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1959 Washington Senators

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1958 / 1960

63-91, Finished 8th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Cookie Lavagetto (63-91)
GM: Calvin Griffith
Scored 619 runs, Allowed 701 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-86

Ballparks: Griffith Stadium · Attendance: 615,372 (8th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 102

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1958 / 1960 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Bob Allison 24 R R 6' 3" 205 Jul 11, 1934 2 150 147 150 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 133 10 149 1 0 1.4 $6,000 All-Star
Ken Aspromonte 27 R R 6' 0" 180 Sep 22, 1931 3 70 59 70 65 0 0 1 52 0 12 1 0 0 1 5 2 0.1
Julio Becquer 27 L L 5' 11" 178 Dec 20, 1931 4 108 41 108 53 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 2 0.3
Reno Bertoia 24 R R 5' 11" 185 Jan 8, 1935 7 90 74 90 77 0 0 0 71 5 1 0 0 0 0 14 0 -0.2
Tex Clevenger 26 R R 6' 1" 180 Jul 9, 1932 5 50 7 50 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2
Billy Consolo 24 R R 5' 11" 180 Aug 18, 1934 7 79 70 79 76 0 0 0 4 0 75 0 0 0 0 2 3 0.6
Clint Courtney 32 L R 5' 8" 180 Mar 16, 1927 9 72 48 72 53 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 -0.9
Dan Dobbek 24 L R 6' 0" 195 Dec 6, 1934 1st 16 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 16 0 0 -0.0
Bill Fischer 28 R R 6' 0" 190 Oct 11, 1930 4 34 29 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Ed Fitz Gerald 35 R R 6' 0" 170 May 21, 1924 12 19 15 19 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.0
Lenny Green 26 L L 5' 11" 170 Jan 6, 1933 3 88 38 88 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 14 27 58 34 3 0.0
Hal Griggs 30 R R 6' 0" 170 Aug 24, 1928 4 37 10 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Dick Hyde 30 R R 5' 11" 170 Aug 3, 1928 4 37 0 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $13,000
Jim Kaat 20 L L 6' 4" 205 Nov 7, 1938 1st 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Russ Kemmerer 27 R R 6' 2" 198 Nov 1, 1931 5 37 28 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Harmon Killebrew HOF 23 R R 6' 0" 195 Jun 29, 1936 6 153 153 153 153 0 0 0 0 150 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 4.2 All-Star
Steve Korcheck 26 R R 6' 1" 205 Aug 11, 1932 4 22 16 22 22 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.4
Jack Kralick 24 L L 6' 2" 180 Jun 1, 1935 1st 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Jim Lemon 31 R R 6' 4" 200 Mar 23, 1928 8 147 140 147 142 0 0 0 0 0 0 117 0 25 142 6 0 3.2
Ralph Lumenti 22 L L 6' 3" 185 Dec 21, 1936 3 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Bobby Malkmus 27 R R 5' 9" 175 Jul 4, 1931 3 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
Tom McAvoy 22 L L 6' 3" 200 Aug 12, 1936 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Hal Naragon 30 L R 6' 0" 160 Oct 1, 1928 7 71 46 71 54 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 -1.2
Camilo Pascual 25 R R 5' 11" 170 Jan 20, 1934 6 32 30 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.6 All-Star
Albie Pearson 24 L L 5' 5" 140 Sep 12, 1934 2 25 21 25 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 10 22 4 0 -0.9
Herb Plews 31 L R 5' 11" 160 Jun 14, 1928 4 27 5 27 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 -0.4
Jay Porter 26 R R 6' 2" 180 Jan 17, 1933 6 37 30 37 35 0 34 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.3
Pedro Ramos 24 B R 6' 0" 175 Apr 28, 1935 5 45 35 45 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2.4 All-Star
John Romonosky 29 R R 6' 2" 195 Jul 7, 1929 3 20 2 20 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.9
Ron Samford 29 R R 5' 11" 156 Feb 28, 1930 4 91 67 91 87 0 0 0 24 0 63 0 0 0 0 3 3 -0.8
Johnny Schaive 25 R R 5' 8" 175 Feb 25, 1934 2 16 16 16 16 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Roy Sievers 32 R R 6' 1" 195 Nov 18, 1926 11 115 105 115 105 0 0 93 0 0 0 13 0 0 13 10 0 1.0 $36,000 All-Star
Chuck Stobbs 29 L L 6' 1" 185 Jul 2, 1929 13 41 7 41 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 $12,000
Faye Throneberry 28 L R 5' 11" 185 Jun 22, 1931 6 117 83 117 86 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 1 71 86 31 0 -0.8
Jose Valdivielso 25 R R 6' 1" 175 May 22, 1934 3 24 4 24 21 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 1 3 -0.1
Vito Valentinetti 30 R R 6' 0" 195 Sep 16, 1928 5 7 1 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Zoilo Versalles 19 R R 5' 10" 146 Dec 18, 1939 1st 29 19 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.5
Murray Wall 32 R R 6' 3" 185 Sep 19, 1926 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Hal Woodeshick 26 R L 6' 3" 200 Aug 24, 1932 3 32 3 32 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.2
Norm Zauchin 29 R R 6' 4" 220 Nov 17, 1929 6 19 19 19 19 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1958 / 1960 Roster (40-man)