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1940 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 54-100 .351
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 703-932 -229
Manager(s): Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 432,145 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
9064.584--
8965.5781.0
8866.5712.0
8272.5328.0
8272.5328.0
6787.43523.0
6490.41626.0
54100.35136.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
30Johnny BabichP273186410100100224123.116.136.128264.012.035.16112.00--1190
35Bill BeckmannP3234394800040008031.205.205.205410.000.000.258----842
20Herman BesseP2817191510070046000.263.391.316707.053.263.3851.50--623
18Al BrancatoSS2110729842571121233128362210.191.261.252513.060.161.2151.29298.075328
9Earle BruckerC3923463911020063004.196.288.261549.065.196.2090.50--1252
16George CasterP32366238100400324022.129.169.145314.016.065.2118.00--967
25Fred ChapmanSS232669611100411610042.159.227.174401.014.101.1861.67--1279
10Sam ChapmanOF241345088814026323752646961714.276.336.474810.199.281.3012.0922.1241561
7Crash Davis2B202367418110910310122.269.300.313613.045.104.3163.33--2172
19Chubby DeanP236790626200600169021.289.396.311707.022.200.3210.56--28108
12Joe Gantenbein3B2375197214762423101121112.239.279.350629.112.173.2501.9149.369209
8Frankie HayesC251364657314323416709361591213.308.388.477865.170.314.3260.9729.1222528
21Ed HeusserP31413045001400512010.167.286.267553.100.267.2352.4030.0836
4Bob JohnsonOF3413851293137254311038283644120.268.370.514884.246.420.2540.7716.5263596
3Bill LillardSS2273206264982121012828163.238.329.311640.073.204.2711.00206.064240
37Dario Lodigiani24110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
23Phil MarchildonP26220000000001010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
2Benny McCoy2B24134490561262657622265441414.257.344.373717.116.249.2710.6870.0183559
31Les McCrabbP25440100000101000.250.250.250500.000-.250.333----14
14Carl MilesP22241310010000000.750.7501.0001750.250.250.750----44
11Dee MilesOF318823626719612311818112.301.324.403727.102.136.3232.25236.095245
1Wally MosesOF2914253791166419950647544254.309.394.469863.160.304.3240.5959.7252617
24Nels PotterP28317141820040037062.254.284.282566.028.070.2812.33--2080
17Buck RossP25245327001400214021.132.164.189353.057.094.1587.0053.01057
34Al Rubeling3B271083764992166438454858057.245.330.351681.106.231.2801.2194.0132429
5Dick Siebert1B28154595691703165778633342712.286.323.383706.097.156.2971.03119.0228635
6Al SimmonsOF383781725401190048004.309.341.395736.086.136.3332.0081.03285
40Eric TiptonOF25282101000011000.125.222.375597.250.375.1431.00--39
38Elmer ValoOF196236800002030000.348.423.348771.000.217.3480.00--826
22Porter VaughanP2118343800020017012.235.257.235492.000.029.2967.00--836
26Hal WagnerC2434759195101000116122.253.349.347696.093.240.2750.55--2688
41Jack WallaesaSS206200300020002000.150.150.150300.000.000.167----320
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
30Johnny Babich14133.73313016110229222111951680940001.328.720.633.143.691.17--
17Buck Ross5104.3824191003115616091761560434001.419.230.873.462.480.72--
24Nels Potter9144.433125130502002131159918717310201.419.540.813.183.271.03--
14Carl Miles0013.502000208912122860002.1210.122.259.006.750.75--
33Pat McLaughlin0013.5010000014331100002.5018.004.504.500.000.00--
31Les McCrabb006.7540003011191392240001.7514.251.501.503.002.00--
23Phil Marchildon027.202210001012981842002.0010.800.907.203.600.50--
21Ed Heusser6134.994162026511014484611142391001.6911.780.903.443.190.93--
19Chubby Dean6136.62301981811592201361172163385001.7812.451.193.572.150.60--
16George Caster4196.573624110821782341601301869753101.7011.830.913.493.791.09--
20Herman Besse038.831750070537056521034192001.9611.891.705.773.230.56--
35Bill Beckmann844.183496216112713268591135471001.319.350.782.483.331.34--
22Porter Vaughan295.36181550329910474599614612201.679.450.825.554.180.75--


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