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1929 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 104-46 .693
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 901-616 + 285
Manager(s): Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 839,176 5/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cubs)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Earle Mack
Assistant Coach: Kid Gleason
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10446.693--
8866.57118.0
8171.53324.0
7973.52026.0
7181.46734.0
7084.45536.0
5993.38846.0
5896.37748.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Al SimmonsOF2714358111421241934157423138116 .365.398.6421040.277.334.3501.2317.1373629
-Mule HaasOF251395781151814191682043438440 .313.356.498854.185.237.3151.1236.1288656
-Bing MillerOF341475568418432168932494025413 .331.380.489869.158.257.3370.6369.5272613
-Jimmie Foxx1B21149517123183239331189710370216 .354.463.6251088.271.474.3620.6815.7323638
-Mickey CochraneC2613551411317037879576698221 .331.412.475887.144.280.3270.1273.4244606
-Max Bishop2B291294751021101963361412844310 .232.398.316714.084.347.2500.34158.3150616
-Jimmy DykesSS-3B32119401761313461379835125717 .327.412.539951.212.352.3250.4930.8216476
-Sammy Hale3B3210137951105143140621218223 .277.303.338641.061.103.2891.50379.0128416
-Joe BoleySS3291303367617624710241627 .251.310.366676.116.198.2600.67151.5111336
-Rube WalbergP32401031123201110031706 .223.245.272517.049.078.2595.67103.028112
-Lefty GroveP29421021322301150063308 .216.259.275534.059.118.3095.50102.028116
-George EarnshawP2944876152011000221110 .172.200.230430.057.080.21510.5087.020100
-Homer SummaOF303781122240010112114 .272.298.321619.049.074.2750.50--2688
-Cy PerkinsC3338764164009005403 .211.259.263522.053.118.2220.80--2084
-Jack QuinnP4535602820030002004 .133.133.167300.033.033.200----1064
-Jim Cronin2B-SS2325567132104005702 .232.295.304599.071.161.2651.40--1763
-Ossie OrwollP-OF28305161321060021100 .255.283.333616.078.118.3255.50--1753
-George Burns1B36294951350111102301 .265.294.429723.163.224.2671.5049.02152
-Walter FrenchOF2945457121019002302 .267.298.356654.089.133.2681.5045.01649
-Bill ShoresP2539405500000061606 .125.239.125364.000.150.2082.67--552
-Eddie RommelP313239281004002704 .205.244.231475.026.077.2503.50--945
-Bud Morse2B24827120000000200 .074.074.074148.000.000.080----227
-Howard EhmkeP351119021000000200 .105.105.158263.053.053.118----319
-Bevo LeBourveauOF341216150102015101 .313.476.438914.125.375.3330.20--722
-Carroll YerkesP261910100000000400 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----010
-Eric McNairSS2048241003100000 .500.500.6251125.125.250.500----58
-Eddie Collins4297000000002000 .000.222.000222.000.286.0000.00--09
-Doc CramerOF2326000000000200 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
-Cloy MattoxC2636010000001100 .167.286.167453.000.167.2001.00--17
-Bill BreckinridgeP2134000000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
-Joe HasslerSS2444100000000200 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
-Rudy Miller3B2824110001003000 .250.571.250821.000.750.2500.00--17
Batting Totals166652049011537288751228456339540440290214 .295.362.450812.154.263.3050.8142.723415958
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Lefty Grove292062.81423719254275278104868811708001.319.100.262.655.562.10
-Rube Walberg3218113.594033203642672561151072299944001.328.600.743.323.160.95
-George Earnshaw292483.284433133512542331109381251498001.408.220.284.415.261.19
-Jack Quinn451193.97351870921611828771839413101.3710.170.452.182.291.05
-Bill Shores251163.593913511971521507161959491001.378.820.533.472.880.83
-Eddie Rommel311222.843264016411313552361034251101.4810.660.792.681.970.74
-Howard Ehmke35723.27118203054482420215201001.157.850.332.453.271.33
-Carroll Yerkes26104.621920010137472019013110001.6211.430.003.162.680.85
-Ossie Orwoll28024.8012000713032231666120001.279.601.801.803.602.00
-Bill Breckinridge21008.10310010101010901622002.609.000.0014.401.800.13
Pitching Totals104463.442771517098124135713716165187348757328201.379.090.483.233.801.18
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey CochraneC13565977139.9830.00
Cy PerkinsC38851511.9900.00
Cloy MattoxC35210.8750.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jimmie Foxx1B142122674698.9950.00
George Burns1B19995091.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Max Bishop2B1293013712158.9700.00
Jimmy Dykes2B12244314.9850.00
Jim Cronin2B10183827.9660.00
Bud Morse2B8172213.9750.00
Sammy Hale2B141011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sammy Hale3B99901711213.9560.00
Jimmy Dykes3B486079119.9270.00
Jimmie Foxx3B871712.9600.00
Jim Cronin3B423001.0000.00
Rudy Miller3B23320.7500.00
Joe Boley3B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe BoleySS881612291550.9630.00
Jimmy DykesSS601191512127.9280.00
Jim CroninSS991224.9130.00
Eric McNairSS465001.0000.00
Joe HasslerSS21220.6000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bing MillerOF14531110104.9700.00
Al SimmonsOF1423491942.9890.00
Mule HaasOF1393731072.9820.00
Homer SummaOF2448110.9800.00
Walter FrenchOF1080001.0000.00
Ossie OrwollOF9180001.0000.00
Bevo LeBourveauOF380001.0000.00
Doc CramerOF160001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George EarnshawP44254123861.8931.77
Lefty GroveP4227534120.9571.44
Rube WalbergP402671149011.0002.02
Bill ShoresP3915272832.9212.07
Jack QuinnP3516133811.9762.29
Eddie RommelP3211392613.9722.78
Carroll YerkesP1937318031.0005.09
Ossie OrwollP123006011.0001.80
Howard EhmkeP115471010.9442.82
Bill BreckinridgeP3100000.0000.00


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