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1928 Philadelphia Athletics

1928 > Class Major League > 1928 American League
Overall: 98-55
Scored 829 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 97-56

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Connie Mack
Represented: Philadelphia, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1927 / 1929

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* 28 126 589 472 104 149 27 5 6 50 6 10 100 36 .316 .438 .432 .870 204 3 14
2 Joe Boley 31 132 479 425 49 112 20 3 0 49 5 1 32 11 .264 .317 .325 .641 138 1 21
3 Bullet Joe Bush 35 15 16 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .067 .125 .067 .192 1 0 0
4 Ty Cobb* 41 95 393 353 54 114 27 4 1 40 6 8 34 16 .323 .389 .431 .819 152 4 2
5 Mickey Cochrane* 25 131 568 468 92 137 26 12 10 57 7 5 76 25 .293 .395 .464 .859 217 3 21
6 Eddie Collins* 41 36 37 33 3 10 3 0 0 7 0 0 4 4 .303 .378 .394 .772 13 0 0
7 Jimmy Dykes 31 85 286 242 39 67 11 0 5 30 2 1 27 21 .277 .361 .384 .746 93 5 12
8 George Earnshaw 28 26 63 57 3 14 2 0 0 6 1 0 1 7 .246 .259 .281 .539 16 0 5
9 Howard Ehmke 34 23 57 46 6 11 3 1 0 5 0 0 1 3 .239 .255 .348 .603 16 0 10
10 Jimmie Foxx 20 118 473 400 85 131 29 10 13 79 3 9 60 43 .328 .416 .548 .964 219 1 12
11 Walt French* 28 48 77 74 9 19 4 0 0 7 1 1 2 5 .257 .286 .311 .597 23 1 0
12 Lefty Grove* 28 39 104 88 10 15 2 1 1 6 0 0 10 41 .170 .263 .250 .513 22 1 5
13 Mule Haas* 24 91 365 332 41 93 21 4 6 39 2 3 23 20 .280 .331 .422 .752 140 2 8
14 Sammy Hale 31 88 336 314 38 97 20 9 4 58 2 0 9 21 .309 .334 .468 .803 147 3 10
15 Joe Hassler 23 28 40 34 5 9 2 0 0 3 0 1 2 4 .265 .306 .324 .629 11 0 4
16 Joe Hauser* 29 95 366 300 61 78 19 5 16 59 4 2 52 45 .260 .369 .517 .886 155 0 14
17 Jing Johnson 33 3 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 3 0 0
18 Bing Miller 33 139 564 510 76 168 34 7 8 85 10 6 27 24 .329 .372 .471 .843 240 8 19
19 Ossie Orwoll* 27 64 191 170 28 52 13 2 0 22 3 1 16 24 .306 .366 .406 .771 69 0 5
20 Cy Perkins 32 19 31 29 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 .172 .200 .172 .372 5 0 1
21 Jack Quinn 44 31 88 79 3 13 2 0 0 12 0 0 3 23 .165 .195 .190 .385 15 0 6
22 Eddie Rommel 30 43 58 47 5 12 1 1 0 1 0 0 7 5 .255 .352 .319 .671 15 0 4
23 Bill Shores 24 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
24 Al Simmons 26 119 509 464 78 163 33 9 15 107 1 4 31 30 .351 .396 .558 .954 259 3 11
25 Tris Speaker* 40 64 212 191 28 51 22 2 3 30 5 1 10 5 .267 .310 .450 .761 86 2 9
26 Rube Walberg* 31 38 92 86 10 18 4 0 1 7 1 0 3 13 .209 .236 .291 .527 25 0 3
27 Carroll Yerkes 25 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
27 Players 29.6 153 5990 5226 829 1540 323 75 89 760 59 55 533 442 .295 .363 .436 .800 2280 31 200
* - 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 Bullet Joe Bush 35 2 1 .667 5.09 11 2 7 1 0 1 35.1 39 21 20 1 18 15 1 0 1 157 1.613 9.9 0.3 4.6 3.8 0.83
2 Art Daney 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
3 George Earnshaw 28 7 7 .500 3.81 26 22 4 7 3 1 158.1 143 81 67 7 100 117 1 0 7 713 1.535 8.1 0.4 5.7 6.7 1.17
4 Howard Ehmke 34 9 8 .529 3.62 23 18 3 5 1 0 139.1 135 65 56 6 44 34 4 0 0 593 1.285 8.7 0.4 2.8 2.2 0.77
5 Lefty Grove* 28 24 8 .750 2.58 39 31 6 24 4 3 261.2 228 93 75 10 64 183 1 0 4 1064 1.116 7.8 0.3 2.2 6.3 2.86
6 Jing Johnson 33 0 0 5.06 3 0 2 0 0 0 10.2 13 8 6 1 5 3 0 0 0 48 1.688 11.0 0.8 4.2 2.5 0.60
7 Ossie Orwoll* 27 6 5 .545 4.58 27 8 15 3 0 2 106.0 110 59 54 7 50 53 2 0 3 473 1.509 9.3 0.6 4.2 4.5 1.06
8 Ike Powers 22 1 0 1.000 4.50 9 0 7 0 0 2 12.0 8 6 6 1 10 4 1 0 0 51 1.500 6.0 0.8 7.5 3.0 0.40
9 Jack Quinn 44 18 7 .720 2.90 31 28 2 18 4 1 211.1 239 92 68 3 34 43 7 0 0 898 1.292 10.2 0.1 1.4 1.8 1.26
10 Eddie Rommel 30 13 5 .722 3.06 43 11 18 6 0 4 173.2 177 70 59 11 26 37 2 0 2 709 1.169 9.2 0.6 1.3 1.9 1.42
11 Bill Shores 24 1 1 .500 3.21 3 2 0 1 0 0 14.0 13 7 5 0 7 5 0 0 1 61 1.429 8.4 0.0 4.5 3.2 0.71
12 Rube Walberg* 31 17 12 .586 3.55 38 30 6 15 3 2 235.2 236 111 93 19 64 112 3 0 1 987 1.273 9.0 0.7 2.4 4.3 1.75
13 Carroll Yerkes* 25 0 1 .000 2.08 2 1 1 1 0 0 8.2 7 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 33 1.038 7.3 0.0 2.1 1.0 0.50
13 Players 31.5 98 55 .641 3.36 153 153 72 81 15 16 1367.2 1349 615 511 66 424 607 22 0 19 5791 1.296 8.9 0.4 2.8 4.0 1.43
* - 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 130 645 71 25 8 .966 5.51 8 65 31 32%
Jimmie Foxx 19 84 20 3 4 .972 5.47 1 8 6 43%
Cy Perkins 19 47 7 1 0 .982 2.84 1 10 3 23%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Hauser 88 811 41 12 51 .986 9.68
Ossie Orwoll 34 322 21 6 32 .983 10.09
Jimmie Foxx 30 273 6 2 19 .993 9.30
Jimmy Dykes 8 38 4 1 0 .977 5.25

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Max Bishop 125 284 371 15 62 .978 5.24
Jimmy Dykes 32 76 92 3 15 .982 5.25
Eddie Collins 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sammy Hale 79 86 189 20 17 .932 3.48
Jimmie Foxx 60 59 129 12 9 .940 3.13
Jimmy Dykes 20 21 30 1 4 .981 2.55

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Boley 132 244 320 30 51 .949 4.27
Joe Hassler 28 26 32 8 5 .879 2.07
Jimmy Dykes 22 33 42 4 2 .949 3.41
Eddie Collins 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Simmons 114 0.00
Bing Miller 28 0.00
Mule Haas 10 0.00
Walt French 7 0.00
Bullet Joe Bush 1 0.00
Jimmy Dykes 1 0.00
Tris Speaker 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mule Haas 69 0.00
Tris Speaker 48 0.00
Bing Miller 43 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ty Cobb 85 0.00
Bing Miller 66 0.00
Walt French 12 0.00
Mule Haas 4 0.00
Tris Speaker 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bing Miller 133 298 8 10 2 .968 2.30
Al Simmons 114 231 10 3 2 .988 2.11
Ty Cobb 85 154 7 6 0 .964 1.89
Mule Haas 82 175 9 5 1 .974 2.24
Tris Speaker 50 111 8 3 1 .975 2.38
Walt French 19 33 1 0 0 1.000 1.79
Bullet Joe Bush 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jimmy Dykes 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Rommel 43 8 51 0 5 1.000 1.37
Lefty Grove 39 6 40 1 0 .979 1.18
Rube Walberg 38 9 56 4 3 .942 1.71
Jack Quinn 31 7 55 1 2 .984 2.00
Ossie Orwoll 27 6 20 1 0 .963 0.96
George Earnshaw 26 6 27 4 0 .892 1.27
Howard Ehmke 23 6 35 2 2 .953 1.78
Bullet Joe Bush 11 5 10 0 1 1.000 1.36
Ike Powers 9 2 4 0 3 1.000 0.67
Jing Johnson 3 1 3 0 1 1.000 1.33
Bill Shores 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Carroll Yerkes 2 0 5 0 1 1.000 2.50
Art Daney 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Max Bishop 28 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Sep 5, 1899 Waynesboro, PA, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-28
Joe Boley 31 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 19, 1896 Mahanoy City, PA, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-12
Bullet Joe Bush 35 R R 5' 9.0" 173 Nov 27, 1892 Ehime, MN, US 1928-05-24 1928-09-30
Ty Cobb 41 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 18, 1886 Narrows, GA, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-11
Mickey Cochrane 25 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 6, 1903 Bridgewater, MA, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-28
Eddie Collins 41 L R 5' 9.0" 175 May 2, 1887 Millerton, NY, US 1928-04-13 1928-09-22
Art Daney 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 9, 1904 Talihina, OK, US 1928-05-25 1928-05-25
Jimmy Dykes 31 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Nov 10, 1896 Philadelphia, PA, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-30
George Earnshaw 28 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 15, 1900 New York, NY, US 1928-06-03 1928-09-29
Howard Ehmke 34 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Apr 24, 1894 Silver Creek, NY, US 1928-05-17 1928-09-12
Jimmie Foxx 20 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 22, 1907 Sudlersville, MD, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-30
Walt French 28 L R 5' 7.0" 155 Jul 12, 1899 Moorestown, NJ, US 1928-04-13 1928-09-30
Lefty Grove 28 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 6, 1900 Lonaconing, MD, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-27
Mule Haas 24 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 15, 1903 Montclair, NJ, US 1928-05-03 1928-09-30
Sammy Hale 31 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 10, 1896 Glen Rose, TX, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-25
Joe Hassler 23 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Apr 7, 1905 Fort Smith, AR, US 1928-05-26 1928-09-30
Joe Hauser 29 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 12, 1899 Milwaukee, WI, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-30
Jing Johnson 33 R R 5' 9.0" 172 Oct 9, 1894 Parker Ford, PA, US 1928-04-13 1928-05-25
Bing Miller 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 30, 1894 Vinton, IA, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-28
Ossie Orwoll 27 L L 6' 0.0" 174 Nov 17, 1900 Portland, OR, US 1928-04-13 1928-09-30
Cy Perkins 32 R R 5' 10.0" 158 Feb 27, 1896 Gloucester, MA, US 1928-06-14 1928-09-30
Ike Powers 22 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Mar 13, 1906 Hancock, MD, US 1928-04-11 1928-09-03
Jack Quinn 44 R R 6' 0.0" 196 Jul 1, 1883 Stefurov, SK 1928-04-18 1928-09-28
Eddie Rommel 30 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Sep 13, 1897 Baltimore, MD, US 1928-04-13 1928-09-23
Bill Shores 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1904 Abilene, TX, US 1928-04-11 1928-05-27
Al Simmons 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 22, 1902 Milwaukee, WI, US 1928-05-22 1928-09-29
Tris Speaker 40 L L 5' 11.0" 193 Apr 4, 1888 Hubbard, TX, US 1928-04-11 1928-08-30
Rube Walberg 31 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 27, 1896 Pine City, MN, US 1928-04-16 1928-09-28
Carroll Yerkes 25 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 13, 1903 McSherrystown, PA, US 1928-08-25 1928-09-30

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