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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 AbernathyP20100000000010000-1.000-1000---0.00--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-----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 SuderSS261284764612220445444243911020.256.292.340632.084.134.2731.63119.0162510
8Bob SwiftC276019294430015121317014.229.278.245523.016.078.2511.31--47206
15Elmer ValoOF2113345964115131024013870214914.251.350.336686.085.248.2590.30229.5154538
9Hal WagnerC261042882668171130102429447.236.295.313608.076.163.2601.21288.090316
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
Batting Totals1690528554913152134633517444544148923074129.249.307.325632.076.160.2691.11160.217195800
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Tal Abernathy20009.0010000022330311001.676.000.009.003.000.33
17Tex Shirley24015.25151007135373021022100001.649.250.005.502.500.45
29Bob Savage20013.1983004030241611031101001.776.970.009.002.900.32
29Les McCrabb270031.5010001041414142201004.0031.504.504.500.000.00
19,21Phil Marchildon2817144.203831181712442151261141414011013001.457.930.525.164.060.79
-Sam Lowry22006.0010001033220100001.339.000.003.000.000.00
35,45Jack Knott352105.5920144020951278459736312001.7212.030.663.412.940.86
18Lum Harris2711153.7426201015016614680691470602201.307.920.763.803.250.86
25Bob Harris25152.88168216078773125524261001.298.880.582.773.001.08
22,32Dick Fowler216114.9531174013114015990771345383001.4610.220.842.892.440.84
-Joe Coleman19013.0010000068520100001.5012.000.001.500.000.00
24Russ Christopher244133.8230181001011651547870899582001.538.400.445.403.160.59
23Fred Caligiuri23036.32132009136452726218202101.7010.950.494.384.861.11
20Herman Besse30296.163014401211331639991769782001.7411.030.474.675.281.13
25Bill Beckmann34017.205100302024171619100001.6510.800.454.054.501.11
30,36Roger Wolff3112153.3232251527321420699791669945001.298.660.672.903.951.36
Pitching Totals55994.44268154675879137514048016798963954635301.499.190.584.183.570.85
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hal WagnerC943714767.9860.00
Bob SwiftC602533993.9700.00
Frankie HayesC206611001.0000.00
George YankowskiC6143001.0000.00
Jim CastigliaC36110.8750.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick Siebert1B152134510416109.9890.00
Crash Davis1B341011.0000.00
Bruce Konopka1B3171021.0000.00
Ken Richardson1B114011.9330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Knickerbocker2B811782201545.9640.00
Crash Davis2B571311421019.9650.00
Pete Suder2B316395220.9870.00
Larry Eschen2B110001.0000.00
Eric McNair2B10110.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Buddy Blair3B1261432342821.9310.00
Pete Suder3B34385648.9590.00
Ken Richardson3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pete SuderSS691411931631.9540.00
Jack WallaesaSS3662761216.9200.00
Eric McNairSS295068610.9520.00
Crash DavisSS264468911.9260.00
Larry EschenSS710430.8240.00
Dick AdkinsSS32511.8750.00
Bill KnickerbockerSS10010.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob JohnsonOF14931818131.9630.00
Elmer ValoOF1222645100.9640.00
Mike KreevichOF107314460.9810.00
Dee MilesOF81177630.9840.00
Eddie CollinsOF98020.8000.00
Felix MackiewiczOF361001.0000.00
Ken RichardsonOF341001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Phil MarchildonP38244133523.9601.77
Roger WolffP32214173825.9652.31
Dick FowlerP3114081832.8971.67
Herman BesseP3013301810.9471.22
Russ ChristopherP30165106025.9723.82
Lum HarrisP2616673113.9742.06
Jack KnottP209572413.9692.93
Bob HarrisP1678527001.0003.69
Tex ShirleyP153515001.0001.53
Fred CaligiuriP13360810.8891.99
Bob SavageP83044001.0002.38
Bill BeckmannP52002001.0000.90
Tal AbernathyP1211001.0008.18
Joe ColemanP1601001.0001.50
Sam LowryP130000.0000.00
Les McCrabbP1402001.0004.50


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