1969 Washington Senators

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1969 Washington Senators / Franchise: Texas Rangers / BR Team Page[edit]

Richard Nixon threw out the first pitch on Opening Day.

Record: 86-76, Finished 4th in AL Eastern Division (1969 AL)

Managed by Ted Williams

Coaches: Joe Camacho, Doug Camilli, Nellie Fox, Sid Hudson, George Susce and Wayne Terwilliger

Ballpark: R.F.K. Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Another view of Nixon on Opening Day

The 1969 Washington Senators had the first winning season in franchise history, and the only one while they were located in Washington, DC.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Ted Leavengood: Ted Williams and the 1969 Washington Senators: the Last Winning Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2009.
  • Stephen J. Walker: A Whole New Ballgame: The 1969 Washington Senators, Pocol Press, Clifton, VA, 2019. ISBN 978-1-929763-88-7 (Originally published in 2009)
  • Steve Walker: "Ted Williams", in Bob Brown, ed.: Monumental Baseball: The National Pastime in the National Capital Region, The National Pastime, SABR, Number 39, 2009, pp. 114-116.