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1946 Philadelphia Athletics

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1945 / 1947

49-105, Finished 8th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (49-105)
Scored 529 runs, Allowed 680 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-94

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 621,793 (7th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 107


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1945 / 1947 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
George Armstrong 22 R R 5' 10" 190 Jun 3, 1924 1st 8 0 8 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.0
Joe Astroth 23 R R 5' 9" 187 Sep 1, 1922 2 4 2 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $2,000
Vern Benson 21 L R 5' 10" 160 Sep 19, 1924 2 7 1 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 4 -0.1 $3,000
Joe Berry 41 L R 5' 10" 145 Dec 16, 1904 4 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $5,500
Herman Besse 34 L L 6' 2" 190 Aug 16, 1911 5 7 3 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $4,800
Norm Brown 27 B R 6' 3" 180 Feb 1, 1919 2 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $4,000
Jake Caulfield 28 R R 5' 11" 170 Nov 23, 1917 1st 44 26 44 32 0 0 0 0 1 31 0 0 0 0 3 9 -0.1
Sam Chapman 30 R R 6' 0" 180 Apr 11, 1916 6 146 145 146 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 65 0 145 1 0 2.3 $7,500 All-Star
Russ Christopher 28 R R 6' 3" 170 Sep 12, 1917 5 30 13 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $10,000
Joe Coleman 23 R R 6' 2" 200 Jul 30, 1922 2 4 2 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $2,500
Pat Cooper 28 R R 6' 3" 180 Nov 26, 1917 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Russ Derry 29 L R 6' 1" 180 Oct 7, 1916 3 69 42 69 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 2 5 50 17 2 -0.1
Gene Desautels 39 R R 5' 11" 170 Jun 13, 1907 13 52 39 52 52 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $6,500
Everett Fagan 28 R R 6' 0" 195 Jan 13, 1918 2 20 0 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jesse Flores 31 R R 5' 10" 175 Nov 2, 1914 5 29 15 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.5 $7,000
Dick Fowler 25 R R 6' 4" 215 Mar 30, 1921 4 32 28 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $5,000
Ford Garrison 30 R R 5' 10" 180 Aug 29, 1915 4 9 8 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 1 0 -0.8 $6,500
Lee Griffeth 21 B L 5' 11" 180 May 20, 1925 1st 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Oscar Grimes 31 R R 5' 11" 178 Apr 13, 1915 9 59 51 59 53 0 0 0 43 6 4 0 0 0 0 6 0 0.1
Irv Hall 27 R R 5' 10" 160 Oct 7, 1918 4 63 42 63 47 0 0 0 40 0 7 0 0 0 0 17 1 -0.6 $6,000
Gene Handley 31 R R 5' 10" 165 Nov 25, 1914 1st 89 69 89 72 0 0 0 68 4 1 0 0 0 0 9 9 -0.5
Lum Harris 31 R R 6' 1" 180 Jan 17, 1915 5 34 12 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $5,500
George Kell HOF 23 R R 5' 9" 175 Aug 23, 1922 4 26 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $8,500
Lou Knerr 24 R R 6' 1" 210 Aug 21, 1921 2 30 22 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $4,000
Jack Knott 39 R R 6' 2" 200 Mar 2, 1907 11 3 1 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $7,500
Bruce Konopka 26 L L 6' 2" 190 Sep 16, 1919 3 38 20 38 20 0 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 18 0 -0.2
Hank Majeski 29 R R 5' 9" 174 Dec 13, 1916 4 78 72 78 72 0 0 0 0 72 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0.9
Phil Marchildon 32 R R 5' 10" 170 Oct 25, 1913 5 36 29 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 $7,500
Bill McCahan 25 R R 5' 11" 200 Jun 7, 1921 1st 4 2 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Barney McCosky 29 L R 6' 1" 184 Apr 11, 1917 5 92 85 92 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 78 0 85 7 0 2.7
George McQuinn 36 L L 5' 11" 165 May 29, 1910 10 136 133 136 134 0 0 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.6 $12,000
Bobo Newsom 38 R R 6' 3" 200 Aug 11, 1907 16 10 9 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $15,000
Hal Peck 29 L L 5' 11" 175 Apr 20, 1917 4 48 34 48 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 35 13 0 -0.3 $7,500
Don Richmond 26 L R 6' 1" 175 Oct 27, 1919 2 16 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Buddy Rosar 31 R R 5' 9" 190 Jul 3, 1914 8 121 114 121 117 0 117 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.1 $11,000 All-Star
Bob Savage 24 R R 6' 2" 180 Dec 1, 1921 2 40 19 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
Tuck Stainback 34 R R 5' 11" 175 Aug 4, 1911 13 91 59 91 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 18 36 66 24 1 -1.1
Pete Suder 30 R R 6' 0" 175 Apr 16, 1916 4 128 113 128 117 0 0 3 12 33 67 0 0 2 2 11 0 -0.1 $5,000
Elmer Valo 25 L R 5' 11" 190 Mar 5, 1921 5 108 89 108 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 86 90 17 1 2.5 $5,000
Porter Vaughan 27 R L 6' 1" 178 May 11, 1919 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jack Wallaesa 26 B R 6' 3" 191 Aug 31, 1919 3 63 54 63 59 0 0 0 0 0 59 0 0 0 0 3 2 -1.2 $2,000
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.

1945 / 1947 Roster (40-man)