1930 Philadelphia Athletics

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1930 Philadelphia Athletics / Franchise: Oakland Athletics / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 102-52, Finished 1st in American League (1930 AL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Connie Mack

Coaches: Kid Gleason and Earle Mack

Ballpark: Shibe Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Athletics 102 52 .662 --
Washington Senators 94 60 .610 8
New York Yankees 86 68 .558 16
Cleveland Indians 81 73 .526 21
Detroit Tigers 75 79 .487 27
St. Louis Browns 64 90 .416 38
Chicago White Sox 62 92 .403 40
Boston Red Sox 52 102 .338 50

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1930 World Series
Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Cardinals – 2, Athletics – 5 October 1 Shibe Park 32,295
2 Cardinals – 1, Athletics – 6 October 2 Shibe Park 32,295
3 Athletics – 0, Cardinals – 5 October 4 Sportsman's Park 36,944
4 Athletics – 1, Cardinals – 3 October 5 Sportsman's Park 39,946
5 Athletics – 2, Cardinals – 0 October 6 Sportsman's Park 38,844
6 Cardinals – 1, Athletics – 7 October 8 Shibe Park 32,295

Further Reading[edit]

  • 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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