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1952 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 79-75 .513
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 664-723 -59
Roster Continuity 83.04% 2/16
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes
General Manager: Art Ehlers
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 627,100 13/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Oliver
Assistant Coach: Wally Moses
Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Chief Bender
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9559.617--
9361.6042.0
8173.52614.0
7975.51316.0
7876.50617.0
7678.49419.0
6490.41631.0
50104.32545.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
17Dave PhilleyOF32   58680154
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71114593541729.263.334.355689.092.205.2700.5983.7208666
19Gus ZernialOF29   54976144
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1
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29
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1005170871113.262.347.452799.189.324.2661.2418.9248621
1Eddie JoostSS36   54094132
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3
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755812294526.244.388.415803.170.391.2630.7727.0224669
8Ferris Fain1B31   53882176
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5935105261419.327.438.429867.102.294.3410.25269.0231648
11Billy Hitchcock3B35   40745100
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4
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561139454108.246.318.292610.047.143.2741.15407.0119460
10Elmer ValoOF31   38869109
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471211101162410.281.432.407839.126.389.2830.1677.6158495
9Joe AstrothC29   3372484
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362225272618.249.305.291596.042.116.2691.08337.098370
12Pete Suder2B36   2282255
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20111617084.241.291.303594.061.132.2571.06228.069252
2Skeeter Kell2B22   2132447
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017511418274.221.275.286561.066.150.2411.29--61236
5Cass Michaels2B26   2002250
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18302311145.250.330.335665.085.215.2610.48200.067228
7Allie ClarkOF29   1862351
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29021019137.274.315.452767.177.220.2751.9026.684200
14Ray MurrayC34   1361428
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1000913013.206.255.265520.059.125.2211.44136.036146
5Hank Majeski3B35   1171430
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20011910127.256.365.359724.103.256.2670.5358.542139
6Kite ThomasOF29   1162429
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18012027104.250.365.474839.224.388.2771.3519.355137
30Bobby ShantzP26   961319
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01202592130.198.252.260512.063.094.2181.80--25116
22Alex KellnerP27   82617
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100019042.207.217.268485.061.073.2229.0082.02287
24Carl ScheibP25   82418
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00071009014.220.220.220440.000.012.247----1883
38Harry ByrdP27   75410
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00200321060.133.167.160327.027.067.1857.00--1284
15Joe TiptonC30   68613
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8001510021.191.337.382719.191.412.1820.6722.72685
16Sherry Robertson2B-OF33   60812
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005122115001.200.407.250657.050.383.2670.71--1581
23Bob HooperP30   4138
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300110031.195.214.366580.171.195.20710.0020.51545
21Sam ZoldakP33   2314
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00010015011.174.208.174382.000.043.2225.00--425
3Hal Bevan3B21   1716
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00042001001.353.353.353706.000.118.375----617
25Dick FowlerP31   150000000113001.000.063.00063.000.000.0003.00--016
20Bobo NewsomP44   1502
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00010005012.133.133.133266.000.000.200----216
4Tom Hamilton1B26   1012
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0010011000.200.273.300573.100.200.2221.00--311
37Johnny KucabP32   1012
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00000004000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----210
38Charlie BishopP28   921
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00020014010.111.200.111311.000.111.2004.00--111
26Morrie MartinP29   901
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00000002000.111.111.111222.000.000.143----19
34Ed WrightP33   711
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0000002001.143.143.286429.143.143.200----27
16Jack LittrellSS23   20000000012000.000.333.000333.000.500-2.00--03
21Walt KellnerP23   10000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
37Marion FricanoP28   00000000000010-----------01
Batting Totals17605163664130521235896325243683558270102152.253.340.359699.106.240.2690.8258.018545948
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Bobby Shantz26   2472.48333327500279.2230877721631520001.057.390.682.034.892.41
22Alex Kellner27   12144.36343314210231.122312411221861053001.348.690.823.354.091.22
38Harry Byrd27   15153.32372815372228.12441008412981164001.509.630.473.874.581.18
24Carl Scheib25   1174.39301981112158.015382772150424101.288.721.202.852.390.84
23Bob Hooper30   8155.19431440216144.1158100831368402101.579.880.814.252.500.59
21Sam Zoldak33   064.081610202175.1864134325120001.4810.320.363.001.440.48
25Dick Fowler31   126.41183108058.2714342428142001.6810.830.614.272.140.50
37Johnny Kucab32   015.292500013251.1643730520171001.6511.290.883.533.000.85
20Bobo Newsom44   333.56145103147.2381919223222001.277.130.384.314.130.96
34Ed Wright33   216.592400011141.155363062091001.8312.071.324.391.980.45
38Charlie Bishop28   226.3965101030.2292422224171001.718.420.586.974.940.71
26Morrie Martin29   026.4855000025.1321918115131001.8811.520.365.404.680.87
37Marion Fricano28   101.802000105.05110100001.209.000.001.800.000.00
21Walt Kellner23   006.751000114.04330320001.759.000.006.754.500.67
18Tex Hoyle30   0031.503000102.19772110005.0040.509.004.504.501.00
36Len Matarazzo23   000.001000101.01000100002.009.000.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals79754.16292155731182161384140272363911352656221201.399.120.733.423.651.07
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe AstrothC1024363649.9920.00
Ray MurrayC421753513.9950.00
Joe TiptonC23801611.9900.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ferris Fain1B144124515022124.9840.00
Billy Hitchcock1B13971328.9820.00
Tom Hamilton1B5110011.0000.00
Allie Clark1B240001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Skeeter Kell2B681431691235.9630.00
Cass Michaels2B55151133230.9930.00
Pete Suder2B43104109232.9910.00
Sherry Robertson2B8111212.9580.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Hitchcock3B1041052222026.9420.00
Hank Majeski3B34338739.9760.00
Pete Suder3B16133142.9170.00
Hal Bevan3B659001.0000.00
Dave Philley3B233001.0000.00
Sherry Robertson3B20000.0000.00
Jack Littrell3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie JoostSS1462784312881.9620.00
Pete SuderSS17193926.9670.00
Jack LittrellSS202011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave PhilleyOF1494421343.9910.00
Gus ZernialOF141302690.9720.00
Elmer ValoOF121223791.9620.00
Allie ClarkOF4878210.9880.00
Kite ThomasOF2944120.9570.00
Sherry RobertsonOF715010.9370.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob HooperP43144223215.9823.37
Harry ByrdP37228263245.9352.29
Alex KellnerP342311728041.0001.75
Bobby ShantzP332792949031.0002.51
Carl ScheibP30158192623.9572.56
Johnny KucabP25513921.8572.11
Ed WrightP244116011.0001.53
Dick FowlerP1858514001.0002.94
Sam ZoldakP1675622021.0003.36
Bobo NewsomP1447210011.0002.29
Charlie BishopP6303710.9092.98
Morrie MartinP52503001.0001.08
Tex HoyleP3201001.0004.29
Marion FricanoP2501001.0001.80
Walt KellnerP140000.0000.00
Len MatarazzoP110000.0000.00


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