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1951 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-84 .455
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 736-745 -9
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes
General Manager: Art Ehlers
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 465,469 15/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Oliver
Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Chief Bender
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9856.636--
9361.6045.0
8767.56511.0
8173.52617.0
7381.47425.0
7084.45528.0
6292.40336.0
52102.33846.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Eddie JoostSS35553107160
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5
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19
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7810810670626.289.409.461870.172.367.3040.6629.1255667
19Gus ZernialOF2855290151
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30
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5
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33
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1252261994015.274.350.525875.252.362.2811.6216.7290617
17Dave PhilleyOF3146871123
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18
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7
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7
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59966338344.263.354.376730.113.254.2740.6066.9176538
10Elmer ValoOF3044475134
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27
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8
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7
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5511675208312.302.412.446858.144.324.3050.2763.4198530
12Pete Suder2B3544046108
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18
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1
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425530421615.245.295.298593.052.120.2701.40440.0131477
8Ferris Fain1B3042563146
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30
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3
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6
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570380203310.344.451.471922.127.308.3510.2570.8200511
5Hank Majeski3B343234192
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4
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5
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42123524249.285.358.415773.130.235.2960.6964.6134364
11Billy Hitchcock3B-2B342222768
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10
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4
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36202123242.306.371.401772.095.198.3381.10222.089249
3Lou Limmer1B262142534
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30102840054.159.256.280536.121.257.1721.4342.860247
15Joe TiptonC292132351
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9
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03
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20115125112.239.389.324713.085.324.2590.4971.069266
9Joe AstrothC281873046
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2
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19011813004.246.312.353665.107.198.2560.7293.566205
7Allie ClarkOF281612040
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2220157216.248.320.398718.149.255.2400.4740.364179
6Lou Klein2B321442233
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17001012024.229.279.382661.153.222.2201.2028.855156
2Wally MosesOF401361726
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00922219105.191.304.235539.044.199.2050.43--32158
14Ray MurrayC331221026
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001300148025.213.294.262556.049.164.2280.57--32138
22Alex KellnerP2679518
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3
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00900113023.228.238.266504.038.051.27313.00--2182
23Bob HooperP2972815
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3
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01
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800119021.208.219.292511.083.097.26919.0072.02175
30Bobby ShantzP25721118
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4
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0091067081.250.308.306614.056.153.2771.17--2286
4Sam ChapmanOF3565711
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005001212012.169.299.185484.015.200.2081.00--1278
18Kermit Wahl3B2859411
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0060095022.186.294.220514.034.186.2040.56--1370
24Carl ScheibP2453921
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80015101.396.418.6231041.226.245.4135.0026.53355
26,42Morrie MartinP28501211
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000400311040.220.264.220484.000.060.2823.67--1157
21Sam ZoldakP324517
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0020006010.156.156.178334.022.022.179----846
25Dick FowlerP304228
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0020046011.190.261.262523.071.167.2221.50--1147
5Paul LehnerOF302814
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0010011013.143.172.179351.036.071.1481.00--530
20Joe ColemanP282727
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00500212010.259.310.370680.111.185.4676.00--1030
7Barney McCoskyOF342748
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10034000.296.367.481848.185.296.3181.3327.01330
37Johnny KucabP31162000010044000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--020
16Tod Davis2B261501
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00000013001.067.125.067192.000.067.0833.00--116
6Ed Samcoff2B26110000000012000.000.083.00083.000.091.0002.00--012
19Lou BrissieP27501
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00000001010.200.200.200400.000.000.250----16
36Hank WyseP33411
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00000001000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
38Moe BurtschyP29301
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00000002000.333.333.333666.000.0001.000----13
Batting Totals17665277736138126243102685473667756434061118.262.346.386732.124.254.2770.8351.720356015
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Alex Kellner2611144.463329111322092181181042093949001.489.340.863.994.031.01
30Bobby Shantz2518103.9532251332020521396901570771101.389.350.663.073.381.10
23Bob Hooper2912104.383823908518919298921361644001.349.140.622.903.051.05
24Carl Scheib241124.4746113034101431327871771496001.428.310.444.473.080.69
26,42Morrie Martin281143.783513319013813970581363353101.469.070.854.112.280.56
21Sam Zoldak326103.16261881501281275145924180101.188.930.631.691.270.75
25Dick Fowler305115.622222400012514189781172290001.7010.150.795.182.090.40
20Joe Coleman28166.0028910819611769641259343001.8310.971.135.533.190.58
37Johnny Kucab31434.203010021474763735923231001.329.121.082.762.761.00
38Moe Burtschy29005.297000601718111001242001.769.530.006.352.120.33
36Hank Wyse33127.80910050142414130851002.1314.400.004.803.000.63
19Lou Brissie27026.92220000132010100830002.1513.850.005.542.080.38
17Bubba Harris25009.0030001044440520002.259.000.0011.254.500.40
Pitching Totals70844.47311154526102221358142174567410956943730301.479.420.723.772.900.77
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe TiptonC7223052912.9690.00
Joe AstrothC572281822.9920.00
Ray MurrayC391072425.9850.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ferris Fain1B10893111311124.9900.00
Lou Limmer1B5845040654.9880.00
Billy Hitchcock1B180011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pete Suder2B103274313893.9870.00
Lou Klein2B4285107532.9750.00
Billy Hitchcock2B234751316.9700.00
Ed Samcoff2B355031.0000.00
Tod Davis2B210001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank Majeski3B8882217817.9740.00
Billy Hitchcock3B4545991114.9290.00
Kermit Wahl3B18213724.9670.00
Allie Clark3B1092033.9060.00
Pete Suder3B331011.0000.00
Dave Philley3B20000.0000.00
Tod Davis3B112001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie JoostSS14032542220115.9740.00
Pete SuderSS184441313.9660.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gus ZernialOF1383211793.9740.00
Dave PhilleyOF1202991574.9780.00
Elmer ValoOF116247550.9810.00
Allie ClarkOF3260211.9840.00
Wally MosesOF2762111.9840.00
Sam ChapmanOF1743120.9570.00
Ferris FainOF1111231.8120.00
Barney McCoskyOF7130001.0000.00
Paul LehnerOF6161001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Carl ScheibP46143144313.9833.59
Bob HooperP38189183733.9482.62
Morrie MartinP3513863325.9512.54
Alex KellnerP33209153123.9581.98
Bobby ShantzP32205204427.9702.81
Johnny KucabP30743611.9001.09
Joe ColemanP28967911.9411.50
Sam ZoldakP26128617001.0001.62
Dick FowlerP22125111623.9311.94
Hank WyseP91412001.0001.90
Moe BurtschyP71732001.0002.65
Bubba HarrisP3402001.0004.50
Lou BrissieP21311001.0001.37


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