1937 Washington Senators season

The 1937 Washington Senators won 73 games, lost 80, and finished in sixth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

1937 Washington Senators
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Owner(s)Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
Local radioWJSV
(Arch McDonald)
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 52 .662 --
Detroit Tigers 89 65 .578 13
Chicago White Sox 86 68 .558 16
Cleveland Indians 83 71 .539 19
Boston Red Sox 80 72 .526 21
Washington Senators 73 80 .477 28½
Philadelphia Athletics 54 97 .358 46½
St. Louis Browns 46 108 .299 56

Record vs. opponents

1937 American League Records

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

Notable transactions

Roster

1937 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
OF Al Simmons 103 419 117 .279 8 84

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
Jimmy Wasdell 32 110 28 .255 2 12

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
Bill Phebus 6 40.2 3 2 2.21 12

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
Pete Appleton 35 168 8 15 4.39 62
Ed Linke 36 128.2 6 1 5.60 61
Red Anderson 2 10.2 0 1 6.75 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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Clyde Milan, Bill Rodgers and Calvin Griffith
A Trenton Senators New York–Pennsylvania League Bud Shaney and Spencer Abbott
B Charlotte Hornets Piedmont League Lee Head, Bill Rodgers and Alex McColl
B Jacksonville Tars Sally League Alex McColl and Bill Steinecke
B Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League Babe Ganzel
D Mayodan Senators Bi-State League Harry Daughtry
D Salisbury Indians Eastern Shore League Jake Flowers
D Sanford Lookouts Florida State League Bill Rodgers and Lee Head

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Salisbury

References

  1. ^ Red Kress page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ a b Shanty Hogan page at Baseball Reference

External links

Bucky Jacobs

Newton Smith "Bucky" Jacobs (March 21, 1913 – June 15, 1990) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for three seasons. He played for the Washington Senators for 11 games during the 1937 Washington Senators season, then for 11 combined games in 1939 and 1940. He played college baseball at the University of Richmond.

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