1957 Washington Senators season

1957 Washington Senators season

Template:MLB yearly infobox-pre1969 The 1957 Washington Senators won 55 games, lost 99, and finished in eighth place in the American League. They were managed by Chuck Dressen and Cookie Lavagetto and played home games at Griffith Stadium. The Senators set a Major League record which still stands for the fewest stolen bases by a team in a season, with only 13.[1]

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Chicago White Sox 90 64 .584 8
Boston Red Sox 82 72 .532 16
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 20
Baltimore Orioles 76 76 .500 21
Cleveland Indians 76 77 .497 21.5
Kansas City Athletics 59 94 .386 38.5
Washington Senators 55 99 .357 43

Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

1957 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

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
Abernathy, TedTed Abernathy 26 85 2 10 6.78 50
Chakales, BobBob Chakales 4 18.1 0 1 5.40 12

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
Hernández, EvelioEvelio Hernández 14 0 0 0 4.25 15

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Cal Ermer
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Gene Verble
B Kinston Eagles/Wilson Tobs Carolina League Pete Suder
B Midland/Lamesa Indians Southwestern League Johnny Welaj and Hank O'Neal
C Missoula Timberjacks Pioneer League Jack McKeon
D Fort Walton Beach Jets Alabama-Florida League Neal Cobb
D Superior Senators Nebraska State League Ray Baker
D Elmira Pioneers New York-Penn League Bill Brightwell

Kinston franchise transferred to Wilson and renamed, May 11, 1957; Midland franchise transferred to Lamesa, August 1, 1957

Notes

References

  • 1957 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1957 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com