1944 Washington Senators season

The 1944 Washington Senators won 64 games, lost 90, and finished in eighth place in the American League. They were managed by Ossie Bluege and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

1944 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s)Ossie Bluege
Local radionone
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Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
St. Louis Browns 89 65 .578 --
Detroit Tigers 88 66 .571 1
New York Yankees 83 71 .539 6
Boston Red Sox 77 77 .500 12
Cleveland Indians 72 82 .468 17
Philadelphia Athletics 72 82 .468 17
Chicago White Sox 71 83 .461 18
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 25

Record vs. opponents

1944 American League Records

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

Roster

1944 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
C Rick Ferrell 99 339 94 .277 0 25
1B Joe Kuhel 139 518 144 .278 4 51
2B George Myatt 140 538 153 .284 0 40
SS John Sullivan 138 471 118 .251 0 30
OF Stan Spence 153 592 187 .316 18 100
OF George Case 119 464 116 .250 2 32

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
Roberto Ortiz 85 316 80 .253 5 35
Mike Guerra 75 210 59 .281 1 29
Hillis Layne 33 87 17 .195 0 8
Ed Boland 19 59 16 .271 0 14
Harlond Clift 12 44 7 .159 0 3
René Monteagudo 10 38 11 .289 0 4
Joe Vosmik 14 36 7 .194 0 9
Al Evans 14 22 2 .091 0 0
Eddie Yost 7 14 2 .143 0 0
Preston Gómez 8 7 2 .286 0 2
Luis Suárez 1 2 0 .000 0 0
Roy Valdés 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
Dutch Leonard 32 229.1 14 14 3.06 62
Mickey Haefner 31 228 12 15 3.04 86
Early Wynn 33 207.2 8 17 3.38 65
Johnny Niggeling 24 206 10 8 2.32 121
Baby Ortiz 2 13 0 2 6.23 4

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
Roger Wolff 33 155 4 15 4.99 73
Alex Carrasquel 43 134 8 7 3.43 35
Milo Candini 28 103 6 7 4.11 31
Jug Thesenga 5 12.1 0 0 5.11 2
Vern Curtis 3 9.2 0 1 2.79 2

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
Bill Lefebvre 24 2 4 3 4.52 18
Sandy Ullrich 3 0 0 0 9.31 2
Bill Zinser 2 0 0 0 27.00 1
Wally Holborow 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Scrappy Moore
A Williamsport Grays Eastern League Ray Kolp

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References

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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Ed Boland

Edward John Boland (April 18, 1908 – February 5, 1993) was a Major League Baseball right fielder who played for three seasons. He played for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1934 to 1935. After a hiatus from the majors, he returned and played for the Washington Senators in 19 games during the 1944 Washington Senators season.

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