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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
6,41Dick Adams1BMLB6-0185RightLeft4/8/192027Tuolumne,CaliforniaUDFA 

11,47George BinksOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft7/11/191630Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
28Lou BrissiePMLB6-4215LeftLeft6/5/192423Anderson,South CarolinaUDFA 
4Sam ChapmanOFMLB6-1190RightRight4/11/191631Tiburon,CaliforniaUDFA 
17Russ ChristopherPMLB6-3180RightRight9/12/191729Richmond,CaliforniaUDFA 
10,20Joe ColemanPMLB200RightRight7/30/192224Medford,MassachusettsUDFA 
15Pat CooperP-1BMLB6-3180RightRight11/26/191729Albemarle,North CarolinaUDFA 
16,18Bill DietrichPMLB6-0185RightRight3/29/191037Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
5Ferris Fain1BMLB5-11186LeftLeft5/29/192126San Antonio,TexasUDFA 
19Jesse FloresPMLB5-10175RightRight11/2/191432Guadalajara,MexicoUDFA 
25Dick FowlerPMLB6-4215RightRight3/30/192126Toronto,OntarioUDFA 
28Nellie Fox2BMLB5-9150LeftRight12/25/192719St. Thomas,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14Herman FranksCMLB5-10187LeftRight1/4/191433Price,UtahUDFA 
9Mike GuerraCMLB5-9162RightRight10/11/191234Havana,CubaUDFA 
2,15Gene Handley2BMLB5-10165RightRight11/25/191432Kennett,MissouriUDFA 
1Eddie JoostSSMLB6-0175RightRight6/5/191631San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
20,30Tom KirkHMLB5-10182LeftLeft9/27/192719Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
15,30,39Austin KnickerbockerOFMLB5-11185RightRight10/15/191828Bangall,New YorkUDFA 
28Chet LaabsOFMLB5-8175RightRight4/30/191235Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
3Hank Majeski3BMLB5-9180RightRight12/13/191630Staten Island,New YorkUDFA 
21,23Phil MarchildonPMLB5-11175RightRight10/25/191333Penetanguishene,OntarioUDFA 
23,36Bill McCahanPMLB5-11200RightRight6/7/192126Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
7Barney McCoskyOFMLB6-1184LeftRight4/11/191730Coal Run,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
31,45Ray PooleHMLB6-0180LeftRight1/16/192027Salisbury,North CarolinaUDFA 
6,14Don Richmond3BMLB6-1175LeftRight10/27/191927Gillett,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
8Buddy RosarCMLB5-9190RightRight7/3/191432Buffalo,New YorkUDFA 
31Mickey Rutner3BMLB5-11190RightRight3/18/192027Hempstead,New YorkUDFA 
16,37Bob SavagePMLB6-2180RightRight12/1/192125Manchester,New HampshireUDFA 
11,24Carl ScheibPMLB6-1192RightRight1/1/192720Gratz,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
12Pete Suder2B-3BMLB6-0175RightRight4/16/191631Aliquippa,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
10,21Elmer ValoOFMLB5-11190LeftRight3/5/192126Ribnik,Czech RepublicUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lena BlackburneThird Base Coach 
Earle BruckerAssistant Coach 
Claude HaringBroadcaster 
Dave KeefeAssistant Coach 
Connie MackManager 
Al SimmonsAssistant Coach 
Chuck ThompsonBroadcaster 


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