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1954 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 51-103 .331
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 542-875 -333
Manager(s): Eddie Joost
General Manager: Art Ehlers
Location:
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 304,666 16/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Wally Moses
Assistant Coach: Chief Bender
Assistant Coach: Rollie Hemsley
Assistant Coach: Ben Galante
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
11143.721--
10351.6698.0
9460.61017.0
6985.44842.0
6886.44243.0
6688.42945.0
54100.35157.0
51103.33160.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
9Joe AstrothC312262250
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230021193202.221.296.279575.058.150.2380.90226.063252
38Charlie BishopP303314
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1
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000000150100.121.121.152273.030.030.222----534
4Don Bollweg1B332683560
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15
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3
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5
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241035333014.224.319.358677.134.269.2380.9453.696307
33Moe BurtschyP321702
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000100140001.118.167.118285.000.059.1544.00--218
2Joe DeMaestriSS2553949124
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3
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8
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4014206333710.230.258.315573.085.117.2443.1567.4170572
20,34Art DitmarP25801
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000000240100.125.300.125425.000.250.2502.00--111
24Sonny DixonP292827
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2
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00200290000.250.300.321621.071.143.3684.50--930
15Jim Finigan3B2548757147
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6
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5128646606317.302.381.421802.119.238.3361.0369.6205560
37Marion FricanoP304134
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0000011120601.098.119.098217.000.000.13812.00--448
32Johnny GrayP263401
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0000001150100.029.057.02986.000.029.05315.00--136
6Spook Jacobs2B2850863131
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11
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02617360220615.258.336.283619.026.171.2690.37--144575
1Eddie JoostSS-3B3847717
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90110100004.362.474.489963.128.319.4441.0047.02357
22Alex KellnerP2955210
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00600280511.182.207.218425.036.073.2084.00--1263
14,48Lou Limmer1B293164173
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14
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322335370236.231.305.415720.184.291.2201.0622.6131356
3Jack LittrellSS253079
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310630002.300.417.467884.167.400.3080.5030.01436
26Morrie MartinP311704
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00000040100.235.235.294529.059.059.308----518
16Ed McGheeOF2953511
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901480010.208.259.358617.151.208.2052.0026.51958
17Bill OsterP21301
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000000010000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
25Arnie PortocarreroP227538
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2005300700.107.163.173336.067.133.1596.0075.01387
5Vic PowerOF2646236118
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3821191920216.255.287.366653.110.154.2521.0057.8169485
8Bill RennaOF294225298
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531341603447.232.302.379681.147.239.2411.4632.5160474
18Jim RobertsonC26147927
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0080023251202.184.298.238536.054.211.2211.09--35173
49Dutch RombergerP27200000000110000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
11Billy ShantzC261641342
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170017230005.256.326.366692.110.213.2931.35164.060181
30Bobby ShantzP28321
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000000000000.333.333.333666.000.000.333----13
26Al SimaP322001
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000200070200.050.050.050100.000.000.077----122
12Pete Suder2B-3B38205841
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016007160216.200.225.263488.063.098.2162.29--54215
20Joe TaylorOF2858513
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801290002.224.250.328578.103.121.2504.5058.01960
23Bob TriceP2742612
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5003101000.286.348.429777.143.214.3553.3342.01846
10Elmer ValoOF332242848
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332151180332.214.356.330686.116.348.2260.35224.074281
42Ozzie Van BrabantP27511
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000000220000.200.429.200629.000.400.3331.00--17
40Lee WheatP24801
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000000050001.125.125.125250.000.000.333----18
40Bill WilsonOF253234377
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331239598014.238.334.415749.176.294.2481.5121.5134371
19Gus ZernialOF313364284
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620030604038.250.316.411727.161.250.2642.0024.0138373
Batting Totals184152065421228191419450330295046772805431106.236.302.342644.107.204.2541.3455.417835799
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
38Charlie Bishop30464.4120124041969849471050340001.549.190.944.693.190.68
49Dutch Romberger271111.2510000201528202031260002.5015.751.696.753.380.50
49Dick Rozek27009.0020000010110301003.000.000.0027.000.000.00
24Carl Scheib270122.5011000025550110003.0022.500.004.504.501.00
30Bobby Shantz28107.88210000812772330001.8813.502.253.383.381.00
26Al Sima32255.2429710112791015146932362001.6811.511.033.654.101.13
23Bob Trice27785.601918811011914686741448221101.6311.041.063.631.660.46
17Bill Upton25001.8020002156111122001.4010.801.801.803.602.00
42Ozzie Van Brabant27027.0092002026352321318102101.9611.671.006.003.330.56
43Hal Raether21004.5010001021110400102.504.500.0018.000.000.00
25Arnie Portocarrero229184.06343316100248233124112251141329001.408.460.914.144.791.16
33Moe Burtschy32543.794600030494804540753547001.407.580.665.025.121.02
20,34Art Ditmar25146.46145008039503528436143002.2111.540.928.313.230.39
24Sonny Dixon29574.88386102341071366358827421101.5211.440.672.273.531.56
37Marion Fricano305115.1537204010115116398871764433101.499.651.013.792.550.67
32Johnny Gray263126.511816501010511183761091514001.929.510.867.804.370.56
22Alex Kellner296175.38272781001732041181041688694001.6810.550.834.553.570.78
26Morrie Martin31245.43136203052573232919240001.439.681.533.234.081.26
17Bill Oster21016.198100401519151121251001.9410.691.136.752.810.42
40Lee Wheat24025.79810050283818181970101.6812.210.322.892.250.78
Pitching Totals511035.18338156493107131371152387578914168555540601.6110.000.934.503.640.81
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe AstrothC713003945.9880.00
Billy ShantzC511702851.9750.00
Jim RobertsonC502071866.9740.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou Limmer1B7959756863.9880.00
Don Bollweg1B71530511355.9780.00
Vic Power1B2115012217.9880.00
Gus Zernial1B250001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Spook Jacobs2B1313473001798.9740.00
Pete Suder2B357175623.9610.00
Joe DeMaestri2B101001.0000.00
Eddie Joost2B114011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Finigan3B1361513052534.9480.00
Pete Suder3B20265922.9770.00
Eddie Joost3B5411011.0000.00
Joe DeMaestri3B101001.0000.00
Vic Power3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe DeMaestriSS1422854062590.9650.00
Eddie JoostSS991713.9630.00
Jack LittrellSS9192218.9760.00
Pete SuderSS23010.7500.00
Vic PowerSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill RennaOF1152261375.9720.00
Vic PowerOF1012561343.9850.00
Bill WilsonOF91270734.9890.00
Gus ZernialOF90180491.9530.00
Elmer ValoOF62135351.9650.00
Joe TaylorOF1632120.9430.00
Ed McGheeOF1342030.9330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Moe BurtschyP469471532.8802.10
Sonny DixonP38107103011.9763.36
Marion FricanoP3715192032.9061.73
Arnie PortocarreroP34248152240.9021.34
Al SimaP297911220.8671.48
Alex KellnerP27173632021.0001.97
Charlie BishopP209669001.0001.41
Bob TriceP19119112134.9142.42
Johnny GrayP18105111412.9622.14
Art DitmarP14394511.9002.07
Morrie MartinP13523811.9171.90
Dutch RombergerP101502001.0001.18
Ozzie Van BrabantP92618001.0003.09
Bill OsterP81503001.0001.78
Lee WheatP82833011.0001.92
Dick RozekP210000.0000.00
Bobby ShantzP281210.7503.38
Bill UptonP2501001.0001.80
Hal RaetherP1201011.0004.50
Carl ScheibP120000.0000.00


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