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1940 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  
Team Record:  54-100   .351
Result:   8th in American League
Manager(s):  Connie Mack
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Shibe Park
Attendance:  432,145
Playoffs: Season in progress

Philadelphia Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Earle Brucker (39)
Youngest Player:  Elmer Valo (19)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Johnson (8)
Top Hitter:  Bob Johnson (23)
Top Pitcher:  Johnny Babich (15)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  68.81%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit9064.584--
Cleveland8965.5781.0
NY Yankees8866.5712.0
Boston8272.5328.0
Chi White Sox8272.5328.0
St. Louis6787.43523.0
Washington6490.41626.0
Philadelphia54100.35136.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
5Dick Siebert1b3928-MLB154595691703165778633342712.286.000.3830228--
1Wally Mosesof3029-MLB14253791166419950647544254.309.000.4690252--
4Bob Johnsonof2334-MLB13851293137254311038283644120.268.000.5141000263--
10Sam Chapmanof3724-MLB1345088814026323752646961714.276.000.4740241--
2Benny McCoy2b5624-MLB134490561262657622265441414.257.000.3730183--
8Frankie Hayesc2925-MLB1364657314323416709361591213.308.000.4770222--
34Al Rubeling3b-2b6227-MLB1083764992166438454858057.245.000.3510132--
18Al Brancatoss-3b-21-MLB10729842571121233128362210.191.000.252075--
11Dee Milesof-31-MLB8823626719612311818112.301.000.403095--
3Bill Lillardss-22-MLB73206264982121012828163.238.000.311064--
12Joe Gantenbein2b-3b-23-MLB75197214762423101121112.239.000.350069--
19Chubby Deanp-23-MLB6790626200600169021.289.000.311028--
30Johnny Babichp-27-MLB3186410100100224123.116.000.128011--
6Al Simmonsof-38-MLB3781725401190048004.309.000.395032--
26Hal Wagnerc-24-MLB34759195101000116122.253.000.347026--
24Nels Potterp-28-MLB317141820040037062.254.000.282020--
25Fred Chapmanss-23-MLB2669611100411610042.159.000.174012--
7Crash Davis2b-ss-20-MLB2367418110910310122.269.000.313021--
16George Casterp-32-MLB366238100400324022.129.000.14509--
17Buck Rossp-25-MLB245327001400214021.132.000.189010--
9Earle Bruckerc-39-MLB23463911020063004.196.000.261012--
35Bill Beckmannp-32-MLB34394800040008031.205.000.20508--
22Porter Vaughanp-21-MLB18343800020017012.235.000.23508--
21Ed Heusserp-31-MLB413045001400512010.167.000.26708--
38Elmer Valoof-19-MLB6236800002030000.348.000.34808--
41Jack Wallaesass-20-MLB6200300020002000.150.000.15003--
20Herman Bessep-28-MLB17191510070046000.263.000.31606--
40Eric Tiptonof-25-MLB282101000011000.125.000.37503--
14Carl Milesp-22-MLB241310010000000.750.0001.00010004--
31Les McCrabbp-25-MLB440100000101000.250.000.25001--
23Phil Marchildonp-26-MLB220000000001010.000.000.00000--
37Dario Lodigiani3b-2b-24-MLB110000000000000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
30Johnny Babich1527-MLB14133.73313016110229.122211195168094001.328.710.633.143.690.85----
24Nels Potter2328-MLB9144.44312513050200.2213115991871731021.429.550.813.183.270.97----
16George Caster2532-MLB4196.56362411082178.1234160130186975311.7011.810.913.483.790.92----
19Chubby Dean3623-MLB6136.6130198181159.1220136117216338501.7812.431.193.562.151.66----
17Buck Ross4825-MLB5104.38241910031156.11609176156043401.419.210.863.452.481.40----
35Bill Beckmann3932-MLB844.1734962161127.11326859113547101.319.330.782.473.320.74----
21Ed Heusser2131-MLB6134.9941620265110.01448461114239101.6911.780.903.443.191.08----
22Porter Vaughan5621-MLB295.351815503299.11047459961461221.669.420.825.534.171.33----
20Herman Besse-28-MLB038.83175007053.0705652103419201.9611.891.705.773.231.79----
31Les McCrabb-25-MLB006.9440003011.219139224001.8014.661.541.543.090.50----
23Phil Marchildon-26-MLB027.2022100010.01298184202.0010.800.907.203.602.00----
14Carl Miles-22-MLB0013.502000208.091212286002.1310.132.259.006.751.33----
33Pat McLaughlin-29-MLB0016.201000001.2433110003.0021.605.405.400.00------
Totals: (32 players)541005.2215415472482121,34515439327801055344884051.4510.320.903.573.271.09-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frankie HayesC13451563179.9710.00 
Hal WagnerC28911644.9640.00 
Earle BruckerC1347921.9660.00 
Buddy HanckenC110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick Siebert1B154132211922112.9850.00 
Joe Gantenbein1B6261001.0000.00 
Frankie Hayes1B216010.9410.00 
Chubby Dean1B180011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Benny McCoy2B1302613923482.9510.00 
Crash Davis2B195252411.9630.00 
Al Rubeling2B10242726.9620.00 
Bill Lillard2B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Al Rubeling3B98961842013.9330.00 
Joe Gantenbein3B453175811.9300.00 
Al Brancato3B25245164.9260.00 
Benny McCoy3B11110.6670.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Al BrancatoSS801361801735.9490.00 
Bill LillardSS691121572328.9210.00 
Fred ChapmanSS2540541512.8620.00 
Jack WallaesaSS691933.9030.00 
Joe GantenbeinSS302001.0000.00 
Crash DavisSS111001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob JohnsonOF13631015134.9620.00 
Wally MosesOF1332951081.9740.00 
Sam ChapmanOF12934813142.9630.00 
Dee MilesOF50117370.9450.00 
Al SimmonsOF1851120.9630.00 
Elmer ValoOF6180001.0000.00 
Eric TiptonOF230001.0000.00 
Joe GantenbeinOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed HeusserP4111092111.9682.45 
George CasterP36178102722.9491.87 
Bill BeckmannP34127111330.8891.70 
Johnny BabichP31229144220.9662.20 
Nels PotterP312001730021.0002.11 
Chubby DeanP3015943611.9762.26 
Buck RossP24156122330.9212.02 
Porter VaughanP189921630.8571.63 
Herman BesseP175305001.0000.85 
Les McCrabbP41104001.0003.21 
Phil MarchildonP21003001.0002.70 
Carl MilesP2801001.0001.13 
Pat McLaughlinP1101001.0007.50 


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