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1929 Philadelphia Athletics

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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104-46, Finished 1st in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (104-46)
Scored 901 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 100-50

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 839,176 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 110, Pitching - 105

Postseason:  Won World Series (4-1) over Chicago Cubs


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1928 / 1930 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Mickey Cochrane* 26 135 606 514 113 170 37 8 7 95 7 7 69 8 .331 .412 .475 .887 124 244 2 21
2 1B Jimmie Foxx 21 149 638 517 123 183 23 9 33 118 9 7 103 70 .354 .463 .625 1.088 173 323 2 16
3 2B Max Bishop* 29 129 617 475 102 110 19 6 3 36 1 4 128 44 .232 .398 .316 .713 83 150 3 10
4 SS Joe Boley 32 91 336 303 36 76 17 6 2 47 1 0 24 16 .251 .310 .366 .676 71 111 2 7
5 3B Sammy Hale 32 101 416 379 51 105 14 3 1 40 6 2 12 18 .277 .303 .338 .641 62 128 2 23
6 OF Al Simmons 27 143 629 581 114 212 41 9 34 157 4 3 31 38 .365 .398 .642 1.040 159 373 1 16
7 OF Bing Miller 34 147 613 556 84 184 32 16 8 93 24 10 40 25 .331 .380 .489 .869 118 272 4 13
8 OF Mule Haas* 25 139 655 578 115 181 41 9 16 82 0 4 34 38 .313 .356 .498 .854 114 288 4 40
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 IF Jimmy Dykes 32 119 476 401 76 131 34 6 13 79 8 3 51 25 .327 .412 .539 .950 139 216 7 17
10 OF Homer Summa* 30 37 88 81 12 22 4 0 0 10 1 1 2 1 .272 .298 .321 .619 57 26 1 4
11 C Cy Perkins 33 38 84 76 4 16 4 0 0 9 0 0 5 4 .211 .259 .263 .522 33 20 0 3
12 IF Jim Cronin# 23 25 63 56 7 13 2 1 0 4 0 0 5 7 .232 .295 .304 .599 52 17 0 2
13 OF Ossie Orwoll* 28 30 53 51 6 13 2 1 0 6 0 0 2 11 .255 .283 .333 .616 55 17 0 0
14 1B George Burns 36 29 51 49 5 13 5 0 1 11 1 0 2 3 .265 .294 .429 .723 81 21 0 1
15 OF Walt French* 29 45 51 45 7 12 1 0 1 9 0 0 2 3 .267 .298 .356 .653 65 16 0 2
16 2B Bud Morse* 24 8 27 27 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .074 .074 .074 .148 -62 2 0 0
17 OF Bevo LeBourveau* 32 12 22 16 1 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 5 1 .313 .476 .438 .914 133 7 0 1
18 Eddie Collins* 42 9 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .222 .000 .222 -39 0 0 0
19 SS Eric McNair 20 4 8 8 2 4 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .625 1.125 183 5 0 0
20 C Cloy Mattox* 26 3 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .286 .167 .452 17 1 0 0
21 3B Rudy Miller 28 2 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 .250 .571 .250 .821 115 1 0 0
22 OF Doc Cramer* 23 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
23 SS Joe Hassler 24 4 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
24 P Lefty Grove* 29 42 116 102 13 22 3 0 1 15 0 0 6 33 .216 .259 .275 .534 35 28 0 8
25 P Rube Walberg* 32 40 112 103 11 23 2 0 1 11 0 0 3 17 .223 .245 .272 .517 31 28 0 6
26 P George Earnshaw 29 44 100 87 6 15 2 0 1 10 0 0 2 21 .172 .200 .230 .430 9 20 1 10
27 P Jack Quinn 45 35 64 60 2 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 20 .133 .133 .167 .300 -25 10 0 4
28 P Bill Shores 25 39 52 40 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16 .125 .239 .125 .364 -5 5 0 6
29 P Eddie Rommel 31 32 45 39 2 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 7 .205 .244 .231 .475 21 9 0 4
30 P Howard Ehmke 35 11 19 19 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .105 .105 .158 .263 -34 3 0 0
31 P Carroll Yerkes 26 19 10 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
32 P Bill Breckinridge 21 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.6 151 5988 5204 901 1537 288 75 122 845 63 42 540 440 .295 .365 .450 .815 105 2341 29 214
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 2 3 3 3 2 7 1 4 5 2 1 2 1 3 1
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.3 151 5413 4689 855 1441 275 74 119 796 63 42 519 308 .307 .380 .474 .853 115 2221 28 176
Pitcher Totals 31.2 151 575 515 46 96 13 1 3 49 0 0 21 132 .186 .220 .233 .453 15 120 1 38
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Lefty Grove* 29 20 6 .769 2.81 3.22 42 37 5 19 2 4 275.1 278 104 86 8 81 170 3 0 8 1168 149 1.304 9.1 0.3 2.6 5.6 2.10
2 SP Rube Walberg* 32 18 11 .621 3.60 4.64 40 33 6 20 3 4 267.2 256 115 107 22 99 94 0 0 4 1139 117 1.326 8.6 0.7 3.3 3.2 0.95
3 SP George Earnshaw 29 24 8 .750 3.29 3.93 44 33 5 13 3 1 254.2 233 110 93 8 125 149 5 0 8 1115 128 1.406 8.2 0.3 4.4 5.3 1.19
4 SP Jack Quinn 45 11 9 .550 3.97 4.04 35 18 9 7 0 2 161.0 182 87 71 8 39 41 1 1 3 687 106 1.373 10.2 0.4 2.2 2.3 1.05
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 CL Bill Shores 25 11 6 .647 3.60 4.50 39 13 19 5 1 7 152.2 150 71 61 9 59 49 3 0 1 653 117 1.369 8.8 0.5 3.5 2.9 0.83
6 RP Eddie Rommel 31 12 2 .857 2.85 4.79 32 6 15 4 0 4 113.2 135 52 36 10 34 25 1 1 1 503 148 1.487 10.7 0.8 2.7 2.0 0.74
7 RP Carroll Yerkes* 26 1 0 1.000 4.58 3.70 19 2 10 0 0 1 37.1 47 20 19 0 13 11 1 0 0 163 93 1.607 11.3 0.0 3.1 2.7 0.85
8 RP Ossie Orwoll* 28 0 2 .000 4.80 5.56 12 0 7 0 0 1 30.0 32 23 16 6 6 12 0 0 0 125 88 1.267 9.6 1.8 1.8 3.6 2.00
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
9 Howard Ehmke 35 7 2 .778 3.29 3.78 11 8 3 2 0 0 54.2 48 24 20 2 15 20 1 0 1 229 128 1.152 7.9 0.3 2.5 3.3 1.33
10 Bill Breckinridge 21 0 0 8.10 7.56 3 1 2 0 0 0 10.0 10 10 9 0 16 2 0 0 2 55 54 2.600 9.0 0.0 14.4 1.8 0.13
Team Totals 31.3 104 46 .693 3.44 4.13 151 151 81 70 9 24 1357.0 1371 616 518 73 487 573 15 2 28 5837 122 1.369 9.1 0.5 3.2 3.8 1.18
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 8 1 6 3 1 6 1 1 1 3 3 1
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Max Bishop 29 129 129 122 693 301 371 21 58 .970 5.21 2B
Joe Boley 32 89 87 79 406 162 229 15 50 .963 4.39 SS-3B
Bill Breckinridge 21 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
George Burns 36 19 9 9 104 99 5 0 9 1.000 5.47 1B
Mickey Cochrane 26 135 134 112 749 659 77 13 9 .983 5.45 9 69 36 34% 44% C
Doc Cramer 23 1 1 1 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 OF
Jim Cronin 23 23 13 12 86 29 53 4 11 .953 3.57 2B-SS-3B
Jimmy Dykes 32 117 114 104 509 203 273 33 40 .935 3.97 SS-3B-2B
George Earnshaw 29 44 33 13 56 12 38 6 1 .893 1.14 P
Howard Ehmke 35 11 8 2 18 7 10 1 0 .944 1.55 P
Jimmie Foxx 21 149 149 139 1331 1233 91 7 100 .995 8.83 1B-3B
Walt French 29 10 2 2 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 0.80 OF
Lefty Grove 29 42 37 19 46 3 41 2 0 .957 1.05 P
Mule Haas 25 139 139 135 390 373 10 7 2 .982 2.76 OF
Sammy Hale 32 100 94 89 278 94 172 12 14 .957 2.66 3B-2B
Joe Hassler 24 2 1 0 5 1 2 2 0 .600 1.50 SS
Bevo LeBourveau 32 3 2 2 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.67 OF
Cloy Mattox 26 3 2 1 8 5 2 1 0 .875 2.33 0 2 1 33% 44% C
Eric McNair 20 4 1 1 11 6 5 0 0 1.000 2.75 SS
Bing Miller 34 145 145 140 331 311 10 10 4 .970 2.21 OF
Rudy Miller 28 2 2 1 8 3 3 2 0 .750 3.00 3B
Bud Morse 24 8 5 5 40 17 22 1 3 .975 4.88 2B
Ossie Orwoll 28 21 7 7 24 18 6 0 1 1.000 1.14 P-OF
Cy Perkins 33 38 15 13 101 85 15 1 1 .990 2.63 1 18 7 28% 44% C
Jack Quinn 45 35 18 7 42 3 38 1 1 .976 1.17 P
Eddie Rommel 31 32 6 4 36 9 26 1 3 .972 1.09 P
Bill Shores 25 39 13 5 38 7 28 3 2 .921 0.90 P
Al Simmons 27 142 142 129 372 349 19 4 2 .989 2.59 OF
Homer Summa 30 24 15 15 50 48 1 1 0 .980 2.04 OF
Rube Walberg 32 40 33 20 60 11 49 0 1 1.000 1.50 P
Carroll Yerkes 26 19 2 0 21 3 18 0 3 1.000 1.11 P
Team Totals 28.9 151 1359 1188 5835 4073 1614 148 315 .975 3.62 10 89 44 33% 44%
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 8 1
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Max Bishop* 29 129 617 -5 -0 0 -1 4 -2 -0.3 21 19 1.9 .498 .499 2.0 0.3 20 $10,000 Purchased *4
Joe Boley 32 91 336 -14 1 0 -2 6 -9 -0.9 13 3 0.4 .490 .494 0.5 0.3 5 $8,500 Purchased 6/5
Bill Breckinridge 21 3 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .475 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 $3,000 /1
George Burns 36 29 51 -2 0 0 0 -1 -2 -0.2 2 0 0.0 .494 .499 0.0 -0.1 0 Traded 3
Mickey Cochrane* 26 135 606 23 -1 0 -1 5 26 2.4 22 48 4.7 .518 .515 4.7 0.3 49 $12,000 Traded *2
Eddie Collins* 42 9 9 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .485 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $15,000 Free Agency
Doc Cramer* 23 2 6 -2 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .403 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $2,000 Amateur Free Agent /7O
Jim Cronin# 23 25 63 -4 0 0 1 1 -2 -0.2 2 0 0.0 .492 .499 -0.1 0.2 -1 4/65
Jimmy Dykes 32 119 476 25 1 0 -8 6 24 2.2 18 42 4.1 .519 .514 4.8 -0.2 50 $10,000 Rule 5 Draft 654
George Earnshaw 29 44 100 -14 0 0 0 11 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .494 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $7,500 Traded 1
Howard Ehmke 35 11 19 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .485 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $7,500 Traded 1
Jimmie Foxx 21 149 638 61 0 0 4 -6 58 5.4 24 82 7.9 .537 .534 7.4 -0.2 78 $7,500 Purchased *3/5
Walt French* 29 45 51 -3 0 0 -1 -0 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .492 .498 -0.1 -0.1 -1 $7,500 Amateur Free Agent O/798
Lefty Grove* 29 42 116 -12 0 0 0 13 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $12,000 Purchased 1
Mule Haas* 25 139 655 11 -1 0 -1 -3 6 0.6 23 29 2.9 .504 .504 2.9 -0.4 30 $6,000 Purchased *8O/7
Sammy Hale 32 101 416 -22 1 0 3 3 -16 -1.5 16 0 0.1 .485 .491 -0.3 0.6 -3 $6,000 Purchased 5/4
Joe Hassler 24 4 4 -1 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .447 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /6
Bevo LeBourveau* 32 12 22 1 -0 0 0 -0 1 0.1 1 2 0.2 .506 .500 0.2 -0.0 2 /O89
Cloy Mattox* 26 3 7 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .478 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /2
Eric McNair 20 4 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 2 0.2 .531 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Purchased /6
Bing Miller 34 147 613 15 2 0 4 -7 14 1.3 23 38 3.7 .509 .509 3.2 -0.3 33 $10,000 Traded *O9/78
Rudy Miller 28 2 7 1 0 0 -1 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .481 .500 0.1 -0.1 1 Free Agency /5
Bud Morse* 24 8 27 -7 0 0 0 0 -6 -0.6 1 -5 -0.5 .421 .496 -0.5 0.0 -5 /4
Ossie Orwoll* 28 30 53 -4 0 0 -1 6 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.2 -0.1 2 $6,000 Traded 1/O87
Cy Perkins 33 38 84 -8 0 0 0 1 -7 -0.7 3 -4 -0.4 .482 .496 -0.4 0.1 -4 $7,500 Purchased 2
Jack Quinn 45 35 64 -13 0 0 0 7 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .485 .497 -0.5 0.0 -5 $7,500 Waivers 1
Eddie Rommel 31 32 45 -5 0 0 0 5 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $7,500 Purchased 1
Bill Shores 25 39 52 -8 0 0 0 6 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $3,000 1
Al Simmons 27 143 629 49 1 0 16 -7 59 5.5 23 82 7.9 .539 .534 6.3 0.9 66 $15,000 Traded *7O
Homer Summa* 30 37 88 -5 -0 0 0 -1 -6 -0.6 3 -3 -0.3 .483 .496 -0.3 -0.1 -3 Purchased O9/7
Rube Walberg* 32 40 112 -12 0 0 0 13 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .502 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $8,000 Purchased 1
Carroll Yerkes 26 19 10 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .490 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
Team Total 28.6 1666 5988 36 6 0 11 65 118 10.5 198 316 30.8 .507 .508 29.2 1.1 305 $179,000
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Bill Breckinridge 21 10.0 3 1 10 9.00 5.24 0.08 0.00 100.0 5.16 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .377 .498 $3,000
George Earnshaw 29 254.2 44 33 110 3.89 5.00 0.07 0.00 100.2 4.94 29 2.9 1.0 -0.1 5.5 59 .567 .518 $7,500 Traded
Howard Ehmke 35 54.2 11 8 24 3.95 5.06 0.07 0.00 99.6 4.96 6 0.6 1.0 -0.0 1.1 13 .555 .504 $7,500 Traded
Lefty Grove* 29 275.0 42 37 104 3.40 4.85 0.07 0.00 100.6 4.81 43 4.4 1.0 -0.1 7.1 75 .604 .527 $12,000 Purchased
Ossie Orwoll* 28 29.2 12 0 23 6.98 5.66 0.07 0.00 101.2 5.65 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .466 .497 $6,000 Traded
Jack Quinn 45 161.0 35 18 87 4.86 5.27 0.08 0.00 98.4 5.11 4 0.4 1.0 -0.1 2.0 23 .512 .502 $7,500 Waivers
Eddie Rommel 31 113.2 32 6 52 4.12 4.64 0.08 0.00 100.3 4.57 6 0.5 1.0 -0.1 1.7 19 .517 .503 $7,500 Purchased
Bill Shores 25 152.2 39 13 71 4.19 4.77 0.07 0.00 101.3 4.76 9 0.9 1.0 -0.1 2.5 27 .524 .506 $3,000
Rube Walberg* 32 268.0 40 33 115 3.86 5.04 0.07 0.00 100.6 5.00 33 3.4 1.0 -0.1 6.0 65 .585 .521 $8,000 Purchased
Carroll Yerkes* 26 37.1 19 2 20 4.82 4.72 0.08 0.00 102.2 4.75 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.3 4 .498 .500
Team Total 31.3 1356.2 277 151 616 4.09 4.96 0.07 0.00 100.3 4.91 121 12.3 1.0 -0.6 25.8 282 .544 .511 $62,000
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1928 / 1930 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics