Washington Senators (1912)

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Washington Senators
Information
League United States Baseball League
Location Washington, D.C.
Ballpark Georgetown Park
Year founded 1912
Year disbanded 1912
League championships None
Former name(s)
  • Senators (1912)
  • Bandits (1913)
Ownership Hugh McKinnon
Manager George Browne

The Washington Senators was one of eight teams of the United States Baseball League. The league folded after just over a month of play in 1912.[1] The Senators were owned by Hugh McKinnon and managed by George Browne.[2]

1912 Standings

Team Win Loss Pct
Pittsburgh Filipinos 19 7 .731
Richmond Rebels 15 11 .577
Reading (no name) 12 9 .571
Cincinnati Pippins 12 10 .545
Washington Senators 6 7 .462
Chicago Green Sox 10 12 .455
Cleveland Forest City 8 13 .381
New York Knickerbockers 2 15 .118
Newark Whigs 2 15 .118

In the USBL's only year, the Senators finished fifth place at 6-7, playing the fewest games of any team. The first game they played was on May 1, against Richmond, a 2-0 loss before 9,000 fans.[3] It is one of the few known results of any of the USBL teams. Washington finished 6-7 and 5th in the league.

Roster

1912 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

References

  1. ^ http://www.la84foundation.org/SportsLibrary/NASSH_Proceedings/NP1976/NP1976zi.pdf
  2. ^ http://usbleague.weebly.com/washington-senators.html
  3. ^ Daniel, W. Harrison (2011). Baseball & Richmond: a history of the Professional game, 1884-2000. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. pp. 62
  4. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/team.cgi?id=492da49a

External links

  • Stats at baseball-reference
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