 4 64
3B Ossie Bluege 145 522 150 .287 4 79
OF Goose Goslin 150 601 201 .334 18 113
OF Sam Rice 152 649 227 .350 1 87
OF Earl McNeely 122 385 110 .286 3 37

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
Joe Harris 100 300 97 .323 12 59
Hank Severeid 50 110 39 .355 0 14
Everett Scott 33 103 28 .272 0 18
Nemo Leibold 56 84 23 .274 0 7
Spencer Adams 39 55 15 .273 0 4
Bobby Veach 18 37 9 .243 0 8
Bennie Tate 16 27 13 .481 0 7
Mule Shirley 14 23 3 .130 0 2
Mike McNally 12 21 3 .143 0 0
Tex Jeanes 15 19 5 .263 1 4
Stuffy Stewart 7 17 6 .353 0 3
Wid Matthews 10 9 4 .444 0 1
Buddy Myer 4 8 2 .250 0 0
Pinky Hargrave 5 6 3 .500 0 0
Frank McGee 2 3 0 .000 0 0
Roy Carlyle 1 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
Stan Coveleski 32 241 20 5 2.84 58
Walter Johnson 30 229 20 7 3.07 108
Dutch Ruether 30 223.1 18 7 3.87 68
Tom Zachary 38 217.2 12 15 3.85 58
Alex Ferguson 7 55.1 5 1 3.25 24
George Mogridge 10 53 3 4 4.08 12
Lefty Thomas 2 13 0 2 2.08 10

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
Vean Gregg 26 74.1 2 2 4.12 18
Curly Ogden 17 42 3 1 4.50 6
Harry Kelley 6 16 1 1 9.00 7

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
Firpo Marberry 55 9 5 16 3.47 53
Allen Russell 32 2 4 2 5.77 25
Win Ballou 10 1 1 0 4.55 13
Spencer Pumpelly 1 0 0 0 9.00 1
Jim Lyle 1 0 0 0 6.00 3

References

Norman E. Brown

Norman Edgar Brown (October 10, 1890 – March 31, 1958) was an American sportswriter and sports editor for the Central Press Association.

Brown was born in Ohio in October 1890. At the time of the 1910 United States Census, Brown was living with his parents in Cleveland, Ohio, working as a newspaper reporter. By June 1917, he was the sporting editor of the Cleveland Press. At the time of the 1920 United States Census, Brown was married, and he and his wife (Emily Anna Winter Brown) were living in Lakewood, Ohio, where Brown was the managing editor of a newspaper.During the 1920s, Brown was the sports editor of the Central Press Association and wrote a regular sports column called "Fanning the Beehive" and "Sports Done Brown." He was also known for his annual college football All-American team selections. In 1926, he launched an effort to have the fans select the All-American team by taking a "country-wide poll of football followers."At the time of the 1930 United States Census, Brown was living in Lakewood, Ohio with his wife, and their daughter Emily Louise Brown; Brown remained employed at that time by the Central Press Association.In addition to his work as a newspaper reporter and editor, Brown was active in politics. He was the campaign publicist for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harold Hitz Burton when he ran for mayor of Cleveland in 1935. He served in the same capacity for John W. Bricker for Governor of Ohio in 1939.In 1934, Brown moved to St. Petersburg, Florida. After moving to Florida, he became affiliated with the Derby Lane Greyhound Track, which he named. From 1942 to 1948, he was the manager of radio station WSUN in St. Petersburg. In his later years, he was the publicity director for the St. Petersburg Kennel Club. He died at his home in St. Petersburg in March 1958.

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