1947 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Clark Griffith and George H. Richardson
Manager(s)Ossie Bluege
Local radioWWDC (FM)/WPIX
(Arch McDonald, Ray Morgan)
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The 1947 Washington Senators won 64 games, lost 90, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Ossie Bluege and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 97 57 0.630 55–22 42–35
Detroit Tigers 85 69 0.552 12 46–31 39–38
Boston Red Sox 83 71 0.539 14 49–30 34–41
Cleveland Indians 80 74 0.519 17 38–39 42–35
Philadelphia Athletics 78 76 0.506 19 39–38 39–38
Chicago White Sox 70 84 0.455 27 32–43 38–41
Washington Senators 64 90 0.416 33 36–41 28–49
St. Louis Browns 59 95 0.383 38 29–48 30–47


Record vs. opponents


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


Notable transactions

Roster

1947 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 Al Evans 99 319 77 .241 2 23
1B Mickey Vernon 154 600 159 .265 7 85
2B Jerry Priddy 147 505 108 .214 3 49
3B Eddie Yost 115 428 102 .238 0 14
SS Mark Christman 110 374 83 .222 1 33
OF Joe Grace 78 234 58 .248 3 17
OF Stan Spence 147 506 141 .279 16 73
OF Buddy Lewis 140 506 132 .261 6 48

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
Sherry Robertson 95 266 62 .233 1 23
Cecil Travis 74 204 44 .216 1 10
Tom McBride 56 166 45 .271 0 15
John Sullivan 49 133 34 .256 0 5
Frank Mancuso 43 131 30 .229 0 13
Rick Ferrell 37 99 30 .303 0 12
George Case 36 80 12 .150 0 2
Gil Coan 11 42 21 .500 0 3
Ed Lyons 7 28 4 .143 0 0
Junior Wooten 6 24 2 .083 0 1
George Myatt 12 7 0 .000 0 0
Felix Mackiewicz 3 6 1 .167 0 0
Cal Ermer 1 3 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
Walt Masterson 35 253.0 12 16 3.13 135
Early Wynn 33 247.0 17 15 3.64 73
Mickey Haefner 31 193.0 10 14 3.64 77
Sid Hudson 20 106.0 6 9 5.60 37
Bobo Newsom 14 83.2 4 6 4.09 40

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
Ray Scarborough 33 161.0 6 13 3.41 63
Marino Pieretti 23 83.1 2 4 4.21 32
Hal Toenes 3 6.2 0 1 6.75 5

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
Milo Candini 38 3 4 1 5.17 31
Tom Ferrick 31 1 7 9 3.15 23
Scott Cary 23 3 1 0 5.93 25
Lou Knerr 6 0 0 0 11.00 5
Lum Harris 3 0 0 0 2.84 2
Bill Kennedy 2 0 0 0 8.10 1
Buzz Dozier 2 0 0 0 0.00 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Bert Niehoff
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Spencer Abbott and Cal Ermer
C Havana Cubanos Florida International League Oscar Rodríguez
D Brewton Millers Alabama State League Norman Veazey
D Kingsport Cherokees Appalachian League Dick Bass
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Lou Bevil

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Charlotte, Havana[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Joe Grace 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