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1940 Philadelphia AthleticsSeason Roster
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Eric Tipton played for the 1940 Philadelphia Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
Location
Record54-100 (8th)League RankthMLB Rankth
BallparkShibe Park
ManagerConnie MackGeneral Manager
CoachesCharlie Berry (Assistant Coach), Lena Blackburne (Third Base Coach), Earle Mack (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance432,145 (Rank: 11th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1940 Statistics -- 1940 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1940 Philadelphia Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1940 baseball season.

1940 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
30Johnny BabichP6-1 185 R-R 1913-05-14 27Albion,California MLB1934-19411934-1941Richmond (Richmond,CA)    
35Bill BeckmannP6-0 175 R-R 1907-12-08 32Clayton,Missouri MLB1939-19421939-1942   Washington U. in St. Louis    
20Herman BesseP6-2 190 L-L 1911-08-16 28St. Louis,Missouri MLB1940-19461940-1946      
18Al BrancatoSS5-9 188 R-R 1919-05-29 21Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1939-19451939-1945Southern (Philadelphia,PA)    
9Earle BruckerC5-11 175 R-R 1901-05-06 39Albany,New York MLB1937-19431937-1943      
16George CasterP6-1 180 R-R 1907-08-04 32Colton,California MLB1934-19461934-1946      
25Fred ChapmanSS6-1 185 R-R 1916-07-17 23Liberty,South Carolina MLB1939-19411939-1941      
10Sam ChapmanOF6-1 190 R-R 1916-04-11 24Tiburon,California MLB1938-19511938-1951Tamalpais (Mill Valley,CA)California    
7Crash Davis2B6-0 173 R-R 1919-07-14 20Canon,Georgia MLB1940-19421940-1942Gastonia (Gastonia,NC)    
19Chubby DeanP5-11 181 L-L 1916-08-24 23Mount Airy,North Carolina MLB1936-19431936-1943Oak Ridge Military Academy (Oak Ridge,NC)    
12Joe Gantenbein3B5-9 168 L-R 1916-08-25 23San Francisco,California MLB1939-19401939-1940      
8Frankie HayesC6-0 185 R-R 1914-10-13 25Jamesburg,New Jersey MLB1933-19471933-1947Pennington School (Pennington,NJ)    
21Ed HeusserP6-0 187 B-R 1909-05-07 31Salt Lake County,Utah MLB1935-19481935-1948      
4Bob JohnsonOF6-0 180 R-R 1905-11-26 34Pryor,Oklahoma MLB1933-19451933-1945      
3Bill LillardSS5-10 170 R-R 1918-01-10 22Goleta,California MLB1939-19401939-1940Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA)    
37Dario Lodigiani3B-2B5-8 150 R-R 1916-06-06 24San Francisco,California MLB1938-19461938-1946Galileo (San Francisco,CA)    
23Phil MarchildonP5-11 175 R-R 1913-10-25 26Penetanguishene,Ontario MLB1940-19501940-1950Penentang (Penentang,ON)    
2Benny McCoy2B5-9 170 L-R 1915-11-09 24Jenison,Michigan MLB1938-19411938-1941Grandville (Grandville,MI)    
31Les McCrabbP5-11 175 R-R 1914-11-04 25Wakefield,Pennsylvania MLB1939-19501939-1950      
33Pat McLaughlinP6-2 175 R-R 1910-08-17 29Taylor,Texas MLB1937-19451937-1945   St. Edward's U.    
14Carl MilesP5-11 178 B-L 1918-03-22 22Trenton,Missouri MLB1940-19401940-1940Cameron (Cameron,MO)Missouri    
11Dee MilesOF6-0 175 L-R 1909-02-15 31Kellerman,Alabama MLB1935-19431935-1943      
1Wally MosesOF5-10 160 L-L 1910-08-10 29Uvalda,Georgia MLB1935-19511935-1951Vidalia (Vidalia,GA)    
24Nels PotterP5-11 180 L-R 1911-08-23 28Mount Morris,Illinois MLB1936-19491936-1949   Manchester Col    
17Buck RossP6-2 170 R-R 1915-02-02 25Norwood,North Carolina MLB1936-19451936-1945      
34Al Rubeling3B6-0 185 R-R 1913-05-10 27Baltimore,Maryland MLB1940-19441940-1944   Towson U.    
5Dick Siebert1B6-0 170 L-L 1912-02-19 28Fall River,Massachusetts MLB1932-19451932-1945Concordia Academy (St. Paul,MN)    
6Al SimmonsOF5-11 190 R-R 1902-05-22 38Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1924-19441924-1944      
40Eric TiptonOF5-11 190 R-R 1915-04-20 25Petersburg,Virginia MLB1939-19451939-1945Petersburg (Petersburg,VA)Duke U.    
38Elmer ValoOF5-11 190 L-R 1921-03-05 19Ribnik,Czech Republic MLB1940-19611940-1961      
22Porter VaughanP6-1 178 R-L 1919-05-11 21Stevensville,Virginia MLB1940-19461940-1946Stevensville (Stevensville,VA)Richmond    
26Hal WagnerC6-0 165 L-R 1915-07-02 24East Riverton,New Jersey MLB1938-19491938-1949Riverside (Riverside,NJ)Duke U.    
41Jack WallaesaSS6-3 191 B-R 1919-08-31 20Easton,Pennsylvania MLB1940-19481940-1948      
33 Players