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1942 Washington Senators

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1941 / 1943

62-89, Finished 7th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bucky Harris (62-89)
Scored 653 runs, Allowed 817 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-91

Ballparks: Griffith Stadium · Attendance: 403,493 (7th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 99, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 98

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1941 / 1943 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 7, 1941

Released Buddy Myer.

December 11, 1941

Sold Vern Kennedy to the Cleveland Indians.

December 12, 1941

Traded Jimmy Bloodworth and Doc Cramer to the Detroit Tigers. Received Bruce Campbell and Frank Croucher.

December 13, 1941

Traded Ken Chase and Johnny Welaj to the Boston Red Sox. Received Stan Spence and Jack Wilson.

February 15, 1942

Released Sam West.

March 31, 1942

Purchased Bobo Newsom from the Detroit Tigers for $40,000.

May 10, 1942 (Standings)

Purchased Mike Chartak from the New York Yankees.

May 14, 1942 (Standings)

Sold Stan Galle to the St. Louis Browns.

June 7, 1942 (Standings)

Traded Mike Chartak and Steve Sundra to the St. Louis Browns. Received Roy Cullenbine and Bill Trotter.

June 15, 1942 (Standings)

Signed Ossie Bluege as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

July 17, 1942 (Standings)

Sold Jack Wilson to the Detroit Tigers.

August 13, 1942 (Standings)

Sold Bob Repass to the Cleveland Indians.

August 30, 1942 (Standings)

Sold Bobo Newsom to the Brooklyn Dodgers for $25,000.

August 31, 1942 (Standings)

Purchased Gene Moore from the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Roy Cullenbine selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

September 15, 1942 (Standings)

Purchased Dewey Adkins from the Cleveland Indians.

September 25, 1942 (Standings)

Traded Roberto Ortiz to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Hal Marnie and cash.

October 1, 1942 (Standings)

Purchased Paul Dean from the St. Louis Cardinals.

Traded Frank Croucher and cash to the St. Louis Browns. Received Ewald Pyle.

November 2, 1942

Drafted Tony Giuliani from Minneapolis (American Association) in the 1942 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Jim Mertz from Atlanta (Southern Association) in the 1942 rule 5 draft.

Drafted George Myatt from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1942 rule 5 draft.

November 4, 1942

Jim Mallory granted Free Agency.

November 23, 1942

Released Ossie Bluege.

January 29, 1943

Traded Bill Zuber and cash to the New York Yankees. Received Milo Candini and Jerry Priddy.

February 1, 1943

Sold Paul Dean to the St. Louis Browns.

February 25, 1943

Traded Ray Hoffman and cash to Minneapolis (American Association). Received Mickey Haefner.

March 21, 1943

Traded Bobby Estalella, Jimmy Pofahl and cash to the Philadelphia Athletics. Received Bob Johnson.

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1941 / 1943 Trades and Transactions