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1952 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-75 .513
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 664-723 -59
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes
General Manager: Art Ehlers
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 627,100 13/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Wally Moses
Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Tom Oliver
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
17Dave PhilleyOF3258680154
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4
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7
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71114593541729.263.334.355689.092.205.2700.5983.7208666
19Gus ZernialOF2954976144
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15
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1
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29
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1005170871113.262.347.452799.189.324.2661.2418.9248621
1Eddie JoostSS3654094132
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26
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3
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20
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755812294526.244.388.415803.170.391.2630.7727.0224669
8Ferris Fain1B3153882176
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43
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3
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2
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5935105261419.327.438.429867.102.294.3410.25269.0231648
11Billy Hitchcock3B3540745100
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8
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4
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1
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561139454108.246.318.292610.047.143.2741.15407.0119460
10Elmer ValoOF3138869109
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4
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471211101162410.281.432.407839.126.389.2830.1677.6158495
9Joe AstrothC293372484
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362225272618.249.305.291596.042.116.2691.08337.098370
12Pete Suder2B362282255
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20111617084.241.291.303594.061.132.2571.06228.069252
2Skeeter Kell2B222132447
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017511418274.221.275.286561.066.150.2411.29--61236
5Cass Michaels2B262002250
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18302311145.250.330.335665.085.215.2610.48200.067228
7Allie ClarkOF291862351
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29021019137.274.315.452767.177.220.2751.9026.684200
14Ray MurrayC341361428
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1000913013.206.255.265520.059.125.2211.44136.036146
5Hank Majeski3B351171430
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20011910127.256.365.359724.103.256.2670.5358.542139
6Kite ThomasOF291162429
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18012027104.250.365.474839.224.388.2771.3519.355137
30Bobby ShantzP26961319
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01202592130.198.252.260512.063.094.2181.80--25116
22Alex KellnerP2782617
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100019042.207.217.268485.061.073.2229.0082.02287
24Carl ScheibP2582418
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00071009014.220.220.220440.000.012.247----1883
38Harry ByrdP2775410
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00200321060.133.167.160327.027.067.1857.00--1284
15Joe TiptonC3068613
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8001510021.191.337.382719.191.412.1820.6722.72685
16Sherry Robertson2B-OF3360812
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005122115001.200.407.250657.050.383.2670.71--1581
23Bob HooperP304138
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300110031.195.214.366580.171.195.20710.0020.51545
21Sam ZoldakP332314
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00010015011.174.208.174382.000.043.2225.00--425
3Hal Bevan3B211716
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00042001001.353.353.353706.000.118.375----617
25Dick FowlerP31150000000113001.000.063.00063.000.000.0003.00--016
20Bobo NewsomP441502
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00010005012.133.133.133266.000.000.200----216
4Tom Hamilton1B261012
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0010011000.200.273.300573.100.200.2221.00--311
37Johnny KucabP321012
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00000004000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----210
38Charlie BishopP28921
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00020014010.111.200.111311.000.111.2004.00--111
26Morrie MartinP29901
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00000002000.111.111.111222.000.000.143----19
34Ed WrightP33711
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0000002001.143.143.286429.143.143.200----27
16Jack LittrellSS2320000000012000.000.333.000333.000.500-2.00--03
21Walt KellnerP2310000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
37Marion FricanoP2800000000000010-----------01
Batting Totals17605163664130521235896325243683558270102152.253.340.359699.106.240.2690.8258.018545948
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Bobby Shantz262472.48333327500279230877721631520001.057.390.682.034.892.41
22Alex Kellner2712144.3634331421023122312411221861053001.348.690.823.354.091.22
38Harry Byrd2715153.323728153722282441008412981164001.509.630.473.874.581.18
24Carl Scheib251174.3930198111215815382772150424101.288.721.202.852.390.84
23Bob Hooper308155.19431440216144158100831368402101.579.880.814.252.500.59
21Sam Zoldak33064.081610202175864134325120001.4810.320.363.001.440.48
25Dick Fowler31126.41183108058714342428142001.6810.830.614.272.140.50
37Johnny Kucab32015.292500013251643730520171001.6511.290.883.533.000.85
20Bobo Newsom44333.56145103147381919223222001.277.130.384.314.130.96
34Ed Wright33216.59240001114155363062091001.8312.071.324.391.980.45
38Charlie Bishop28226.3965101030292422224171001.718.420.586.974.940.71
26Morrie Martin29026.4855000025321918115131001.8811.520.365.404.680.87
37Marion Fricano28101.8020001055110100001.209.000.001.800.000.00
21Walt Kellner23006.7510001144330320001.759.000.006.754.500.67
18Tex Hoyle300031.5030001029772110005.0040.509.004.504.501.00
36Len Matarazzo23000.0010001011000100002.009.000.009.000.000.00
Pitching 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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