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1944 Philadelphia Athletics

1944 > Class Major League > 1944 American League
Overall: 72-82
Scored 525 runs, Allowed 594 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-86

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Connie Mack
Represented: Philadelphia, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1943 / 1945

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Ted Abernathy 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 Joe Berry* 39 53 30 25 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 8 .120 .185 .120 .305 3 0 0 3
3 Don Black 27 29 64 59 2 11 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 13 .186 .213 .203 .417 12 2 0 3
4 Bill Burgo 24 27 98 88 6 21 2 0 1 3 1 3 7 3 .239 .316 .295 .612 26 2 3 0
5 Joe Burns 28 28 81 75 5 18 2 0 1 8 0 1 4 8 .240 .278 .307 .585 23 0 0 2
6 Ed Busch 26 140 523 484 41 131 11 3 0 40 5 3 29 17 .271 .313 .306 .619 148 20 1 9
7 Russ Christopher 26 35 84 81 4 18 5 1 1 6 0 0 2 18 .222 .241 .346 .587 28 0 0 1
8 Bobby Estalella 33 140 574 506 54 151 17 9 7 60 3 3 59 60 .298 .374 .409 .783 207 13 2 7
9 Lew Flick* 29 19 36 35 1 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 .114 .139 .114 .253 4 3 0 0
10 Jesse Flores 29 27 73 64 4 11 3 0 0 6 0 0 3 13 .172 .209 .219 .428 14 1 0 6
11 Bob Garbark 34 18 25 23 2 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .261 .292 .348 .639 8 1 0 1
12 Irv Hall 25 143 600 559 60 150 20 8 0 45 2 5 31 46 .268 .309 .333 .642 186 14 2 8
13 Luke Hamlin* 39 29 69 56 5 13 0 0 0 6 0 0 9 12 .232 .338 .232 .571 13 0 0 4
14 Lum Harris 29 23 65 59 4 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 18 .169 .222 .186 .409 11 1 0 2
15 Frankie Hayes 29 155 647 581 62 144 18 6 13 78 2 1 57 59 .248 .315 .367 .682 213 15 0 9
16 George Kell 21 139 556 514 51 138 15 3 0 44 5 2 22 23 .268 .300 .309 .609 159 28 1 19
17 Bill McGhee* 35 77 308 287 27 83 12 0 1 19 2 1 21 20 .289 .338 .341 .679 98 10 0 0
18 Bill Mills 24 5 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 1 0 0
19 Bobo Newsom 36 37 97 88 4 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 20 .114 .114 .136 .250 12 3 0 9
20 Tony Parisse 33 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
21 Hal Peck* 27 2 8 8 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 0 0
22 Jim Pruett 26 3 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .500 .250 .750 1 1 1 0
23 Joe Rullo 28 35 105 96 5 16 0 0 0 5 1 0 6 19 .167 .223 .167 .390 16 4 1 2
24 Carl Scheib 17 15 10 10 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300 .300 .500 .800 5 0 0 0
25 Dick Siebert* 32 132 535 468 52 143 27 5 6 52 2 0 62 17 .306 .387 .423 .810 198 5 0 5
26 Al Simmons 42 4 6 6 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 3 1 0 0
27 Woody Wheaton* 29 30 65 59 1 11 2 0 0 5 1 2 5 3 .186 .250 .220 .470 13 3 0 1
28 Jo-Jo White* 35 85 312 267 30 59 4 2 1 21 5 4 40 27 .221 .329 .262 .591 70 2 3 2
29 Bobby Wilkins 21 24 28 25 7 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 .240 .296 .240 .536 6 1 1 1
29 Players 28.9 155 5873 5312 525 1364 169 47 36 475 42 32 422 490 .257 .314 .327 .640 1735 146 17 122
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 Ted Abernathy* 22 0 0 3.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 5 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 13 2.000 15.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 2.00
2 Joe Berry 39 10 8 .556 1.94 53 0 47 0 0 12 111.1 78 32 24 4 23 44 2 0 1 445 0.907 6.3 0.3 1.9 3.6 1.91
3 Don Black 27 10 12 .455 4.06 29 27 1 8 0 0 177.1 177 94 80 6 75 78 4 0 2 773 1.421 9.0 0.3 3.8 4.0 1.04
4 Russ Christopher 26 14 14 .500 2.97 35 24 10 13 1 1 215.1 200 91 71 6 63 84 9 1 5 903 1.221 8.4 0.3 2.6 3.5 1.33
5 Jesse Flores 29 9 11 .450 3.39 27 25 1 11 2 0 185.2 172 75 70 8 49 65 4 0 2 771 1.190 8.3 0.4 2.4 3.2 1.33
6 Luke Hamlin 39 6 12 .333 3.74 29 23 2 9 2 0 190.0 204 94 79 13 38 58 3 0 4 809 1.274 9.7 0.6 1.8 2.7 1.53
7 Lum Harris 29 10 9 .526 3.30 23 22 1 12 2 0 174.1 193 70 64 8 26 33 0 0 6 724 1.256 10.0 0.4 1.3 1.7 1.27
8 John McGillen* 26 0 0 18.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 3.000 9.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
9 Bobo Newsom 36 13 15 .464 2.82 37 33 3 18 2 1 265.0 243 100 83 11 82 142 4 0 8 1095 1.226 8.3 0.4 2.8 4.8 1.73
10 Carl Scheib 17 0 0 4.21 15 0 9 0 0 0 36.1 36 18 17 1 11 13 4 2 1 156 1.294 8.9 0.2 2.7 3.2 1.18
11 Woody Wheaton* 29 0 1 .000 3.55 11 1 7 1 0 0 38.0 36 17 15 1 20 15 1 1 1 166 1.474 8.5 0.2 4.7 3.6 0.75
11 Players 31.7 72 82 .468 3.26 155 155 83 72 10 14 1397.1 1345 594 506 58 390 534 31 4 30 5860 1.242 8.7 0.4 2.5 3.4 1.37

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Frankie Hayes 155 636 89 13 10 .982 4.68 12 88 48 35%
Bob Garbark 15 23 1 0 0 1.000 1.60 0 9 1 10%
Tony Parisse 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.50 0 1 0 0%
Jim Pruett 2 7 1 0 1 1.000 4.00 0 0 0
Bill Mills 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill McGhee 75 701 46 8 51 .989 9.96
Dick Siebert 74 661 48 5 60 .993 9.58
Bobby Estalella 6 28 4 0 1 1.000 5.33
Irv Hall 4 32 1 0 2 1.000 8.25
Frankie Hayes 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.00
Joe Rullo 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Irv Hall 97 248 286 11 40 .980 5.51
Joe Rullo 33 78 88 8 22 .954 5.03
Ed Busch 27 51 62 7 12 .942 4.19
Joe Burns 9 14 17 4 3 .886 3.44

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Kell 139 167 289 20 25 .958 3.28
Joe Burns 17 14 20 3 2 .919 2.00
Ed Busch 4 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.75

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Busch 111 204 330 34 50 .940 4.81
Irv Hall 40 86 132 15 29 .936 5.45
Bobby Wilkins 9 12 21 2 3 .943 3.67
Jo-Jo White 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Siebert 42 0.00
Bill Burgo 14 0.00
Jo-Jo White 10 0.00
Bobby Estalella 5 0.00
Al Simmons 2 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Estalella 103 0.00
Jo-Jo White 10 0.00
Woody Wheaton 8 0.00
Lew Flick 1 0.00
Joe Rullo 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jo-Jo White 56 0.00
Bobby Estalella 25 0.00
Dick Siebert 17 0.00
Bill Burgo 8 0.00
Lew Flick 5 0.00
Hal Peck 2 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Estalella 128 318 12 4 4 .988 2.58
Jo-Jo White 74 162 5 9 2 .949 2.26
Dick Siebert 58 98 5 5 0 .954 1.78
Bill Burgo 22 62 1 3 0 .955 2.86
Woody Wheaton 8 29 2 1 1 .969 3.88
Lew Flick 6 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Hal Peck 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Al Simmons 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Joe Rullo 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Berry 53 14 26 2 2 .952 0.75
Bobo Newsom 37 3 45 0 0 1.000 1.30
Russ Christopher 35 27 58 3 5 .966 2.43
Don Black 29 7 32 1 3 .975 1.34
Luke Hamlin 29 1 19 4 0 .833 0.69
Jesse Flores 27 9 33 1 0 .977 1.56
Lum Harris 23 8 33 1 1 .976 1.78
Carl Scheib 15 0 13 0 0 1.000 0.87
Woody Wheaton 11 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.36
John McGillen 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ted Abernathy 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ted Abernathy 22 R L 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 30, 1921 Bynum, NC, US
Joe Berry 39 L R 5' 10.0" 145 Dec 16, 1904 Huntsville, AR, US
Don Black 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 20, 1916 Salix, IA, US
Bill Burgo 24 R R 5' 8.0" 185 Nov 15, 1919 Johnstown, PA, US
Joe Burns 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 17, 1916 Bryn Mawr, PA, US
Ed Busch 26 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 16, 1917 Lebanon, IL, US
Russ Christopher 26 R R 6' 3.0" 170 Sep 12, 1917 Richmond, CA, US
Hal Epps 30 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 26, 1914 Athens, GA, US
Bobby Estalella 33 R R 5' 8.0" 180 Apr 25, 1911 Cardenas, Matanzas, CU
Lew Flick 29 L L 5' 9.0" 155 Feb 18, 1915 Bristol, TN, US
Jesse Flores 29 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 2, 1914 Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
Bob Garbark 34 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Nov 13, 1909 Houston, TX, US
Ford Garrison 28 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 29, 1915 Greenville, SC, US
Irv Hall 25 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 7, 1918 Alberton, MD, US
Luke Hamlin 39 L R 6' 2.0" 168 Jul 3, 1904 Ferris Center, MI, US
Lum Harris 29 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 17, 1915 New Castle, AL, US
Frankie Hayes 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 13, 1914 Jamesburg, NJ, US
George Kell 21 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Aug 23, 1922 Swifton, AR, US
Bill McGhee 35 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 5, 1908 Shawmut, AL, US
John McGillen 26 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 6, 1917 Eddystone, PA, US
Charlie Metro 26 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Apr 28, 1918 Nanty Glo, PA, US
Bill Mills 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 2, 1919 Boston, MA, US
Bobo Newsom 36 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 11, 1907 Hartsville, SC, US
Tony Parisse 33 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 25, 1911 Philadelphia, PA, US
Hal Peck 27 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 20, 1917 Big Bend, WI, US
Jim Pruett 26 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Dec 16, 1917 Nashville, TN, US
Larry Rosenthal 34 L L 6' 0.0" 190 May 21, 1910 St. Paul, MN, US
Joe Rullo 28 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Jun 16, 1916 New York, NY, US
Carl Scheib 17 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Jan 1, 1927 Gratz, PA, US
Dick Siebert 32 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 19, 1912 Fall River, MA, US
Al Simmons 42 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 22, 1902 Milwaukee, WI, US
Hal Wagner 28 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Jul 2, 1915 East Riverton, NJ, US
Woody Wheaton 29 L L 5' 8.0" 160 Oct 3, 1914 Philadelphia, PA, US
Jo-Jo White 35 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jun 1, 1909 Red Oak, GA, US
Bobby Wilkins 21 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 11, 1922 Denton, NC, US

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