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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
Roster Continuity 89.70% 4/16
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes
General Manager: Art Ehlers
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 465,469 15/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1951 Philadelphia Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Joe AstrothC5-9187R-R281945Not draftedMLB--
    19Lou BrissieP6-4215L-L271947Not draftedMLB--
    38Moe BurtschyP6-3208R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    4Sam ChapmanOF6-1190R-R351938Not draftedMLB--
    7Allie ClarkOF5-11185R-R281947Not draftedMLB--
    20Joe ColemanP200R-R281942Not draftedMLB--
    16Tod DavisSS-3B6-2190R-R261949Not draftedMLB--
    8Ferris Fain1B5-11186L-L301947Not draftedMLB--
    25Dick FowlerP6-4215R-R301941Not draftedMLB--
    17Bubba HarrisP6-4204R-R251948Not draftedMLB--
    11Billy Hitchcock3B-2B6-1185R-R341942Not draftedMLB--
    23Bob HooperP5-11195R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    1Eddie JoostSS6-0175R-R351936Not draftedMLB--
    22Alex KellnerP6-0200R-L261948Not draftedMLB--
    6Lou Klein2B5-11170R-R321943Not draftedMLB--
    37Johnny KucabP6-2185R-R311950Not draftedMLB--
    5Paul LehnerOF5-9165L-L301946Not draftedMLB--
    3Lou Limmer1B6-2190L-L261951Not draftedMLB--
    5Hank Majeski3B5-9180R-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    26,42Morrie MartinP6-0180L-L281949Not draftedMLB--
    7Barney McCoskyOF6-1184L-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    2Wally MosesOF5-10160L-L401935Not draftedMLB--
    14Ray MurrayC6-3204R-R331948Not draftedMLB--
    17Dave PhilleyOF6-0188B-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    6Ed Samcoff2B5-10165R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    24Carl ScheibP6-1192R-R241943Not draftedMLB--
    30Bobby ShantzP5-6142R-L251949Not draftedMLB--
    12Pete Suder2B-3B6-0175R-R351941Not draftedMLB--
    15Joe TiptonC5-11185R-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    10Elmer ValoOF5-11190L-R301940Not draftedMLB--
    18Kermit Wahl3B-SS5-11170R-R281944Not draftedMLB--
    36Hank WyseP5-11185R-R331942Not draftedMLB--
    19Gus ZernialOF6-2210R-R281949Not draftedMLB--
    21Sam ZoldakP5-11185L-L321944Not draftedMLB--

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