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.
Frank Howard!!!! Rookie of the Year in 1960 w/the LA Dodgers, and 4-time All-Star with the Washington Senators, '68 - '71