1952 Washington Senators season

The 1952 Washington Senators won 78 games, lost 76, and finished in fifth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

1952 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith (majority owner)
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
Local televisionWTTG
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
Local radioWWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
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Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 95 59 .617 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 2
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 14
Philadelphia Athletics 79 75 .513 16
Washington Senators 78 76 .506 17
Boston Red Sox 76 78 .494 19
St. Louis Browns 64 90 .416 31
Detroit Tigers 50 104 .325 45

Record vs. opponents

1952 American League Records

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

Roster

1952 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

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
Ken Wood 61 210 50 .238 6 32
Fred Taylor 10 19 5 .263 0 4

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
Raúl Sánchez 3 12.2 1 1 3.55 6

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
Sandy Consuegra 30 6 0 5 3.05 19
Tom Ferrick 27 4 3 1 3.02 28

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
B Danville Leafs Carolina League Morrie Aderholt
B Havana Cubanos Florida International League Mike Guerra
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Ivan Kuester
C Drummondville Cubs Provincial League Herb Crompton
D Roanoke Rapids Jays Coastal Plain League Pete Appleton
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Ed Levy
D Fulton Lookouts KITTY League Sam Lamitina

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Charlotte

References

  • 1952 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1952 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
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