1954 Washington Senators season

The 1954 Washington Senators won 66 games, lost 88, and finished in sixth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

1954 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith (majority owner)
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
Local televisionWTOP
Local radioWWDC (FM)
(Arch McDonald, Bob Wolff)
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Offseason

Regular season

During the season, Carlos Paula became the first black player in the history of the Senators.[3]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 111 43 .721 --
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 8
Chicago White Sox 94 60 .610 17
Boston Red Sox 69 85 .448 42
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 43
Washington Senators 66 88 .429 45
Baltimore Orioles 54 100 .351 57
Philadelphia Athletics 51 103 .331 60

Record vs. opponents

1954 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI WSH
Baltimore 11–11 7–15 3–19 8–14 5–17 10–12 10–12
Boston 11–11 5–17 2–20–2 14–8 9–13 15–7 13–9
Chicago 15–7 17–5 11–11 12–10–1 7–15 17–5 15–7
Cleveland 19–3 20–2–2 11–11 14–8 11–11 18–4 18–4
Detroit 14–8 8–14 10–12–1 8–14 6–16 13–9 9–13
New York 17–5 13–9 15–7 11–11 16–6 18–4–1 13–9
Philadelphia 12–10 7–15 5–17 4–18 9–13 4–18–1 10–12–1
Washington 12–10 9–13 7–15 4–18 13–9 9–13 12–10–1

Notable transactions

Roster

1954 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

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
Carlos Paula 9 24 4 .167 0 2
Harmon Killebrew 9 13 4 .308 0 3

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

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
Sonny Dixon 16 1 2 1 3.03 7

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Pete Appleton and Ellis Clary
B Hagerstown Packets Piedmont League Paul Campbell and Zeke Bonura
B Rock Hill Chiefs Tri-State League Sam Lamitina, Mel Kerestes
and Jake Early
C Wichita Falls/
Sweetwater Spudders
Longhorn League Red McCarty
D Orlando C.B.s Florida State League Tommy O'Brien
D Fulton Lookouts KITTY League Red Mincy
D Erie Senators PONY League Tom O'Connell, Nap Reyes,
Tom Milich and Joe Consoli

Wichita Falls club moved to Sweetwater, May 6, 1954

Notes

  1. ^ Al Sima page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ José Valdivielso page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.199, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  4. ^ Sonny Dixon page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Harmon Killebrew page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Jim Pearce page at Baseball Reference

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