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1953 Philadelphia Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 59-95 .383
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 632-799 -167
Manager(s): Jimmy Dykes
General Manager: Art Ehlers
Location:
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 362,113 15/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Oliver
Assistant Coach: Wally Moses
Assistant Coach: Bing Miller
Assistant Coach: Chief Bender
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9952.656--
9262.5978.5
8965.57811.5
8469.54916.0
7676.50023.5
6094.39040.5
5995.38341.5
54100.35146.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
17Dave PhilleyOF3362080188
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9
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9
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5913551352422.303.358.424782.121.216.3110.6968.9263677
8Eddie Robinson1B3261564152
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28
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4
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22
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1021263565213.247.322.413735.166.267.2420.8928.0254685
19Gus ZernialOF3055685158
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21
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3
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42
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1084057794012.284.355.559914.275.385.2671.3913.2311617
12Pete Suder3B-2B3745444130
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11
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3
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4
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353317350310.286.312.350662.064.101.3042.06113.5159474
2Joe DeMaestriSS2442053107
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3
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6
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350124391715.255.297.352649.098.152.2691.6370.0148452
5Cass Michaels2B2741153103
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10
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012
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42705156166.251.335.363698.112.253.2651.1034.3149469
16Ed McGheeOF283583694
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11
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4
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1
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294332433612.263.328.324652.061.154.2961.34358.0116399
3Loren Babe3B253433477
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020013520239.224.300.283583.058.157.2380.57--97383
14Ray MurrayC352682576
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3
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6
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41001825126.284.331.425756.142.209.2951.3944.7114289
9Joe AstrothC302602877
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2
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241027122011.296.367.404771.108.215.3020.4486.7105289
1Eddie JoostSS371773944
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6
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06
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15324524021.249.401.384785.136.395.2590.5329.568224
6Carmen MauroOF261651444
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017341921006.267.342.339681.073.182.3061.11--56184
10Elmer ValoOF32851519
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3
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00901227002.224.383.259642.035.282.2440.32--22107
39Harry ByrdP2881918
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000600113033.222.232.222454.000.012.26513.00--1885
7Allie ClarkOF3074615
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4
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03
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130035012.203.234.378612.176.216.1821.6724.72878
37Marion FricanoP2969610
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00110430030.145.192.159351.014.087.2567.50--1176
22Alex KellnerP2869415
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2
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0000038253.217.270.246516.029.072.2462.67--1779
38Charlie BishopP295625
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00600227000.089.121.125246.036.071.17213.50--758
4Tom Hamilton1B2756811
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00500711002.196.286.232518.036.161.2441.57--1363
6Kite ThomasOF304916
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00020036002.122.173.122295.000.061.1402.00--652
45Neal WatlingtonC304447
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0030138001.159.213.182395.023.068.1942.67--847
26Morrie MartinP304204
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000100016021.095.095.095190.000.000.154----444
24Carl ScheibP264148
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00040021001.195.233.195428.000.049.2000.50--843
7,36Tommy Giordano2B274067
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2
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50156000.175.267.375642.200.300.1561.2020.01545
30Bobby ShantzP273869
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041023010.237.275.316591.079.158.2571.50--1241
25Joe ColemanP302818
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0010017000.286.310.357667.071.107.3817.00--1029
15Frank FanovichP311112
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00000002001.182.182.182364.000.000.222----211
23Bob TriceP26721
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0010001100.143.250.286536.143.143.167----28
7Spider WilhelmSS24712
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0000003000.286.286.429715.143.143.500----37
20Bobo NewsomP45611
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00000001010.167.167.167334.000.000.200----17
34Rinty MonahanP2520000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
23Dick RozekP2620000000011000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
11Don Kolloway3B3410000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals18225455632139820538116588412449860224051141.256.318.372690.115.210.2711.2147.020276004
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
39Harry Byrd2811205.51403711200236279155145231151226101.6610.590.874.374.631.06
37Marion Fricano299123.883923100100211206105912190673101.408.790.903.842.860.74
22Alex Kellner2811123.9225251420020121098888518110001.299.360.362.273.611.59
38Charlie Bishop293145.653920111121601741061011586665001.619.730.844.813.690.77
26Morrie Martin3010124.4458112041715615885771259647001.399.120.693.403.691.08
30Bobby Shantz27594.081616600010510752481026583001.259.080.852.214.922.23
24Carl Scheib26374.882883013296995752929253001.339.280.842.722.340.86
25Joe Coleman30344.00219219090854640849183001.498.500.804.901.800.37
15Frank Fanovich31035.52263009061624138537377001.609.000.735.375.371.00
20Bobo Newsom45214.85172109038442421324160001.7410.150.695.543.690.67
23Bob Trice26215.48331000232514144640001.359.781.572.351.570.67
34Rinty Monahan25004.094000201011550723001.649.000.005.731.640.29
23Dick Rozek26004.91200000108663920001.556.552.457.361.640.22
21Walt Kellner24006.0020002031220440001.673.000.0012.0012.001.00
18Bill Harrington250013.5010000025330000002.5022.500.000.000.00--
41John Mackinson29000.0010000011000201003.009.000.0018.000.000.00
Pitching Totals59954.67322157516106111409147579973112159456651201.479.420.773.793.620.95


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