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1928 Philadelphia Athletics

Roster (40-man)

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 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Max Bishop 28 L R 5' 8" 165 Sep 5, 1899 5 126 123 126 125 0 0 0 125 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.0 $7,500
Joe Boley 31 R R 5' 11" 170 Jul 19, 1896 2 132 132 132 132 0 0 0 0 0 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $8,500
Bullet Joe Bush 35 R R 5' 9" 173 Nov 27, 1892 17 15 3 15 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 -0.2 $6,000
Ty Cobb HOF 41 L R 6' 1" 175 Dec 18, 1886 24 95 85 95 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 85 10 0 1.9 $35,000
Mickey Cochrane HOF 25 L R 5' 10" 180 Apr 6, 1903 4 131 129 131 130 0 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.0 $10,000
Eddie Collins HOF 41 L R 5' 9" 175 May 2, 1887 23 36 0 36 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 33 0 0.2 $15,000
Art Daney 23 R R 5' 11" 165 Jul 9, 1904 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jimmy Dykes 31 R R 5' 9" 185 Nov 10, 1896 11 85 66 85 82 0 0 6 34 19 23 1 0 0 1 3 0 1.3 $10,000
George Earnshaw 28 R R 6' 4" 210 Feb 15, 1900 1st 26 22 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $5,462
Howard Ehmke 34 R R 6' 3" 190 Apr 24, 1894 13 23 18 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $6,000
Jimmie Foxx HOF 20 R R 6' 0" 195 Oct 22, 1907 4 118 104 118 109 0 20 30 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 4.7 $5,000
Walt French 28 L R 5' 7" 155 Jul 12, 1899 5 48 7 48 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 12 19 29 0 -0.3 $7,500
Lefty Grove HOF 28 L L 6' 3" 190 Mar 6, 1900 4 39 31 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.0 $9,000
Mule Haas 24 L R 6' 1" 175 Oct 15, 1903 2 91 75 91 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 69 4 82 9 0 0.6 $3,500
Sammy Hale 31 R R 5' 8" 160 Sep 10, 1896 8 88 78 88 79 0 0 0 0 79 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 2.2 $8,000
Joe Hassler 23 R R 6' 0" 165 Apr 7, 1905 1st 28 10 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Joe Hauser 29 L L 5' 10" 175 Jan 12, 1899 5 95 85 95 88 0 0 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 2.2 $6,500
Jing Johnson 33 R R 5' 9" 172 Oct 9, 1894 5 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $6,000
Bing Miller 33 R R 6' 0" 185 Aug 30, 1894 8 139 133 139 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 43 66 133 6 0 3.5 $8,000
Ossie Orwoll 27 L L 6' 0" 174 Nov 17, 1900 1st 64 41 64 61 27 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1.5 $6,000
Cy Perkins 32 R R 5' 10" 158 Feb 27, 1896 13 19 6 19 19 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $7,500
Ike Powers 22 R R 6' 0" 188 Mar 13, 1906 2 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Jack Quinn 44 R R 6' 0" 196 Jul 1, 1883 18 31 28 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 $6,500
Eddie Rommel 30 R R 6' 2" 197 Sep 13, 1897 9 43 11 43 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.1 $10,000
Bill Shores 24 R R 6' 0" 185 May 26, 1904 1st 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $2,500
Al Simmons HOF 26 R R 5' 11" 190 May 22, 1902 5 119 114 119 114 0 0 0 0 0 0 114 0 0 114 5 0 4.6 $15,000
Tris Speaker HOF 40 L L 5' 11" 193 Apr 4, 1888 22 64 43 64 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 48 0 49 15 0 0.5 $15,000
Rube Walberg 31 L L 6' 1" 190 Jul 27, 1896 6 38 30 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 $7,500
Carroll Yerkes 25 R L 5' 11" 180 Jun 13, 1903 2 2 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1927 / 1929 Roster (40-man)