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1947 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  78-76   .506
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Connie Mack
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Shibe Park
Attendance:  911,566
Playoffs:  -

Philadelphia Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bill Dietrich (37)
Youngest Player:  Nellie Fox (19)
Longest Tenure:  Sam Chapman (7)
Top Hitter:  Eddie Joost (8)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Marchildon (8)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  56.33%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Detroit8569.55212.0
Boston8371.53914.0
Cleveland8074.51917.0
Philadelphia7876.50619.0
Chi White Sox7084.45527.0
Washington6490.41633.0
St. Louis5995.38338.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
4Sam Chapman+of2931-MLB1495518413918514833465700814.252.000.379379209--
7Barney McCosky+of1830-MLB13754677179227152145729495.328.000.399399218--
1Eddie Joost+ss831-MLB151540761112231364661141104245.206.000.330330178--
12Pete Suder+2b-3b3831-MLB1455284512728456003354421414.241.000.337337178--
3Hank Majeski+3b3730-MLB141479541342658721053315818.280.000.405405194--
5Ferris Fain+1b1626-MLB136461701342867714595342915.291.000.423423195--
10,21Elmer Valo+of3926-MLB1123706011112653611364212144.300.000.405405150--
8Buddy Rosar+c6332-MLB10235940932021331340131911.259.000.334334120--
11,47George Binks+of6030-MLB1043333386194234822336166.258.000.357357119--
9Mike Guerra+c-34-MLB72209204522018121015064.215.000.24424451--
21,23Phil Marchildon+p5133-MLB35988153019004251122.153.000.21421421--
2,15Gene Handley+2b-32-MLB36901023210810102003.256.000.30030027--
6,41Dick Adams+1b-27-MLB37899182321100218020.202.000.36036032--
25Dick Fowler+p-26-MLB3682314100200017043.171.000.18318315--
23,36Bill McCahan+p-26-MLB29558920010035031.164.000.20020011--
31Mickey Rutner+3b-27-MLB124841210140032014.250.000.33333316--
10,20Joe Coleman+p-24-MLB324837200100425031.146.000.1871879--
15,30,39Austin Knickerbocker+of-28-MLB214881232020134021.250.000.39639619--
11,24Carl Scheib+p-20-MLB22454600030013003.133.000.1331336--
19Jesse Flores+p-32-MLB284421010000015220.227.000.25025011--
16,37Bob Savage+p-25-MLB444012000000218020.050.000.050502--
28Chet Laabs+of-35-MLB15325710150044000.219.000.34434411--
6,14Don Richmond+3b-27-MLB19212411040033001.190.000.3333337--
16,18Bill Dietrich+p-37-MLB11161100010008040.062.000.062621--
15Pat Cooper+p-1b-29-MLB13160420030005000.250.000.3753756--
17Russ Christopher+p-29-MLB44161200020037020.125.000.1251252--
14Herman Franks+c-33-MLB8152301010044001.200.000.3333335--
31,45Ray Poole+h-27-MLB13131300010014001.231.000.2312313--
28Nellie Fox+2b-19-MLB732000000010000.000.000.00000--
28Lou Brissie+p-23-MLB120000000001000.000.000.00000--
20,30Tom Kirk+h-19-MLB110000000000000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
21,23Phil Marchildon+833-MLB1993.22353521200276.2228110991514112810 01.337.420.494.594.161.10----
25Dick Fowler+1026-MLB12112.81363116320227.1210777112857500 01.308.310.483.372.971.13----
23,36Bill McCahan+2726-MLB1053.32291910150165.116073617624730 01.348.710.383.382.561.32----
10,20Joe Coleman+3424-MLB6124.3232219291160.1171847717626500 01.459.600.953.483.650.95----
19Jesse Flores+5232-MLB4133.3928204050151.1139725710594100 01.318.270.593.512.441.44----
16,37Bob Savage+3925-MLB8103.7644821202146.013571618555610 01.308.320.493.393.450.98----
11,24Carl Scheib+-20-MLB465.0421126260116.0121686511552660 21.529.390.854.272.022.12----
17Russ Christopher+2829-MLB1072.9044000381280.27030264333310 01.287.810.453.683.681.00----
16,18Bill Dietrich+-37-MLB523.12119211060.24824210401800 01.457.120.005.932.672.22----
28Lou Brissie+-23-MLB016.431100007.095515420 02.0011.571.296.435.141.25----
Totals: (31 players)78763.51154154701284151,39112916145436159749314--21.388.350.553.863.191.21-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Buddy RosarC10240670212.9960.00 
Mike GuerraC622033695.9640.00 
Herman FranksC4121001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ferris Fain1B132114110119118.9850.00 
Dick Adams1B2417017119.9950.00 
George Binks1B1382714.9890.00 
Pat Cooper1B180011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pete Suder2B1403044131094.9860.00 
Gene Handley2B173141210.9730.00 
Nellie Fox2B110001.0000.00 
Hank Majeski2B10000.0000.00 
Don Richmond2B11210.7500.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hank Majeski3B134160263528.9880.00 
Mickey Rutner3B1151832.8850.00 
Gene Handley3B10121551.8440.00 
Don Richmond3B40110.5000.00 
Pete Suder3B222001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eddie JoostSS15137045238100.9560.00 
Hank MajeskiSS41020041.0000.00 
Pete SuderSS34322.7780.00 
Gene HandleySS102001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Sam ChapmanOF1464281662.9870.00 
Barney McCoskyOF136346862.9830.00 
Elmer ValoOF104205960.9730.00 
George BinksOF75157861.9650.00 
Austin KnickerbockerOF1432120.9430.00 
Chet LaabsOF7171001.0000.00 
Dick AdamsOF310001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Russ ChristopherP4480101310.9582.58 
Bob SavageP4414661620.9171.36 
Dick FowlerP36227142921.9561.70 
Phil MarchildonP3527673432.9321.34 
Joe ColemanP3216051610.9551.18 
Bill McCahanP2916573314.9762.18 
Jesse FloresP28151121933.9121.85 
Carl ScheibP2111631312.9411.24 
Bill DietrichP11601843.6921.35 
Lou BrissieP1711001.0002.57 


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