1940 Washington Senators season

1940 Washington Senators season

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The 1940 Washington Senators won 64 games, lost 90, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 90 64 .584 --
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 1
New York Yankees 88 66 .571 2
Boston Red Sox 82 72 .532 8
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 8
St. Louis Browns 67 87 .435 23
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 26
Philadelphia Athletics 54 100 .351 36

Notable transactions

Roster

1940 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
C Ferrell, RickRick Ferrell 103 326 89 .273 0 28

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
Welaj, JohnnyJohnny Welaj 88 215 55 .256 3 21
Sanford, JackJack Sanford 34 122 24 .197 0 10
Mallory, JimJim Mallory 4 12 2 .167 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
Hudlin, WillisWillis Hudlin 8 37.1 1 2 6.51 9
Anderson, RedRed Anderson 2 14 1 1 3.86 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
Monteagudo, RenéRené Monteagudo 27 100.2 2 6 6.08 64

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
Carrasquel, AlexAlex Carrasquel 28 6 2 0 4.88 19

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A1 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Kiki Cuyler
A Springfield Nationals Eastern League Spencer Abbott
B Charlotte Hornets Piedmont League Calvin Griffith
B Greenville Spinners Sally League Alex McColl and Gus Brittain
D Newport/Maryville Canners Appalachian League Jerry Witner and Red Marion
D Salisbury Cardinals Eastern Shore League Gus Brittain and Ed Kobesky
D Orlando Senators Florida State League John Ganzel
D Shelby Colonels Tar Heel League Lou Haneles and Art Patchin

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Orlando

Newport (TN) club played in Maryville (TN), July 31 to August 11, 1940; Shelby club folded, July 19 [2]

Notes

References

  • 1940 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1940 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com