Nov 13

This Date in Washington Senators History – Senator League Leaders in Pitching

November 13

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Wins
1913 Walter Johnson 36
1914 Walter Johnson 28
1915 Walter Johnson 27
1916 Walter Johnson 25
1918 Walter Johnson 23
1924 Walter Johnson 23
1932 Alvin Crowder 26
1933 Alvin Crowder 24
1953 Bob Porterfield 22

ERA
1912 Walter Johnson 1.39
1913 Walter Johnson 1.14
1918 Walter Johnson 1.27
1919 Walter Johnson 1.49
1924 Walter Johnson 2.72
1925 Stan Coveleski 2.84
1928 Garland Braxton 2.51
1961 Dick Donovan 2.40
1969 Dick Bosman 2.19

Complete Games
1910 Walter Johnson 38
1911 Walter Johnson 36
1913 Walter Johnson 29
1914 Walter Johnson 33
1915 Walter Johnson 35
1916 Walter Johnson 36
1953 Bob Porterfield 24
1954 Bob Porterfield 21
1959 Camilo Pascual 17

Shutouts
1911 Walter Johnson 6
1913 Walter Johnson 11
1914 Walter Johnson 9
1915 Walter Johnson 7
1918 Walter Johnson 8
1919 Walter Johnson 7
1924 Walter Johnson 6
1927 Hod Lisenbee 4
1953 Bob Porterfield 9
1959 Camilo Pascual 6

Strikeouts
1910 Walter Johnson 313
1912 Walter Johnson 303
1913 Walter Johnson 243
1914 Walter Johnson 225
1915 Walter Johnson 203
1916 Walter Johnson 228
1917 Walter Johnson 188
1918 Walter Johnson 162
1919 Walter Johnson 147
1921 Walter Johnson 143
1923 Walter Johnson 130
1924 Walter Johnson 158
1942 Bobo Newsom 113

Innings Pitched
1910 Walter Johnson 370
1913 Walter Johnson 346
1914 Walter Johnson 371.2
1915 Walter Johnson 336.2
1916 Walter Johnson 369.2
1919 Jim Shaw 306.2
1932 Alvin Crowder 327

Also on this date:

1934 Bucky Harris is rehired for the second time as Washington manager to replace Joe Cronin. From 1929-1933, Harris had managed Detroit for 4 seasons and Boston for 1 year before being bought back to D.C. by Clark Griffith. Bucky’s second reign will last until 1942.

Senators Birthdays

George Henry Dumont B Nov. 13, 1895 D Oct. 13, 1956

Pitcher George Dumont would debut with the Senators in mid-September of 1915 as a 19 year old rookie. Pitching in Washington for 4 seasons, Dumont’s most active year would be 1917 when he’d pitch in 37 games, going 5-14 with a 2.55 ERA.

Traded to the Boston Red Sox, along with Eddie Ainsmith in exchange for Hal Janvrin and cash after the 1918 season, Dumont would would pitch in 13 games for the Red Sox in 1919, going 0-4 and making his last major league appearance 4 years and 4 days after he debuted.

George Dumont career record

Alexis Wiliam Kampouris B Nov. 13, 1912 D May 29, 1993

Alex Kampouris came to the major leagues from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds in July of 1934.

Kampouris would play for the Reds through early June of 1938, his most active season being 1935 when he’d play in 148 games, hitting .246.

Traded to the New York Giants, Kampouris would finish the 1938 season and spend 1939 on the Giants roster.

Purchased by the New York Yankees after the 1939 season, Kampouris would not appear in the majors in 1940. He’d be purchased again, this time by the Brooklyn Dodgers, in early September of 1940.

Sparingly used by the Dodgers, Kampouris would appear in just 16 games in 1941, 10 games in 1942 and 19 in 1943 before he was purchased one last time by the Washington Senators.

Kampouris would finish his season, and his career, with the Senators in 1943, playing 2nd & 3rd bases and hitting .207, his last game coming in late September.

Alex Kampouris career record

John Michael Mihalic B Nov. 13, 1911 D Apr. 24, 1987

John Mihalic would play in 69 games for the Washington Senators from 1935 through 1937. Playing at 2nd base and shortstop, Mihalic would leave the majors in September of 1937 with a .244 BA in 217 AB.

John Mihalic career record