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1938 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 53-99 .349
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 726-956 -230
Roster Continuity 82.67% 5/15
Manager(s): Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 385,357 11/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Earle Mack
Assistant Coach: Charlie Berry
Third Base Coach: Lena Blackburne
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9953.651--
8861.5919.5
8666.56613.0
8470.54516.0
7576.49723.5
6583.43932.0
5597.36244.0
5399.34946.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Wally MosesOF27   14258986181298849155583103 .307.369.424793.117.233.3150.5373.6250650
4Bob JohnsonOF32   1525631141762793011398877320 .313.406.552958.240.396.3170.8418.8311652
3Billy Werber3B30   1344999212922711691915933725 .259.377.397774.138.333.2620.4045.4198599
8Lou Finney1B-OF27   122454611252112104858392509 .275.333.441774.165.244.2740.6445.4200502
14Sam ChapmanOF22   11440660105177176334559441 .259.353.461814.202.335.2981.7123.9187466
12Wayne AmblerSS22   1203934292212038214831011 .234.317.298615.064.188.2540.65--117452
7Dario Lodigiani2B22   93325369115164430342576 .280.361.388749.108.222.2890.7454.2126372
8Frankie HayesC23   993165692193115523545112 .291.396.475871.184.351.3190.9428.7150373
7Stan Sperry2B24   602532869630271215904 .273.313.320633.047.103.2830.60--81272
10Dick Siebert1B26   481942455830282310932 .284.329.356685.072.119.2970.90--69209
9Earle BruckerC37   53171266421133511191601 .374.437.561998.187.298.4010.8457.096191
25,30Ace ParkerSS26   5611312265001212101605 .230.293.274567.044.124.2681.60--31128
22Lynn NelsonP33   671121231000150071200 .277.319.277596.000.063.3101.71--31119
16George CasterP30   42101920500100082812 .198.264.248512.050.129.2743.50--25112
26Hal WagnerC22   338810202108008913 .227.299.273572.045.136.2531.13--24100
-Nick Etten1B24   228162162011109700 .259.333.383716.123.247.2840.78--3190
30Mule HaasOF34   40787162001200121003 .205.311.231542.026.179.2350.83--1893
5Gene Hasson1B22   19691019621120012701 .275.383.464847.188.362.2950.5869.03282
21,20Bud ThomasP27   42694910050053007 .130.189.145334.014.087.2316.00--1081
17Buck RossP23   296341200150021715 .190.227.238465.048.079.2448.5063.01571
2Skeeter NewsomeSS27   17487134007111402 .271.286.354640.083.104.2954.00--1751
-Irv BartlingSS24   1446581105003702 .174.224.239463.065.130.2052.33--1151
18Eddie SmithP24   43424122005003802 .286.333.333666.048.119.3532.67--1447
24Nels PotterP26   38391101006001301 .256.275.282557.026.051.2783.00--1141
14Babe BarnaOF23   930440002003500 .133.212.133345.000.100.1601.67--433
21Al WilliamsP24   3025010000002901 .040.111.040151.000.080.0634.50--128
19Chubby DeanP21   1620362001001400 .300.333.400733.100.150.3754.00--821
11Dave SmithP23   2112000000002600 .000.143.000143.000.167.0003.00--014
10Paul EasterlingOF32   47120000001200 .286.375.286661.000.143.4002.00--28
11Rusty PetersSS23   27000000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
30Jim ReningerP23   47100000002200 .000.222.000222.000.286.0001.00--09
-Randy GumpertP20   44110001001100 .250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--15
29Charlie BerryC35   12000000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
15Harry KelleyP32   42000000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
-Ralph BuxtonP24   51000000000100 .000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals1699522972614102436298686655360559022078 .270.345.396741.126.244.2890.9853.420715912
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16George Caster30   16204.36424020221281.1310156136251171125001.529.930.803.753.590.96
21,20Bud Thomas27   9144.9242297190212.12591381162362485101.5111.000.982.632.040.77
22Lynn Nelson33   10115.65322313082191.02151421202979755001.5410.131.373.723.530.95
17Buck Ross23   9165.33292810010184.12181321092380541101.6210.661.133.912.640.68
18Eddie Smith24   3105.9143700274130.2151102861376784001.7310.370.895.225.361.03
24Nels Potter26   2126.4935940205111.113995801549430001.6911.271.223.973.490.88
21Al Williams24   076.97308107093.11289372654254101.9612.390.585.232.420.46
11Dave Smith23   215.112100015044.1502925028132001.7710.230.005.732.660.46
19Chubby Dean21   213.5261004023.02210931531101.618.611.175.871.170.20
30Jim Reninger23   027.0444100022.228181831490001.8310.961.175.483.520.64
-Randy Gumpert20   0211.2542001012.124181511011002.8318.000.757.500.750.10
-Ralph Buxton24   015.005000309.112751590001.8912.001.005.009.001.80
15Harry Kelley32   0216.884300108.017161501030003.3819.130.0011.253.380.30
Batting Totals53995.4829715456398121324157395680614259947328401.6410.690.974.073.220.79
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frankie HayesC903193892.9750.00
Earle BruckerC441882031.9860.00
Hal WagnerC30871632.9720.00
Charlie BerryC111011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lou Finney1B6457424635.9900.00
Dick Siebert1B46403410351.0000.00
Nick Etten1B2221210320.9870.00
Gene Hasson1B191546717.9580.00
Mule Haas1B6481021.0000.00
Earle Brucker1B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dario Lodigiani2B801932332145.9530.00
Stan Sperry2B601211851326.9590.00
Ace Parker2B9221923.9530.00
Wayne Ambler2B41216041.0000.00
Bob Johnson2B36623.8570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Werber3B1341682663021.9350.00
Dario Lodigiani3B13172643.9150.00
Ace Parker3B931611.9500.00
Irv Bartling3B10000.0000.00
Bob Johnson3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wayne AmblerSS1162093103254.9420.00
Ace ParkerSS26294026.9720.00
Skeeter NewsomeSS15244327.9710.00
Irv BartlingSS13293568.9140.00
Rusty PetersSS23220.7140.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob JohnsonOF15040021163.9630.00
Wally MosesOF13930411113.9660.00
Sam ChapmanOF1102298120.9520.00
Lou FinneyOF46124430.9770.00
Mule HaasOF12191011.0000.00
Babe BarnaOF710110.9170.00
Paul EasterlingOF13010.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie SmithP43130102011.9682.07
George CasterP42281124441.9331.79
Bud ThomasP4221273921.9581.95
Nels PotterP3511181610.9601.94
Lynn NelsonP3219143620.9521.88
Al WilliamsP309341820.9172.13
Buck RossP2918453622.9532.00
Dave SmithP214428001.0002.04
Chubby DeanP62308001.0003.13
Ralph BuxtonP5901001.0000.99
Randy GumpertP41215001.0004.46
Harry KelleyP480000.0000.00
Jim ReningerP42206001.0002.43


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