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1939 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 55-97 .362
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 711-1022 -311
Manager(s): Earle Mack, Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 395,022 11/16
Playoffs:
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
10645.702--
8962.58917.0
8767.56520.5
8569.55222.5
8173.52626.5
6587.42841.5
5597.36251.5
43111.27964.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
4Bob JohnsonOF3315054411518430923114155995901012.338.440.553993.215.415.3480.6023.7301653
10Sam ChapmanOF2314049874134246156411451621411.269.338.432770.163.279.2831.2233.2215554
1Wally MosesOF2811543768134287333744423054.307.370.423793.117.224.3190.52145.7185486
8Frankie HayesC2412443166122285208341405531210.283.348.510858.227.327.2871.3821.6220486
5Dick Siebert1B27101402581182836474121220106.294.329.423752.129.189.2991.0567.0170433
7Dario Lodigiani3B2312139346102224644204218479.260.337.382719.122.234.2600.4365.5150446
12Joe Gantenbein2B2211134847101144436153222254.290.353.388741.098.178.3010.6987.0135387
34Bill Nagel2B-3B23105341398619412392125862615.252.307.437744.185.261.3053.4428.4149374
11Dee MilesOF301063204996176137341517083.300.331.400731.100.144.3151.13320.0128343
2Skeeter NewsomeSS28992482255910175719120158.222.277.266543.044.113.2330.63--66282
14Wayne AmblerSS2395227154813002410222501410.211.281.269550.057.159.2381.14--61263
9Earle BruckerC38621721850151331012416127.291.381.442823.151.285.3070.6757.376199
36Nick Etten1B25431552039112329001611034.252.322.406728.155.258.2550.6951.763174
18Eric TiptonOF244710412244211420137044.231.316.337653.106.250.2400.54104.035121
22Lynn NelsonP344080315200501213101.188.217.213430.025.038.2246.50--1783
19Chubby DeanP2280771227400190084035.351.412.403815.052.156.3700.50--3188
6Al Brancato3B202168121450181084123.206.299.324623.118.250.2060.5068.02279
24Nels PotterP27416761220040056041.179.236.209445.030.104.1971.20--1476
17Buck RossP242958212200400119072.207.220.241461.034.052.30819.00--1466
35Bill BeckmannP31275251300030023061.250.278.250528.000.038.2651.50--1360
25Fred ChapmanSS22154951411011013010.286.300.347647.061.102.3043.00--1751
16George CasterP3128432900030008020.209.209.209418.000.000.257----945
15Bob JoyceP2430352310010018011.086.111.114225.029.057.1118.00--437
25Cotton PippenP2825351300020045030.086.179.086265.000.114.1001.25--342
6Lou FinneyOF289221300010020000.136.208.136344.000.091.1360.00--324
26Eddie CollinsOF2232216510001003000.238.238.286524.048.095.278----621
3Bill LillardSS217194610010031010.316.409.368777.053.211.3330.33--723
21Roy ParmeleeP3216151200000014000.133.188.133321.000.067.1824.00--216
31Les McCrabbP245130000000005020.000.000.0000.000.000.000----015
23Bob McNamara3B22990210030011000.222.300.333633.111.222.2501.00--310
26Hal WagnerC23580100000003000.125.125.125250.000.000.200----18
20Sam PageP23470300000013011.429.500.429929.000.143.7503.00--39
21Jim ReningerP24460100000001000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
20Bud ThomasP28230000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
-Walt MastersP32420000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals18525309711143828255986676034503531150138122.271.334.400734.129.229.2861.0654.221245950
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Lynn Nelson3410134.7735241221111972331171052764750001.5010.591.232.913.411.17
24Nels Potter278126.6141259012219625816314426886012201.7711.851.194.042.760.68
17Buck Ross246146.00292861001742161431161795435001.7911.170.884.912.220.45
35Bill Beckmann317115.4027197250155198104931541201001.5411.500.872.381.160.49
16George Caster31994.902817718013614482741645591101.399.531.062.983.901.31
25Cotton Pippen284115.972517504111816997791340334001.7612.780.983.032.500.83
19Chubby Dean22585.23541003871161329368880392001.8110.150.626.153.000.49
15Bob Joyce24356.673061011010715691801337253001.7913.001.083.082.080.68
21Roy Parmelee32166.40145008144424132235134001.718.400.407.002.600.37
31Les McCrabb24124.0054201035422016410110001.4410.501.002.502.751.10
20Sam Page23036.9543100022342717115110002.2313.910.416.144.500.73
21Jim Reninger24027.884200001624151431233002.2513.501.696.751.690.25
-Walt Masters32006.554000401115980820002.0912.270.006.551.640.25
20Bud Thomas280115.7522000048872100002.2518.004.502.250.000.00
18Eddie Smith25109.0030000037440230102.2515.750.004.506.751.50
34Bill Nagel230012.0010001037541100002.6721.003.003.000.000.00
21Jim Schelle2200-1000000133030000------
31Dave Smith2400-1000000100020000------
Pitching Totals55975.793081535061031213431687102286414857939735401.6911.310.993.882.660.69


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