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1947 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 78-76 .506
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 633-614 + 19
Manager(s): Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 911,566 11/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Al Simmons
Assistant Coach: Earle Brucker
Assistant Coach: Dave Keefe
Third Base Coach: Lena Blackburne
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8569.55212.0
8371.53914.0
8074.51917.0
7876.50619.0
7084.45527.0
6490.41633.0
5995.38338.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
4Sam ChapmanOF31 1495518413918514833465700814.252.331.379710.127.243.2681.0839.4209624
7Barney McCoskyOF30 13754677179227152145729495.328.395.399794.071.170.3450.51546.0218616
1Eddie JoostSS31 151540761112231364661141104245.206.348.330678.124.335.2350.9641.5178682
12Pete Suder2B31 1455284512728456003354421414.241.290.337627.097.157.2551.26105.6178579
3Hank Majeski3B30 141479541342658721053315818.280.358.405763.125.238.2860.5859.9194545
5Ferris Fain1B26 136461701342867714595342915.291.414.423837.132.336.3020.3665.9195567
10,21Elmer ValoOF26 1123706011112653611364212144.300.406.405811.105.300.3080.3374.0150450
8Buddy RosarC32 10235940932021331340131911.259.335.334669.075.181.2670.33359.0120409
11,47George BinksOF30 1043333386194234822336166.258.308.357665.099.186.2851.57166.5119363
9Mike GuerraC34 72209204522018121015064.215.251.244495.029.072.2321.50--51225
21,23Phil MarchildonP33 35988153019004251122.153.194.214408.061.102.1946.2598.021115
2,15Gene Handley2B-3B32 36901023210810102003.256.330.300630.044.167.2610.20--27100
6,41Dick Adams1B27 37899182321100218020.202.220.360580.157.180.2329.0044.53293
25Dick FowlerP26 3682314100200017043.171.171.183354.012.012.215----1586
23,36Bill McCahanP26 29558920010035031.164.207.200407.036.091.1801.67--1161
10,20Joe ColemanP24 324837200100425031.146.212.188400.042.125.3046.25--955
15,30,39Austin KnickerbockerOF28 214881232020134021.250.294.396690.146.188.2731.33--1953
31Mickey Rutner3B27 124841210140032014.250.294.333627.083.146.2440.6748.01652
11,24Carl ScheibP20 22454600030013003.133.152.133285.000.022.1433.00--646
19Jesse FloresP32 284421010000015220.227.277.250527.023.045.2565.00--1149
16,37Bob SavageP25 444012000000218020.050.095.050145.000.050.0919.00--244
28Chet LaabsOF35 15325710150044000.219.306.344650.125.250.2221.0032.01136
6,14Don Richmond3B27 19212411040033001.190.292.333625.143.286.2221.00--724
17Russ ChristopherP29 44161200020037020.125.263.125388.000.188.2222.33--221
15Pat Cooper1B29 13160420030005000.250.250.375625.125.125.364----616
16,18Bill DietrichP37 11161100010008040.063.063.063126.000.000.125----120
14Herman FranksC33 8152301010044001.200.368.333701.133.400.2731.00--519
31,45Ray Poole27 13131300010014001.231.286.231517.000.077.3334.00--314
28Nellie Fox2B19 732000000010000.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--04
28Lou BrissieP23 120000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
20,30Tom Kirk19 110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals17135198633131121852615813733605563240144117.252.330.349679.097.214.2730.9385.218165947
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21,23Phil Marchildon33 1993.2235352120027622811099151411281001.337.410.494.584.160.91
25Dick Fowler26 12112.8136311632022721077711285750001.308.330.483.372.970.88
23,36Bill McCahan26 1053.332919101501651607361762473001.358.730.383.382.560.76
10,20Joe Coleman24 6124.333221929116017184771762650001.469.620.963.493.661.05
19Jesse Flores32 4133.402820405015113972571059410001.318.280.603.522.440.69
16,37Bob Savage25 8103.76448212021461357161855561001.308.320.493.393.451.02
11,24Carl Scheib20 465.042112626011612168651155266201.529.390.854.272.020.47
17Russ Christopher29 1072.8944000381280703026433331001.277.780.443.673.671.00
16,18Bill Dietrich37 523.10119211060482421040180001.447.080.005.902.660.45
28Lou Brissie23 016.4311000079551542002.0011.571.296.435.140.80
Pitching Totals78763.5128115670128615139112916145438559749314201.368.350.553.863.190.83
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Dick Adams27002400000030----.995------------1.000171171
George Binks300013000000750----.989------------.965239157
Lou Brissie23100000000001.000------------------110
Sam Chapman310000000001460------------------.987428166
Russ Christopher29440000000000.958------------------10131
Joe Coleman24320000000000.955------------------5161
Pat Cooper2900100000000----1.000--------------800
Bill Dietrich37110000000000.692------------------184
Ferris Fain260013200000000----.985--------------114110119
Jesse Flores32280000000000.912------------------12193
Dick Fowler26360000000000.956------------------14292
Nellie Fox1900010000000------1.000------------100
Herman Franks3304000000000--1.000----------------1210
Mike Guerra34062000000000--.964----------------203369
Gene Handley320001710100000------.973.8441.000--------43587
Eddie Joost310000015100000----------.956--------37045238
Austin Knickerbocker28000000000140------------------.9433212
Chet Laabs3500000000070------------------1.0001710
Hank Majeski300001134400000--------.9881.000--------1702835
Phil Marchildon33350000000000.932------------------7343
Bill McCahan26290000000000.976------------------7331
Barney McCosky300000000001360------------------.98334686
Don Richmond2700014000000------.750.500----------132
Buddy Rosar320102000000000--.996----------------406702
Mickey Rutner27000011000000--------.885----------5183
Bob Savage25440000000000.917------------------6162
Carl Scheib20210000000000.941------------------3131
Pete Suder310001402300000------.9861.000.778--------31041812
Elmer Valo260000000001040------------------.97320596


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