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1951 Washington Senators season

Template:MLB yearly infobox-pre1969 The 1951 Washington Senators won 62 games, lost 92, and finished in seventh place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

  • December 4, 1950: Rubén Gómez was drafted by the Senators from the St. Jean Braves in the 1950 minor league draft.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 5
Boston Red Sox 87 67 .565 11
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 17
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 25
Philadelphia Athletics 70 84 .455 28
Washington Senators 62 92 .403 36
St. Louis Browns 52 102 .338 46

Notable transactions

  • June 1951: Rubén Gómez was returned by the Washington Senators to the St. Jean Braves.[1]

Roster

1951 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
1B Vernon, MickeyMickey Vernon 141 546 160 .293 9 87

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
McCormick, MikeMike McCormick 81 243 70 .288 1 23
Taylor, FredFred Taylor 6 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
Johnson, DonDon Johnson 21 143.2 7 11 3.95 52
Bearden, GeneGene Bearden 1 2.2 0 0 16.88 1

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
Brown, AltonAlton Brown 7 0 0 0 9.26 7

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Jack Onslow
B Havana Cubanos Florida International League Adolfo Luque
B Charlotte Hornets Tri-State League Cal Ermer
C Erie Sailors Middle Atlantic League Pete Appleton
D Roanoke Rapids Jays Coastal Plain League Morrie Aderholt
D Orlando Senators Florida State League Ed Levy
D Fulton Railroaders KITTY League Sam Lamitina

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fulton

References

External links

  • 1951 Washington Senators at Baseball-Reference
  • 1951 Washington Senators team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
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