1937 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith and William Richardson
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
Local radioWJSV
(Arch McDonald)
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The 1937 Washington Senators won 73 games, lost 80, and finished in sixth 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 102 52 0.662 57–20 45–32
Detroit Tigers 89 65 0.578 13 49–28 40–37
Chicago White Sox 86 68 0.558 16 47–30 39–38
Cleveland Indians 83 71 0.539 19 50–28 33–43
Boston Red Sox 80 72 0.526 21 44–29 36–43
Washington Senators 73 80 0.477 28½ 43–35 30–45
Philadelphia Athletics 54 97 0.358 46½ 27–50 27–47
St. Louis Browns 46 108 0.299 56 25–51 21–57


Record vs. opponents


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


Notable transactions

Roster

1937 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
C Rick Ferrell 86 279 64 .229 1 32
1B Joe Kuhel 136 547 155 .283 6 61
2B Buddy Myer 125 430 126 .293 1 65
SS Cecil Travis 135 526 181 .344 3 66
3B Buddy Lewis 156 668 210 .314 10 79
OF Al Simmons 103 419 117 .279 8 84
OF Mel Almada 100 433 134 .309 4 33
OF John Stone 139 542 179 .330 6 88

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
Fred Sington 78 228 54 .237 3 36
Wally Millies 59 179 40 .223 0 28
Ben Chapman 35 130 34 .262 0 12
Ossie Bluege 42 127 36 .283 1 13
Jimmy Wasdell 32 110 28 .255 2 12
John Mihalic 38 107 27 .252 0 8
Jesse Hill 33 92 20 .217 1 4
George Case 22 90 26 .289 0 11
Shanty Hogan 21 66 10 .152 0 5
Jimmy Bloodworth 15 50 11 .220 0 8
Johnny Riddle 8 26 7 .269 0 3
Milt Gray 2 6 0 .000 0 0
Frank Trechock 1 4 2 .500 0 0
Herb Crompton 2 3 1 .333 0 0
Mike Guerra 3 3 0 .000 0 0
Jerry Lynn 1 3 2 .667 0 0
Alex Sabo 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
Jimmie DeShong 37 264.1 14 15 4.90 86
Wes Ferrell 25 207.2 11 13 3.94 92
Monte Weaver 30 188.2 12 9 4.20 44
Bobo Newsom 11 67.2 3 4 5.85 39
Bill Phebus 6 40.2 3 2 2.21 12
Joe Krakauskas 5 40.0 4 1 2.70 18
Joe Kohlman 2 13.0 1 0 4.15 3

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
Pete Appleton 35 168.0 8 15 4.39 62
Ed Linke 36 128.2 6 1 5.60 61
Ken Chase 14 76.1 4 3 4.13 43
Carl Fischer 17 72.0 4 5 4.38 30
Joe Cascarella 10 32.1 0 5 8.07 10
Dick Lanahan 6 11.1 0 1 12.71 2
Red Anderson 2 10.2 0 1 6.75 3

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
Syd Cohen 33 2 4 4 3.11 22
Bucky Jacobs 11 1 1 0 4.84 8

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Clyde Milan, Bill Rodgers and Calvin Griffith
A Trenton Senators New York–Pennsylvania League Bud Shaney and Spencer Abbott
B Charlotte Hornets Piedmont League Lee Head, Bill Rodgers and Alex McColl
B Jacksonville Tars Sally League Alex McColl and Bill Steinecke
B Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League Babe Ganzel
D Mayodan Senators Bi-State League Harry Daughtry
D Salisbury Indians Eastern Shore League Jake Flowers
D Sanford Lookouts Florida State League Bill Rodgers and Lee Head

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Salisbury

References