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1939 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 55-97 .362
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 711-1022 -311
Manager(s): Earle Mack, Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 395,022 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
10645.702--
8962.58917.0
8767.56520.5
8569.55222.5
8173.52626.5
6587.42841.5
5597.36251.5
43111.27964.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Wayne AmblerSS2395227154813002410222501410.211.281.269550.057.159.2381.14--61263
35Bill BeckmannP31275251300030023061.250.278.250528.000.038.2651.50--1360
6Al Brancato3B202168121450181084123.206.289.324613.118.250.2060.5068.02278
9Earle BruckerC38621721850151331012416127.291.378.442820.151.285.3070.6757.376198
16George CasterP3128432900030008020.209.209.209418.000.000.257----945
25Fred ChapmanSS22154951411011013010.286.300.347647.061.102.3043.00--1751
10Sam ChapmanOF2314049874134246156411451621411.269.337.432769.163.279.2831.2233.2215553
26Eddie CollinsOF2232216510001003000.238.238.286524.048.095.278----621
19Chubby DeanP2280771227400190084035.351.412.403815.052.156.3700.50--3188
36Nick Etten1B25431552039112329001611034.252.322.406728.155.258.2550.6951.763174
6Lou FinneyOF289221300010020000.136.208.136344.000.091.1360.00--324
12Joe Gantenbein2B2211134847101144436153222254.290.350.388738.098.178.3010.6987.0135385
8Frankie HayesC2412443166122285208341405531210.283.344.510854.227.327.2871.3821.6220483
4Bob JohnsonOF3315054411518430923114155995901012.338.440.553993.215.415.3480.6023.7301653
15Bob JoyceP2430352310010018011.086.111.114225.029.057.1118.00--437
3Bill LillardSS217194610010031010.316.409.368777.053.211.3330.33--723
7Dario Lodigiani3B2312139346102224644204218479.260.331.382713.122.234.2600.4365.5150442
-Walt MastersP32420000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
31Les McCrabbP245130000000005020.000.000.0000.000.000.000----015
23Bob McNamara3B22990210030011000.222.300.333633.111.222.2501.00--310
11Dee MilesOF301063204996176137341517083.300.331.400731.100.144.3151.13320.0128343
1Wally MosesOF2811543768134287333744423054.307.370.423793.117.224.3190.52145.7185486
34Bill Nagel2B-3B23105341398619412392125862615.252.303.437740.185.261.3053.4428.4149372
22Lynn NelsonP344080315200501213101.188.207.213420.025.038.2246.50--1782
2Skeeter NewsomeSS28992482255910175719120158.222.277.266543.044.113.2330.63--66282
20Sam PageP23470300000013011.429.500.429929.000.143.7503.00--39
21Roy ParmeleeP3216151200000014000.133.188.133321.000.067.1824.00--216
25Cotton PippenP2825351300020045030.086.179.086265.000.114.1001.25--342
24Nels PotterP27416761220040056041.179.236.209445.030.104.1971.20--1476
21Jim ReningerP24460100000001000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
17Buck RossP242958212200400119072.207.220.241461.034.052.30819.00--1466
5Dick Siebert1B27101402581182836474121220106.294.329.423752.129.189.2991.0567.0170433
20Bud ThomasP28230000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
18Eric TiptonOF244710412244211420137044.231.316.337653.106.250.2400.54104.035121
26Hal WagnerC23580100000003000.125.125.125250.000.000.200----18
Batting Totals18525309711143828255986676034503531150138122.271.334.400734.129.229.2861.0654.221245950
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
35Bill Beckmann317115.4027197250155198104931541201001.5411.500.872.381.160.49
18Eddie Smith25109.0030000037440230102.2515.750.004.506.751.50
31Dave Smith2400-1000000100020000------
21Jim Schelle2200-1000000133030000------
17Buck Ross246146.00292861001742161431161795435001.7911.170.884.912.220.45
21Jim Reninger24027.884200001624151431233002.2513.501.696.751.690.25
24Nels Potter278126.6141259012219625816314426886012201.7711.851.194.042.760.68
25Cotton Pippen284115.972517504111816997791340334001.7612.780.983.032.500.83
21Roy Parmelee32166.40145008144424132235134001.718.400.407.002.600.37
20Sam Page23036.9543100022342717115110002.2313.910.416.144.500.73
22Lynn Nelson3410134.7735241221111972331171052764750001.5010.591.232.913.411.17
34Bill Nagel230012.0010001037541100002.6721.003.003.000.000.00
31Les McCrabb24124.0054201035422016410110001.4410.501.002.502.751.10
-Walt Masters32006.554000401115980820002.0912.270.006.551.640.25
15Bob Joyce24356.673061011010715691801337253001.7913.001.083.082.080.68
19Chubby Dean22585.23541003871161329368880392001.8110.150.626.153.000.49
16George Caster31994.902817718013614482741645591101.399.531.062.983.901.31
20Bud Thomas280115.7522000048872100002.2518.004.502.250.000.00
Pitching Totals55975.793081535061031213431687102286414857939735401.6911.310.993.882.660.69
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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