1928 Washington Senators
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Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith and William Richardson
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
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The 1928 Washington Senators won 75 games, lost 79, and finished in fourth place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 101 53 0.656 52–25 49–28
Philadelphia Athletics 98 55 0.641 52–25 46–30
St. Louis Browns 82 72 0.532 19 43–34 39–38
Washington Senators 75 79 0.487 26 37–43 38–36
Chicago White Sox 72 82 0.468 29 37–40 35–42
Detroit Tigers 68 86 0.442 33 36–41 32–45
Cleveland Indians 62 92 0.403 39 28–49 34–43
Boston Red Sox 57 96 0.373 43½ 26–47 31–49


Record vs. opponents

1928 American League Records

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


Roster

1928 Washington Senators roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Muddy Ruel 108 350 90 .257 0 55
1B Joe Judge 153 542 166 .306 3 93
2B Bucky Harris 99 358 73 .204 0 28
SS Bobby Reeves 102 353 107 .303 3 42
3B Ossie Bluege 146 518 154 .297 2 75
OF Goose Goslin 135 456 173 .379 17 102
OF Red Barnes 114 417 127 .305 6 51
OF Sam Rice 148 616 202 .328 2 55

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
Sam West 125 378 114 .302 3 40
Joe Cronin 63 227 55 .242 0 25
Jackie Hayes 60 210 54 .257 0 22
Bennie Tate 57 122 30 .246 0 15
Eddie Kenna 41 118 35 .297 1 20
Grant Gillis 24 87 22 .253 0 10
George Sisler 20 49 12 .245 0 2
Babe Ganzel 10 26 2 .077 0 4
Dick Spalding 16 23 8 .348 0 0
Harley Boss 12 12 3 .250 0 2
Pelham Ballenger 3 9 1 .111 0 0
Al Bool 2 7 1 .143 0 1
Ed Crowley 2 1 0 .000 0 0
Hugh McMullen 1 1 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
Bump Hadley 33 231.2 12 13 3.54 80
Sam Jones 30 224.2 17 7 2.84 63
Milt Gaston 28 148.2 6 12 5.51 45
Tom Zachary 20 102.2 6 9 5.44 19

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
Garland Braxton 38 218.1 13 11 2.51 94
Firpo Marberry 48 161.1 13 13 3.85 76
Lloyd Brown 27 107 4 4 4.04 38
Bobby Burke 26 85.1 2 4 3.90 27
Hod Lisenbee 16 77 2 6 6.08 13

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
Clay Van Alstyne 4 0 0 0 5.48 5
Jim Weaver 3 0 0 0 1.50 2

Notes

References