1958 Washington Senators season

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1958 Washington Senators
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Washington, D.C. (since 1901)
Other information
Owner(s) Calvin Griffith (majority owner, with Thelma Griffith Haynes)
General manager(s) Calvin Griffith
Manager(s) Cookie Lavagetto
Local television WTTG
Local radio WWDC (FM)
(Chuck Thompson, Bob Wolff, Bailey Goss)
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The 1958 Washington Senators won 61 games, lost 93, and finished in eighth place in the American League, 31 games behind the New York Yankees. They were managed by Cookie Lavagetto and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Pedro Ramos led the American League in losses.[3]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 92 62 .597 --
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 10
Boston Red Sox 79 75 .513 13
Cleveland Indians 77 76 .503 14.5
Detroit Tigers 77 77 .500 15
Baltimore Orioles 74 79 .484 17.5
Kansas City Athletics 73 81 .474 19
Washington Senators 61 93 .396 31

Record vs. opponents

1958 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC NYY WSH
Baltimore 10–12 9–13–1 10–11 10–12 12–10 8–14 15–7
Boston 12–10 10–12 12–10 10–12 12–10 9–13–1 14–8
Chicago 13–9–1 12–10 12–10 10–12 12–10 7–15 16–6
Cleveland 11–10 10–12 10–12 14–8 10–12 7–15 15–7
Detroit 12–10 12–10 12–10 8–14 12–10 12–10 9–13
Kansas City 10–12 10–12 10–12 12–10 10–12 9–13 12–10–2
New York 14–8 13–9–1 15–7 15–7 10–12 13–9 12–10
Washington 7–15 8–14 6–16 7–15 13–9 10–12–2 10–12


Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

1958 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 Zauchin, NormNorm Zauchin 96 303 69 .228 15 37

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
Álvarez, OssieOssie Álvarez 87 196 41 .209 0 5

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
Albanese, JoeJoe Albanese 6 0 0 0 4.50 3

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern Association Red Marion
A Charlotte Hornets Sally League Gene Verble
B Fox Cities Foxes Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Pete Suder
C Missoula Timberjacks Pioneer League Jack McKeon
D Fort Walton Beach Jets Alabama–Florida League Nesbit Wilson and Vince Magi
D Gainesville G-Men Florida State League Buddy Leftridge and Red Dulaney
D Superior Senators Nebraska State League Hal Keller
D Elmira Pioneers New York–Penn League Mel Kerestes and Packy Rogers

References

External links