1905 Philadelphia Athletics

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1905 Philadelphia Athletics / Franchise: Oakland Athletics / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 92-56, Finished 1st in American League (1905 AL)

Won AL Pennant

Managed by Connie Mack

Ballpark: Columbia Park

Standings[edit]

American League W L T GB Pct.
Philadelphia Athletics 92 56 4 -- .622
Chicago White Sox 92 60 6 2 .605
Detroit Tigers 79 74 1 15½ .516
Boston Americans 78 74 1 16 .513
Cleveland Naps 76 78 1 19 .494
New York Highlanders 71 78 3 21½ .477
Washington Senators 64 87 3 29½ .424
St. Louis Browns 54 99 3 40½ .353

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1905 World Series
Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Giants - 3, Athletics - 0 October 9 Columbia Park 17,995
2 Athletics - 3, Giants - 0 October 10 Polo Grounds 24,992
3 Giants - 9, Athletics - 0 October 12 Columbia Park 10,991
4 Athletics - 0, Giants - 1 October 13 Polo Grounds 13,598
5 Athletics - 0, Giants - 2 October 14 Polo Grounds 24,187

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Steven A. King: "The Strangest Month in the Strange Career of Rube Waddell", in Morris Levin, ed.: From Swampoodle to South Philly: Baseball in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, The National Pastime, SABR, 2013, pp. 45-52.


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