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Oakland Athletics Team History & Encyclopedia

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  • Oakland Athletics (3885-3542 W-L, 1968 - 2014) - 4 World Championships, 6 Pennants, and 17 Playoff Appearances
  • Kansas City Athletics (829-1224 W-L, 1955 - 1967)
  • Philadelphia Athletics (3886-4248 W-L, 1901 - 1954) - 5 World Championships, 9 Pennants, and 8 Playoff Appearances
  • Overall (8600-9014 W-L, 1901 - 2014) - 9 World Championships, 15 Pennants, and 25 Playoff Appearances

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Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2014 Oakland Athletics AL West 106 66 40 0 .623 .667 1st of 5 -- 534 365 29.5 28.1 40 21 J.Donaldson (5.1) B.Melvin (66-40)
2 2013 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 96 66 0 .593 .593 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-2) 767 625 28.3 28.3 44 18 J.Donaldson (8.0) B.Melvin (96-66)
3 2012 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 94 68 0 .580 .568 1st of 4 -- Lost LDS (3-2) 713 614 27.7 27.9 50 25 J.Reddick (5.0) B.Melvin (94-68)
4 2011 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 74 88 0 .457 .477 3rd of 4 22.0 645 679 29.0 27.4 48 26 G.Gonzalez (4.4) B.Geren (27-36) and B.Melvin (47-52)
5 2010 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 81 81 0 .500 .526 2nd of 4 9.0 663 626 27.7 26.0 49 23 D.Barton (5.5) B.Geren (81-81)
6 2009 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 75 87 0 .463 .499 4th of 4 22.0 759 761 29.0 25.7 51 26 A.Bailey (3.7) B.Geren (75-87)
7 2008 Oakland Athletics AL West 161 75 86 0 .466 .470 3rd of 4 24.5 646 690 27.2 26.5 51 24 M.Ellis (4.0) B.Geren (75-86)
8 2007 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 76 86 0 .469 .490 3rd of 4 18.0 741 758 28.8 26.9 54 24 M.Ellis (4.8) B.Geren (76-86)
9 2006 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 93 69 0 .574 .527 1st of 4 -- Lost ALCS (4-0) 771 727 29.5 27.0 41 21 B.Zito (4.4) K.Macha (93-69)
10 2005 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 88 74 0 .543 .573 2nd of 4 7.0 772 658 28.6 26.6 41 20 E.Chavez (4.8) K.Macha (88-74)
11 2004 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 91 71 0 .562 .530 2nd of 4 1.0 793 742 29.6 28.4 36 17 E.Chavez (5.5) K.Macha (91-71)
12 2003 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 96 66 0 .593 .581 1st of 4 -- Lost LDS (3-2) 768 643 28.4 27.4 41 18 T.Hudson (7.5) K.Macha (96-66)
13 2002 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 103 59 0 .636 .591 1st of 4 -- Lost LDS (3-2) 800 654 28.6 27.4 41 17 B.Zito (7.1) A.Howe (103-59)
14 2001 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 102 60 0 .630 .640 2nd of 4 14.0 Lost LDS (3-2) 884 645 27.5 28.0 42 16 J.Giambi (9.1) A.Howe (102-60)
15 2000 Oakland Athletics AL West 161 91 70 0 .565 .569 1st of 4 -- Lost LDS (3-2) 947 813 27.5 29.5 44 21 J.Giambi (7.7) A.Howe (91-70)
16 1999 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 87 75 0 .537 .525 2nd of 4 8.0 893 846 28.9 31.4 42 23 J.Giambi (5.9) A.Howe (87-75)
17 1998 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 74 88 0 .457 .466 4th of 4 14.0 804 866 29.0 31.0 45 19 K.Rogers (7.5) A.Howe (74-88)
18 1997 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 65 97 0 .401 .403 4th of 4 25.0 764 946 28.1 27.8 49 26 M.McGwire (3.1) A.Howe (65-97)
19 1996 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 78 84 0 .481 .480 3rd of 4 12.0 861 900 28.2 27.1 43 20 M.McGwire (6.4) A.Howe (78-84)
20 1995 Oakland Athletics AL West 144 67 77 0 .465 .481 4th of 4 11.5 730 761 29.6 30.9 44 23 M.McGwire (5.5) T.La Russa (67-77)
21 1994 Oakland Athletics AL West 114 51 63 0 .447 .468 2nd of 4 1.0 549 589 29.3 29.8 43 20 R.Henderson (3.5) T.La Russa (51-63)
22 1993 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 68 94 0 .420 .424 7th of 7 26.0 715 846 28.3 30.9 43 22 R.Henderson (4.5) T.La Russa (68-94)
23 1992 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 96 66 0 .593 .547 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (4-2) 745 672 30.2 32.0 44 22 M.McGwire (6.4) T.La Russa (96-66)
24 1991 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 84 78 0 .519 .490 4th of 7 11.0 760 776 29.9 30.9 46 23 D.Henderson (5.4) T.La Russa (84-78)
25 1990 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 103 59 0 .636 .613 1st of 7 -- Lost WS (4-0) 733 570 29.2 31.7 40 15 R.Henderson (9.9) T.La Russa (103-59)
26 1989 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 99 63 0 .611 .596 1st of 7 -- Won WS (4-0) 712 576 29.3 30.0 41 16 M.Moore (5.5) T.La Russa (99-63)
27 1988 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 104 58 0 .642 .615 1st of 7 -- Lost WS (4-1) 800 620 28.0 28.8 35 15 J.Canseco (7.2) T.La Russa (104-58)
28 1987 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 81 81 0 .500 .510 3rd of 7 4.0 806 789 27.7 28.1 45 22 C.Lansford (5.2) T.La Russa (81-81)
29 1986 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 76 86 0 .469 .482 3rd of 7 16.0 731 760 28.5 27.3 44 21 T.Phillips (4.4) J.Moore (29-44), J.Newman (2-8) and T.La Russa (45-34)
30 1985 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 77 85 0 .475 .482 4th of 7 14.0 757 787 29.5 28.9 36 17 M.Davis (4.7) J.Moore (77-85)
31 1984 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 77 85 0 .475 .465 4th of 7 7.0 738 796 29.8 27.5 37 20 R.Henderson (6.0) S.Boros (20-24) and J.Moore (57-61)
32 1983 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 74 88 0 .457 .455 4th of 7 25.0 708 782 28.1 26.9 43 22 R.Henderson (6.9) S.Boros (74-88)
33 1982 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 68 94 0 .420 .423 5th of 7 25.0 691 819 29.4 26.9 43 17 R.Henderson (6.7) B.Martin (68-94)
34 1981 Oakland Athletics AL West 109 64 45 0 .587 .558 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (3-0) 458 403 27.7 26.5 41 14 R.Henderson (6.6) B.Martin (64-45)
35 1980 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 83 79 0 .512 .530 2nd of 7 14.0 686 642 26.5 25.6 34 15 R.Henderson (8.8) B.Martin (83-79)
36 1979 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 54 108 0 .333 .322 7th of 7 34.0 573 860 26.2 25.3 33 13 R.Langford (4.1) J.Marshall (54-108)
37 1978 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 69 93 0 .426 .383 6th of 7 23.0 532 690 26.3 25.3 46 15 M.Keough (3.0) B.Winkles (24-15) and J.McKeon (45-78)
38 1977 Oakland Athletics AL West 161 63 98 0 .391 .404 7th of 7 38.5 605 749 27.3 27.1 40 19 M.Page (6.0) J.McKeon (26-27) and B.Winkles (37-71)
39 1976 Oakland Athletics AL West 161 87 74 0 .540 .562 2nd of 6 2.5 686 598 29.5 27.9 38 12 V.Blue (7.7) C.Tanner (87-74)
40 1975 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 98 64 0 .605 .601 1st of 6 -- Lost ALCS (3-0) 758 606 28.9 29.1 42 14 R.Jackson (6.7) A.Dark (98-64)
41 1974 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 90 72 0 .556 .601 1st of 6 -- Won WS (4-1) 689 551 28.6 27.1 37 11 C.Hunter (6.9) A.Dark (90-72)
42 1973 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 94 68 0 .580 .594 1st of 6 -- Won WS (4-3) 758 615 28.3 26.8 40 12 R.Jackson (7.8) D.Williams (94-68)
43 1972 Oakland Athletics AL West 155 93 62 0 .600 .625 1st of 6 -- Won WS (4-3) 604 457 27.7 27.0 47 15 J.Rudi (6.1) D.Williams (93-62)
44 1971 Oakland Athletics AL West 161 101 60 0 .627 .592 1st of 6 -- Lost ALCS (3-0) 691 564 26.8 26.5 40 16 V.Blue (8.6) D.Williams (101-60)
45 1970 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 89 73 0 .549 .561 2nd of 6 9.0 678 593 27.7 27.2 39 16 S.Bando (6.1) J.McNamara (89-73)
46 1969 Oakland Athletics AL West 162 88 74 0 .543 .540 2nd of 6 9.0 740 678 26.2 24.3 40 15 R.Jackson (9.2) H.Bauer (80-69) and J.McNamara (8-5)
47 1968 Oakland Athletics AL 163 82 80 1 .506 .521 6th of 10 21.0 569 544 24.8 24.0 34 14 B.Campaneris (6.6) B.Kennedy (82-80)
48 1967 Kansas City Athletics AL 161 62 99 0 .385 .403 10th of 10 29.5 533 660 24.8 23.5 39 16 C.Hunter (5.3) A.Dark (52-69) and L.Appling (10-30)
49 1966 Kansas City Athletics AL 160 74 86 0 .463 .437 7th of 10 23.0 564 648 25.5 24.4 49 23 J.Aker (4.6) A.Dark (74-86)
50 1965 Kansas City Athletics AL 162 59 103 0 .364 .385 10th of 10 43.0 585 755 25.9 26.5 44 24 E.Charles (3.3) M.McGaha (5-21) and H.Sullivan (54-82)
51 1964 Kansas City Athletics AL 163 57 105 1 .352 .367 10th of 10 42.0 621 836 26.5 26.6 40 18 W.Stock (4.2) E.Lopat (17-35) and M.McGaha (40-70)
52 1963 Kansas City Athletics AL 162 73 89 0 .451 .438 8th of 10 31.5 615 704 28.2 27.4 43 19 M.Drabowsky (4.6) E.Lopat (73-89)
53 1962 Kansas City Athletics AL 162 72 90 0 .444 .447 9th of 10 24.0 745 837 27.2 26.7 45 22 N.Siebern (5.5) H.Bauer (72-90)
54 1961 Kansas City Athletics AL 162 61 100 1 .379 .395 9th of 10 47.5 683 863 27.3 26.8 52 22 J.Archer (3.1) J.Gordon (26-33) and H.Bauer (35-67)
55 1960 Kansas City Athletics AL 155 58 96 1 .377 .407 8th of 8 39.0 615 756 28.3 28.6 41 18 R.Herbert (6.0) B.Elliott (58-96)
56 1959 Kansas City Athletics AL 154 66 88 0 .429 .450 7th of 8 28.0 681 760 28.6 28.6 43 20 B.Daley (5.0) H.Craft (66-88)
57 1958 Kansas City Athletics AL 156 73 81 2 .474 .452 7th of 8 19.0 642 713 28.4 28.9 42 20 B.Cerv (6.3) H.Craft (73-81)
58 1957 Kansas City Athletics AL 154 59 94 1 .386 .395 7th of 8 38.5 563 710 28.8 28.8 38 20 W.Held (2.9) L.Boudreau (36-67) and H.Craft (23-27)
59 1956 Kansas City Athletics AL 154 52 102 0 .338 .368 8th of 8 45.0 619 831 28.7 28.6 44 21 W.Burnette (2.6) L.Boudreau (52-102)
60 1955 Kansas City Athletics AL 155 63 91 1 .409 .343 6th of 8 33.0 638 911 28.7 28.1 52 27 V.Power (3.6) L.Boudreau (63-91)
61 1954 Philadelphia Athletics AL 156 51 103 2 .331 .294 8th of 8 60.0 542 875 28.4 27.7 38 20 A.Portocarrero (3.1) E.Joost (51-103)
62 1953 Philadelphia Athletics AL 157 59 95 3 .383 .394 7th of 8 41.5 632 799 30.2 28.9 36 16 A.Kellner (3.6) J.Dykes (59-95)
63 1952 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 79 75 1 .513 .461 4th of 8 16.0 664 723 31.0 28.6 35 16 B.Shantz (9.6) J.Dykes (79-75)
64 1951 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 70 84 0 .455 .494 6th of 8 28.0 736 745 31.0 27.8 34 13 E.Joost (6.0) J.Dykes (70-84)
65 1950 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 52 102 0 .338 .362 8th of 8 46.0 670 913 31.2 26.8 33 14 F.Fain (3.4) C.Mack (52-102)
66 1949 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 81 73 0 .526 .501 5th of 8 16.0 726 725 30.6 25.2 28 11 E.Joost (6.9) C.Mack (81-73)
67 1948 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 84 70 0 .545 .496 4th of 8 12.5 729 735 30.0 26.4 31 12 C.Scheib (4.1) C.Mack (84-70)
68 1947 Philadelphia Athletics AL 156 78 76 2 .506 .514 5th of 8 19.0 633 614 29.8 27.9 31 10 D.Fowler (4.4) C.Mack (78-76)
69 1946 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 49 105 1 .318 .387 8th of 8 55.0 529 680 29.9 28.3 41 18 J.Flores (4.5) C.Mack (49-105)
70 1945 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 52 98 3 .347 .385 8th of 8 34.5 494 638 29.0 30.2 37 14 B.Estalella (4.1) C.Mack (52-98)
71 1944 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 72 82 1 .468 .444 5th of 8 17.0 525 594 29.0 31.5 35 11 B.Newsom (3.8) C.Mack (72-82)
72 1943 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 49 105 1 .318 .338 8th of 8 49.0 497 717 29.1 28.0 44 18 J.Flores (4.5) C.Mack (49-105)
73 1942 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 55 99 0 .357 .334 8th of 8 48.0 549 801 28.7 27.4 38 16 B.Johnson (3.8) C.Mack (55-99)
74 1941 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 64 90 0 .416 .426 8th of 8 37.0 713 840 27.0 28.6 40 19 S.Chapman (5.0) C.Mack (64-90)
75 1940 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 54 100 0 .351 .374 8th of 8 36.0 703 932 26.9 27.6 34 13 J.Babich (4.0) C.Mack (54-100)
76 1939 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 55 97 1 .362 .340 7th of 8 51.5 711 1022 26.5 28.0 39 18 B.Johnson (6.5) C.Mack (25-37) and E.Mack (30-60)
77 1938 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 53 99 2 .349 .377 8th of 8 46.0 726 956 26.6 27.0 35 13 G.Caster (5.0) C.Mack (53-99)
78 1937 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 54 97 3 .358 .409 7th of 8 46.5 699 854 27.0 26.2 33 13 B.Johnson (5.4) C.Mack (39-80) and E.Mack (15-17)
79 1936 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 53 100 1 .346 .332 8th of 8 49.0 714 1045 25.7 25.6 39 19 H.Kelley (5.8) C.Mack (53-100)
80 1935 Philadelphia Athletics AL 149 58 91 0 .389 .409 8th of 8 34.0 710 869 27.1 25.7 39 19 J.Foxx (8.3) C.Mack (58-91)
81 1934 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 68 82 3 .453 .458 5th of 8 31.0 764 838 27.0 25.3 30 15 J.Foxx (8.9) C.Mack (68-82)
82 1933 Philadelphia Athletics AL 152 79 72 1 .523 .512 3rd of 8 19.5 875 853 27.3 29.3 31 16 J.Foxx (9.2) C.Mack (79-72)
83 1932 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 94 60 0 .610 .619 2nd of 8 13.0 981 752 29.0 30.1 30 12 J.Foxx (10.5) C.Mack (94-60)
84 1931 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 107 45 1 .704 .640 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-3) 858 626 28.9 30.2 27 11 L.Grove (9.7) C.Mack (107-45)
85 1930 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 102 52 0 .662 .606 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-2) 951 751 28.7 30.9 30 11 L.Grove (9.4) C.Mack (102-52)
86 1929 Philadelphia Athletics AL 151 104 46 1 .693 .668 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-1) 901 615 28.7 31.3 32 10 A.Simmons (7.9) C.Mack (104-46)
87 1928 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 98 55 0 .641 .633 2nd of 8 2.5 829 615 29.5 31.9 29 13 L.Grove (7.0) C.Mack (98-55)
88 1927 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 91 63 1 .591 .567 2nd of 8 19.0 841 726 30.4 31.3 34 15 A.Simmons (5.8) C.Mack (91-63)
89 1926 Philadelphia Athletics AL 150 83 67 0 .553 .578 3rd of 8 6.0 677 570 27.5 30.1 31 11 L.Grove (6.5) C.Mack (83-67)
90 1925 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 88 64 1 .579 .570 2nd of 8 8.5 831 713 27.0 28.1 33 12 A.Simmons (6.5) C.Mack (88-64)
91 1924 Philadelphia Athletics AL 152 71 81 0 .467 .442 5th of 8 20.0 685 778 26.4 25.9 30 12 S.Baumgartner (5.1) C.Mack (71-81)
92 1923 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 69 83 1 .454 .436 6th of 8 29.0 661 761 25.7 25.7 33 16 E.Rommel (5.6) C.Mack (69-83)
93 1922 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 65 89 1 .422 .426 7th of 8 29.0 705 830 26.8 24.9 31 14 E.Rommel (7.1) C.Mack (65-89)
94 1921 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 53 100 2 .346 .363 8th of 8 45.0 657 894 24.9 24.3 36 15 E.Rommel (5.2) C.Mack (53-100)
95 1920 Philadelphia Athletics AL 156 48 106 2 .312 .324 8th of 8 50.0 558 834 24.7 25.1 38 15 E.Rommel (5.9) C.Mack (48-106)
96 1919 Philadelphia Athletics AL 140 36 104 0 .257 .292 8th of 8 52.0 457 742 25.4 25.7 49 23 W.Kinney (2.9) C.Mack (36-104)
97 1918 Philadelphia Athletics AL 130 52 76 2 .406 .380 8th of 8 24.0 412 538 25.5 26.3 28 16 S.Perry (7.7) C.Mack (52-76)
98 1917 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 55 98 1 .359 .380 8th of 8 44.5 529 691 25.4 24.6 41 15 P.Bodie (3.9) C.Mack (55-98)
99 1916 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 36 117 1 .235 .267 8th of 8 54.5 447 776 25.9 23.3 50 20 A.Strunk (5.6) C.Mack (36-117)
100 1915 Philadelphia Athletics AL 154 43 109 2 .283 .290 8th of 8 58.5 545 889 26.1 22.2 56 27 A.Strunk (4.1) C.Mack (43-109)
101 1914 Philadelphia Athletics AL 158 99 53 6 .651 .654 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-0) 749 529 25.7 25.3 39 14 E.Collins (9.1) C.Mack (99-53)
102 1913 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 96 57 0 .627 .631 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-1) 794 592 25.4 25.8 36 14 E.Collins (9.0) C.Mack (96-57)
103 1912 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 90 62 1 .592 .577 3rd of 8 15.0 779 658 25.8 27.3 35 17 H.Baker (9.3) C.Mack (90-62)
104 1911 Philadelphia Athletics AL 152 101 50 1 .669 .658 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-2) 861 602 26.8 28.5 30 13 E.Collins (6.5) C.Mack (101-50)
105 1910 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 102 48 5 .680 .684 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-1) 674 442 27.6 28.3 27 8 E.Collins (10.5) C.Mack (102-48)
106 1909 Philadelphia Athletics AL 153 95 58 0 .621 .670 2nd of 8 3.5 605 411 27.5 26.9 31 10 E.Collins (9.7) C.Mack (95-58)
107 1908 Philadelphia Athletics AL 157 68 85 4 .444 .434 6th of 8 22.0 486 562 29.0 26.5 37 14 E.Plank (7.1) C.Mack (68-85)
108 1907 Philadelphia Athletics AL 150 88 57 5 .607 .561 2nd of 8 1.5 584 511 30.4 26.5 24 11 E.Plank (6.6) C.Mack (88-57)
109 1906 Philadelphia Athletics AL 149 78 67 4 .538 .518 4th of 8 12.0 561 539 28.7 24.9 31 10 R.Waddell (5.6) C.Mack (78-67)
110 1905 Philadelphia Athletics AL 152 92 56 4 .622 .610 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-1) 623 488 29.7 25.2 19 7 R.Waddell (9.1) C.Mack (92-56)
111 1904 Philadelphia Athletics AL 155 81 70 4 .536 .547 5th of 8 12.5 557 503 30.5 25.0 21 9 R.Waddell (9.7) C.Mack (81-70)
112 1903 Philadelphia Athletics AL 137 75 60 2 .556 .564 2nd of 8 14.5 597 519 29.9 23.7 22 10 R.Waddell (8.0) C.Mack (75-60)
113 1902 Philadelphia Athletics AL 137 83 53 1 .610 .589 1st of 8 -- 775 636 29.1 25.3 27 13 R.Waddell (10.3) C.Mack (83-53)
114 1901 Philadelphia Athletics AL 137 74 62 1 .544 .526 4th of 8 9.0 805 760 27.6 27.1 31 10 N.Lajoie (8.4) C.Mack (74-62)