1892 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record
  • 1st half: 35–41 (.461)
  • 2nd half: 23–52 (.307)
  • Overall: 58–93 (.384)[1]
League place
  • 1st half: 7th (18 GB)
  • 2nd half: 12th (29+12 GB)
Other information
Owner(s)J. Earl Wagner
Manager(s)Billy Barnie, Arthur Irwin, Danny Richardson
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The 1892 Washington Senators season was a season in American professional baseball. The team, which had played in the now-defunct American Association in 1891 as the Washington Statesmen, was purchased by J. Earl Wagner and moved to the National League for the 1892 season. In a split season schedule, the Senators finished seventh in the first half of the season and last in the second half. Overall, the team had a record of 58–93, 10th-best in the 12-team National League.

Regular season

Opening Day lineup

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 102 48 0.680 54–21 48–27
Cleveland Spiders 93 56 0.624 54–24 39–32
Brooklyn Grooms 95 59 0.617 9 51–24 44–35
Philadelphia Phillies 87 66 0.569 16½ 55–26 32–40
Cincinnati Reds 82 68 0.547 20 45–32 37–36
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 73 0.523 23½ 54–34 26–39
Chicago Colts 70 76 0.479 30 36–31 34–45
New York Giants 71 80 0.470 31½ 42–36 29–44
Louisville Colonels 63 89 0.414 40 37–31 26–58
Washington Senators 58 93 0.384 44½ 34–36 24–57
St. Louis Browns 56 94 0.373 46 37–36 19–58
Baltimore Orioles 46 101 0.313 54½ 29–44 17–57
National League
First Half Standings
W L Pct. GB
Boston Beaneaters 52 22 .703
Brooklyn Grooms 51 26 .662 2+12
Philadelphia Phillies 46 30 .605 7
Cincinnati Reds 44 31 .587 8+12
Cleveland Spiders 40 33 .548 11+12
Pittsburgh Pirates 37 39 .487 16
Washington Senators 35 41 .461 18
Chicago Colts 31 39 .443 19
St. Louis Browns 31 42 .425 20+12
New York Giants 31 43 .419 21
Louisville Colonels 30 47 .390 23+12
Baltimore Orioles 20 55 .267 32+12
National League
Second Half Standings
W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Spiders 53 23 .697
Boston Beaneaters 50 26 .658 3
Brooklyn Grooms 44 33 .571 9+12
Pittsburgh Pirates 43 34 .558 10+12
Philadelphia Phillies 41 36 .532 12+12
New York Giants 40 37 .519 13+12
Chicago Colts 39 37 .513 14
Cincinnati Reds 38 37 .507 14+12
Louisville Colonels 33 42 .440 19+12
Baltimore Orioles 26 46 .361 25
St. Louis Browns 25 52 .325 28+12
Washington Senators 23 52 .307 29+12

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS BR CHI CIN CLE LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 0–13 2–12–1 4–7 4–10 2–11–2 6–7 5–9 4–10 5–9 8–6–1 6–7–1
Boston 13–0 9–5 10–4 8–5–1 8–6 12–2 11–3–1 6–7 7–6 7–7 11–3
Brooklyn 12–2–1 5–9 10–4 6–8 8–6 9–5 7–7 9–5–2 10–4 9–5–1 10–4
Chicago 7–4 4–10 4–10 6–7–1 3–9 5–9 10–4 5–9 7–7 7–5 12–2
Cincinnati 10–4 5–8–1 8–6 7–6–1 5–9 7–6–1 8–6 5–9 5–9 12–2–1 10–3–1
Cleveland 11–2–2 6–8 6–8 9–3 9–5 13–1 8–5 10–4 7–7–1 8–5–1 6–8
Louisville 7–6 2–12 5–9 9–5 6–7–1 1–13 4–10 4–10 8–6 9–5–1 8–6
New York 9–5 3–11–1 7–7 4–10 6–8 5–8 10–4 5–9 4–10–1 9–4 9–4
Philadelphia 10–4 7–6 5–9–2 9–5 9–5 4–10 10–4 9–5 8–6 7–7 9–5
Pittsburgh 9–5 6–7 4–10 7–7 9–5 7–7–1 6–8 10–4–1 6–8 10–4 6–8
St. Louis 6–8–1 7–7 5–9–1 5–7 2–12–1 5–8–1 5–9–1 4–9 7–7 4–10 6–8
Washington 7–6–1 3–11 4–10 2–12 3–10–1 8–6 6–8 4–9 5–9 8–6 8–6


Roster

1892 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Deacon McGuire 97 315 73 .232 4 43
1B Henry Larkin 119 464 130 .280 8 96
2B Tommy Dowd 144 584 142 .243 1 50
SS Danny Richardson 142 551 132 .240 3 58
3B Yank Robinson 67 218 39 .179 0 19
OF Dummy Hoy 152 593 167 .282 3 75
OF Paul Radford 137 510 130 .255 1 37
OF Charlie Duffee 132 492 122 .248 6 51

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
Jocko Milligan 88 323 89 .276 4 43
Larry Twitchell 51 192 42 .219 0 20
Patsy Donovan 40 163 39 .239 0 12
Tun Berger 26 97 14 .144 0 3
Hardy Richardson 10 37 4 .108 0 0
Jake Drauby 10 34 7 .206 0 3
Tom Dowse 7 27 7 .259 0 2
Jimmy Cooney 6 25 4 .160 0 4
George Ulrich 6 24 7 .292 0 0
Harry Raymond 4 15 1 .067 0 0
Doc Potts 1 4 1 .250 0 0
Frank Shannon 1 4 1 .250 0 2
Hal O'Hagen 1 4 1 .250 0 0
Kohly Miller 1 3 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
Frank Killen 60 459.2 29 26 3.31 147
Bert Abbey 27 195.2 5 18 3.45 77
Phil Knell 22 170.0 9 13 3.65 74
Jesse Duryea 18 127.0 3 11 2.41 48
Jouett Meekin 14 112.0 3 10 3.46 58
Hank Gastright 11 79.2 3 3 5.08 32
John Dolan 5 37.0 2 2 4.38 8
Alex Jones 4 27.0 0 3 4.00 7
Bert Inks 3 21.0 1 2 5.14 11

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
Frank Foreman 11 60.0 2 4 3.30 16
Matt Kilroy 4 26.1 1 1 2.39 1

References

  1. ^ "The 1892 Season". Retrosheet. Retrieved April 4, 2021.