1952 Washington Senators Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 78-76
Finished 5th in the AL
Attendance: 707,222, Avg. 11,407
Ballpark: Griffith Stadium I
Manager: Bucky Harris (78-76)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1952 Washington Senators Statistics
1952 Washington Senators Roster

The Washington Senators of the American League ended the 1952 season with a record of 78 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the AL.

The Senators plated 598 runs and conceded 608 runs. Eddie Yost paced Washington with 12 home runs Jackie Jensen and Mickey Vernon each drove in 80 runs. Jackie Jensen led hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .286 clip. Bob Porterfield topped the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 2.72 earned run average, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Bucky Harris coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 587
Regular Season Runs Against: 596

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 15, 1952 Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 0 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 16, 1952 Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 4 W 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 17, 1952 Boston Red Sox 9 at Washington Senators 2 L 1-2 0-0 1-2
April 18, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at New York Yankees 1 W 1-2 1-0 2-2
April 19, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at New York Yankees 0 W 1-2 2-0 3-2
April 20, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 1-2 2-1 3-3
April 21, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 1-2 3-1 4-3
April 22, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 1-2 3-2 4-4
April 30, 1952 Chicago White Sox 7 at Washington Senators 3 L 1-3 3-2 4-5
April 30, 1952 Chicago White Sox 4 at Washington Senators 3 L 1-4 3-2 4-6
May 1, 1952 Cleveland Indians 1 at Washington Senators 2 W 2-4 3-2 5-6
May 2, 1952 Cleveland Indians 6 at Washington Senators 2 L 2-5 3-2 5-7
May 3, 1952 Cleveland Indians 6 at Washington Senators 7 W 3-5 3-2 6-7
May 4, 1952 St. Louis Browns 1 at Washington Senators 2 W 4-5 3-2 7-7
May 4, 1952 St. Louis Browns 7 at Washington Senators 15 W 5-5 3-2 8-7
May 5, 1952 St. Louis Browns 1 at Washington Senators 13 W 6-5 3-2 9-7
May 6, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 5 W 7-5 3-2 10-7
May 7, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 6 W 8-5 3-2 11-7
May 9, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 L 8-5 3-3 11-8
May 10, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 8-5 4-3 12-8
May 11, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 8-5 5-3 13-8
May 13, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 8-5 6-3 14-8
May 14, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 8-5 6-4 14-9
May 15, 1952 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 8-5 6-5 14-10
May 16, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 8-5 7-5 15-10
May 17, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 8-5 7-6 15-11
May 18, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 8-5 8-6 16-11
May 18, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 8-5 8-7 16-12
May 20, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at St. Louis Browns 0 W 8-5 9-7 17-12
May 21, 1952 Washington Senators 1 at St. Louis Browns 2 L 8-5 9-8 17-13
May 22, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 8-5 10-8 18-13
May 25, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 1 L 8-6 10-8 18-14
May 25, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Washington Senators 1 W 9-6 10-8 19-14
May 26, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Washington Senators 5 W 10-6 10-8 20-14
May 27, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at New York Yankees 7 L 10-6 10-9 20-15
May 29, 1952 Washington Senators 0 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 10-6 10-10 20-16
May 30, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 10-6 10-11 20-17
May 30, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 10-6 11-11 21-17
June 1, 1952 Detroit Tigers 3 at Washington Senators 4 W 11-6 11-11 22-17
June 1, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 3 L 11-7 11-11 22-18
June 2, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 5 W 12-7 11-11 23-18
June 3, 1952 St. Louis Browns 3 at Washington Senators 2 L 12-8 11-11 23-19
June 6, 1952 Chicago White Sox 4 at Washington Senators 3 L 12-9 11-11 23-20
June 7, 1952 Chicago White Sox 5 at Washington Senators 3 L 12-10 11-11 23-21
June 8, 1952 Chicago White Sox 6 at Washington Senators 3 L 12-11 11-11 23-22
June 10, 1952 Cleveland Indians 4 at Washington Senators 3 L 12-12 11-11 23-23
June 11, 1952 Cleveland Indians 0 at Washington Senators 1 W 13-12 11-11 24-23
June 12, 1952 Cleveland Indians 7 at Washington Senators 4 L 13-13 11-11 24-24
June 14, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 13-13 11-12 24-25
June 15, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 13-13 11-13 24-26
June 15, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 13-13 12-13 25-26
June 17, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 13-13 13-13 26-26
June 18, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 13-13 14-13 27-26
June 19, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 13-13 15-13 28-26
June 21, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at St. Louis Browns 7 L 13-13 15-14 28-27
June 22, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at St. Louis Browns 3 L 13-13 15-15 28-28
June 22, 1952 Washington Senators 8 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 13-13 16-15 29-28
June 23, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 13-13 17-15 30-28
June 24, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 13-13 18-15 31-28
June 25, 1952 Washington Senators 9 at Chicago White Sox 6 W 13-13 19-15 32-28
June 27, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 13-13 20-15 33-28
June 28, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 13-13 21-15 34-28
June 29, 1952 Washington Senators 0 at New York Yankees 5 L 13-13 21-16 34-29
June 29, 1952 Washington Senators 1 at New York Yankees 3 L 13-13 21-17 34-30
June 30, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 13-13 22-17 35-30
July 1, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 13-13 23-17 36-30
July 2, 1952 Washington Senators 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 13-13 23-18 36-31
July 3, 1952 New York Yankees 4 at Washington Senators 6 W 14-13 23-18 37-31
July 3, 1952 New York Yankees 9 at Washington Senators 6 L 14-14 23-18 37-32
July 4, 1952 New York Yankees 9 at Washington Senators 4 L 14-15 23-18 37-33
July 4, 1952 New York Yankees 4 at Washington Senators 3 L 14-16 23-18 37-34
July 5, 1952 Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 4 W 15-16 23-18 38-34
July 6, 1952 Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 5 W 16-16 23-18 39-34
July 10, 1952 Chicago White Sox 2 at Washington Senators 0 L 16-17 23-18 39-35
July 10, 1952 Chicago White Sox 4 at Washington Senators 2 L 16-18 23-18 39-36
July 11, 1952 Chicago White Sox 1 at Washington Senators 2 W 17-18 23-18 40-36
July 12, 1952 Chicago White Sox 1 at Washington Senators 2 W 18-18 23-18 41-36
July 13, 1952 Cleveland Indians 1 at Washington Senators 0 L 18-19 23-18 41-37
July 13, 1952 Cleveland Indians 2 at Washington Senators 1 L 18-20 23-18 41-38
July 14, 1952 Cleveland Indians 4 at Washington Senators 15 W 19-20 23-18 42-38
July 15, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 8 W 20-20 23-18 43-38
July 15, 1952 Detroit Tigers 8 at Washington Senators 9 W 21-20 23-18 44-38
July 16, 1952 Detroit Tigers 9 at Washington Senators 0 L 21-21 23-18 44-39
July 17, 1952 Detroit Tigers 0 at Washington Senators 1 W 22-21 23-18 45-39
July 18, 1952 St. Louis Browns 5 at Washington Senators 6 W 23-21 23-18 46-39
July 19, 1952 St. Louis Browns 1 at Washington Senators 2 W 24-21 23-18 47-39
July 20, 1952 St. Louis Browns 6 at Washington Senators 7 W 25-21 23-18 48-39
July 20, 1952 St. Louis Browns 3 at Washington Senators 6 W 26-21 23-18 49-39
July 22, 1952 Washington Senators 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 26-21 23-19 49-40
July 23, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 26-21 24-19 50-40
July 24, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 26-21 24-20 50-41
July 25, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 26-21 24-21 50-42
July 26, 1952 Washington Senators 11 at Cleveland Indians 10 W 26-21 25-21 51-42
July 27, 1952 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 26-21 25-22 51-43
July 27, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 26-21 25-23 51-44
July 28, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at St. Louis Browns 6 L 26-21 25-24 51-45
July 29, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at St. Louis Browns 7 L 26-21 25-25 51-46
July 30, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 26-21 26-25 52-46
July 31, 1952 Washington Senators 10 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 26-21 27-25 53-46
August 1, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 26-21 28-25 54-46
August 2, 1952 Washington Senators 1 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 26-21 28-26 54-47
August 4, 1952 New York Yankees 1 at Washington Senators 0 L 26-22 28-26 54-48
August 5, 1952 New York Yankees 3 at Washington Senators 2 L 26-23 28-26 54-49
August 6, 1952 New York Yankees 4 at Washington Senators 6 W 27-23 28-26 55-49
August 7, 1952 New York Yankees 2 at Washington Senators 4 W 28-23 28-26 56-49
August 7, 1952 New York Yankees 7 at Washington Senators 1 L 28-24 28-26 56-50
August 10, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 4 W 29-24 28-26 57-50
August 10, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Washington Senators 2 L 29-25 28-26 57-51
August 11, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Washington Senators 6 W 30-25 28-26 58-51
August 11, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 1 L 30-26 28-26 58-52
August 13, 1952 Washington Senators 9 at New York Yankees 10 L 30-26 28-27 58-53
August 13, 1952 Washington Senators 12 at New York Yankees 4 W 30-26 29-27 59-53
August 14, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at New York Yankees 7 L 30-26 29-28 59-54
August 15, 1952 Washington Senators 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 11 L 30-26 29-29 59-55
August 16, 1952 Washington Senators 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 30-26 30-29 60-55
August 17, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 12 L 30-26 30-30 60-56
August 17, 1952 Washington Senators 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 30-26 31-30 61-56
August 19, 1952 St. Louis Browns 1 at Washington Senators 2 W 31-26 31-30 62-56
August 21, 1952 St. Louis Browns 2 at Washington Senators 3 W 32-26 31-30 63-56
August 21, 1952 St. Louis Browns 8 at Washington Senators 1 L 32-27 31-30 63-57
August 22, 1952 Detroit Tigers 2 at Washington Senators 0 L 32-28 31-30 63-58
August 23, 1952 Detroit Tigers 6 at Washington Senators 3 L 32-29 31-30 63-59
August 24, 1952 Cleveland Indians 8 at Washington Senators 9 W 33-29 31-30 64-59
August 25, 1952 Cleveland Indians 7 at Washington Senators 2 L 33-30 31-30 64-60
August 26, 1952 Chicago White Sox 0 at Washington Senators 1 W 34-30 31-30 65-60
August 27, 1952 Chicago White Sox 4 at Washington Senators 1 L 34-31 31-30 65-61
August 29, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at New York Yankees 2 W 34-31 32-30 66-61
August 30, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at New York Yankees 6 L 34-31 32-31 66-62
August 31, 1952 Washington Senators 1 at New York Yankees 6 L 34-31 32-32 66-63
September 1, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 4 W 35-31 32-32 67-63
September 1, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 9 at Washington Senators 8 L 35-32 32-32 67-64
September 2, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 3 W 36-32 32-32 68-64
September 2, 1952 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Washington Senators 5 W 37-32 32-32 69-64
September 3, 1952 Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 9 W 38-32 32-32 70-64
September 4, 1952 Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 4 W 39-32 32-32 71-64
September 5, 1952 Boston Red Sox 0 at Washington Senators 2 W 40-32 32-32 72-64
September 6, 1952 New York Yankees 5 at Washington Senators 2 L 40-33 32-32 72-65
September 7, 1952 New York Yankees 5 at Washington Senators 1 L 40-34 32-32 72-66
September 9, 1952 Washington Senators 2 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 40-34 32-33 72-67
September 10, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 40-34 32-34 72-68
September 11, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 40-34 33-34 73-68
September 12, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 40-34 33-35 73-69
September 14, 1952 Washington Senators 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 40-34 34-35 74-69
September 15, 1952 Washington Senators 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 40-34 34-36 74-70
September 16, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 40-34 34-37 74-71
September 17, 1952 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 40-34 34-38 74-72
September 19, 1952 Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 5 W 41-34 34-38 75-72
September 20, 1952 Boston Red Sox 6 at Washington Senators 10 W 42-34 34-38 76-72
September 21, 1952 Boston Red Sox 7 at Washington Senators 3 L 42-35 34-38 76-73
September 23, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 42-35 34-39 76-74
September 26, 1952 Washington Senators 1 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 42-35 34-40 76-75
September 27, 1952 Washington Senators 3 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 42-35 35-40 77-75
September 28, 1952 Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 42-35 36-40 78-75