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1938 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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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:
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1938 Philadelphia Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    12Wayne AmblerSS-2B165R-R221937Not draftedMLB--
    14Babe BarnaOF6-2210L-R231937Not draftedMLB--
    -Irv BartlingSS6-0175R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    29Charlie BerryC6-0185R-R351925Not draftedMLB--
    9Earle BruckerC5-11175R-R371937Not draftedMLB--
    -Ralph BuxtonP5-11163R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    16George CasterP6-1180R-R301934Not draftedMLB--
    14Sam ChapmanOF6-1190R-R221938Not draftedMLB--
    19Chubby DeanP5-11181L-L211936Not draftedMLB--
    10Paul EasterlingOF5-11180R-R321928Not draftedMLB--
    -Nick Etten1B6-2198L-L241938Not draftedMLB--
    8Lou FinneyOF-1B6-0180L-R271931Not draftedMLB--
    -Randy GumpertP6-3205R-R201936Not draftedMLB--
    30Mule HaasOF6-1175L-R341925Not draftedMLB--
    5Gene Hasson1B6-0197L-L221937Not draftedMLB--
    8Frankie HayesC6-0185R-R231933Not draftedMLB--
    4Bob JohnsonOF6-0180R-R321933Not draftedMLB--
    15Harry KelleyP5-9170R-R321925Not draftedMLB--
    7Dario Lodigiani3B-2B5-8150R-R221938Not draftedMLB--
    1Wally MosesOF5-10160L-L271935Not draftedMLB--
    22Lynn NelsonP5-10170L-R331930Not draftedMLB--
    2Skeeter NewsomeSS5-9155R-R271935Not draftedMLB--
    25,30Ace ParkerSS-2B6-0180R-R261937Not draftedMLB--
    11Rusty Peters2B-SS5-11170R-R231936Not draftedMLB--
    24Nels PotterP5-11180L-R261936Not draftedMLB--
    30Jim ReningerP6-3210R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    17Buck RossP6-2170R-R231936Not draftedMLB--
    10Dick Siebert1B6-0170L-L261932Not draftedMLB--
    11Dave SmithP5-10170R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    18Eddie SmithP5-10174B-L241936Not draftedMLB--
    7Stan Sperry2B5-10164L-R241936Not draftedMLB--
    21,20Bud ThomasP6-0180R-R271932Not draftedMLB--
    26Hal WagnerC6-0165L-R221938Not draftedMLB--
    3Billy Werber3B5-10170R-R301930Not draftedMLB--
    21Al WilliamsP6-3200R-R241937Not draftedMLB--

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