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1941 Philadelphia Athletics

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1940 / 1942

64-90, Finished 8th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (64-90)
Scored 713 runs, Allowed 840 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-88

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 528,894 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 103


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1940 / 1942 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name 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
Johnny Babich 28 R R 6' 1" 185 May 14, 1913 5 16 14 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $7,500
Bill Beckmann 33 R R 6' 0" 175 Dec 8, 1907 3 22 15 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $4,000
Herman Besse 29 L L 6' 2" 190 Aug 16, 1911 2 6 2 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $4,000
Al Brancato 22 R R 5' 9" 188 May 29, 1919 3 144 137 144 143 0 0 0 0 7 139 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1.0 $3,000
Fred Caligiuri 22 R R 6' 0" 190 Oct 22, 1918 1st 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $2,400
Fred Chapman 24 R R 6' 1" 185 Jul 17, 1916 3 35 18 35 30 0 0 0 1 2 28 0 0 0 0 2 3 -0.7
Sam Chapman 25 R R 6' 0" 180 Apr 11, 1916 4 143 141 143 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 141 0 141 2 0 5.0 $7,500
Eddie Collins 24 L R 5' 10" 175 Nov 23, 1916 2 80 44 80 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 40 50 30 0 -0.6 $4,000
Crash Davis 21 R R 6' 0" 173 Jul 14, 1919 2 39 24 39 32 0 0 12 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 -0.6 $3,000
Chubby Dean 25 L L 5' 11" 181 Aug 24, 1915 6 27 7 27 19 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 -0.1 $4,500
Tom Ferrick 26 R R 6' 2" 220 Jan 6, 1915 1st 36 4 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 $3,000
Dick Fowler 20 R R 6' 4" 215 Mar 30, 1921 1st 4 3 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $2,400
Bump Hadley 36 R R 5' 11" 190 Jul 5, 1904 16 25 9 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Lum Harris 26 R R 6' 1" 180 Jan 17, 1915 1st 33 10 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $3,000
Frankie Hayes 26 R R 6' 0" 185 Oct 13, 1914 8 126 122 126 123 0 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.1 $10,000 All-Star
Bob Johnson 35 R R 6' 0" 180 Nov 26, 1905 9 149 149 149 149 0 0 28 0 0 0 118 4 0 122 0 0 4.2 $15,000
Rankin Johnson 24 R R 6' 3" 177 Mar 1, 1917 1st 7 0 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Jack Knott 34 R R 6' 2" 200 Mar 2, 1907 9 27 26 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $7,500
John Leovich 23 R R 6' 0" 200 May 5, 1918 1st 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Felix Mackiewicz 23 R R 6' 2" 195 Nov 20, 1917 1st 5 3 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 2 0 0.1
Phil Marchildon 27 R R 5' 10" 170 Oct 25, 1913 2 30 27 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 $3,000
Benny McCoy 25 L R 5' 9" 170 Nov 9, 1915 4 141 134 141 135 0 0 0 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 3.2 $10,000
Les McCrabb 26 R R 5' 11" 175 Nov 4, 1914 3 26 23 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.1 $3,500
Dee Miles 32 L R 6' 0" 175 Feb 15, 1909 5 80 28 80 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 2 8 35 46 0 0.1 $6,000
Wally Moses 30 L L 5' 10" 160 Oct 8, 1910 7 116 108 116 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 109 109 8 0 3.0 $12,500
Ray Poole 21 L R 6' 0" 180 Jan 16, 1920 1st 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.1
Nels Potter 29 L R 5' 11" 180 Aug 23, 1911 5 10 3 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $4,500
Don Richmond 21 L R 6' 1" 175 Oct 27, 1919 1st 9 8 9 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Buck Ross 26 R R 6' 2" 170 Feb 3, 1915 6 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $5,000
Al Rubeling 28 R R 6' 0" 185 May 10, 1913 2 6 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $3,000
Tex Shirley 23 B R 6' 1" 175 Apr 25, 1918 1st 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Dick Siebert 29 L L 6' 0" 170 Feb 19, 1912 7 123 123 123 123 0 0 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.4 $7,500
Al Simmons HOF 39 R R 5' 11" 190 May 22, 1902 18 9 5 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 4 0 -0.3 $6,000
Pete Suder 25 R R 6' 0" 175 Apr 16, 1916 1st 139 139 139 139 0 0 0 0 136 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.7 $2,500
Eric Tipton 26 R R 5' 11" 190 Apr 20, 1915 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0
Pat Tobin 25 R R 6' 1" 198 Jan 28, 1916 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Elmer Valo 20 L R 5' 11" 190 Mar 5, 1921 2 15 10 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 5 0 0.7
Porter Vaughan 22 R L 6' 1" 178 May 11, 1919 2 5 3 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9
Hal Wagner 25 L R 6' 0" 165 Jul 2, 1915 5 46 32 46 42 0 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.2 $4,000
Roger Wolff 30 R R 6' 0" 208 Apr 10, 1911 1st 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $1,200
Name 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.

1940 / 1942 Roster (40-man)