1943 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s)Ossie Bluege
Local radioWOL (AM)
(Arch McDonald, Russ Hodges)
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The 1943 Washington Senators won 84 games, lost 69, and finished in second place in the American League. They were managed by Ossie Bluege and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 98 56 0.636 54–23 44–33
Washington Senators 84 69 0.549 13½ 44–32 40–37
Cleveland Indians 82 71 0.536 15½ 44–33 38–38
Chicago White Sox 82 72 0.532 16 40–36 42–36
Detroit Tigers 78 76 0.506 20 45–32 33–44
St. Louis Browns 72 80 0.474 25 44–33 28–47
Boston Red Sox 68 84 0.447 29 39–36 29–48
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 0.318 49 27–51 22–54


Record vs. opponents

1943 American League Records

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


Roster

1943 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 126 423 109 .258 5 60
1B Mickey Vernon 145 553 148 .268 7 70
2B Jerry Priddy 149 560 152 .271 4 62
SS John Sullivan 134 456 95 .208 1 55
3B Ellis Clary 73 254 65 .256 0 19
OF Stan Spence 149 570 152 .267 12 88
OF George Case 141 613 180 .294 1 52
OF Bob Johnson 117 438 116 .265 7 63

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
Gene Moore 92 254 68 .268 2 39
Alex Kampouris 51 145 30 .207 2 13
Tony Giuliani 49 133 30 .226 0 20
Jake Powell 37 132 35 .265 0 20
Sherry Robertson 59 120 26 .217 3 14
George Myatt 42 53 13 .245 0 3
Harlond Clift 8 30 9 .300 0 4
Red Roberts 9 23 6 .261 1 3
Red Marion 14 17 3 .176 0 1
Ed Butka 3 9 3 .333 0 1
Roberto Ortiz 1 4 1 .250 0 0
Tom Padden 3 3 0 .000 0 0
Red Barbary 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
Early Wynn 37 256.2 18 12 2.91 89
Dutch Leonard 31 219.2 11 13 3.28 51
Milo Candini 28 166 11 7 2.49 67
Johnny Niggeling 6 51 4 2 0.88 24
Bobo Newsom 6 40 3 3 3.83 11
Lefty Gomez 1 4.2 0 1 5.79 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
Mickey Haefner 36 165.1 11 5 2.29 65
Alex Carrasquel 39 144.1 11 7 3.68 48
Jim Mertz 33 116.2 5 7 4.63 53
Ray Scarborough 24 86 4 4 2.83 43
Ewald Pyle 18 72.2 4 8 4.09 25
Bill Lefebvre 6 32.1 2 0 4.45 10

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
Dewey Adkins 7 0 0 0 2.61 1
Owen Scheetz 6 0 0 1 7.00 5
Lew Carpenter 4 0 0 0 0.00 1
Ox Miller 3 0 0 0 10.50 1
Vern Curtis 2 0 0 0 6.75 1

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts/
Montgomery Rebels
Southern Association Marv Olson

Chattanooga franchise transferred and renamed, July 11, 1943[2]

Notes

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

References