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1939 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 55-97 .362
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 711-1022 -311
Roster Continuity 80.05% 7/15
Manager(s): Earle Mack, Connie Mack
General Manager:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 395,022 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 1939 Philadelphia Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Wayne AmblerSS-2B165R-R231937Not draftedMLB--
    35Bill BeckmannP6-0175R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    6Al BrancatoSS-3B5-9188R-R201939Not draftedMLB--
    9Earle BruckerC5-11175R-R381937Not draftedMLB--
    16George CasterP6-1180R-R311934Not draftedMLB--
    25Fred ChapmanSS6-1185R-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    10Sam ChapmanOF6-1190R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    26Eddie CollinsOF5-10175L-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    19Chubby DeanP5-11181L-L221936Not draftedMLB--
    36Nick Etten1B6-2198L-L251938Not draftedMLB--
    6Lou FinneyOF-1B6-0180L-R281931Not draftedMLB--
    12Joe Gantenbein2B-3B5-9168L-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    8Frankie HayesC6-0185R-R241933Not draftedMLB--
    4Bob JohnsonOF6-0180R-R331933Not draftedMLB--
    15Bob JoyceP6-1180R-R241939Not draftedMLB--
    3Bill LillardSS5-10170R-R211939Not draftedMLB--
    7Dario Lodigiani3B-2B5-8150R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    -Walt MastersP180R-R321931Not draftedMLB--
    31Les McCrabbP5-11175R-R241939Not draftedMLB--
    23Bob McNamara3B-SS5-10170R-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    11Dee MilesOF6-0175L-R301935Not draftedMLB--
    1Wally MosesOF5-10160L-L281935Not draftedMLB--
    34Bill Nagel2B-1B6-1190R-R231939Not draftedMLB--
    22Lynn NelsonP5-10170L-R341930Not draftedMLB--
    2Skeeter NewsomeSS5-9155R-R281935Not draftedMLB--
    20Sam PageP6-0172L-R231939Not draftedMLB--
    21Roy ParmeleeP6-1190R-R321929Not draftedMLB--
    25Cotton PippenP6-2180R-R281936Not draftedMLB--
    24Nels PotterP5-11180L-R271936Not draftedMLB--
    21Jim ReningerP6-3210R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    17Buck RossP6-2170R-R241936Not draftedMLB--
    21Jim SchelleP6-3204R-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    5Dick Siebert1B6-0170L-L271932Not draftedMLB--
    31Dave SmithP5-10170R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    18Eddie SmithP5-10174B-L251936Not draftedMLB--
    20Bud ThomasP6-0180R-R281932Not draftedMLB--
    18Eric TiptonOF5-11190R-R241939Not draftedMLB--
    26Hal WagnerC6-0165L-R231938Not draftedMLB--

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