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1942 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 55-99 .357
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 549-801 -252
Manager(s): Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 423,487 12/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Al Simmons
Assistant Coach: Earle Brucker
Third Base Coach: Lena Blackburne
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10351.669--
9359.6129.0
8269.54319.5
7579.48728.0
7381.47430.0
6682.44634.0
6289.41139.5
5599.35748.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Tal AbernathyP20100000000010000.0001.000.0001000.0001,000,00.100.0000.00--01
-Dick AdkinsSS22372100000022000.143.333.143476.000.286.2001.00--19
25Bill BeckmannP34541210010010010.500.600.7501350.250.500.5000.00--36
20Herman BesseP303453712100700410000.226.281.245526.019.094.2792.50--1357
6Buddy Blair3B31137484481352685661630303614.279.321.397718.118.169.2901.0096.8192520
23Fred CaligiuriP2313120110000013000.083.154.167321.083.167.1113.00--213
34Jim CastigliaC2316182700020013000.389.421.389810.000.056.4673.00--719
24Russ ChristopherP24305625010300117030.089.105.125230.036.054.12817.00--760
-Joe ColemanP19140000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
14Eddie CollinsOF2520346820041042000.235.316.294610.059.206.2500.50--1038
12Crash Davis2B2286272316181226102130178.224.280.283563.059.140.2461.43136.077300
16Larry EschenSS2112110000000046000.000.267.000267.000.364.0001.50--015
22,32Dick FowlerP21325018000200010110.160.160.160320.000.000.200----851
25Bob HarrisP2516261710010004002.269.269.308577.038.038.318----826
18Lum HarrisP272662010100200014012.161.161.177338.016.016.208----1163
8Frankie HayesC27216381540051198003.238.333.302635.063.206.2730.89--1972
4Bob JohnsonOF361495507816035713803282611116.291.383.451834.160.311.3090.7442.3248633
2Bill Knickerbocker2B308728925731201191229301911.253.321.304625.052.149.2791.03289.088327
35,45Jack KnottP35202934000100217020.138.194.138332.000.069.3338.50--433
11Bruce Konopka1B225102300010010000.300.364.300664.000.100.3000.00--311
1Mike KreevichOF3411644457113191130794731038.255.326.309635.054.155.2720.66444.0137494
-Sam LowryP22110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
19Felix MackiewiczOF246143320020004000.214.214.357571.143.143.300----514
19,21Phil MarchildonP283884320200701413052.238.273.262535.024.060.2823.25--2293
29Les McCrabbP27110000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
14Eric McNairSS3334103825200410115002.243.316.262578.019.136.2550.45--27114
7Dee MilesOF33993464194125022531210223.272.296.335631.064.104.2800.83--116360
11Ken RichardsonOF276151100000020010.067.176.067243.000.133.0670.00--118
29Bob SavageP20890100000024000.111.273.111384.000.222.2002.00--111
17Tex ShirleyP241590000000003010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----010
5Dick Siebert1B3015361257159257274452417338.260.288.333621.074.111.2650.71306.0204639
3Pete SuderSS261284764612220445444243911020.256.292.340632.084.134.2731.62119.0162510
8Bob SwiftC276019294430015121317014.229.278.245523.016.078.2511.31--47206
15Elmer ValoOF2113345964115131024013870214914.251.350.336686.085.248.2590.30229.5154538
9Hal WagnerC261042882668171130102429447.236.295.312607.076.163.2601.21288.090316
10Jack WallaesaSS223611713304121301826201.256.304.359663.103.162.3153.2558.542125
30,36Roger WolffP31326846100401719043.088.173.103276.015.103.1222.71--779
11George YankowskiC196130210020002001.154.154.231385.077.077.182----313
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
-Tal Abernathy009.0010000022330311001.676.000.009.003.000.33--
17Tex Shirley015.25151007135373021022100001.649.250.005.502.500.45--
29Bob Savage013.1983004030241611031101001.776.970.009.002.900.32--
29Les McCrabb0031.5010001041414142201004.0031.504.504.500.000.00--
19,21Phil Marchildon17144.203831181712442151261141414011013001.457.930.525.164.060.79--
-Sam Lowry006.0010001033220100001.339.000.003.000.000.00--
35,45Jack Knott2105.5920144020951278459736312001.7212.030.663.412.940.86--
18Lum Harris11153.7426201015016614680691470602201.307.920.763.803.250.86--
25Bob Harris152.88168216078773125524261001.298.880.582.773.001.08--
22,32Dick Fowler6114.9531174013114015990771345383001.4610.220.842.892.440.84--
-Joe Coleman013.0010000068520100001.5012.000.001.500.000.00--
24Russ Christopher4133.8230181001011651547870899582001.538.400.445.403.160.59--
23Fred Caligiuri036.32132009136452726218202101.7010.950.494.384.861.11--
20Herman Besse296.163014401211331639991769782001.7411.030.474.675.281.13--
25Bill Beckmann017.205100302024171619100001.6510.800.454.054.501.11--
30,36Roger Wolff12153.3232251527321420699791669945001.298.660.672.903.951.36--


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