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1947 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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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:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 911,566 11/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Al Simmons
Assistant Coach: Dave Keefe
Assistant Coach: Earle Brucker
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 1947 Philadelphia Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    6,41Dick Adams1B6-0185R-L271947Not draftedMLB--
    11,47George BinksOF6-0175L-L301944Not draftedMLB--
    28Lou BrissieP6-4215L-L231947Not draftedMLB--
    4Sam ChapmanOF6-1190R-R311938Not draftedMLB--
    17Russ ChristopherP6-3180R-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    10,20Joe ColemanP200R-R241942Not draftedMLB--
    15Pat CooperP-1B6-3180R-R291946Not draftedMLB--
    16,18Bill DietrichP6-0185R-R371933Not draftedMLB--
    5Ferris Fain1B5-11186L-L261947Not draftedMLB--
    19Jesse FloresP5-10175R-R321942Not draftedMLB--
    25Dick FowlerP6-4215R-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    28Nellie Fox2B5-9150L-R191947Not draftedMLB--
    14Herman FranksC5-10187L-R331939Not draftedMLB--
    9Mike GuerraC5-9162R-R341937Not draftedMLB--
    2,15Gene Handley2B5-10165R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    1Eddie JoostSS6-0175R-R311936Not draftedMLB--
    20,30Tom KirkH5-10182L-L191947Not draftedMLB--
    15,30,39Austin KnickerbockerOF5-11185R-R281947Not draftedMLB--
    28Chet LaabsOF5-8175R-R351937Not draftedMLB--
    3Hank Majeski3B5-9180R-R301939Not draftedMLB--
    21,23Phil MarchildonP5-11175R-R331940Not draftedMLB--
    23,36Bill McCahanP5-11200R-R261946Not draftedMLB--
    7Barney McCoskyOF6-1184L-R301939Not draftedMLB--
    31,45Ray PooleH6-0180L-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    6,14Don Richmond3B6-1175L-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    8Buddy RosarC5-9190R-R321939Not draftedMLB--
    31Mickey Rutner3B5-11190R-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    16,37Bob SavageP6-2180R-R251942Not draftedMLB--
    11,24Carl ScheibP6-1192R-R201943Not draftedMLB--
    12Pete Suder2B-3B6-0175R-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    10,21Elmer ValoOF5-11190L-R261940Not draftedMLB--

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