1949 Washington Senators

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1949 Washington Senators / Franchise: Minnesota Twins / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 50-104, Finished 8th in American League (1949 AL)

Managed by Joe Kuhel

Coaches: Nick Altrock, Rick Ferrell, Joe Fitzgerald, Clyde Milan and Sam West

Ballpark: Griffith Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

President Truman holds the ball he will throw for the first pitch on Opening Day in 1949

The 1949 Washington Senators set a franchise record with 104 losses, and that in spite of playing only 154 games.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Boston Red Sox 96 58 .623 1
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 8
Detroit Tigers 87 67 .565 10
Philadelphia Athletics 81 73 .526 16
Chicago White Sox 63 91 .409 34
St. Louis Browns 53 101 .344 44
Washington Senators 50 104 .325 47