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1953 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Philadelphia,PA
Team Record:  59-95   .383
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Jimmy Dykes
General Manager:   Art Ehlers
Stadium:  Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance:  362,113
Playoffs:  -

Philadelphia Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bobo Newsom (45)
Youngest Player:  Spider Wilhelm (24)
Longest Tenure:  Elmer Valo (12)
Top Hitter:  Dave Philley (9)
Top Pitcher:  Harry Byrd (13)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  67.59%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9952.656--
Cleveland9262.5978.5
Chi White Sox8965.57811.5
Boston8469.54916.0
Washington7676.50023.5
Detroit6094.39040.5
Philadelphia5995.38341.5
St. Louis54100.35146.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
17Dave Philley+of933-MLB1576208018830995913551352422.303.000.424424263--
8Eddie Robinson+1b1832-MLB15661564152284221021263565213.247.000.413413254--
19Gus Zernial+of1430-MLB14755685158213421084057794012.284.000.559559311--
12Pete Suder+2b-3b-37-MLB115454441301134353317350310.286.000.350350159--
2Joe DeMaestri+ss-24-MLB111420531071736350124391715.255.000.352352148--
5Cass Michaels+2b-ss4727-MLB117411531031001242705156166.251.000.363363149--
16Ed McGhee+of-28-MLB10435836941141294332433612.263.000.324324116--
3Loren Babe+3b-25-MLB1033433477162020013520239.224.000.28328397--
14Ray Murray+c-35-MLB842682576143641001825126.284.000.425425114--
9Joe Astroth+c-30-MLB8226028771523241027122011.296.000.404404105--
1Eddie Joost+ss-37-MLB51177394460615324524021.249.000.38438468--
6Carmen Mauro+of6326-MLB64165144444017341921006.267.000.33933956--
10Elmer Valo+of-32-MLB50851519300901227002.224.000.25925922--
39Harry Byrd+p-28-MLB4081918000600113033.222.000.22222218--
7Allie Clark+of-30-MLB2074615403130035012.203.000.37837828--
37Marion Fricano+p-29-MLB4669610100110430030.145.000.15915911--
22Alex Kellner+p-28-MLB256941520000038253.217.000.24624617--
38Charlie Bishop+p-29-MLB405625200600227000.089.000.1251257--
4Tom Hamilton+1b-27-MLB5856811200500711002.196.000.23223213--
6Kite Thomas+of-30-MLB24491600020036002.122.000.1221226--
45Neal Watlington+c-30-MLB21444710030138001.159.000.1821828--
26Morrie Martin+p-30-MLB584204000100016021.095.000.095954--
24Carl Scheib+p-26-MLB35414800040021001.195.000.1951958--
7,36Tommy Giordano+2b-27-MLB11406720250156000.175.000.37537515--
30Bobby Shantz+p-27-MLB21386911041023010.237.000.31631612--
25Joe Coleman+p-30-MLB21281820010017000.286.000.35735710--
15Frank Fanovich+p-31-MLB26111200000002001.182.000.1821822--
23Bob Trice+p-26-MLB372110010001100.143.000.2862862--
7Spider Wilhelm+ss-24-MLB771210000003000.286.000.4294293--
20Bobo Newsom+p-45-MLB1761100000001010.167.000.1671671--
23Dick Rozek+p-26-MLB220000000011000.000.000.00000--
34Rinty Monahan+p-25-MLB420000000000000.000.000.00000--
11Don Kolloway+2b-1b-34-MLB210000000001000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
39Harry Byrd+1328-MLB11205.51403711200236.22791551452311512260 11.6610.610.874.374.640.94--0.80
37Marion Fricano+2629-MLB9123.883923100100211.02061059121906730 11.408.790.903.842.861.34--0.80
22Alex Kellner+1528-MLB11123.93252514200201.2210988885181100 01.299.370.362.283.610.63--0.84
38Charlie Bishop+3729-MLB3145.66392011112160.217410610115866650 01.629.750.844.823.701.30--0.87
26Morrie Martin+1930-MLB10124.43581120417156.1158857712596470 01.399.100.693.403.680.92--0.74
30Bobby Shantz+-27-MLB594.0916166000105.2107524810265830 01.269.110.852.214.940.45--1.05
24Carl Scheib+5426-MLB374.882883013296.09957529292530 01.339.280.842.722.341.16--0.62
25Joe Coleman+-30-MLB344.00219219090.08546408491830 01.498.500.804.901.802.72--0.98
15Frank Fanovich+-31-MLB035.55263009061.26241385373770 01.619.050.735.405.401.00--1.06
20Bobo Newsom+-45-MLB214.89172109038.24424213241600 01.7610.240.705.593.721.50--0.84
23Bob Trice+-26-MLB215.4833100023.025141446400 01.359.781.572.351.571.50--0.91
34Rinty Monahan+-25-MLB004.2240002010.2115507230 01.699.280.005.911.693.50--0.93
23Dick Rozek+-26-MLB005.0620000010.286639200 01.596.752.537.591.694.50--0.93
21Walt Kellner+-24-MLB006.002000203.012204400 01.673.000.0012.0012.001.00--1.00
18Bill Harrington+-25-MLB0013.501000002.053300000 02.5022.500.000.000.00----1.00
41John Mackinson+-29-MLB000.001000001.110002010 02.256.750.0013.500.00------
Totals: (33 players)59954.67154154516103111,409147579973111659456651--21.359.420.773.793.621.05-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe AstrothC7934147513.9870.00 
Ray MurrayC783304548.9890.00 
Neal WatlingtonC937712.9780.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eddie Robinson1B15513667117135.9880.00 
Tom Hamilton1B7222001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Cass Michaels2B1103043021981.9700.00 
Pete Suder2B3889105323.9850.00 
Tommy Giordano2B113132111.9840.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Loren Babe3B931141921624.9500.00 
Pete Suder3B7289174719.9740.00 
Don Kolloway3B10000.0000.00 
Carmen Mauro3B10000.0000.00 
Dave Philley3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe DeMaestriSS1081912971853.9640.00 
Eddie JoostSS511021471133.9580.00 
Pete SuderSS7111112.9570.00 
Spider WilhelmSS62510.8750.00 
Loren BabeSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave PhilleyOF1572961860.9810.00 
Gus ZernialOF1413001792.9720.00 
Ed McGheeOF99319460.9820.00 
Carmen MauroOF49119540.9690.00 
Elmer ValoOF25461011.0000.00 
Allie ClarkOF19332001.0000.00 
Kite ThomasOF15310001.0000.00 
Tom HamiltonOF20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Morrie MartinP58156226041.0001.61 
Harry ByrdP4023663521.9531.56 
Charlie BishopP39160536031.0002.30 
Marion FricanoP39211828021.0001.54 
Carl ScheibP289641611.9521.88 
Frank FanovichP26612820.8331.47 
Alex KellnerP2520152822.9431.48 
Joe ColemanP2190110011.0001.10 
Bobo NewsomP173817011.0001.88 
Bobby ShantzP16105102113.9692.65 
Rinty MonahanP41001001.0000.88 
Bob TriceP32328021.0003.91 
Walt KellnerP2301011.0003.00 
Dick RozekP21001001.0000.88 
Bill HarringtonP120000.0000.00 
John MackinsonP110000.0000.00 


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