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1952 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  79-75   .513
Result:   4th in American League
Manager(s):  Jimmy Dykes
General Manager:   Art Ehlers
Stadium:  Shibe Park
Attendance:  627,100
Playoffs:  -

Philadelphia Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bobo Newsom (44)
Youngest Player:  Hal Bevan (21)
Longest Tenure:  Elmer Valo (11)
Top Hitter:  Eddie Joost (7)
Top Pitcher:  Bobby Shantz (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  83.04%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9559.617--
Cleveland9361.6042.0
Chi White Sox8173.52614.0
Philadelphia7975.51316.0
Washington7876.50617.0
Boston7678.49419.0
St. Louis6490.41631.0
Detroit50104.32545.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
9Joe AstrothCMLB5-9187RightRight9/1/192229East Alton,IllinoisUDFA 

3Hal Bevan3BMLB6-2198RightRight11/15/193021New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
38Charlie BishopPMLB6-2195RightRight1/1/192428Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
38Harry ByrdPMLB6-1188RightRight2/3/192527Darlington,South CarolinaUDFA 
7Allie ClarkOFMLB5-11185RightRight6/16/192329South Amboy,New JerseyUDFA 
8Ferris Fain1BMLB5-11186LeftLeft5/29/192131San Antonio,TexasUDFA 
25Dick FowlerPMLB6-4215RightRight3/30/192131Toronto,OntarioUDFA 
37Marion FricanoPMLB6-0170RightRight7/15/192328Brant,New YorkUDFA 
4Tom Hamilton1BMLB6-4213LeftRight9/29/192526Altoona,KansasUDFA 
11Billy Hitchcock3B-2BMLB6-1185RightRight7/31/191635Inverness,AlabamaUDFA 
23Bob HooperPMLB5-11195RightRight5/30/192230Leamington,OntarioUDFA 
18Tex HoylePMLB6-4170RightRight7/17/192130Carbondale,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
1Eddie JoostSSMLB6-0175RightRight6/5/191636San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
2Skeeter Kell2BMLB5-9160RightRight10/11/192922Swifton,ArkansasUDFA 
22Alex KellnerPMLB6-0200RightLeft8/26/192427Tucson,ArizonaUDFA 
21Walt KellnerPMLB6-0200RightRight4/26/192923Tucson,ArizonaUDFA 
37Johnny KucabPMLB6-2185RightRight12/17/191932Olyphant,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
16Jack LittrellSSMLB6-0179RightRight1/22/192923Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
5Hank Majeski3BMLB5-9180RightRight12/13/191635Staten Island,New YorkUDFA 
26Morrie MartinPMLB6-0180LeftLeft9/3/192229Dixon,MissouriUDFA 
36Len MatarazzoPMLB6-4195RightRight9/12/192823New Castle,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
5Cass Michaels2B-SSMLB5-11175RightRight3/4/192626Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
14Ray MurrayCMLB6-3204RightRight10/12/191734Spring Hope,North CarolinaUDFA 
20Bobo NewsomPMLB6-2220RightRight8/11/190744Hartsville,South CarolinaUDFA 
17Dave PhilleyOFMLB6-0188BothRight5/16/192032Paris,TexasUDFA 
16Sherry RobertsonOF-2BMLB6-0180LeftRight1/1/191933Montreal,QuebecUDFA 
24Carl ScheibPMLB6-1192RightRight1/1/192725Gratz,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
30Bobby ShantzPMLB5-6142RightLeft9/26/192526Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
12Pete Suder2B-3BMLB6-0175RightRight4/16/191636Aliquippa,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
6Kite ThomasOFMLB6-1195RightRight4/27/192329Kansas City,KansasUDFA 
15Joe TiptonCMLB5-11185RightRight2/18/192230McCaysville,GeorgiaUDFA 
10Elmer ValoOFMLB5-11190LeftRight3/5/192131Ribnik,Czech RepublicUDFA 
34Ed WrightPMLB6-1180RightRight5/15/191933Dyersburg,TennesseeUDFA 
19Gus ZernialOFMLB6-2210RightRight6/27/192329Beaumont,TexasUDFA 
21Sam ZoldakPMLB5-11185LeftLeft12/8/191833Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Chief BenderAssistant Coach 
Jimmy DykesManager 
Art EhlersGeneral Manager 
Claude HaringBroadcaster 
Bing MillerAssistant Coach 
Wally MosesAssistant Coach 
Tom OliverAssistant Coach 


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