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1927 Philadelphia Athletics

1927 > Class Major League > 1927 American League
Overall: 91-63
Scored 841 runs, Allowed 726 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-67

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Connie Mack
Represented: Philadelphia, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1926 / 1928

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 Neal Baker 23 5 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0
2 Charlie Bates 19 9 41 38 5 9 2 2 0 2 3 1 3 5 .237 .293 .395 .687 15 0 0
3 Max Bishop* 27 117 489 372 80 103 15 1 0 22 8 6 105 28 .277 .442 .323 .764 120 5 7
4 Joe Boley 30 118 415 370 49 115 18 8 1 52 8 5 26 14 .311 .361 .411 .772 152 3 16
5 Dud Branom* 29 30 102 94 8 22 1 0 0 13 2 1 2 5 .234 .250 .245 .495 23 0 6
6 Guy Cantrell 23 2 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0
7 Ty Cobb* 40 133 574 490 104 175 32 7 5 93 22 16 67 12 .357 .440 .482 .921 236 5 12
8 Mickey Cochrane* 24 126 507 432 80 146 20 6 12 80 9 6 50 7 .338 .409 .495 .904 214 2 23
9 Eddie Collins* 40 95 290 226 50 76 12 1 1 15 6 2 56 9 .336 .468 .412 .880 93 0 8
10 Jimmy Dykes 30 121 480 417 61 135 33 6 3 60 2 3 44 23 .324 .394 .453 .847 189 4 15
11 Howard Ehmke 33 30 71 68 5 14 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 .206 .206 .279 .485 19 0 3
12 Jimmie Foxx 19 61 146 130 23 42 6 5 3 20 2 1 14 11 .323 .393 .515 .908 67 1 1
13 Walt French* 27 109 356 326 48 99 10 5 0 41 9 1 16 14 .304 .338 .365 .703 119 1 13
14 Chick Galloway 30 77 205 181 25 48 10 4 0 22 1 3 18 9 .265 .332 .365 .696 66 0 6
15 Sam Gray 29 37 48 42 6 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 11 .190 .244 .190 .435 8 0 3
16 Lefty Grove* 27 51 97 80 8 10 1 0 2 8 1 0 8 30 .125 .205 .213 .417 17 0 9
17 Sammy Hale 30 131 564 501 77 157 24 8 5 81 11 3 32 32 .313 .358 .423 .781 212 3 28
18 Jing Johnson 32 17 15 12 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .250 .417 3 0 3
19 Bill Lamar* 30 84 355 324 48 97 23 3 4 47 4 8 16 10 .299 .334 .426 .760 138 1 14
20 Joe Mellana 22 4 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0
21 Joe Pate* 35 32 11 10 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .300 .364 .400 .764 4 0 0
22 Cy Perkins 31 59 154 137 11 35 7 2 1 15 0 2 12 8 .255 .315 .358 .673 49 0 5
23 Jim Poole* 32 38 112 99 4 22 2 0 0 10 0 0 9 6 .222 .287 .242 .529 24 0 4
24 Ike Powers 21 11 5 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 1.000 3 0 0
25 Jack Quinn 43 34 75 66 1 6 1 0 0 6 0 0 2 17 .091 .118 .106 .224 7 0 7
26 Eddie Rommel 29 30 58 51 4 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 7 .157 .204 .176 .380 9 0 4
27 Rusty Saunders 21 5 18 15 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 2 .133 .278 .200 .478 3 0 0
28 Al Simmons 25 106 458 406 86 159 36 11 15 108 10 2 31 30 .392 .436 .645 1.081 262 1 20
29 Rube Walberg* 30 47 102 87 14 18 3 0 2 10 1 0 13 16 .207 .310 .310 .620 27 0 2
30 Buzz Wetzel 32 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0
31 Zack Wheat* 39 88 276 247 34 80 12 1 1 38 2 3 18 5 .324 .379 .393 .772 97 4 7
32 Lefty Willis* 21 15 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0
32 Players 30.3 155 6094 5296 841 1606 281 70 56 767 101 63 551 326 .303 .372 .414 .787 2195 30 217
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 H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Neal Baker 23 0 0 5.71 5 2 0 0 0 0 17.1 27 17 11 2 7 3 0 0 0 84 1.962 14.0 1.0 3.6 1.6 0.43
2 Guy Cantrell 23 0 2 .000 5.00 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 25 10 10 0 7 7 0 0 1 82 1.778 12.5 0.0 3.5 3.5 1.00
3 Jimmy Dykes 30 0 0 4.50 2 0 2 0 0 1 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
4 Howard Ehmke 33 12 10 .545 4.22 30 27 2 10 1 0 189.2 200 103 89 13 60 68 14 0 1 816 1.371 9.5 0.6 2.8 3.2 1.13
5 Sam Gray 29 9 6 .600 4.59 37 13 13 3 1 3 133.1 153 79 68 4 51 49 4 0 3 587 1.530 10.3 0.3 3.4 3.3 0.96
6 Lefty Grove* 27 20 13 .606 3.19 51 28 18 14 1 9 262.1 251 116 93 6 79 174 2 1 5 1106 1.258 8.6 0.2 2.7 6.0 2.20
7 Jing Johnson 32 4 2 .667 3.48 17 3 6 2 0 0 51.2 42 20 20 2 16 16 4 0 1 205 1.123 7.3 0.3 2.8 2.8 1.00
8 Joe Pate* 35 0 3 .000 5.20 32 0 19 0 0 6 53.2 67 36 31 3 21 14 1 0 1 249 1.640 11.2 0.5 3.5 2.3 0.67
9 Ike Powers 21 1 1 .500 4.50 11 1 6 0 0 0 26.0 26 16 13 1 7 3 0 0 0 110 1.269 9.0 0.3 2.4 1.0 0.43
10 Jack Quinn 43 15 10 .600 3.26 34 26 4 11 3 1 201.1 211 82 73 9 37 43 4 0 1 825 1.232 9.4 0.4 1.7 1.9 1.16
11 Eddie Rommel 29 11 3 .786 4.36 30 17 4 8 2 1 146.2 166 83 71 6 48 33 3 1 2 642 1.459 10.2 0.4 2.9 2.0 0.69
12 Rube Walberg* 30 16 12 .571 3.93 46 33 12 14 0 4 249.1 257 139 109 17 91 136 4 0 2 1078 1.396 9.3 0.6 3.3 4.9 1.49
13 Buzz Wetzel 32 0 0 7.71 2 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 8 5 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 25 2.786 15.4 0.0 9.6 0.0 0.00
14 Lefty Willis* 21 3 1 .750 5.67 15 2 3 1 0 0 27.0 32 18 17 2 11 7 0 0 1 122 1.593 10.7 0.7 3.7 2.3 0.64
15 Carroll Yerkes* 24 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
15 Players 31.0 91 63 .591 3.97 155 155 90 65 8 25 1384.0 1467 726 610 65 442 553 36 2 18 5943 1.379 9.5 0.4 2.9 3.6 1.25

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
Mickey Cochrane 123 559 85 9 11 .986 5.24 8 65 29 31%
Cy Perkins 54 162 29 4 2 .979 3.54 2 19 17 47%
Jimmie Foxx 5 14 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 1 1 50%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Dykes 82 814 49 10 59 .989 10.52
Jimmie Foxx 32 258 15 7 10 .975 8.53
Jim Poole 31 264 17 2 14 .993 9.06
Dud Branom 26 231 17 7 18 .973 9.54
Cy Perkins 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Max Bishop 106 211 342 19 48 .967 5.22
Eddie Collins 56 124 150 10 31 .965 4.89
Jimmy Dykes 3 7 8 2 0 .882 5.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sammy Hale 128 152 247 16 46 .961 3.12
Jimmy Dykes 25 25 52 4 4 .951 3.08
Chick Galloway 7 5 7 0 0 1.000 1.71
Joe Mellana 2 0 8 1 1 .889 4.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Boley 114 182 318 26 49 .951 4.39
Chick Galloway 61 114 150 15 20 .946 4.33
Jimmy Dykes 5 3 3 0 0 1.000 1.20
Eddie Collins 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Lamar 76 0.00
Zack Wheat 57 0.00
Al Simmons 10 0.00
Walt French 8 0.00
Rusty Saunders 4 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Simmons 94 0.00
Ty Cobb 52 0.00
Walt French 5 0.00
Jimmy Dykes 4 0.00
Bill Lamar 3 0.00
Zack Wheat 2 0.00
Charlie Bates 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walt French 81 0.00
Ty Cobb 75 0.00
Charlie Bates 8 0.00
Zack Wheat 3 0.00
Jimmy Dykes 1 0.00
Al Simmons 1 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ty Cobb 127 243 9 8 2 .969 1.98
Al Simmons 105 247 10 4 2 .985 2.45
Walt French 94 190 6 9 2 .956 2.09
Bill Lamar 79 148 9 8 1 .952 1.99
Zack Wheat 62 105 8 2 1 .983 1.82
Charlie Bates 9 17 1 3 0 .857 2.00
Jimmy Dykes 5 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.80
Rusty Saunders 4 8 1 2 0 .818 2.25

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lefty Grove 51 8 55 9 2 .875 1.24
Rube Walberg 46 2 62 6 0 .914 1.39
Sam Gray 37 8 32 3 2 .930 1.08
Jack Quinn 34 4 47 0 2 1.000 1.50
Joe Pate 32 1 16 2 0 .895 0.53
Howard Ehmke 30 13 57 4 1 .946 2.33
Eddie Rommel 30 16 44 0 5 1.000 2.00
Jing Johnson 17 1 18 1 2 .950 1.12
Lefty Willis 15 2 11 0 0 1.000 0.87
Ike Powers 11 2 6 1 0 .889 0.73
Neal Baker 5 0 5 0 2 1.000 1.00
Guy Cantrell 2 1 5 0 0 1.000 3.00
Jimmy Dykes 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Buzz Wetzel 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 1.00
Carroll Yerkes 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Neal Baker 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 30, 1904 La Porte, TX, US 1927-06-26 1927-07-26
Charlie Bates 19 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 17, 1907 Philadelphia, PA, US 1927-09-22 1927-10-02
Max Bishop 27 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Sep 5, 1899 Waynesboro, PA, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Joe Boley 30 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 19, 1896 Mahanoy City, PA, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Dud Branom 29 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 30, 1897 Sulphur Springs, TX, US 1927-04-12 1927-05-31
Guy Cantrell 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 9, 1904 Clarita, OK, US 1927-09-24 1927-09-29
Ty Cobb 40 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 18, 1886 Narrows, GA, US 1927-04-12 1927-09-21
Mickey Cochrane 24 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 6, 1903 Bridgewater, MA, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Eddie Collins 40 L R 5' 9.0" 175 May 2, 1887 Millerton, NY, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-01
Jimmy Dykes 30 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Nov 10, 1896 Philadelphia, PA, US 1927-04-13 1927-10-02
Howard Ehmke 33 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Apr 24, 1894 Silver Creek, NY, US 1927-04-13 1927-09-24
Jimmie Foxx 19 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 22, 1907 Sudlersville, MD, US 1927-04-15 1927-10-02
Walt French 27 L R 5' 7.0" 155 Jul 12, 1899 Moorestown, NJ, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-01
Chick Galloway 30 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Aug 4, 1896 Clinton, SC, US 1927-04-13 1927-10-02
Sam Gray 29 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 15, 1897 Van Alstyne, TX, US 1927-04-13 1927-10-01
Lefty Grove 27 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 6, 1900 Lonaconing, MD, US 1927-04-12 1927-09-27
Sammy Hale 30 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 10, 1896 Glen Rose, TX, US 1927-04-12 1927-09-24
Baby Doll Jacobson 36 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Aug 16, 1890 Cable, IL, US 1927-08-18 1927-09-22
Jing Johnson 32 R R 5' 9.0" 172 Oct 9, 1894 Parker Ford, PA, US 1927-06-27 1927-10-01
Bill Lamar 30 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 21, 1897 Rockville, MD, US 1927-04-12 1927-08-06
Joe Mellana 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 11, 1905 Oakland, CA, US 1927-09-21 1927-10-01
Joe Pate 35 L L 5' 10.0" 184 Jun 6, 1892 Alice, TX, US 1927-04-13 1927-07-19
Cy Perkins 31 R R 5' 10.0" 158 Feb 27, 1896 Gloucester, MA, US 1927-04-13 1927-10-01
Jim Poole 32 L R 6' 0.0" 175 May 12, 1895 Taylorsville, NC, US 1927-04-13 1927-08-22
Ike Powers 21 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Mar 13, 1906 Hancock, MD, US 1927-07-26 1927-10-02
Jack Quinn 43 R R 6' 0.0" 196 Jul 1, 1883 Stefurov, SK 1927-04-12 1927-09-27
Eddie Rommel 29 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Sep 13, 1897 Baltimore, MD, US 1927-04-14 1927-09-22
Rusty Saunders 21 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Mar 12, 1906 Trenton, NJ, US 1927-09-24 1927-10-02
Al Simmons 25 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 22, 1902 Milwaukee, WI, US 1927-04-12 1927-10-02
Rube Walberg 30 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 27, 1896 Pine City, MN, US 1927-04-14 1927-09-27
Buzz Wetzel 32 R R 6' 1.0" 162 Aug 25, 1894 Jay, OK, US 1927-07-25 1927-07-28
Zack Wheat 39 L R 5' 10.0" 170 May 23, 1888 Hamilton, MO, US 1927-04-12 1927-09-21
Lefty Willis 21 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 4, 1905 Leetown, WV, US 1927-04-13 1927-07-12
Carroll Yerkes 24 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 13, 1903 McSherrystown, PA, US 1927-05-31 1927-05-31

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