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1942 Philadelphia Athletics

1942 > Class Major League > 1942 American League
Overall: 55-99
Scored 549 runs, Allowed 801 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 51-103

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Connie Mack
Represented: Philadelphia, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1941 / 1943

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 Ted Abernathy 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
2 Dick Adkins 22 3 9 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .143 .333 .143 .476 1 0 0 0
3 Bill Beckmann 34 5 6 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .500 .600 .750 1.350 3 0 0 1
4 Herman Besse* 30 34 57 53 7 12 1 0 0 7 0 0 4 10 .226 .281 .245 .526 13 0 0 0
5 Buddy Blair* 31 137 523 484 48 135 26 8 5 66 1 6 30 30 .279 .325 .397 .722 192 14 3 6
6 Fred Caligiuri 23 13 13 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .083 .154 .167 .321 2 0 0 0
7 Jim Castiglia* 23 16 19 18 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .389 .421 .389 .810 7 0 0 0
8 Russ Christopher 24 30 60 56 2 5 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 17 .089 .105 .125 .230 7 0 0 3
9 Joe Coleman 19 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
10 Eddie Collins* 25 20 38 34 6 8 2 0 0 4 1 0 4 2 .235 .316 .294 .610 10 0 0 0
11 Crash Davis 22 86 301 272 31 61 8 1 2 26 1 0 21 30 .224 .282 .283 .565 77 8 1 7
12 Larry Eschen 21 12 15 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 .000 .267 .000 .267 0 0 0 0
13 Dick Fowler 21 32 52 50 1 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 10 .160 .176 .160 .336 8 0 1 1
14 Lum Harris 27 26 63 62 0 10 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 14 .161 .161 .177 .339 11 2 0 1
15 Bob Johnson 36 149 634 550 78 160 35 7 13 80 3 2 82 61 .291 .384 .451 .835 248 16 1 1
16 Bill Knickerbocker 30 87 328 289 25 73 12 0 1 19 1 2 29 30 .253 .323 .304 .627 88 11 1 9
17 Jack Knott 35 20 33 29 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 17 .138 .194 .138 .331 4 0 0 2
18 Bruce Konopka* 22 5 11 10 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .300 .364 .300 .664 3 0 0 0
19 Mike Kreevich 34 116 494 444 57 113 19 1 1 30 7 9 47 31 .255 .326 .309 .634 137 8 0 3
20 Sam Lowry 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
21 Felix Mackiewicz 24 6 14 14 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 .214 .214 .357 .571 5 0 0 0
22 Phil Marchildon 28 38 93 84 3 20 2 0 0 7 0 1 4 13 .238 .273 .262 .535 22 2 0 5
23 Les McCrabb 27 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
24 Dee Miles* 33 99 362 346 41 94 12 5 0 22 5 3 12 10 .272 .300 .335 .635 116 3 2 2
25 Ken Richardson 27 6 18 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .067 .176 .067 .243 1 0 0 1
26 Bob Savage 20 8 11 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .111 .273 .111 .384 1 0 0 0
27 Tex Shirley# 24 15 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
28 Dick Siebert* 30 153 642 612 57 159 25 7 2 74 4 5 24 17 .260 .291 .333 .624 204 8 3 3
29 Pete Suder 26 128 511 476 46 122 20 4 4 54 4 4 24 39 .256 .293 .340 .634 162 20 1 10
30 Elmer Valo* 21 133 542 459 64 115 13 10 2 40 13 8 70 21 .251 .355 .336 .690 154 14 4 9
31 Hal Wagner* 26 104 320 288 26 68 17 1 1 30 1 0 24 29 .236 .304 .313 .616 90 7 4 4
32 Jack Wallaesa# 22 36 127 117 13 30 4 1 2 13 0 1 8 26 .256 .315 .359 .674 42 1 2 0
33 Roger Wolff 31 32 79 68 4 6 1 0 0 4 0 1 7 19 .088 .173 .103 .276 7 3 0 4
34 George Yankowski 19 6 13 13 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .154 .154 .231 .385 3 1 0 0
34 Players 28.7 154 5822 5285 549 1315 213 46 33 517 44 45 440 490 .249 .309 .325 .635 1719 129 23 74
* - 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 Ted Abernathy* 20 0 0 10.12 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 2 3 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 12 1.875 6.8 0.0 10.1 3.4 0.33
2 Bill Beckmann 34 0 1 .000 7.08 5 1 3 0 0 0 20.1 24 17 16 1 9 10 0 0 0 92 1.623 10.6 0.4 4.0 4.4 1.11
3 Herman Besse* 30 2 9 .182 6.16 30 14 12 4 0 1 133.0 163 99 91 7 69 78 4 0 2 629 1.744 11.0 0.5 4.7 5.3 1.13
4 Fred Caligiuri 23 0 3 .000 6.38 13 2 9 0 0 1 36.2 45 27 26 2 18 20 2 1 2 172 1.718 11.0 0.5 4.4 4.9 1.11
5 Russ Christopher 24 4 13 .235 3.82 30 18 10 10 0 1 165.0 154 78 70 8 99 58 3 0 2 718 1.533 8.4 0.4 5.4 3.2 0.59
6 Joe Coleman 19 0 1 .000 3.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0 8 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 28 1.500 12.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.00
7 Dick Fowler 21 6 11 .353 4.95 31 17 13 4 0 1 140.0 159 90 77 13 45 38 0 0 3 605 1.457 10.2 0.8 2.9 2.4 0.84
8 Lum Harris 27 11 15 .423 3.74 26 20 5 10 1 0 166.0 146 80 69 14 70 60 1 2 2 705 1.301 7.9 0.8 3.8 3.3 0.86
9 Jack Knott 35 2 10 .167 5.57 20 14 2 4 0 0 95.1 127 84 59 7 36 31 1 0 2 456 1.710 12.0 0.7 3.4 2.9 0.86
10 Sam Lowry 22 0 0 6.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 13 1.333 9.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.00
11 Phil Marchildon 28 17 14 .548 4.20 38 31 7 18 1 1 244.0 215 126 114 14 140 110 4 0 13 1081 1.455 7.9 0.5 5.2 4.1 0.79
12 Les McCrabb 27 0 0 31.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 14 14 14 2 2 0 1 0 1 29 4.000 31.5 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.00
13 Bob Savage 20 0 1 .000 3.23 8 3 4 0 0 0 30.2 24 16 11 0 31 10 0 0 1 141 1.793 7.0 0.0 9.1 2.9 0.32
14 Tex Shirley 24 0 1 .000 5.30 15 1 7 0 0 1 35.2 37 30 21 0 22 10 2 0 0 162 1.654 9.3 0.0 5.6 2.5 0.45
15 Roger Wolff 31 12 15 .444 3.32 32 25 7 15 2 2 214.1 206 99 79 16 69 94 3 0 5 912 1.283 8.7 0.7 2.9 3.9 1.36
15 Players 27.3 55 99 .357 4.45 154 154 87 67 5 8 1374.2 1404 801 679 89 639 546 21 3 35 6089 1.486 9.2 0.6 4.2 3.6 0.85
* - 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
Hal Wagner 94 371 47 6 7 .986 4.45 15 51 27 35%
George Yankowski 6 14 3 0 0 1.000 2.83 0 3 1 25%
Jim Castiglia 3 6 1 1 0 .875 2.33 1 1 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Siebert 152 1345 104 16 109 .989 9.53
Crash Davis 3 4 1 0 1 1.000 1.67
Bruce Konopka 3 17 1 0 2 1.000 6.00
Ken Richardson 1 14 0 1 1 .933 14.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Knickerbocker 81 178 220 15 45 .964 4.91
Crash Davis 57 131 142 10 19 .965 4.79
Pete Suder 31 63 95 2 20 .988 5.10
Larry Eschen 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Buddy Blair 126 143 234 28 21 .931 2.99
Pete Suder 34 38 56 4 8 .959 2.76
Ken Richardson 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Suder 69 141 193 16 31 .954 4.84
Jack Wallaesa 36 62 76 12 16 .920 3.83
Crash Davis 26 44 68 9 11 .926 4.31
Larry Eschen 7 10 4 3 0 .824 2.00
Dick Adkins 3 2 5 1 1 .875 2.33
Bill Knickerbocker 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Johnson 147 0.00
Dee Miles 11 0.00
Ken Richardson 2 0.00
Eddie Collins 1 0.00
Elmer Valo 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Kreevich 107 0.00
Dee Miles 44 0.00
Eddie Collins 3 0.00
Felix Mackiewicz 2 0.00
Elmer Valo 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Elmer Valo 120 0.00
Dee Miles 29 0.00
Eddie Collins 6 0.00
Bob Johnson 2 0.00
Felix Mackiewicz 1 0.00
Ken Richardson 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Johnson 149 318 18 13 1 .963 2.26
Elmer Valo 122 264 5 10 0 .964 2.20
Mike Kreevich 107 314 4 6 0 .981 2.97
Dee Miles 81 177 6 3 0 .984 2.26
Eddie Collins 9 8 0 2 0 .800 0.89
Felix Mackiewicz 3 6 1 0 0 1.000 2.33
Ken Richardson 3 4 1 0 0 1.000 1.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Marchildon 38 13 35 2 3 .960 1.26
Roger Wolff 32 17 38 2 5 .965 1.72
Dick Fowler 31 8 18 3 2 .897 0.84
Herman Besse 30 0 18 1 0 .947 0.60
Russ Christopher 30 10 60 2 5 .972 2.33
Lum Harris 26 7 31 1 3 .974 1.46
Jack Knott 20 7 24 1 3 .969 1.55
Tex Shirley 15 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.40
Fred Caligiuri 13 0 8 1 0 .889 0.62
Bob Savage 8 4 4 0 0 1.000 1.00
Bill Beckmann 5 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.40
Ted Abernathy 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Joe Coleman 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Sam Lowry 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Les McCrabb 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ted Abernathy 20 R L 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 30, 1921 Bynum, NC, US
Dick Adkins 22 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 3, 1920 Electra, TX, US
Bill Beckmann 34 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 8, 1907 Clayton, MO, US
Herman Besse 30 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 16, 1911 St. Louis, MO, US
Buddy Blair 31 L R 6' 0.0" 186 Sep 10, 1910 Columbia, MS, US
Fred Caligiuri 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 22, 1918 West Hickory, PA, US
Jim Castiglia 23 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Sep 30, 1918 Passaic, NJ, US
Russ Christopher 24 R R 6' 3.0" 170 Sep 12, 1917 Richmond, CA, US
Joe Coleman 19 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 30, 1922 Medford, MA, US
Eddie Collins 25 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 23, 1916 Lansdowne, PA, US
Crash Davis 22 R R 6' 0.0" 173 Jul 14, 1919 Canon, GA, US
Larry Eschen 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 22, 1920 Suffern, NY, US
Dick Fowler 21 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Mar 30, 1921 Toronto, ON, CA
Bob Harris 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 1, 1915 Gillette, WY, US
Lum Harris 27 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 17, 1915 New Castle, AL, US
Frankie Hayes 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 13, 1914 Jamesburg, NJ, US
Bob Johnson 36 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 26, 1905 Pryor, OK, US
Bill Knickerbocker 30 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 29, 1911 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jack Knott 35 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Mar 2, 1907 Dallas, TX, US
Bruce Konopka 22 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 16, 1919 Hammond, IN, US
Mike Kreevich 34 R R 5' 7.0" 168 Jun 10, 1908 Mount Olive, IL, US
Sam Lowry 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Mar 25, 1920 Philadelphia, PA, US
Felix Mackiewicz 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 20, 1917 Chicago, IL, US
Phil Marchildon 28 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 25, 1913 Penetanguishene, ON, CA
Les McCrabb 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 4, 1914 Wakefield, PA, US
Eric McNair 33 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Apr 12, 1909 Meridian, MS, US
Dee Miles 33 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 15, 1909 Kellerman, AL, US
Ken Richardson 27 R R 5' 10.0" 187 May 2, 1915 Orleans, IN, US
Bob Savage 20 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Dec 1, 1921 Manchester, NH, US
Tex Shirley 24 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 25, 1918 Birthright, TX, US
Dick Siebert 30 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 19, 1912 Fall River, MA, US
Pete Suder 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 16, 1916 Aliquippa, PA, US
Bob Swift 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 6, 1915 Salina, KS, US
Elmer Valo 21 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 5, 1921 Rybnik, Silesian, PL
Hal Wagner 26 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Jul 2, 1915 East Riverton, NJ, US
Jack Wallaesa 22 S R 6' 3.0" 191 Aug 31, 1919 Easton, PA, US
Roger Wolff 31 R R 6' 0.0" 208 Apr 10, 1911 Evansville, IL, US
George Yankowski 19 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 19, 1922 Cambridge, MA, US

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