1942 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith, William Richardson and George H. Richardson
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
Local radioWJSV/WINX
(Arch McDonald)
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The 1942 Washington Senators won 62 games, lost 89, and finished in seventh 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 103 51 0.669 58–19 45–32
Boston Red Sox 93 59 0.612 9 53–24 40–35
St. Louis Browns 82 69 0.543 19½ 40–37 42–32
Cleveland Indians 75 79 0.487 28 39–39 36–40
Detroit Tigers 73 81 0.474 30 43–34 30–47
Chicago White Sox 66 82 0.446 34 35–35 31–47
Washington Senators 62 89 0.411 39½ 35–42 27–47
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 0.357 48 25–51 30–48


Record vs. opponents


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


Notable transactions

Roster

1942 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 Jake Early 104 353 72 .204 3 46
1B Mickey Vernon 151 621 168 .271 9 86
2B Ellis Clary 76 240 66 .275 0 16
SS John Sullivan 94 357 84 .235 0 42
3B Bobby Estalella 133 429 119 .277 8 65
OF Stan Spence 149 629 203 .323 4 79
OF Bruce Campbell 122 378 105 .278 5 63
OF George Case 125 513 164 .320 5 43

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
Jimmy Pofahl 84 283 59 .208 0 28
Bob Repass 81 259 62 .239 2 23
Roy Cullenbine 64 241 69 .286 2 35
Al Evans 74 223 51 .229 0 10
Mike Chartak 24 92 20 .217 1 8
Chile Gómez 25 73 14 .192 0 6
Frank Croucher 26 65 18 .277 0 5
Roberto Ortiz 20 42 7 .167 1 4
Ray Hoffman 7 19 1 .053 0 2
Stan Galle 13 18 2 .111 0 1
Al Kvasnak 5 11 2 .182 0 0
Gene Moore 1 2 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
Sid Hudson 35 239.1 10 17 4.36 72
Bobo Newsom 30 213.2 11 17 4.93 113
Early Wynn 30 190.0 10 16 5.12 58
Dutch Leonard 6 35.0 2 2 4.11 15
Dewey Adkins 1 6.1 0 0 9.95 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
Alex Carrasquel 35 152.1 7 7 3.43 40
Walt Masterson 25 142.2 5 9 3.34 63
Bill Zuber 37 126.2 9 9 3.84 64
Ray Scarborough 17 63.1 2 1 4.12 16
Jack Wilson 12 42.0 1 4 6.64 18
Steve Sundra 6 33.2 1 3 5.61 5
Hardin Cathey 12 30.1 1 1 7.42 8
Bill Kennedy 8 18.0 0 1 8.00 4
Lou Bevil 4 9.2 0 1 6.52 2

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
Bill Trotter 17 3 1 0 5.75 13
Phil McCullough 1 0 0 0 6.00 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Marv Olson
B Charlotte Hornets Piedmont League Harry Smythe
D Newport Canners Appalachian League Red Lucas
D Orlando Senators Florida East Coast League Bob Overstreet

Newport club folded, June 26, 1942; Florida East Coast League folded, May 14[3]

References

  1. ^ Johnny Welaj page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bill Trotter page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007