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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
Roster Continuity 83.04% 2/16
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes
General Manager: Art Ehlers
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: Wally Moses
Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Tom Oliver
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 1952 Philadelphia Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Joe AstrothC5-9187R-R291945Not draftedMLB--
    3Hal Bevan3B6-2198R-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    38Charlie BishopP6-2195R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    38Harry ByrdP6-1188R-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    7Allie ClarkOF5-11185R-R291947Not draftedMLB--
    8Ferris Fain1B5-11186L-L311947Not draftedMLB--
    25Dick FowlerP6-4215R-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    37Marion FricanoP6-0170R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    4Tom Hamilton1B6-4213L-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    11Billy Hitchcock3B-2B6-1185R-R351942Not draftedMLB--
    23Bob HooperP5-11195R-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    18Tex HoyleP6-4170R-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    1Eddie JoostSS6-0175R-R361936Not draftedMLB--
    2Skeeter Kell2B5-9160R-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    22Alex KellnerP6-0200R-L271948Not draftedMLB--
    21Walt KellnerP6-0200R-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    37Johnny KucabP6-2185R-R321950Not draftedMLB--
    16Jack LittrellSS6-0179R-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    5Hank Majeski3B5-9180R-R351939Not draftedMLB--
    26Morrie MartinP6-0180L-L291949Not draftedMLB--
    36Len MatarazzoP6-4195R-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    5Cass Michaels2B-SS5-11175R-R261943Not draftedMLB--
    14Ray MurrayC6-3204R-R341948Not draftedMLB--
    20Bobo NewsomP6-2220R-R441929Not draftedMLB--
    17Dave PhilleyOF6-0188B-R321941Not draftedMLB--
    16Sherry RobertsonOF-2B6-0180L-R331940Not draftedMLB--
    24Carl ScheibP6-1192R-R251943Not draftedMLB--
    30Bobby ShantzP5-6142R-L261949Not draftedMLB--
    12Pete Suder2B-3B6-0175R-R361941Not draftedMLB--
    6Kite ThomasOF6-1195R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    15Joe TiptonC5-11185R-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    10Elmer ValoOF5-11190L-R311940Not draftedMLB--
    34Ed WrightP6-1180R-R331945Not draftedMLB--
    19Gus ZernialOF6-2210R-R291949Not draftedMLB--
    21Sam ZoldakP5-11185L-L331944Not draftedMLB--

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