1899 Washington Senators season

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1899 Washington Senators
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Owner(s) J. Earl Wagner
Manager(s) Arthur Irwin
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The 1899 Washington Senators baseball team finished the season with a 54–98 record, eleventh place in the National League.

The 25 home runs that right fielder Buck Freeman recorded were truly remarkable by the standards of the time;[1] his tally was not surpassed until Babe Ruth hit 29 home runs with the 1919 Boston Red Sox.

When the NL contracted after the season, the Senators were disbanded. Owner J. Earl Wagner received $39,000 for his interest in the team.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Superbas 101 47 0.682 61–16 40–31
Boston Beaneaters 95 57 0.625 8 53–26 42–31
Philadelphia Phillies 94 58 0.618 9 58–25 36–33
Baltimore Orioles 86 62 0.581 15 51–24 35–38
St. Louis Perfectos 84 67 0.556 18½ 50–33 34–34
Cincinnati Reds 83 67 0.553 19 57–29 26–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 76 73 0.510 25½ 49–34 27–39
Chicago Orphans 75 73 0.507 26 44–39 31–34
Louisville Colonels 75 77 0.493 28 33–28 42–49
New York Giants 60 90 0.400 42 35–38 25–52
Washington Senators 54 98 0.355 49 35–43 19–55
Cleveland Spiders 20 134 0.130 84 9–33 11–101

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1899 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS BR CHI CIN CLE LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 7–7 6–8 9–5 4–9 12–2 6–7–2 10–4 6–7–1 9–3 8–6 9–4–1
Boston 7–7 6–8 5–7 10–4 11–3 9–5 12–2 5–9 10–4 8–6 12–2–1
Brooklyn 8–6 8–6 8–5–1 7–6 14–0 11–3 10–4 8–6 8–6 8–4–1 11–3
Chicago 5–9 7–5 5–8–1 8–6 13–1 7–7 7–6–1 5–9 6–7–2 8–6 4–9
Cincinnati 9–4 4–10 6–7 6–8 14–0 8–6 9–5–1 4–10 10–3–3 5–8–2 8–6–1
Cleveland 2–12 3–11 0–14 1–13 0–14 4–10 1–13 2–12 2–12 1–13 4–10
Louisville 7–6–2 5–9 3–11 7–7 6–8 10–4 7–7 7–6 6–8–1 5–9–1 12–2
New York 4–10 2–12 2–10 6–7–1 5–9–1 13–1 7–7 4–10–1 6–7 4–10 7–7
Philadelphia 7–6–1 9–5 6–8 9–5 10–4 12–2 6–7 10–4–1 6–8 7–7 12–2
Pittsburgh 3–9 4–10 6–8 7–6–2 3–10–3 12–2 8–6–1 7–6 8–6 7–7 11–3
St. Louis 6–8 6–8 4–8–1 6–8 8–5–2 13–1 9–5–1 10–4 7–7 7–7 8–6
Washington 4–9–1 2–12–1 3–11 9–4 6–8–1 10–4 2–12 7–7 2–12 3–11 6–8


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1899 Washington Senators
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
OF Jack O'Brien 127 468 132 .282 6 51
OF Buck Freeman 155 588 187 .318 25 122

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Win Mercer 108 375 112 .299 1 35
Harry Davis 18 64 12 .188 0 8

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Dinneen 37 291 14 20 3.93 91
Win Mercer 23 186 7 14 4.60 28
Roy Evans 7 54 3 4 5.67 27
Kid Carsey 4 29 1 2 3.72 3

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Kirtley Baker 11 54 1 7 6.83 6
Davey Dunkle 4 26 0 2 10.04 9

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Buck Freeman 2 0 0 0 7.71 0

Notes[edit]

References[edit]