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1928 Philadelphia Athletics

Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1927 / 1929

98-55, Finished 2nd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (98-55)
Scored 829 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 97-56

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 689,756 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 98


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1927 / 1929 Fielding Statistics

Team Fielding--Totals

Standard Fielding by Position Below · League Register
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Max Bishop 28 125 123 119 670 284 371 15 62 .978 5.24 2B
Joe Boley 31 132 132 108 594 244 320 30 51 .949 4.27 SS
Bullet Joe Bush 35 12 3 2 16 6 10 0 1 1.000 1.33 P-OF
Ty Cobb 41 85 85 74 167 154 7 6 0 .964 1.89 OF
Mickey Cochrane 25 130 129 115 741 645 71 25 8 .966 5.51 8 65 31 32% 41% C
Eddie Collins 41 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33 2B-SS
Art Daney 23 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Jimmy Dykes 31 82 66 57 345 168 168 9 21 .974 4.05 2B-SS-3B-1B-OF
George Earnshaw 28 26 22 7 37 6 27 4 0 .892 1.27 P
Howard Ehmke 34 23 18 5 43 6 35 2 2 .953 1.78 P
Jimmie Foxx 20 109 104 102 588 416 155 17 32 .971 5.24 1 8 6 43% 41% 3B-1B-C
Walt French 28 19 7 6 34 33 1 0 0 1.000 1.79 OF
Lefty Grove 28 39 31 24 47 6 40 1 0 .979 1.18 P
Mule Haas 24 82 75 74 189 175 9 5 1 .974 2.24 OF
Sammy Hale 31 79 78 76 295 86 189 20 17 .932 3.48 3B
Joe Hassler 23 28 10 6 66 26 32 8 5 .879 2.07 SS
Joe Hauser 29 88 85 84 864 811 41 12 51 .986 9.68 1B
Jing Johnson 33 3 0 0 4 1 3 0 1 1.000 1.33 P
Bing Miller 33 133 133 125 316 298 8 10 2 .968 2.30 OF
Ossie Orwoll 27 61 41 34 376 328 41 7 32 .981 6.05 P-1B
Cy Perkins 32 19 6 5 55 47 7 1 0 .982 2.84 1 10 3 23% 41% C
Ike Powers 22 9 0 0 6 2 4 0 3 1.000 0.67 P
Jack Quinn 44 31 28 18 63 7 55 1 2 .984 2.00 P
Eddie Rommel 30 43 11 6 59 8 51 0 5 1.000 1.37 P
Bill Shores 24 3 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67 P
Al Simmons 26 114 114 108 244 231 10 3 2 .988 2.11 OF
Tris Speaker 40 49 43 41 122 111 8 3 1 .975 2.38 OF
Rube Walberg 31 38 30 15 69 9 56 4 3 .942 1.71 P
Carroll Yerkes 25 2 1 1 5 0 5 0 1 1.000 2.50 P
Team Totals 29.5 153 1377 1213 6019 4108 1728 183 303 .970 3.72 10 83 40 33% 41%
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 8 3
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Games played chart available on the Roster pages.

Player Standard Fielding--C

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Mickey Cochrane 25 130 129 115 741 645 71 25 8 .966 5.51 8 65 31 32%
Jimmie Foxx 20 19 18 17 107 84 20 3 4 .972 5.47 1 8 6 43%
Cy Perkins 32 19 6 5 55 47 7 1 0 .982 2.84 1 10 3 23%
League Average .976 4.03 41%
Team Total 153 153 137 903 776 98 29 12 .968 5.20 10 83 40 33%

Player Standard Fielding--1B

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Joe Hauser 29 88 85 84 864 811 41 12 51 .986 9.68
Ossie Orwoll 27 34 33 31 349 322 21 6 32 .983 10.09
Jimmie Foxx 20 30 30 29 281 273 6 2 19 .993 9.30
Jimmy Dykes 31 8 5 4 43 38 4 1 0 .977 5.25
League Average .990 9.88
Team Total 153 153 148 1537 1444 72 21 102 .986 9.48

Player Standard Fielding--2B

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Max Bishop 28 125 123 119 670 284 371 15 62 .978 5.24
Jimmy Dykes 31 32 30 26 171 76 92 3 15 .982 5.25
Eddie Collins 41 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
League Average .963 5.31
Team Total 153 153 145 841 360 463 18 77 .979 5.18

Player Standard Fielding--3B

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Sammy Hale 31 79 78 76 295 86 189 20 17 .932 3.48
Jimmie Foxx 20 60 56 56 200 59 129 12 9 .940 3.13
Jimmy Dykes 31 20 19 15 52 21 30 1 4 .981 2.55
League Average .951 3.05
Team Total 153 153 147 547 166 348 33 30 .940 3.23

Player Standard Fielding--SS

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Joe Boley 31 132 132 108 594 244 320 30 51 .949 4.27
Joe Hassler 23 28 10 6 66 26 32 8 5 .879 2.07
Jimmy Dykes 31 22 11 11 79 33 42 4 2 .949 3.41
Eddie Collins 41 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
League Average .939 4.76
Team Total 153 153 125 740 303 395 42 58 .943 3.81

Player Standard Fielding--LF

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Al Simmons 26 114 114 108 244 231 10 3 2 .988 2.11
Bing Miller 33 28 28 27 52 50 1 1 0 .981 1.82
Mule Haas 24 10 5 4 14 11 2 1 0 .929 1.30
Walt French 28 7 4 3 20 19 1 0 0 1.000 2.86
Bullet Joe Bush 35 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jimmy Dykes 31 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tris Speaker 40 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
League Average .974 2.08
Team Total 153 153 144 332 313 14 5 2 .985 2.02

Player Standard Fielding--CF

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Mule Haas 24 69 67 67 172 161 7 4 1 .977 2.43
Tris Speaker 40 48 43 41 121 110 8 3 1 .975 2.46
Bing Miller 33 43 43 38 114 107 4 3 0 .974 2.58
League Average .972 2.68
Team Total 153 153 146 407 378 19 10 2 .975 2.48

Player Standard Fielding--RF

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Ty Cobb 41 85 85 74 167 154 7 6 0 .964 1.89
Bing Miller 33 66 62 60 148 139 3 6 2 .959 2.15
Walt French 28 12 3 3 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 1.17
Mule Haas 24 4 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75
League Average .973 1.87
Team Total 153 153 140 332 310 10 12 2 .964 1.92

Player Standard Fielding--OF

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Bing Miller 33 133 133 125 316 298 8 10 2 .968 2.30
Al Simmons 26 114 114 108 244 231 10 3 2 .988 2.11
Ty Cobb 41 85 85 74 167 154 7 6 0 .964 1.89
Mule Haas 24 82 75 74 189 175 9 5 1 .974 2.24
Tris Speaker 40 50 43 41 122 111 8 3 1 .975 2.38
Walt French 28 19 7 6 34 33 1 0 0 1.000 1.79
Bullet Joe Bush 35 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jimmy Dykes 31 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
League Average .973 2.22
Team Total 153 459 430 1073 1003 43 27 6 .975 2.16

Player Standard Fielding--P

Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Lefty Grove 28 39 31 24 47 6 40 1 0 .979 1.18
Rube Walberg 31 38 30 15 69 9 56 4 3 .942 1.71
Jack Quinn 44 31 28 18 63 7 55 1 2 .984 2.00
Eddie Rommel 30 43 11 6 59 8 51 0 5 1.000 1.37
George Earnshaw 28 26 22 7 37 6 27 4 0 .892 1.27
Howard Ehmke 34 23 18 5 43 6 35 2 2 .953 1.78
Ossie Orwoll 27 27 8 3 27 6 20 1 0 .963 0.96
Bullet Joe Bush 35 11 2 1 15 5 10 0 1 1.000 1.36
Bill Shores 24 3 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Ike Powers 22 9 0 0 6 2 4 0 3 1.000 0.67
Jing Johnson 33 3 0 0 4 1 3 0 1 1.000 1.33
Carroll Yerkes 25 2 1 1 5 0 5 0 1 1.000 2.50
Art Daney 23 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
League Average .957 1.37
Team Total 153 153 81 378 56 309 13 18 .966 1.43

1927 / 1929 Fielding Statistics