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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
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Dick Siebert1B28 154595691703165778633342712.286.325.383708.097.156.2971.03119.0228637
1Wally MosesOF29 14253791166419950647544254.309.396.469865.160.304.3240.5959.7252619
4Bob JohnsonOF34 13851293137254311038283644120.268.374.514888.246.420.2540.7716.5263600
10Sam ChapmanOF24 1345088814026323752646961714.276.337.474811.199.281.3012.0922.1241562
2Benny McCoy2B24 134490561262657622265441414.257.345.373718.116.249.2710.6870.0183560
8Frankie HayesC25 1364657314323416709361591213.308.389.477866.170.314.3260.9729.1222529
34Al Rubeling3B27 1083764992166438454858057.245.330.351681.106.231.2801.2194.0132429
18Al BrancatoSS21 10729842571121233128362210.191.265.252517.060.161.2151.29298.075330
11Dee MilesOF31 8823626719612311818112.301.327.403730.102.136.3232.25236.095246
3Bill LillardSS22 73206264982121012828163.238.332.311643.073.204.2711.00206.064241
12Joe Gantenbein3B23 75197214762423101121112.239.282.350632.112.173.2501.9149.369210
19Chubby DeanP23 6790626200600169021.289.396.311707.022.200.3210.56--28108
30Johnny BabichP27 3186410100100224123.116.146.128274.012.035.16112.00--1191
6Al SimmonsOF38 3781725401190048004.309.341.395736.086.136.3332.0081.03285
26Hal WagnerC24 34759195101000116122.253.356.347703.093.240.2750.55--2689
24Nels PotterP28 317141820040037062.254.284.282566.028.070.2812.33--2080
25Fred ChapmanSS23 2669611100411610042.159.227.174401.014.101.1861.67--1279
7Crash Davis2B20 2367418110910310122.269.310.313623.045.104.3163.33--2173
16George CasterP32 366238100400324022.129.169.145314.016.065.2118.00--967
17Buck RossP25 245327001400214021.132.164.189353.057.094.1587.0053.01057
9Earle BruckerC39 23463911020063004.196.288.261549.065.196.2090.50--1252
35Bill BeckmannP32 34394800040008031.205.205.205410.000.000.258----842
22Porter VaughanP21 18343800020017012.235.257.235492.000.029.2967.00--836
21Ed HeusserP31 413045001400512010.167.286.267553.100.267.2352.4030.0836
38Elmer ValoOF19 6236800002030000.348.423.348771.000.217.3480.00--826
41Jack WallaesaSS20 6200300020002000.150.150.150300.000.000.167----320
20Herman BesseP28 17191510070046000.263.391.316707.053.263.3851.50--623
40Eric TiptonOF25 282101000011000.125.222.375597.250.375.1431.00--39
31Les McCrabbP25 440100000101000.250.250.250500.000-.250.333----14
14Carl MilesP22 241310010000000.750.7501.0001750.250.250.750----44
23Phil MarchildonP26 220000000001010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
37Dario Lodigiani24 110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals17545304703139124253105648483355665519069127.262.332.387719.125.233.2831.1850.520545929
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Johnny Babich27 14133.73313016110229222111951680940001.328.720.633.143.691.18
24Nels Potter28 9144.433125130502002131159918717310201.419.540.813.183.271.03
16George Caster32 4196.573624110821782341601301869753101.7011.830.913.493.791.09
19Chubby Dean23 6136.62301981811592201361172163385001.7812.451.193.572.150.60
17Buck Ross25 5104.3824191003115616091761560434001.419.230.873.462.480.72
35Bill Beckmann32 844.183496216112713268591135471001.319.350.782.483.331.34
21Ed Heusser31 6134.994162026511014484611142391001.6911.780.903.443.190.93
22Porter Vaughan21 295.36181550329910474599614612201.679.450.825.554.180.75
20Herman Besse28 038.831750070537056521034192001.9611.891.705.773.230.56
31Les McCrabb25 006.7540003011191392240001.7514.251.501.503.002.00
23Phil Marchildon26 027.202210001012981842002.0010.800.907.203.600.50
14Carl Miles22 0013.502000208912122860002.1310.132.259.006.750.75
33Pat McLaughlin29 0013.5010000014331100002.5018.004.504.500.000.00
Pitching Totals541005.2227115472482121345154393278013553448840501.5410.320.903.573.270.91
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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