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1948 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 84-70 .545
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 729-735 -6
Roster Continuity 84.74% 3/16
Manager(s): Connie Mack
General Manager:
Location:
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Attendance: 945,076 11/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Earle Mack
Assistant Coach: Al Simmons
Assistant Coach: Dave Keefe
Assistant Coach: Earle Brucker
Third Base Coach: Lena Blackburne
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9758.626--
9659.6191.0
9460.6102.5
8470.54512.5
7876.50618.5
5994.38637.0
5697.36640.0
51101.33644.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
3Hank Majeski3B31   14859088183414121202148436219.310.368.454822.144.227.3200.9049.2268646
5Ferris Fain1B27   14552081146276788105113373817.281.412.396808.115.342.2920.3374.3206644
12Pete Suder2B32   1485196412523576013606011310.241.321.345666.104.216.2611.0074.1179593
7Barney McCoskyOF31   1355159516821504613682202210.326.405.386791.060.188.3410.32--199605
1Eddie JoostSS32   1355099912722216552411987184.250.393.395788.145.375.2730.7331.8201637
4Sam ChapmanOF32   1234455811518613706155501518.258.341.413754.155.290.2670.9134.2184506
10Elmer ValoOF27   1133837211717434610681134711.305.432.394826.089.311.3110.16127.7151475
8Buddy RosarC33   903023077130441023912263.255.344.338682.083.205.2550.3175.5102349
15Don WhiteOF29   862532962142128011916266.245.303.328631.083.154.2580.84253.083280
11Ray ColemanOF26   682103251660214331170811.243.340.329669.086.238.2640.55--69249
9Mike GuerraC35   53142183042123231813056.211.300.289589.077.197.2270.72142.041165
24Carl ScheibP21   5210414318322100817003.298.348.490838.192.269.3412.1352.051112
14Herman FranksC34   4098102271114001611244.224.345.347692.122.286.2440.6998.034120
25Dick FowlerP27   2982514101800310042.171.200.220420.049.085.1833.3382.01889
19Lou BrissieP24   3976318100100028053.237.256.250506.013.039.2654.00--1983
20Joe ColemanP25   337429200700529062.122.177.149326.027.095.2005.80--1185
21Phil MarchildonP34   3372350002001030032.069.183.069252.000.139.1193.00--585
2Skeeter Webb2B-SS38   23545820030009012.148.148.185333.037.037.178----1055
6Rudy York1B34   315148000600715002.157.259.157416.000.137.2222.14--858
11George BinksOF31   17412410021022011.098.140.122262.024.098.1031.00--544
23Bill McCahanP27   17314810080022000.258.303.290593.032.097.2761.00--933
30Billy DeMarsSS22   18293500010053010.172.294.172466.000.172.1920.60--535
17Bubba HarrisP22   45244300010035020.125.222.125347.000.125.1581.67--329
41Nellie Fox2B20   3130200001010000.154.214.154368.000.154.1540.00--214
16Bob SavageP26   33132100000036020.077.250.077327.000.231.1432.00--118
56Bob Wellman1B22   4101201000032000.200.385.400785.200.500.2500.67--413
28Earle BruckerC22   260110000011000.167.286.333619.167.333.2001.00--27
22Alex KellnerP23   1350000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
18Wally HolborowP34   541210030011010.500.600.7501350.250.500.6671.00--36
22Nels PotterP36   840100000010001.250.400.250650.000.250.2500.00--15
18Bill DietrichP38   420000000011000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
Batting Totals16935181729134523147686844032725523220120137.260.350.362712.102.244.2780.7276.218746026
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21Phil Marchildon34   9154.54333012130226.121413311419131667001.538.520.765.222.630.50
20Joe Coleman25   14134.08332913320215.2224105981190866101.459.330.463.753.580.96
25Dick Fowler27   1583.78292616222204.222193861576500101.459.700.663.342.200.66
24Carl Scheib21   1483.93322415170198.221990871476442001.489.900.633.441.990.58
19Lou Brissie24   14104.133925110135194.0202100896951277001.539.370.284.415.891.34
17Bubba Harris22   524.124500019593.2895143235321101.328.520.193.353.060.91
23Bill McCahan27   475.691715502086.2985855865203001.8710.140.836.722.070.31
16Bob Savage26   516.243311019575.1985552933265101.7511.761.083.963.120.79
22Alex Kellner23   007.83131005023.0212020016143001.618.220.006.265.480.88
22Nels Potter36   224.0080005118.0178815130001.228.500.502.506.502.60
18Wally Holborow34   125.8251101017.13212111730002.2916.940.533.711.590.43
18Bill Dietrich38   126.0042002015.12110100951002.0012.600.005.403.000.56
Batting Totals84704.422911547478018136914567356738663848635401.539.570.574.193.200.76
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Buddy RosarC9033539110.9970.00
Mike GuerraC471632051.9730.00
Herman FranksC271131732.9770.00
Earle BruckerC261001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ferris Fain1B145128412016148.9890.00
Rudy York1B14775110.9880.00
Bob Wellman1B2221021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pete Suder2B14834246110114.9880.00
Skeeter Webb2B91214071.0000.00
Nellie Fox2B313611.9500.00
Billy DeMars2B122011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank Majeski3B1421632681119.9750.00
Don White3B17143445.9230.00
Billy DeMars3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie JoostSS13532540920115.9730.00
Billy DeMarsSS9162237.9270.00
Hank MajeskiSS8132414.9740.00
Skeeter WebbSS8122825.9520.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Barney McCoskyOF134277931.9900.00
Sam ChapmanOF118368872.9820.00
Elmer ValoOF109231441.9830.00
Don WhiteOF54108351.9570.00
Ray ColemanOF53126733.9780.00
George BinksOF14181001.0000.00
Carl ScheibOF220001.0000.00
Bob WellmanOF14010.8000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bubba HarrisP459341511.9501.83
Lou BrissieP39194822011.0001.39
Joe ColemanP3321563333.9291.63
Phil MarchildonP33226103645.9201.83
Bob SavageP3375111001.0001.44
Carl ScheibP32198143615.9802.27
Dick FowlerP29204103014.9761.76
Bill McCahanP178661010.9411.67
Alex KellnerP132302001.0000.78
Nels PotterP81811001.0001.00
Wally HolborowP5172611.8894.21
Bill DietrichP41503001.0001.79


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