1933 Washington Senators

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1933 Washington Senators / Franchise: Minnesota Twins / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 99-53, Finished 1st in American League (1933 AL)

Won AL Pennant

Managed by Joe Cronin

Coaches: Nick Altrock and Al Schacht

Ballpark: Griffith Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1933 Washington Senators were the last Washington Senators team to make it to a World Series. It would be 79 years and 12 presidents before another Washington team, the 2012 Nationals, would even make the postseason.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Washington Senators 99 63 .651 --
New York Yankees 91 59 .607 7
Philadelphia Athletics 79 72 .523 19½
Cleveland Indians 75 76 .497 23½
Detroit Tigers 75 79 .487 25
Chicago White Sox 67 83 .447 31
Boston Red Sox 63 86 .423 34½
St. Louis Browns 55 96 .364 43½

Further Reading[edit]

  • Gary Sarnoff: The Wrecking Crew of '33: The Washington Senators' Last Pennant, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2009.
  • Gary Sarnoff: "War at Griffith Stadium", in Bob Brown, ed.: Monumental Baseball: The National Pastime in the National Capital Region, The National Pastime, SABR, Number 39, 2009, pp. 73-76.


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