Managers of the Washington Senators

This is a comprehensive list of managers for the Washington Senators organization. Win / loss statistics, winning percentage, position in division, and games behind the leader are also shown for each manager.

"Where losing clubs (Washington, D.C.) and vacant seats are perpetually bound." - Curt Smith in Voices of the Game (1987)
Washington Senators

Managers & Finishes

Year Uniform # Manager(s) Wins Losses WP Finish GB
1892 (a)

n/a

Billy Barnie

0 2 .000 10 th 44½

n/a

Arthur Irwin

35 39 .473
1892 (b)

n/a

11 21 .344

n/a

Danny Richardson

12 31 .279
1893

n/a

Jim O'Rourke

40 89 .310 12 th 46
1894

n/a

Gus Schmelz

45 87 .341 11 th 46
1895

n/a

43 85 .336 10 th 43
1896

n/a

58 73 .443 9 th 33
1897

n/a

9 25 .265 6 th 32

n/a

Tom Brown

52 46 .531
1898

n/a

12 26 .316 11 th 52½

n/a

Jack Doyle

8 9 .471

n/a

Deacon McGuire

21 47 .309

n/a

Arthur Irwin

10 19 .345
1899

n/a

54 98 .355 11 th 49

Washington Senators Managers & Finishes



This particular Washington franchise was bought out in 1899 by the National League for $46,500. It would be the last National League franchise in the city.

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On May 11, 1897, Duke Farrell of Washington threw out a record eight Orioles who attempted to steal second. However, did you know that the Senators still lost the game 8-2?

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