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1947 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 78-76 .506
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 633-614 + 19
Roster Continuity 56.33% 15/16
Manager(s): Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 911,566 11/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Al Simmons
Assistant Coach: Earle Brucker
Assistant Coach: Dave Keefe
Third Base Coach: Lena Blackburne
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8569.55212.0
8371.53914.0
8074.51917.0
7876.50619.0
7084.45527.0
6490.41633.0
5995.38338.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
4Sam ChapmanOF31 1495518413918514833465700814.252.331.379710.127.243.2681.0839.4209624
7Barney McCoskyOF30 13754677179227152145729495.328.395.399794.071.170.3450.51546.0218616
1Eddie JoostSS31 151540761112231364661141104245.206.348.330678.124.335.2350.9641.5178682
12Pete Suder2B31 1455284512728456003354421414.241.290.337627.097.157.2551.26105.6178579
3Hank Majeski3B30 141479541342658721053315818.280.358.405763.125.238.2860.5859.9194545
5Ferris Fain1B26 136461701342867714595342915.291.414.423837.132.336.3020.3665.9195567
10,21Elmer ValoOF26 1123706011112653611364212144.300.406.405811.105.300.3080.3374.0150450
8Buddy RosarC32 10235940932021331340131911.259.335.334669.075.181.2670.33359.0120409
11,47George BinksOF30 1043333386194234822336166.258.308.357665.099.186.2851.57166.5119363
9Mike GuerraC34 72209204522018121015064.215.251.244495.029.072.2321.50--51225
21,23Phil MarchildonP33 35988153019004251122.153.194.214408.061.102.1946.2598.021115
2,15Gene Handley2B-3B32 36901023210810102003.256.330.300630.044.167.2610.20--27100
6,41Dick Adams1B27 37899182321100218020.202.220.360580.157.180.2329.0044.53293
25Dick FowlerP26 3682314100200017043.171.171.183354.012.012.215----1586
23,36Bill McCahanP26 29558920010035031.164.207.200407.036.091.1801.67--1161
10,20Joe ColemanP24 324837200100425031.146.212.188400.042.125.3046.25--955
15,30,39Austin KnickerbockerOF28 214881232020134021.250.294.396690.146.188.2731.33--1953
31Mickey Rutner3B27 124841210140032014.250.294.333627.083.146.2440.6748.01652
11,24Carl ScheibP20 22454600030013003.133.152.133285.000.022.1433.00--646
19Jesse FloresP32 284421010000015220.227.277.250527.023.045.2565.00--1149
16,37Bob SavageP25 444012000000218020.050.095.050145.000.050.0919.00--244
28Chet LaabsOF35 15325710150044000.219.306.344650.125.250.2221.0032.01136
6,14Don Richmond3B27 19212411040033001.190.292.333625.143.286.2221.00--724
17Russ ChristopherP29 44161200020037020.125.263.125388.000.188.2222.33--221
15Pat Cooper1B29 13160420030005000.250.250.375625.125.125.364----616
16,18Bill DietrichP37 11161100010008040.063.063.063126.000.000.125----120
14Herman FranksC33 8152301010044001.200.368.333701.133.400.2731.00--519
31,45Ray Poole27 13131300010014001.231.286.231517.000.077.3334.00--314
28Nellie Fox2B19 732000000010000.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--04
28Lou BrissieP23 120000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
20,30Tom Kirk19 110000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals17135198633131121852615813733605563240144117.252.330.349679.097.214.2730.9385.218165947
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21,23Phil Marchildon33 1993.22353521200276.222811099151411281001.337.410.494.584.160.91
25Dick Fowler26 12112.81363116320227.121077711285750001.308.330.483.372.970.88
23,36Bill McCahan26 1053.33291910150165.11607361762473001.358.730.383.382.560.76
10,20Joe Coleman24 6124.3332219291160.117184771762650001.469.620.963.493.661.05
19Jesse Flores32 4133.4028204050151.113972571059410001.318.280.603.522.440.69
16,37Bob Savage25 8103.7644821202146.01357161855561001.308.320.493.393.451.02
11,24Carl Scheib20 465.0421126260116.012168651155266201.529.390.854.272.020.47
17Russ Christopher29 1072.8944000381280.2703026433331001.277.780.443.673.671.00
16,18Bill Dietrich37 523.10119211060.2482421040180001.447.080.005.902.660.45
28Lou Brissie23 016.431100007.09551542002.0011.571.296.435.140.80
Batting Totals78763.5128115670128615139112916145438559749314201.368.350.553.863.190.83
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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