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1926 Philadelphia Athletics

1926 > Class Major League > 1926 American League
Overall: 83-67
Scored 677 runs, Allowed 570 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-63

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Connie Mack
Represented: Philadelphia, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1925 / 1927

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name 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 Dave Barbee 21 19 50 47 7 8 1 1 1 5 0 0 2 4 .170 .220 .298 .518 14 1 0
2 Stan Baumgartner* 31 10 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 2 0 1
3 Max Bishop* 26 122 529 400 77 106 20 2 0 33 4 5 116 41 .265 .431 .325 .756 130 1 12
4 Mickey Cochrane* 23 120 452 370 50 101 8 9 8 47 5 2 56 15 .273 .369 .408 .777 151 0 26
5 Jimmy Dykes 29 124 499 429 54 123 32 5 1 42 6 2 49 34 .287 .370 .392 .762 168 8 13
6 Charlie Engle 22 19 31 19 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 6 .105 .433 .105 .539 2 1 1
7 Jimmie Foxx 18 26 35 32 8 10 2 1 0 5 1 0 1 6 .313 .333 .438 .771 14 0 2
8 Walt French* 26 112 441 397 51 121 18 7 1 36 2 3 18 24 .305 .340 .393 .733 156 3 23
9 Chick Galloway 29 133 459 408 37 98 13 6 0 49 8 7 31 20 .240 .295 .301 .597 123 1 19
10 Sam Gray 28 38 61 51 6 11 3 0 0 2 0 0 5 10 .216 .286 .275 .560 14 0 5
11 Lefty Grove* 26 45 95 81 6 8 1 1 0 6 0 0 5 42 .099 .151 .136 .287 11 0 9
12 Sammy Hale 29 111 353 327 49 92 22 9 4 44 1 4 13 36 .281 .311 .440 .751 144 1 12
13 Joe Hauser* 27 91 275 229 31 44 10 0 8 36 1 1 39 35 .192 .312 .341 .653 78 1 6
14 Bill Lamar* 29 116 457 419 62 119 17 6 5 51 4 5 18 15 .284 .315 .389 .704 163 1 19
15 Alex Metzler* 23 20 75 67 8 16 3 0 0 11 1 0 7 5 .239 .311 .284 .594 19 0 1
16 Joe Pate* 34 47 32 27 1 4 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 3 .148 .233 .222 .456 6 0 2
17 Cy Perkins 30 63 181 148 14 43 6 0 0 19 0 2 18 7 .291 .371 .331 .702 49 1 14
18 Jim Poole* 31 112 394 361 49 106 23 5 8 64 4 3 23 25 .294 .339 .452 .791 163 2 8
19 Jack Quinn 42 31 56 46 4 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 9 .174 .240 .217 .457 10 1 6
20 Eddie Rommel 28 37 77 61 6 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 8 .098 .179 .115 .294 7 0 10
21 Frank Sigafoos 22 13 44 43 4 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .256 .256 .256 .512 11 0 1
22 Al Simmons 24 147 642 583 90 199 53 10 19 110 11 3 48 49 .341 .392 .564 .957 329 1 10
23 Rube Walberg* 29 40 53 46 0 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 13 .152 .188 .152 .340 7 0 5
24 Bill Wambsganss 32 54 66 54 11 19 3 0 0 2 1 1 8 8 .352 .444 .407 .852 22 1 3
25 Frank Welch 28 75 213 174 26 49 8 1 4 23 2 5 26 9 .282 .381 .408 .789 71 2 11
26 Lefty Willis* 20 13 9 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0
26 Players 27.4 150 5833 5046 677 1359 259 65 61 621 56 45 523 452 .269 .341 .383 .724 1931 25 239
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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 Name 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 H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Stan Baumgartner* 31 1 1 .500 4.03 10 1 3 0 0 0 22.1 28 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 101 1.701 11.3 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.00
2 Sam Gray 28 11 12 .478 3.64 38 18 7 5 0 0 150.2 164 81 61 9 50 82 4 1 3 657 1.420 9.8 0.5 3.0 4.9 1.64
3 Lefty Grove* 26 13 13 .500 2.51 45 33 9 20 1 6 258.0 227 97 72 6 101 194 6 0 5 1072 1.271 7.9 0.2 3.5 6.8 1.92
4 Joe Pate* 34 9 0 1.000 2.71 47 2 33 0 0 7 113.0 109 38 34 3 51 24 2 0 1 489 1.416 8.7 0.2 4.1 1.9 0.47
5 Jack Quinn 42 10 11 .476 3.41 31 21 5 8 3 1 163.2 191 74 62 4 36 58 1 0 4 706 1.387 10.5 0.2 2.0 3.2 1.61
6 Eddie Rommel 28 11 11 .500 3.08 37 26 8 12 3 0 219.0 225 91 75 10 54 52 2 0 3 926 1.274 9.2 0.4 2.2 2.1 0.96
7 Rube Walberg* 29 12 10 .545 2.80 40 19 8 5 2 2 151.0 168 67 47 4 60 72 6 0 1 653 1.510 10.0 0.2 3.6 4.3 1.20
8 Lefty Willis* 20 0 0 1.39 13 1 4 0 0 1 32.1 31 9 5 0 12 13 1 0 1 133 1.330 8.6 0.0 3.3 3.6 1.08
8 Players 30.2 83 67 .553 3.00 150 150 88 62 10 17 1346.0 1362 570 448 38 451 571 26 1 25 5735 1.347 9.1 0.3 3.0 3.8 1.27
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Mickey Cochrane 115 502 90 15 9 .975 5.15 8 52 42 45%
Cy Perkins 55 205 38 4 5 .984 4.42 2 22 21 49%
Jimmie Foxx 12 19 5 0 0 1.000 2.00 3 3 1 25%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Poole 101 881 55 8 71 .992 9.27
Joe Hauser 65 630 35 3 39 .996 10.23

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Max Bishop 119 235 365 8 55 .987 5.04
Jimmy Dykes 44 100 136 5 26 .979 5.36
Bill Wambsganss 8 4 5 0 0 1.000 1.13

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Dykes 82 95 188 15 16 .950 3.45
Sammy Hale 77 82 152 13 16 .947 3.04

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chick Galloway 133 274 315 41 49 .935 4.43
Bill Wambsganss 17 10 26 3 5 .923 2.12
Charlie Engle 16 13 27 3 6 .930 2.50
Frank Sigafoos 12 12 31 4 5 .915 3.58
Jimmy Dykes 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Lamar 107 0.00
Frank Welch 28 0.00
Alex Metzler 15 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Simmons 147 0.00
Frank Welch 3 0.00
Walt French 1 0.00
Alex Metzler 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walt French 98 0.00
Frank Welch 20 0.00
Dave Barbee 10 0.00
Jimmie Foxx 3 0.00
Sammy Hale 1 0.00
Alex Metzler 1 0.00
Jim Poole 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Simmons 147 333 11 9 5 .975 2.34
Bill Lamar 107 199 10 10 2 .954 1.95
Walt French 99 186 12 6 7 .971 2.00
Frank Welch 49 75 4 2 1 .975 1.61
Alex Metzler 17 34 3 0 1 1.000 2.18
Dave Barbee 10 18 1 0 0 1.000 1.90
Jimmie Foxx 3 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.33
Sammy Hale 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jim Poole 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Pate 47 4 46 0 2 1.000 1.06
Lefty Grove 45 6 53 3 3 .952 1.31
Rube Walberg 40 4 35 4 2 .907 0.98
Sam Gray 38 5 29 7 2 .829 0.89
Eddie Rommel 37 15 67 3 1 .965 2.22
Jack Quinn 31 8 47 4 3 .932 1.77
Lefty Willis 13 1 6 1 1 .875 0.54
Stan Baumgartner 10 2 8 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dave Barbee 21 R R 5' 11.0" 178 May 7, 1905 Greensboro, NC, US 1926-07-29 1926-09-17
Stan Baumgartner 31 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 14, 1894 Houston, TX, US 1926-04-15 1926-05-30
Max Bishop 26 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Sep 5, 1899 Waynesboro, PA, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-03
Mickey Cochrane 23 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 6, 1903 Bridgewater, MA, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-27
Jimmy Dykes 29 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Nov 10, 1896 Philadelphia, PA, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-27
Howard Ehmke 32 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Apr 24, 1894 Silver Creek, NY, US 1926-06-21 1926-09-26
Charlie Engle 22 R R 5' 8.0" 145 Aug 27, 1903 New York, NY, US 1926-06-13 1926-07-22
Jimmie Foxx 18 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 22, 1907 Sudlersville, MD, US 1926-04-22 1926-07-30
Walt French 26 L R 5' 7.0" 155 Jul 12, 1899 Moorestown, NJ, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-27
Chick Galloway 29 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Aug 4, 1896 Clinton, SC, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-27
Sam Gray 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 15, 1897 Van Alstyne, TX, US 1926-04-16 1926-09-27
Lefty Grove 26 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 6, 1900 Lonaconing, MD, US 1926-04-16 1926-09-27
Sammy Hale 29 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 10, 1896 Glen Rose, TX, US 1926-04-16 1926-09-27
Slim Harriss 28 R R 6' 6.0" 180 Dec 11, 1897 Brownwood, TX, US 1926-04-14 1926-06-02
Joe Hauser 27 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 12, 1899 Milwaukee, WI, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-20
Fred Heimach 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 27, 1901 Camden, NJ, US 1926-04-14 1926-06-14
Tom Jenkins 28 L R 6' 1.0" 174 Apr 10, 1898 Camden, AL, US 1926-09-19 1926-09-27
Bill Lamar 29 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 21, 1897 Rockville, MD, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-27
Alex Metzler 23 L R 5' 9.0" 167 Jan 4, 1903 Fresno, CA, US 1926-08-17 1926-09-27
Bing Miller 31 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 30, 1894 Vinton, IA, US 1926-04-16 1926-06-15
Joe Pate 34 L L 5' 10.0" 184 Jun 6, 1892 Alice, TX, US 1926-04-15 1926-09-26
Cy Perkins 30 R R 5' 10.0" 158 Feb 27, 1896 Gloucester, MA, US 1926-04-15 1926-09-26
Jim Poole 31 L R 6' 0.0" 175 May 12, 1895 Taylorsville, NC, US 1926-04-14 1926-09-27
Jack Quinn 42 R R 6' 0.0" 196 Jul 1, 1883 Stefurov, SK 1926-04-14 1926-09-27
Eddie Rommel 28 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Sep 13, 1897 Baltimore, MD, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-24
Frank Sigafoos 22 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 21, 1904 Easton, PA, US 1926-09-03 1926-09-20
Al Simmons 24 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 22, 1902 Milwaukee, WI, US 1926-04-13 1926-09-27
Rube Walberg 29 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 27, 1896 Pine City, MN, US 1926-04-16 1926-09-26
Bill Wambsganss 32 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 19, 1894 Cleveland, OH, US 1926-04-16 1926-09-27
Frank Welch 28 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Aug 10, 1897 Birmingham, AL, US 1926-04-16 1926-09-27
Lefty Willis 20 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 4, 1905 Leetown, WV, US 1926-06-13 1926-09-19

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