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1939 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  
Team Record:  55-97   .362
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Earle Mack, Connie Mack
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Shibe Park
Attendance:  395,022
Playoffs: Season in progress

Philadelphia Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Earle Brucker (38)
Youngest Player:  Al Brancato (20)
Longest Tenure:  Lou Finney (8)
Top Hitter:  Bob Johnson (5)
Top Pitcher:  Lynn Nelson (17)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  80.05%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees10645.702--
Boston8962.58917.0
Cleveland8767.56520.5
Chi White Sox8569.55222.5
Detroit8173.52626.5
Washington6587.42841.5
Philadelphia5597.36251.5
St. Louis43111.27964.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
4Bob Johnsonof533-MLB15054411518430923114155995901012.338.000.5531000301--
10Sam Chapmanof3523-MLB14049874134246156411451621411.269.000.4320215--
1Wally Mosesof3728-MLB11543768134287333744423054.307.000.4230185--
8Frankie Hayesc3324-MLB12443166122285208341405531210.283.000.5101000220--
5Dick Siebert1b-27-MLB101402581182836474121220106.294.000.4230170--
7Dario Lodigiani3b-2b4323-MLB12139346102224644204218479.260.000.3820150--
12Joe Gantenbein2b-3b5522-MLB11134847101144436153222254.290.000.3880135--
34Bill Nagel2b-1b4123-MLB105341398619412392125862615.252.000.4370149--
11Dee Milesof-30-MLB1063204996176137341517083.300.000.4000128--
2Skeeter Newsomess4428-MLB992482255910175719120158.222.000.266066--
14Wayne Amblerss-2b5023-MLB95227154813002410222501410.211.000.269061--
9Earle Bruckerc-38-MLB621721850151331012416127.291.000.442076--
36Nick Etten1b-25-MLB431552039112329001611034.252.000.406063--
18Eric Tiptonof-24-MLB4710412244211420137044.231.000.337035--
22Lynn Nelsonp-34-MLB4080315200501213101.187.000.212017--
19Chubby Deanp-22-MLB80771227400190084035.351.000.403031--
6Al Brancatoss-3b-20-MLB2168121450181084123.206.000.324022--
24Nels Potterp-27-MLB416761220040056041.179.000.209014--
17Buck Rossp-24-MLB2958212200400119072.207.000.241014--
35Bill Beckmannp-31-MLB275251300030023061.250.000.250013--
25Fred Chapmanss-22-MLB154951411011013010.286.000.347017--
16George Casterp-31-MLB28432900030008020.209.000.20909--
15Bob Joycep-24-MLB30352310010018011.086.000.11404--
25Cotton Pippenp-28-MLB25351300020045030.086.000.08603--
6Lou Finneyof-1b-28-MLB9221300010020000.136.000.13603--
26Eddie Collinsof-22-MLB32216510001003000.238.000.28606--
3Bill Lillardss-21-MLB7194610010031010.316.000.36807--
21Roy Parmeleep-32-MLB16151200000014000.133.000.13302--
31Les McCrabbp-24-MLB5130000000005020.000.000.00000--
23Bob McNamara3b-ss-22-MLB990210030011000.222.000.33303--
26Hal Wagnerc-23-MLB580100000003000.125.000.12501--
20Sam Pagep-23-MLB470300000013011.429.000.42903--
21Jim Reningerp-24-MLB460100000001000.167.000.16701--
20Bud Thomasp-28-MLB230000000001000.000.000.00000--
-Walt Mastersp-32-MLB420000000001000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Lynn Nelson1734-MLB10134.783524122111197.2233117105276475001.5010.611.232.913.410.85----
24Nels Potter2427-MLB8126.60412590122196.12581631442688601221.7611.831.194.032.751.47----
17Buck Ross3424-MLB6146.0029286100174.0216143116179543501.7911.170.884.912.222.21----
35Bill Beckmann3731-MLB7115.3927197250155.119810493154120101.5411.470.872.381.162.05----
16George Caster5131-MLB994.9028177180136.01448274164559111.399.531.062.983.900.76----
25Cotton Pippen4328-MLB4115.9925175041118.21699779134033401.7612.820.993.032.501.21----
19Chubby Dean2522-MLB585.2554100387116.2132936888039201.8210.180.626.173.012.05----
15Bob Joyce-24-MLB356.6930610110107.21569180133725301.7913.041.093.092.091.48----
21Roy Parmelee-32-MLB166.45145008144.242413223513401.728.460.407.052.622.69----
31Les McCrabb-24-MLB124.0454201035.242201641011001.4610.601.012.522.780.91----
20Sam Page-23-MLB036.9543100022.034271711511002.2313.910.416.144.501.36----
21Jim Reninger-24-MLB027.7142000016.12415143123302.2013.221.656.611.654.00----
-Walt Masters-32-MLB006.5540004011.01598082002.0912.270.006.551.644.00----
20Bud Thomas4928-MLB0115.752200004.0887210002.2518.004.502.250.00------
18Eddie Smith2925-MLB109.823000003.2744023012.4517.180.004.917.360.67----
34Bill Nagel-23-MLB0012.001000103.0754110002.6721.003.003.000.00------
31Dave Smith-24-MLB00--100000--10002000----------------
21Jim Schelle-22-MLB00--100000--13303000----------------
Totals: (35 players)55975.79152152506102121,34316871022864985793973541.4511.310.993.882.661.46-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frankie HayesC114380601012.9780.00 
Earle BruckerC4715018051.0000.00 
Hal WagnerC5113001.0000.00 
Harry O'NeillC10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick Siebert1B9987474973.9910.00 
Nick Etten1B4137619429.9900.00 
Sam Chapman1B19147546.9740.00 
Bob McNamara1B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe Gantenbein2B761651791926.9480.00 
Bill Nagel2B561001371428.9440.00 
Dario Lodigiani2B2856821016.9320.00 
Wayne Ambler2B19242433.9410.00 
Skeeter Newsome2B220001.0000.00 
Eddie Collins2B11110.6670.00 
Bob Johnson2B10000.0000.00 
Bob McNamara2B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dario Lodigiani3B89103181178.9440.00 
Bill Nagel3B43348174.9430.00 
Al Brancato3B20204242.9390.00 
Joe Gantenbein3B1481312.9550.00 
Bob McNamara3B524001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Skeeter NewsomeSS931762212144.9500.00 
Wayne AmblerSS771261841531.9540.00 
Fred ChapmanSS15243875.8990.00 
Bill LillardSS7122513.9740.00 
Joe GantenbeinSS551132.8420.00 
Bob McNamaraSS211001.0000.00 
Al BrancatoSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob JohnsonOF15036915133.9670.00 
Sam ChapmanOF11735011172.9550.00 
Wally MosesOF1032091082.9650.00 
Dee MilesOF77146451.9680.00 
Eric TiptonOF3465040.9420.00 
Eddie CollinsOF6100001.0000.00 
Lou FinneyOF4120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Chubby DeanP5411632624.9352.25 
Nels PotterP4119683410.9771.93 
Lynn NelsonP35197112726.9501.73 
Bob JoyceP30107324011.0002.27 
Buck RossP2917492021.9351.50 
George CasterP2813692114.9681.99 
Bill BeckmannP271551019001.0001.68 
Cotton PippenP2511892634.9212.66 
Roy ParmeleeP144421010.9232.44 
Les McCrabbP53516001.0001.79 
Walt MastersP4110310.7502.45 
Sam PageP42206011.0002.45 
Jim ReningerP41632001.0002.80 
Eddie SmithP330000.0000.00 
Bud ThomasP2401001.0002.25 
Bill NagelP130000.0000.00 
Jim SchelleP100000.0000.00 
Dave SmithP100000.0000.00 


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