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1929 Philadelphia Athletics

1929 > Class Major League > 1929 American League
Overall: 104-46
Scored 901 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 100-50

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Connie Mack
Represented: Philadelphia, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1928 / 1930

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 Max Bishop* 29 129 616 475 102 110 19 6 3 36 1 4 128 44 .232 .398 .316 .713 150 3 10
2 Joe Boley 32 91 336 303 36 76 17 6 2 47 1 0 24 16 .251 .310 .366 .676 111 2 7
3 Bill Breckinridge 21 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
4 Mickey Cochrane* 26 135 606 514 113 170 37 8 7 95 7 7 69 8 .331 .412 .475 .887 244 2 21
5 Eddie Collins* 42 9 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .222 .000 .222 0 0 0
6 Doc Cramer* 23 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
7 Jim Cronin# 23 25 63 56 7 13 2 1 0 4 0 0 5 7 .232 .295 .304 .599 17 0 2
8 Jimmy Dykes 32 119 476 401 76 131 34 6 13 79 8 3 51 25 .327 .412 .539 .950 216 7 17
9 George Earnshaw 29 44 100 87 6 15 2 0 1 10 0 0 2 21 .172 .200 .230 .430 20 1 10
10 Howard Ehmke 35 11 19 19 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .105 .105 .158 .263 3 0 0
11 Jimmie Foxx 21 149 638 517 123 183 23 9 33 118 9 7 103 70 .354 .463 .625 1.088 323 2 16
12 Walt French* 29 45 49 45 7 12 1 0 1 9 0 0 2 3 .267 .298 .356 .653 16 0 2
13 Lefty Grove* 29 42 116 102 13 22 3 0 1 15 0 0 6 33 .216 .259 .275 .534 28 0 8
14 Mule Haas* 25 139 656 578 115 181 41 9 16 82 0 4 34 38 .313 .356 .498 .854 288 4 40
15 Sammy Hale 32 101 416 379 51 105 14 3 1 40 6 2 12 18 .277 .303 .338 .641 128 2 23
16 Joe Hassler 24 4 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
17 Bevo LeBourveau* 32 12 22 16 1 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 5 1 .313 .476 .438 .914 7 0 1
18 Cloy Mattox* 26 3 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0
19 Eric McNair 20 4 8 8 2 4 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .625 1.125 5 0 0
20 Bing Miller 34 147 613 556 84 184 32 16 8 93 24 10 40 25 .331 .380 .489 .869 272 4 13
21 Rudy Miller 28 2 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 .250 .571 .250 .821 1 0 0
22 Bud Morse* 24 8 27 27 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .074 .074 .074 .148 2 0 0
23 Ossie Orwoll* 28 30 53 51 6 13 2 1 0 6 0 0 2 11 .255 .283 .333 .616 17 0 0
24 Cy Perkins 33 38 84 76 4 16 4 0 0 9 0 0 5 4 .211 .259 .263 .522 20 0 3
25 Jack Quinn 45 35 64 60 2 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 20 .133 .133 .167 .300 10 0 4
26 Eddie Rommel 31 32 45 39 2 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 7 .205 .244 .231 .475 9 0 4
27 Bill Shores 25 39 52 40 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16 .125 .239 .125 .364 5 0 6
28 Al Simmons 27 143 629 581 114 212 41 9 34 157 4 3 31 38 .365 .398 .642 1.040 373 1 16
29 Homer Summa* 30 37 88 81 12 22 4 0 0 10 1 1 2 1 .272 .298 .321 .619 26 1 4
30 Rube Walberg* 32 40 112 103 11 23 2 0 1 11 0 0 3 17 .223 .245 .272 .517 28 0 6
31 Carroll Yerkes 26 19 10 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
31 Players 28.7 151 5988 5204 901 1539 288 76 122 845 63 39 543 440 .296 .365 .451 .816 2345 28 213
* - 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 Bill Breckinridge 21 0 0 8.10 3 1 2 0 0 0 10.0 10 10 9 0 16 2 0 0 2 55 2.600 9.0 0.0 14.4 1.8 0.13
2 George Earnshaw 29 24 8 .750 3.29 44 33 5 13 3 1 254.2 233 110 93 8 125 149 5 0 8 1115 1.406 8.2 0.3 4.4 5.3 1.19
3 Howard Ehmke 35 7 2 .778 3.29 11 8 3 2 0 0 54.2 48 24 20 2 15 20 1 0 1 229 1.152 7.9 0.3 2.5 3.3 1.33
4 Lefty Grove* 29 20 6 .769 2.81 42 37 5 19 2 4 275.1 278 104 86 8 81 170 3 0 8 1168 1.304 9.1 0.3 2.6 5.6 2.10
5 Ossie Orwoll* 28 0 2 .000 4.80 12 0 7 0 0 1 30.0 32 23 16 6 6 12 0 0 0 125 1.267 9.6 1.8 1.8 3.6 2.00
6 Jack Quinn 45 11 9 .550 3.97 35 18 9 7 0 2 161.0 182 87 71 8 39 41 1 1 3 687 1.373 10.2 0.4 2.2 2.3 1.05
7 Eddie Rommel 31 12 2 .857 2.85 32 6 15 4 0 4 113.2 135 52 36 10 34 25 1 1 1 503 1.487 10.7 0.8 2.7 2.0 0.74
8 Bill Shores 25 11 6 .647 3.60 39 13 19 5 1 7 152.2 150 71 61 9 59 49 3 0 1 653 1.369 8.8 0.5 3.5 2.9 0.83
9 Rube Walberg* 32 18 11 .621 3.60 40 33 6 20 3 4 267.2 256 115 107 22 99 94 0 0 4 1139 1.326 8.6 0.7 3.3 3.2 0.95
10 Carroll Yerkes* 26 1 0 1.000 4.58 19 2 10 0 0 1 37.1 47 20 19 0 13 11 1 0 0 163 1.607 11.3 0.0 3.1 2.7 0.85
10 Players 31.1 104 46 .693 3.44 151 151 81 70 9 24 1357.0 1371 615 518 73 487 573 15 2 28 5837 1.369 9.1 0.5 3.2 3.8 1.18
* - 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 135 659 77 13 9 .983 5.45 9 69 36 34%
Cy Perkins 38 85 15 1 1 .990 2.63 1 18 7 28%
Cloy Mattox 3 5 2 1 0 .875 2.33 0 2 1 33%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmie Foxx 142 1226 74 6 98 .995 9.15

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Max Bishop 129 301 371 21 58 .970 5.21
Jimmy Dykes 12 24 43 1 4 .985 5.58
Jim Cronin 10 18 38 2 7 .966 5.60
Bud Morse 8 17 22 1 3 .975 4.88
Sammy Hale 1 4 1 0 1 1.000 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sammy Hale 99 90 171 12 13 .956 2.64
Jimmy Dykes 48 60 79 11 9 .927 2.90
Jimmie Foxx 8 7 17 1 2 .960 3.00
Jim Cronin 4 2 3 0 0 1.000 1.25
Rudy Miller 2 3 3 2 0 .750 3.00
Joe Boley 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Boley 88 161 229 15 50 .963 4.43
Jimmy Dykes 60 119 151 21 27 .928 4.50
Jim Cronin 9 9 12 2 4 .913 2.33
Eric McNair 4 6 5 0 0 1.000 2.75
Joe Hassler 2 1 2 2 0 .600 1.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Simmons 142 0.00
Homer Summa 8 0.00
Bing Miller 7 0.00
Walt French 5 0.00
Doc Cramer 1 0.00
Mule Haas 1 0.00
Ossie Orwoll 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mule Haas 139 0.00
Ossie Orwoll 8 0.00
Bing Miller 4 0.00
Walt French 2 0.00
Bevo LeBourveau 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bing Miller 135 0.00
Homer Summa 16 0.00
Walt French 3 0.00
Bevo LeBourveau 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bing Miller 145 311 10 10 4 .970 2.21
Al Simmons 142 349 19 4 2 .989 2.59
Mule Haas 139 373 10 7 2 .982 2.76
Homer Summa 24 48 1 1 0 .980 2.04
Walt French 10 8 0 0 0 1.000 0.80
Ossie Orwoll 9 18 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Bevo LeBourveau 3 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.67
Doc Cramer 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Earnshaw 44 12 38 6 1 .893 1.14
Lefty Grove 42 3 41 2 0 .957 1.05
Rube Walberg 40 11 49 0 1 1.000 1.50
Bill Shores 39 7 28 3 2 .921 0.90
Jack Quinn 35 3 38 1 1 .976 1.17
Eddie Rommel 32 9 26 1 3 .972 1.09
Carroll Yerkes 19 3 18 0 3 1.000 1.11
Ossie Orwoll 12 0 6 0 1 1.000 0.50
Howard Ehmke 11 7 10 1 0 .944 1.55
Bill Breckinridge 3 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Max Bishop 29 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Sep 5, 1899 Waynesboro, PA, US 1929-04-17 1929-10-06
Joe Boley 32 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 19, 1896 Mahanoy City, PA, US 1929-05-01 1929-10-06
Bill Breckinridge 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 16, 1907 Tulsa, OK, US 1929-06-30 1929-09-21
George Burns 36 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 31, 1893 Niles, OH, US 1929-06-21 1929-09-29
Mickey Cochrane 26 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 6, 1903 Bridgewater, MA, US 1929-04-17 1929-10-06
Eddie Collins 42 L R 5' 9.0" 175 May 2, 1887 Millerton, NY, US 1929-04-19 1929-08-25
Doc Cramer 23 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 22, 1905 Beach Haven, NJ, US 1929-09-18 1929-09-22
Jim Cronin 23 S R 5' 10.0" 150 Aug 7, 1905 Richmond, CA, US 1929-07-04 1929-09-20
Jimmy Dykes 32 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Nov 10, 1896 Philadelphia, PA, US 1929-04-17 1929-10-06
George Earnshaw 29 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 15, 1900 New York, NY, US 1929-04-24 1929-10-05
Howard Ehmke 35 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Apr 24, 1894 Silver Creek, NY, US 1929-05-10 1929-09-13
Jimmie Foxx 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 22, 1907 Sudlersville, MD, US 1929-04-17 1929-10-06
Walt French 29 L R 5' 7.0" 155 Jul 12, 1899 Moorestown, NJ, US 1929-04-23 1929-10-06
Lefty Grove 29 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 6, 1900 Lonaconing, MD, US 1929-04-21 1929-10-05
Mule Haas 25 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 15, 1903 Montclair, NJ, US 1929-04-17 1929-10-06
Sammy Hale 32 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 10, 1896 Glen Rose, TX, US 1929-04-17 1929-09-22
Joe Hassler 24 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Apr 7, 1905 Fort Smith, AR, US 1929-04-27 1929-05-22
Bevo LeBourveau 32 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 24, 1896 Dana, CA, US 1929-08-27 1929-10-05
Cloy Mattox 26 L R 5' 8.0" 168 Nov 24, 1902 Leesville, VA, US 1929-09-01 1929-09-21
Eric McNair 20 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Apr 12, 1909 Meridian, MS, US 1929-09-20 1929-09-29
Bing Miller 34 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 30, 1894 Vinton, IA, US 1929-04-17 1929-10-06
Rudy Miller 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 12, 1900 Kalamazoo, MI, US 1929-09-19 1929-09-20
Bud Morse 24 L R 5' 9.0" 150 Sep 4, 1904 Berkeley, CA, US 1929-09-14 1929-09-29
Ossie Orwoll 28 L L 6' 0.0" 174 Nov 17, 1900 Portland, OR, US 1929-04-27 1929-08-21
Cy Perkins 33 R R 5' 10.0" 158 Feb 27, 1896 Gloucester, MA, US 1929-05-01 1929-09-29
Jack Quinn 45 R R 6' 0.0" 196 Jul 1, 1883 Stefurov, SK 1929-04-19 1929-10-05
Eddie Rommel 31 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Sep 13, 1897 Baltimore, MD, US 1929-04-17 1929-10-06
Bill Shores 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1904 Abilene, TX, US 1929-04-30 1929-10-06
Al Simmons 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 22, 1902 Milwaukee, WI, US 1929-04-23 1929-10-06
Homer Summa 30 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 3, 1898 Gentry, MO, US 1929-04-17 1929-10-06
Rube Walberg 32 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 27, 1896 Pine City, MN, US 1929-04-18 1929-10-06
Carroll Yerkes 26 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 13, 1903 McSherrystown, PA, US 1929-04-17 1929-09-29

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