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[edit] 1929 Philadelphia Athletics / Franchise: Oakland Athletics / BR Team Page

Record: 104-46, Finished 1st in American League (1929 AL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Connie Mack

Ballpark: Shibe Park

[edit] History, Comments, Contributions

[edit] Standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Athletics 104 46 .693 --
New York Yankees 88 66 .571 18
Cleveland Indians 81 71 .533 24
St. Louis Browns 79 73 .520 26
Washington Senators 71 81 .467 34
Detroit Tigers 70 84 .455 36
Chicago White Sox 59 93 .388 46
Boston Red Sox 58 96 .377 48

[edit] World Series

Main article: 1929 World Series
Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Athletics – 3, Cubs – 1 October 8 Wrigley Field 50,740
2 Athletics – 9, Cubs – 3 October 9 Wrigley Field 49,987
3 Cubs – 3, Athletics – 1 October 11 Shibe Park 29,921
4 Cubs – 8, Athletics – 10 October 12 Shibe Park 29,921
5 Cubs – 2, Athletics – 3 October 14 Shibe Park 29,921

[edit] Further Reading

  • Bill Kashatus: Connie Mack's '29 Triumph, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 1999.
  • Jimmy Keenan: "The 1929 Mack Attack", in Morris Levin, ed.: From Swampoodle to South Philly: Baseball in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, The National Pastime, SABR, 2013, pp. 185-190.
  • Bryan Soderholm-Difatte: "Connie Mack's Second Great Athletics Team: Eclipsed by the Ruth-Gehrig Yankees, But Even Better", in Morris Levin, ed.: From Swampoodle to South Philly: Baseball in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, The National Pastime, SABR, 2013, pp. 178-184.


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