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1927 Philadelphia Athletics

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1926 / 1928

91-63, Finished 2nd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (91-63)
Scored 841 runs, Allowed 726 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-67

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 605,529 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 94


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1926 / 1928 Trades and Transactions

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

October 1, 1926

Drafted Charlie Bates from Martinsburg (Blue Ridge) in the 1926 rule 5 draft.

October 15, 1926

Purchased Joe Boley from Baltimore (International) for $65,000.

November, 1926

Sold Frank Welch to the Boston Red Sox.

November 27, 1926

Traded Bill Wambsganss and $50,000 to Kansas City (American Association). Received Dud Branom.

December 23, 1926

Signed Eddie Collins as a free agent.

January 12, 1927

Signed Zack Wheat as a free agent.

February 8, 1927

Ty Cobb assigned onto roster from the Detroit Tigers.

June 1, 1927 (Standings)

Sold Dud Branom to Portland (PCL). (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 5, 1927 (Standings)

Selected Baby Doll Jacobson off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

December 2, 1927

Traded Chick Galloway and $30,000 to Milwaukee (American Association). Received Ossie Orwoll.

December 13, 1927

Traded Sam Gray to the St. Louis Browns. Received Bing Miller.

1928

Purchased Mule Haas from Atlanta (Southern Association) for $16,000.

Signed Bullet Joe Bush as a free agent.

February 5, 1928

Signed Tris Speaker as a free agent.

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1926 / 1928 Trades and Transactions