1916 Philadelphia Athletics

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1916 Philadelphia Athletics / Franchise: Oakland Athletics / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 36-117, Finished 8th in American League (1916 AL)

Managed by Connie Mack

Ballpark: Shibe Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1916 Philadelphia Athletics had the worst winning percentage in American League history (.235). They finished 40 games behind the 7th place Washington Senators !

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 91 63 .591 --
Chicago White Sox 89 65 .578 2
Detroit Tigers 87 67 .565 4
New York Yankees 80 74 .519 11
St. Louis Browns 79 75 .513 12
Cleveland Indians 77 77 .500 14
Washington Senators 76 77 .497 14½
Philadelphia Athletics 36 117 .235 54½

Further Reading[edit]

  • John G. Robertson and Andy Saunders: A’s Bad as It Gets: Connie Mack’s Pathetic Athletics of 1916, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2014. ISBN 978-0-7864-7818-7
  • Jonathan Weeks: Cellar Dwellers: The Worst Teams in Baseball History, Scarecrow Press, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Lanham, MD, 2012. ISBN 978-0-8108-8532-5