1909 Washington Senators
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Owner(s)Thomas C. Noyes
Manager(s)Joe Cantillon
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The 1909 Washington Senators, a professional baseball team, won 42 games, lost 110, and finished in eighth (last) place in the American League. They were managed by Joe Cantillon and played home games at National Park. The Senators still hold the Major League record for the most games lost in one month of a season, with 29 losses (and only 5 wins) in July.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 98 54 0.645 57–19 41–35
Philadelphia Athletics 95 58 0.621 49–27 46–31
Boston Red Sox 88 63 0.583 47–28 41–35
Chicago White Sox 78 74 0.513 20 42–34 36–40
New York Highlanders 74 77 0.490 23½ 41–35 33–42
Cleveland Naps 71 82 0.464 27½ 39–37 32–45
St. Louis Browns 61 89 0.407 36 40–37 21–52
Washington Senators 42 110 0.276 56 27–48 15–62

Record vs. opponents

1909 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 13–9–1 14–8 9–13 13–9 10–11 13–7 16–6
Chicago 9–13–1 8–13–1 6–15–2 14–8–1 12–10 10–12–1 19–3–1
Cleveland 8–14 13–8–1 8–14–1 8–14 9–13 14–8 11–11
Detroit 13–9 15–6–2 14–8–1 14–8 8–14 18–3–1 16–6–2
New York 9–13 8–14–1 14–8 8–14 8–14 13–8–1 14–6
Philadelphia 11–10 10–12 13–9 14–8 14–8 14–8 19–3
St. Louis 7–13 12–10–1 8–14 3–18–1 8–13–1 8–14 15–7–1
Washington 6–16 3–19–1 11–11 6–16–2 6–14 3–19 7–15–1

Roster

1909 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 Gabby Street 137 407 86 .211 0 29
1B Jiggs Donahue 84 283 67 .237 0 28
2B Jim Delahanty 90 302 67 .222 1 21
SS George McBride 156 504 118 .234 0 34
3B Wid Conroy 139 488 119 .244 1 20
OF Clyde Milan 130 400 80 .200 1 15
OF George Browne 103 393 107 .272 1 16
OF Jack Lelivelt 91 318 93 .292 0 24

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
Bob Unglaub 130 480 127 .265 3 41
Otis Clymer 45 138 27 .196 0 6
Germany Schaefer 37 128 31 .242 1 4
Red Killefer 40 121 21 .174 0 5
Bill Yohe 21 72 15 .208 0 4
Bob Ganley 19 63 16 .254 0 5
Cliff Blankenship 39 60 15 .250 0 9
Jack Slattery 32 56 12 .214 0 6
Doc Gessler 17 54 13 .241 0 8
Warren Miller 26 51 11 .216 0 1
Jerry Freeman 19 48 8 .167 0 3
Speed Kelly 17 42 6 .143 0 1
Jesse Tannehill 16 36 6 .167 0 1
Jack Hardy 10 24 4 .167 0 4
Bill Shipke 9 16 2 .125 0 0
Mike Kahoe 4 8 1 .125 0 0
Tom Crooke 3 7 2 .286 0 2
Orth Collins 8 7 0 .000 0 0
Gavvy Cravath 4 6 0 .000 0 1
Frank Hemphill 1 3 0 .000 0 0
Jimmy Sebring 1 0 0 --- 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
Walter Johnson 40 296.1 13 25 2.22 164
Bob Groom 44 260.2 7 26 2.87 131
Dolly Gray 36 218 5 19 3.59 87
Charlie Smith 23 145.2 3 12 3.27 72
Dixie Walker 4 36 3 1 2.50 25
Bill Forman 2 11 0 2 4.91 2

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
Tom Hughes 22 120.1 4 7 2.69 77
Roy Witherup 12 68 1 5 4.24 26
Doc Reisling 10 66.2 2 4 2.43 22
Frank Oberlin 9 41 1 4 3.73 13
Nick Altrock 9 38 1 3 5.45 9
Bill Burns 6 29.1 1 1 1.23 13
Jesse Tannehill 3 21 1 1 3.43 8

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
Joe Ohl 4 0 0 0 2.08 2
Joe Hovlik 3 0 0 0 4.50 1
Burt Keeley 2 0 0 0 11.57 0
Orth Collins 1 0 0 0 0.00 1

See also

References

  1. ^ "Single Season Games Lost Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012.