1937 Washington Senators season

1937 Washington Senators season

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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
New York Yankees 102 52 .662 --
Detroit Tigers 89 65 .578 13
Chicago White Sox 86 68 .558 16
Cleveland Indians 83 71 .539 19
Boston Red Sox 80 72 .526 21
Washington Senators 73 80 .477 28½
Philadelphia Athletics 54 97 .358 46½
St. Louis Browns 46 108 .299 56

Notable transactions

Roster

1937 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
OF Simmons, AlAl Simmons 103 419 117 .279 8 84

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
Wasdell, JimmyJimmy Wasdell 32 110 28 .255 2 12

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
Phebus, BillBill Phebus 6 40.2 3 2 2.21 12

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
Appleton, PetePete Appleton 35 168 8 15 4.39 62
Linke, EdEd Linke 36 128.2 6 1 5.60 61
Anderson, RedRed 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

Farm system

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

External links

  • 1937 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1937 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com