1898 Washington Senators
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Other information
Owner(s)J. Earl Wagner
Manager(s)Tom Brown, Jack Doyle, Deacon McGuire, Arthur Irwin
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The 1898 Washington Senators season was a season in American baseball. The team finished the season with a 51–101 record, eleventh place in the National League.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 102 47 0.685 62–15 40–32
Baltimore Orioles 96 53 0.644 6 58–15 38–38
Cincinnati Reds 92 60 0.605 11½ 58–28 34–32
Chicago Orphans 85 65 0.567 17½ 58–31 27–34
Cleveland Spiders 81 68 0.544 21 36–19 45–49
Philadelphia Phillies 78 71 0.523 24 49–31 29–40
New York Giants 77 73 0.513 25½ 45–28 32–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 76 0.486 29½ 39–35 33–41
Louisville Colonels 70 81 0.464 33 43–34 27–47
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 54 91 0.372 46 30–41 24–50
Washington Senators 51 101 0.336 52½ 34–44 17–57
St. Louis Browns 39 111 0.260 63½ 20–44 19–67

Record vs. opponents


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


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1898 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 131 489 131 .268 1 57
1B Jack Doyle 43 177 54 .305 2 26
2B Heinie Reitz 132 489 148 .303 2 47
SS Zeke Wrigley 111 400 98 .245 2 39
3B Jud Smith 66 234 71 .303 3 28
OF John Anderson 110 430 131 .305 9 71
OF Kip Selbach 132 515 156 .303 3 60
OF Jake Gettman 142 567 157 .277 5 47

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
Duke Farrell 99 338 106 .314 1 53
Butts Wagner 63 223 50 .224 1 31
Doc Casey 28 112 31 .277 0 15
Bert Myers 31 110 29 .264 0 13
Buck Freeman 29 107 39 .364 3 21
Bill Donovan 39 103 17 .165 2 8
Charlie Carr 20 73 14 .192 0 4
Frank Gatins 17 58 13 .224 0 5
Tom Leahy 15 55 10 .182 0 5
Tom Brown 16 55 9 .164 0 2
Bob McHale 11 33 6 .182 0 7
Jim Field 5 21 2 .095 0 0
Bill Eagle 4 13 4 .308 0 2
Tom Kinslow 3 9 1 .111 0 0
Jack Gilbert 2 5 1 .200 0 1
Ed Glenn 1 4 0 .000 0 0
Mart McQuaid 1 4 0 .000 0 0
Harry Davis 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
Gus Weyhing 45 361.0 15 26 4.51 92
Win Mercer 33 233.2 12 18 4.82 52
Bill Dinneen 29 218.1 9 16 4.00 83
Frank Killen 17 128.1 6 9 3.58 43
Cy Swaim 16 101.1 3 11 4.26 30
Roy Evans 7 50.2 3 3 3.38 11
Kirtley Baker 6 47.0 2 3 3.06 7
Pop Williams 2 17.0 0 2 8.47 3
Charlie Weber 1 4.0 0 1 15.75 0

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
Bill Donovan 17 88.0 1 6 4.30 36
Doc Amole 7 49.1 0 6 7.84 11
Jack Sutthoff 2 8.1 0 0 12.96 3

References