1954 Washington Senators season

1954 Washington Senators season

Template:MLB yearly infobox-pre1969 The 1954 Washington Senators won 66 games, lost 88, 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

During the season, Carlos Paula became the first black player in the history of the Senators.[3]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 111 43 .721 --
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 8
Chicago White Sox 94 60 .610 17
Boston Red Sox 69 85 .448 42
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 43
Washington Senators 66 88 .429 45
Baltimore Orioles 54 100 .351 57
Philadelphia Athletics 51 103 .331 60

Notable transactions

Roster

1954 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

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
Paula, CarlosCarlos Paula 9 24 4 .167 0 2
Killebrew, HarmonHarmon Killebrew 9 13 4 .308 0 3

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

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

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
Dixon, SonnySonny Dixon 16 1 2 1 3.03 7

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Pete Appleton and Ellis Clary
B Hagerstown Packets Piedmont League Paul Campbell and Zeke Bonura
B Rock Hill Chiefs Tri-State League Sam Lamitina, Mel Kerestes
and Jake Early
C Wichita Falls/
Sweetwater Spudders
Longhorn League Red McCarty
D Orlando C.B.s Florida State League Tommy O'Brien
D Fulton Lookouts KITTY League Red Mincy
D Erie Senators PONY League Tom O'Connell, Nap Reyes,
Tom Milich and Joe Consoli

Wichita Falls club moved to Sweetwater, May 6, 1954

Notes

References

  • 1954 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1954 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com