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1954 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 51-103 .331
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 542-875 -333
Roster Continuity 53.94% 15/16
Manager(s): Eddie Joost
General Manager: Art Ehlers
Location:
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 304,666 16/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2Joe DeMaestriSS25   53949124
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8
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4014206333710.230.258.315573.085.117.2443.1567.4170572
6Spook Jacobs2B28   50863131
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11
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1
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02617360220615.258.336.283619.026.171.2690.37--144575
15Jim Finigan3B25   48757147
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25
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6
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5128646606317.302.381.421802.119.238.3361.0369.6205560
5Vic PowerOF26   46236118
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5
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8
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3821191920216.255.287.366653.110.154.2521.0057.8169485
8Bill RennaOF29   4225298
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15
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4
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13
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531341603447.232.302.379681.147.239.2411.4632.5160474
19Gus ZernialOF31   3364284
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8
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2
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14
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620030604038.250.316.411727.161.250.2642.0024.0138373
40Bill WilsonOF25   3234377
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10
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15
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331239598014.238.334.415749.176.294.2481.5121.5134371
14,48Lou Limmer1B29   3164173
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14
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322335370236.231.305.415720.184.291.2201.0622.6131356
4Don Bollweg1B33   2683560
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241035333014.224.319.358677.134.269.2380.9453.696307
9Joe AstrothC31   2262250
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230021193202.221.296.279575.058.150.2380.90226.063252
10Elmer ValoOF33   2242848
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332151180332.214.356.330686.116.348.2260.35224.074281
12Pete Suder2B-3B38   205841
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016007160216.200.225.263488.063.098.2162.29--54215
11Billy ShantzC26   1641342
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170017230005.256.326.366692.110.213.2931.35164.060181
18Jim RobertsonC26   147927
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0080023251202.184.298.238536.054.211.2211.09--35173
25Arnie PortocarreroP22   7538
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2005300700.107.163.173336.067.133.1596.0075.01387
20Joe TaylorOF28   58513
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801290002.224.250.328578.103.121.2504.5058.01960
22Alex KellnerP29   55210
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00600280511.182.207.218425.036.073.2084.00--1263
16Ed McGheeOF29   53511
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901480010.208.259.358617.151.208.2052.0026.51958
1Eddie JoostSS-3B38   47717
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90110100004.362.474.489963.128.319.4441.0047.02357
23Bob TriceP27   42612
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5003101000.286.348.429777.143.214.3553.3342.01846
37Marion FricanoP30   4134
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0000011120601.098.119.098217.000.000.13812.00--448
32Johnny GrayP26   3401
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0000001150100.029.057.02986.000.029.05315.00--136
38Charlie BishopP30   3314
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000000150100.121.121.152273.030.030.222----534
3Jack LittrellSS25   3079
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310630002.300.417.467884.167.400.3080.5030.01436
24Sonny DixonP29   2827
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00200290000.250.300.321621.071.143.3684.50--930
26Al SimaP32   2001
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000200070200.050.050.050100.000.000.077----122
33Moe BurtschyP32   1702
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000100140001.118.167.118285.000.059.1544.00--218
26Morrie MartinP31   1704
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00000040100.235.235.294529.059.059.308----518
20,34Art DitmarP25   801
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000000240100.125.300.125425.000.250.2502.00--111
40Lee WheatP24   801
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000000050001.125.125.125250.000.000.333----18
42Ozzie Van BrabantP27   511
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000000220000.200.429.200629.000.400.3331.00--17
17Bill OsterP21   301
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000000010000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
30Bobby ShantzP28   321
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000000000000.333.333.333666.000.000.333----13
49Dutch RombergerP27   200000000110000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
Batting Totals184152065421228191419450330295046772805431106.236.302.342644.107.204.2541.3455.417835795
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
25Arnie Portocarrero22   9184.06343316100248.0233124112251141329001.408.460.914.144.791.16
22Alex Kellner29   6175.3827278100173.22041181041688694001.6810.550.834.553.570.78
37Marion Fricano30   5115.15372040101151.216398871764433101.499.651.013.792.550.67
23Bob Trice27   785.6019188110119.014686741448221101.6311.041.063.631.660.46
24Sonny Dixon29   574.8838610234107.11366358827421101.5211.440.672.273.531.56
32Johnny Gray26   3126.5118165010105.011183761091514001.929.510.867.804.370.56
38Charlie Bishop30   464.412012404196.09849471050340001.549.190.944.693.190.68
33Moe Burtschy32   543.794600030494.2804540753547001.407.580.665.025.121.02
26Al Sima32   255.242971011279.11015146932362001.6811.511.033.654.101.13
26Morrie Martin31   245.43136203052.2573232919240001.439.681.533.234.081.26
20,34Art Ditmar25   146.46145008039.1503528436143002.2111.540.928.313.230.39
40Lee Wheat24   025.7981005028.13818181970101.6812.210.322.892.250.78
42Ozzie Van Brabant27   027.0092002026.2352321318102101.9611.671.006.003.330.56
49Dutch Romberger27   1111.25100002015.228202031260002.5015.751.696.753.380.50
17Bill Oster21   016.1981004015.219151121251001.9410.691.136.752.810.42
30Bobby Shantz28   107.882100008.012772330001.8813.502.253.383.381.00
17Bill Upton25   001.802000215.06111122001.4010.801.801.803.602.00
24Carl Scheib27   0122.501100002.05550110003.0022.500.004.504.501.00
43Hal Raether21   004.501000102.01110400102.504.500.0018.000.000.00
49Dick Rozek27   009.002000001.10110301003.000.000.0027.000.000.00
Batting 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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