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Baseball The Best Washington Senators of All Time  

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Though they're no longer in existence, the Washington Senators were one of the more known baseball teams of the first half of the 20th century. While there were some bright spots in the club's history, the Senators were best summarized by the San Francisco Chronicle's Charley Dryden when he wrote: "Washington: First in war, first in peace, and last in the American League." Despite the team's history of losing, that doesn't mean it didn't have a few great players over the years. Walter Johnson, aka "The Big Train," is widely known as one of the best pitchers in baseball history. Johnson wasn't the only Hall of Famer to play for the Senators. Goose Goslin, Sam Rice, Joe Cronin, Bucky Harris, Heinie Manush all are known for wearing the Senators cap in the Hall of Fame as well.

The Senators did win a World Series in 1924 that featured many of the best players in franchise history and in fact, the teams from 1911-1933 were among the tops in the major leagues. But alas, it wasn't meant to be. Even when the team moved to become the Minnesota Twins, the Senators couldn't win. Washington was awarded an expansion team in 1960, but that team too didn't have many winning days, and eventually moved to Texas to become the Rangers.

This is the list of the best Washington Senators players of all time. If you see someone missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or re-rank this list according to how you deem fit. 

1
93 11
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Pitcher

2
32 7
Goose Goslin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

3
23 3
Joe Cronin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Manager, Shortstop

4
33 9
Roy Sievers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

5
30 7
Eddie Yost is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Third baseman

6
39 15
Mickey Vernon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
First baseman

7
34 13
Camilo Pascual is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Pitcher

8
24 5
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

9
21 6
Early Wynn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Pitcher

10
18 5
Bucky Harris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Manager, Second baseman

11
17 6
Heinie Manush is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

12
13 4
Rick Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Catcher

13
13 6
Firpo Marberry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Pitcher

14
14 8
Cecil Travis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

15
14 8
Joe Judge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
First baseman

16
10 5
Buddy Myer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Second baseman

17
11 6
Ossie Bluege is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Third baseman

18
13 8
Muddy Ruel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Catcher

19
9 5
Tom Zachary is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Pitcher

20
7 3
Joe Kuhel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman

21
9 6
Bob Porterfield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Bob Porterfield Pitcher

22
9 6
Buddy Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Third baseman

23
8 5
George Mogridge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Pitcher

24
11 9
Dutch Leonard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Pitcher

25
8 6
Casey Patten is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Pitcher

26
6 9
Bob Groom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Washington Senators of All Time
Bob Groom Pitcher