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1938 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 53-99 .349
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 726-956 -230
Manager(s): Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 385,357 11/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Earle Mack
Assistant Coach: Charlie Berry
Third Base Coach: Lena Blackburne
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9953.651--
8861.5919.5
8666.56613.0
8470.54516.0
7576.49723.5
6583.43932.0
5597.36244.0
5399.34946.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
12Wayne AmblerSS221203934292212038214831011 .234.317.298615.064.188.2540.65--117452
14Babe BarnaOF23930440002003500 .133.212.133345.000.100.1601.67--433
-Irv BartlingSS241446581105003702 .174.224.239463.065.130.2052.33--1151
29Charlie BerryC3512000000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
9Earle BruckerC3753171266421133511191601 .374.437.561998.187.298.4010.8457.096191
-Ralph BuxtonP2451000000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000-----01
16George CasterP3042101920500100082812 .198.257.248505.050.129.2743.50--25111
14Sam ChapmanOF2211440660105177176334559441 .259.347.461808.202.335.2981.7123.9187462
19Chubby DeanP211620362001001400 .300.333.400733.100.150.3754.00--821
10Paul EasterlingOF3247120000001200 .286.375.286661.000.143.4002.00--28
-Nick Etten1B24228162162011109700 .259.333.383716.123.247.2840.78--3190
8Lou Finney1B-OF27122454611252112104858392509 .275.333.441774.165.244.2740.6445.4200502
-Randy GumpertP2044110001001100 .250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--15
30Mule HaasOF3440787162001200121003 .205.311.231542.026.179.2350.83--1893
5Gene Hasson1B2219691019621120012701 .275.383.464847.188.362.2950.5869.03282
8Frankie HayesC23993165692193115523545112 .291.395.475870.184.351.3190.9428.7150372
4Bob JohnsonOF321525631141762793011398877320 .313.405.552957.240.396.3170.8418.8311650
15Harry KelleyP3242000000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
7Dario Lodigiani2B2293325369115164430342576 .280.348.388736.108.222.2890.7454.2126365
1Wally MosesOF2714258986181298849155583103 .307.369.424793.117.233.3150.5373.6250650
22Lynn NelsonP33671121231000150071200 .277.319.277596.000.063.3101.71--31119
2Skeeter NewsomeSS2717487134007111402 .271.286.354640.083.104.2954.00--1751
25,30Ace ParkerSS265611312265001212101605 .230.293.274567.044.124.2681.60--31128
11Rusty PetersSS2327000000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
24Nels PotterP2638391101006001301 .256.275.282557.026.051.2783.00--1141
30Jim ReningerP2347100000002200 .000.222.000222.000.286.0001.00--09
17Buck RossP23296341200150021715 .190.215.238453.048.079.2448.5063.01570
10Dick Siebert1B26481942455830282310932 .284.319.356675.072.119.2970.90--69206
11Dave SmithP232112000000002600 .000.143.000143.000.167.0003.00--014
18Eddie SmithP2443424122005003802 .286.333.333666.048.119.3532.67--1447
7Stan Sperry2B24602532869630271215904 .273.313.320633.047.103.2830.60--81272
21,20Bud ThomasP2742694910050053007 .130.189.145334.014.087.2316.00--1081
26Hal WagnerC22338810202108008913 .227.292.273565.045.136.2531.13--2499
3Billy Werber3B301344999212922711691915933725 .259.375.397772.138.333.2620.4045.4198597
21Al WilliamsP243025010000002901 .040.111.040151.000.080.0634.50--128
Batting Totals1699522972614102436298686655360559022078 .270.345.396741.126.244.2890.9853.420715912
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Ralph Buxton24015.00500030912751590001.8912.001.005.009.001.80
21,20Bud Thomas279144.92422971902122591381162362485101.5111.000.982.632.040.77
18Eddie Smith243105.9143700274130151102861376784001.7310.370.895.225.361.03
11Dave Smith23215.112100015044502925028132001.7710.230.005.732.660.46
17Buck Ross239165.332928100101842181321092380541101.6210.661.133.912.640.68
30Jim Reninger23027.044410002228181831490001.8310.961.175.483.520.64
24Nels Potter262126.493594020511113995801549430001.6911.271.223.973.490.88
22Lynn Nelson3310115.653223130821912151421202979755001.5410.131.373.723.530.95
15Harry Kelley320216.88430010817161501030003.3819.130.0011.253.380.30
-Randy Gumpert200211.254200101224181511011002.8318.000.757.500.750.10
19Chubby Dean21213.52610040232210931531101.618.611.175.871.170.20
16George Caster3016204.36424020221281310156136251171125001.529.930.803.753.590.96
21Al Williams24076.973081070931289372654254101.9612.390.585.232.420.46
Pitching Totals53995.4829715456398121324157395680614259947328401.6410.690.974.073.220.79
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frankie HayesC903193892.9750.00
Earle BruckerC441882031.9860.00
Hal WagnerC30871632.9720.00
Charlie BerryC111011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou Finney1B6457424635.9900.00
Dick Siebert1B46403410351.0000.00
Nick Etten1B2221210320.9870.00
Gene Hasson1B191546717.9580.00
Mule Haas1B6481021.0000.00
Earle Brucker1B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dario Lodigiani2B801932332145.9530.00
Stan Sperry2B601211851326.9590.00
Ace Parker2B9221923.9530.00
Wayne Ambler2B41216041.0000.00
Bob Johnson2B36623.8570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Werber3B1341682663021.9350.00
Dario Lodigiani3B13172643.9150.00
Ace Parker3B931611.9500.00
Irv Bartling3B10000.0000.00
Bob Johnson3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wayne AmblerSS1162093103254.9420.00
Ace ParkerSS26294026.9720.00
Skeeter NewsomeSS15244327.9710.00
Irv BartlingSS13293568.9140.00
Rusty PetersSS23220.7140.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob JohnsonOF15040021163.9630.00
Wally MosesOF13930411113.9660.00
Sam ChapmanOF1102298120.9520.00
Lou FinneyOF46124430.9770.00
Mule HaasOF12191011.0000.00
Babe BarnaOF710110.9170.00
Paul EasterlingOF13010.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie SmithP43130102011.9682.07
George CasterP42281124441.9331.79
Bud ThomasP4221273921.9581.95
Nels PotterP3511181610.9601.94
Lynn NelsonP3219143620.9521.88
Al WilliamsP309341820.9172.13
Buck RossP2918453622.9532.00
Dave SmithP214428001.0002.04
Chubby DeanP62308001.0003.13
Ralph BuxtonP5901001.0000.99
Randy GumpertP41215001.0004.46
Harry KelleyP480000.0000.00
Jim ReningerP42206001.0002.43


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