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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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
4Bob Johnson+of533-MLB15054411518430923114155995901012.338.000.553553301--
10Sam Chapman+of3523-MLB14049874134246156411451621411.269.000.432432215--
1Wally Moses+of3728-MLB11543768134287333744423054.307.000.423423185--
8Frankie Hayes+c3324-MLB12443166122285208341405531210.283.000.510510220--
5Dick Siebert+1b-27-MLB101402581182836474121220106.294.000.423423170--
7Dario Lodigiani+3b-2b4323-MLB12139346102224644204218479.260.000.382382150--
12Joe Gantenbein+2b-3b5522-MLB11134847101144436153222254.290.000.388388135--
34Bill Nagel+2b-1b4123-MLB105341398619412392125862615.252.000.437437149--
11Dee Miles+of-30-MLB1063204996176137341517083.300.000.400400128--
2Skeeter Newsome+ss4428-MLB992482255910175719120158.222.000.26626666--
14Wayne Ambler+ss-2b5023-MLB95227154813002410222501410.211.000.26926961--
9Earle Brucker+c-38-MLB621721850151331012416127.291.000.44244276--
36Nick Etten+1b-25-MLB431552039112329001611034.252.000.40640663--
18Eric Tipton+of-24-MLB4710412244211420137044.231.000.33733735--
22Lynn Nelson+p-34-MLB4080315200501213101.187.000.21221217--
19Chubby Dean+p-22-MLB80771227400190084035.351.000.40340331--
6Al Brancato+ss-3b-20-MLB2168121450181084123.206.000.32432422--
24Nels Potter+p-27-MLB416761220040056041.179.000.20920914--
17Buck Ross+p-24-MLB2958212200400119072.207.000.24124114--
35Bill Beckmann+p-31-MLB275251300030023061.250.000.25025013--
25Fred Chapman+ss-22-MLB154951411011013010.286.000.34734717--
16George Caster+p-31-MLB28432900030008020.209.000.2092099--
15Bob Joyce+p-24-MLB30352310010018011.086.000.1141144--
25Cotton Pippen+p-28-MLB25351300020045030.086.000.086863--
6Lou Finney+of-1b-28-MLB9221300010020000.136.000.1361363--
26Eddie Collins+of-22-MLB32216510001003000.238.000.2862866--
3Bill Lillard+ss-21-MLB7194610010031010.316.000.3683687--
21Roy Parmelee+p-32-MLB16151200000014000.133.000.1331332--
31Les McCrabb+p-24-MLB5130000000005020.000.000.00000--
23Bob McNamara+3b-ss-22-MLB990210030011000.222.000.3333333--
26Hal Wagner+c-23-MLB580100000003000.125.000.1251251--
20Sam Page+p-23-MLB470300000013011.429.000.4294293--
21Jim Reninger+p-24-MLB460100000001000.167.000.1671671--
20Bud Thomas+p-28-MLB230000000001000.000.000.00000--
-Walt Masters+p-32-MLB420000000001000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Lynn Nelson+1734-MLB10134.783524122111197.2233117105276475001.5010.611.232.913.410.85----
24Nels Potter+2427-MLB8126.60412590122196.12581631442688601221.7611.831.194.032.751.47----
17Buck Ross+3424-MLB6146.0029286100174.0216143116179543501.7911.170.884.912.222.21----
35Bill Beckmann+3731-MLB7115.3927197250155.119810493154120101.5411.470.872.381.162.05----
16George Caster+5131-MLB994.9028177180136.01448274164559111.399.531.062.983.900.76----
25Cotton Pippen+4328-MLB4115.9925175041118.21699779134033401.7612.820.993.032.501.21----
19Chubby Dean+2522-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 Thomas+4928-MLB0115.752200004.0887210002.2518.004.502.250.00------
18Eddie Smith+2925-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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