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1909 Philadelphia Athletics

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1908 / 1910

95-58, Finished 2nd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (95-58)
Scored 605 runs, Allowed 411 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 102-51

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 674,915 (1st of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 102, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 97

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1908 / 1910 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

December 8, 1908

Purchased Ira Thomas from the Detroit Tigers.


Sold Al Kellogg to Toronto (Eastern) for $500 plus option to buy any player except Dick Rudolph for $2000.

April 23, 1909 (Standings)

Purchased Paddy Livingston from Indianapolis (American Association).

May 18, 1909 (Standings)

Selected Bob Ganley off waivers from the Washington Senators.

June 5, 1909 (Standings)

Sold Biff Schlitzer and $3,500 to the Boston Red Sox for $3,500.

July 22, 1909 (Standings)

Purchased Tommy Atkins from Atlanta (Southern Association).

August 21, 1909 (Standings)

Purchased Morrie Rath from Reading (Tri-State).

December 1, 1909

Traded Simon Nicholls to the Cleveland Naps. Received Wilbur Good. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

March 30, 1910

Sold Wilbur Good to Baltimore (Eastern).

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1908 / 1910 Trades and Transactions