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1947 Philadelphia Athletics

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1946 / 1948

78-76, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (78-76)
Scored 633 runs, Allowed 614 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 911,566 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 100


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1946 / 1948 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name 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 Buddy Rosar 32 102 409 359 40 93 20 2 1 33 1 3 40 13 .259 .335 .334 .669 86 120 11 1 9
2 1B Ferris Fain* 26 136 567 461 70 134 28 6 7 71 4 5 95 34 .291 .414 .423 .837 132 195 15 2 9
3 2B Pete Suder 31 145 579 528 45 127 28 4 5 60 0 3 35 44 .241 .290 .337 .627 73 178 14 2 14
4 SS Eddie Joost 31 151 682 540 76 111 22 3 13 64 6 6 114 110 .206 .348 .330 .678 88 178 5 4 24
5 3B Hank Majeski 30 141 546 479 54 134 26 5 8 72 1 0 53 31 .280 .358 .405 .763 111 194 18 5 8
6 OF Elmer Valo* 26 112 450 370 60 111 12 6 5 36 11 3 64 21 .300 .406 .405 .811 125 150 4 2 14
7 OF Barney McCosky* 30 137 616 546 77 179 22 7 1 52 1 4 57 29 .328 .395 .399 .795 120 218 5 4 9
8 OF Sam Chapman 31 149 624 551 84 139 18 5 14 83 3 4 65 70 .252 .331 .379 .710 96 209 14 0 8
Rk Pos Name 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 OF George Binks* 32 104 363 333 33 86 19 4 2 34 8 2 23 36 .258 .308 .357 .665 84 119 6 1 6
10 C Mike Guerra 34 72 224 209 20 45 2 2 0 18 1 2 10 15 .215 .251 .244 .495 37 51 4 0 6
11 IF Gene Handley 32 36 101 90 10 23 2 1 0 8 1 0 10 2 .256 .330 .300 .630 75 27 3 0 0
12 1B Dick Adams 27 37 93 89 9 18 2 3 2 11 0 0 2 18 .202 .220 .360 .579 59 32 0 0 2
13 OF Austin Knickerbocker 28 21 53 48 8 12 3 2 0 2 0 1 3 4 .250 .294 .396 .690 90 19 1 0 2
14 3B Mickey Rutner 28 12 52 48 4 12 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 2 .250 .294 .333 .627 73 16 4 0 1
15 OF Chet Laabs 35 15 36 32 5 7 1 0 1 5 0 0 4 4 .219 .306 .344 .649 79 11 0 0 0
16 IF Don Richmond* 27 19 24 21 2 4 1 1 0 4 0 0 3 3 .190 .292 .333 .625 73 7 1 0 0
17 C Herman Franks* 33 8 19 15 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 .200 .368 .333 .702 95 5 1 0 0
18 1B Pat Cooper 29 13 16 16 0 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 .250 .250 .375 .625 72 6 0 0 0
19 Ray Poole* 27 13 14 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .231 .286 .231 .516 44 3 1 0 0
20 2B Nellie Fox* 19 7 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 -27 0 0 0 0
21 Tom Kirk* 19 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Rk Pos Name 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
22 P Phil Marchildon 33 35 115 98 8 15 3 0 1 9 0 0 4 25 .153 .194 .214 .408 13 21 2 1 12
23 P Dick Fowler 26 36 86 82 3 14 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 17 .171 .171 .183 .354 -2 15 3 0 4
24 P Bill McCahan 26 29 61 55 8 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 .164 .207 .200 .407 13 11 1 0 3
25 P Joe Coleman 24 32 55 48 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 25 .146 .212 .188 .399 11 9 1 0 3
26 P Jesse Flores 32 28 49 44 2 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .227 .277 .250 .527 46 11 0 2 2
27 P Carl Scheib 20 22 46 45 4 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 .133 .152 .133 .286 -21 6 3 0 0
28 P Bob Savage 25 44 44 40 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 18 .050 .095 .050 .145 -59 2 0 0 2
29 P Russ Christopher 29 44 21 16 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 7 .125 .263 .125 .388 9 2 0 0 2
30 P Bill Dietrich 37 11 20 16 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 .063 .063 .063 .125 -65 1 0 0 4
31 P Lou Brissie* 23 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.8 156 5972 5198 633 1311 218 52 61 581 37 33 605 563 .252 .333 .349 .682 89 1816 117 24 144
Rank in 8 AL teams 6 5 6 4 3 6 6 3 4 3 6 4 6 5 5 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 30.0 156 5473 4752 602 1245 209 52 60 562 37 33 587 449 .262 .346 .366 .711 97 1738 107 21 112
Pitcher Totals 27.9 156 499 446 31 66 9 0 1 19 0 0 18 114 .148 .186 .175 .361 0 78 10 3 32
Rk Pos Name 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 Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Phil Marchildon 33 19 9 .679 3.22 35 35 0 21 2 0 276.2 228 110 99 15 141 128 7 0 1 1172 119 3.88 1.334 7.4 0.5 4.6 4.2 0.91
2 SP Dick Fowler 26 12 11 .522 2.81 36 31 2 16 3 0 227.1 210 77 71 12 85 75 3 0 0 943 136 3.68 1.298 8.3 0.5 3.4 3.0 0.88
3 SP Bill McCahan 26 10 5 .667 3.32 29 19 5 10 1 0 165.1 160 73 61 7 62 47 0 0 3 703 115 3.60 1.343 8.7 0.4 3.4 2.6 0.76
4 SP Joe Coleman 24 6 12 .333 4.32 32 21 9 9 2 1 160.1 171 84 77 17 62 65 0 0 0 689 89 4.22 1.453 9.6 1.0 3.5 3.6 1.05
5 SP Jesse Flores 32 4 13 .235 3.39 28 20 5 4 0 0 151.1 139 72 57 10 59 41 0 0 0 633 113 3.98 1.308 8.3 0.6 3.5 2.4 0.69
6 SP Carl Scheib 20 4 6 .400 5.04 21 12 6 6 2 0 116.0 121 68 65 11 55 26 2 2 6 505 76 4.75 1.517 9.4 0.9 4.3 2.0 0.47
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
7 CL Russ Christopher 29 10 7 .588 2.90 44 0 38 0 0 12 80.2 70 30 26 4 33 33 0 0 1 333 132 3.55 1.277 7.8 0.4 3.7 3.7 1.00
8 RP Bob Savage 25 8 10 .444 3.76 44 8 20 2 1 2 146.0 135 71 61 8 55 56 0 0 1 614 102 3.57 1.301 8.3 0.5 3.4 3.5 1.02
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
9 Bill Dietrich 37 5 2 .714 3.12 11 9 1 2 1 0 60.2 48 24 21 0 40 18 2 0 0 259 123 3.98 1.451 7.1 0.0 5.9 2.7 0.45
10 Lou Brissie* 23 0 1 .000 6.43 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 9 5 5 1 5 4 0 0 2 34 63 5.35 2.000 11.6 1.3 6.4 5.1 0.80
Team Totals 27.8 78 76 .506 3.51 156 156 86 70 12 15 1391.1 1291 614 543 85 597 493 14 2 14 5885 109 3.90 1.357 8.4 0.5 3.9 3.2 0.83
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 4 3 3 6 6 3 3 3 3 5 4 8
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Dick Adams 27 27 18 15 189 171 17 1 19 .995 6.96 1B-OF
George Binks 32 87 77 71 261 239 15 7 5 .973 2.89 OF-1B
Lou Brissie 23 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 1 100% 50% 0 P
Sam Chapman 31 146 145 144 450 428 16 6 2 .987 3.04 OF
Russ Christopher 29 44 0 0 24 10 13 1 0 .958 0.52 1 2 67% 50% 0 P
Joe Coleman 24 32 21 9 22 5 16 1 0 .955 0.66 1 4 80% 50% 1 P
Pat Cooper 29 1 1 1 8 8 0 0 1 1.000 8.00 1B
Bill Dietrich 37 11 9 2 13 1 8 4 3 .692 0.82 0 0 0 P
Ferris Fain 26 131 130 121 1261 1141 101 19 118 .985 9.41 1B
Jesse Flores 32 28 20 4 34 12 19 3 3 .912 1.11 6 6 50% 50% 0 P
Dick Fowler 26 36 31 16 45 14 29 2 1 .956 1.19 3 8 73% 50% 3 P
Nellie Fox 19 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 2B
Herman Franks 33 4 4 3 13 12 1 0 0 1.000 3.25 1 0 2 0 0% 46% 0 C
Mike Guerra 34 62 54 50 248 203 36 9 5 .964 3.85 1 5 17 20 54% 46% 1 C
Gene Handley 32 28 25 24 108 43 58 7 11 .935 3.61 2B-3B-SS
Eddie Joost 31 151 151 148 860 370 452 38 100 .956 5.44 SS
Austin Knickerbocker 28 14 10 9 35 32 1 2 0 .943 2.36 OF
Chet Laabs 35 7 7 6 18 17 1 0 0 1.000 2.57 OF
Hank Majeski 30 138 136 133 458 170 283 5 32 .989 3.26 3B-SS-2B
Phil Marchildon 33 35 35 21 44 7 34 3 2 .932 1.17 10 12 55% 50% 2 P
Bill McCahan 26 29 19 10 41 7 33 1 4 .976 1.38 4 5 56% 50% 2 P
Barney McCosky 30 136 134 132 360 346 8 6 2 .983 2.60 OF
Don Richmond 27 5 3 1 6 1 3 2 0 .667 0.80 3B-2B
Buddy Rosar 32 102 98 91 478 406 70 2 12 .996 4.67 3 5 18 38 68% 46% 5 C
Mickey Rutner 28 11 11 11 26 5 18 3 2 .885 2.09 3B
Bob Savage 25 44 8 2 24 6 16 2 0 .917 0.50 3 4 57% 50% 0 P
Carl Scheib 20 21 12 6 17 3 13 1 2 .941 0.76 1 3 75% 50% 0 P
Pete Suder 31 144 142 139 740 310 418 12 96 .984 5.02 2B-SS-3B
Elmer Valo 26 104 102 94 220 205 9 6 0 .973 2.06 OF
Team Totals 29.6 156 1404 1263 6006 4174 1689 143 161 .976 3.70 5 10 37 58 61% 47% 14
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 5
Name 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
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Dick Adams 27 37 93 -6 0 0 2 -1 -5 -0.5 3 -2 -0.2 .486 .497 -0.5 0.1 -4 Rule 5 Draft 3/O97
George Binks* 32 104 363 -8 1 0 2 -4 -9 -1.0 11 2 0.1 .491 .494 -0.2 -0.3 -0 $7,000 Traded O973
Lou Brissie* 23 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .465 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $2,400 Amateur Free Agent /1
Sam Chapman 31 149 624 -3 -0 0 6 -1 1 0.1 18 20 1.9 .501 .501 1.3 0.4 14 $12,000 Amateur Free Agent *O87
Russ Christopher 29 44 21 -2 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $10,000 Rule 5 Draft 1
Joe Coleman 24 32 55 -6 0 0 0 6 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -0 $5,500 Amateur Free Agent 1
Pat Cooper 29 13 16 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .493 .499 -0.0 -0.0 -0 /3
Bill Dietrich 37 11 20 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .477 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 $13,500 Free Agency 1
Ferris Fain* 26 136 567 24 -1 0 5 -6 22 2.3 16 38 4.0 .518 .515 3.5 -0.2 33 Rule 5 Draft *3
Jesse Flores 32 28 49 -3 0 0 0 5 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .509 .502 0.2 -0.0 2 $8,000 Purchased 1
Dick Fowler 26 36 86 -11 0 0 0 9 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 $7,500 Minor Lg Working Ag 1
Nellie Fox* 19 7 4 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .493 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Amateur Free Agent /4
Herman Franks* 33 8 19 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /2
Mike Guerra 34 72 224 -17 -0 0 -1 2 -17 -1.9 6 -10 -1.2 .474 .489 -1.1 0.1 -9 Purchased 2
Gene Handley 32 36 101 -3 0 0 -1 1 -2 -0.3 3 1 0.0 .493 .498 0.1 -0.0 2 Rule 5 Draft 45/6
Eddie Joost 31 151 682 -6 -0 0 0 10 3 0.2 19 22 2.2 .502 .502 2.2 1.0 22 Traded *6
Tom Kirk* 19 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .472 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0
Austin Knickerbocker 28 21 53 -1 -0 0 0 -1 -2 -0.2 2 -0 -0.1 .491 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -0 O9/87
Chet Laabs 35 15 36 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .492 .499 -0.0 -0.0 -0 $8,000 Purchased /O79
Hank Majeski 30 141 546 8 1 0 8 0 17 1.7 16 33 3.4 .513 .511 2.5 0.9 25 Purchased *5/64
Phil Marchildon 33 35 115 -13 0 0 0 12 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 $12,000 Minor Lg Working Ag 1
Bill McCahan 26 29 61 -6 0 0 0 7 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1
Barney McCosky* 30 137 616 16 -1 0 6 -5 16 1.7 17 33 3.5 .513 .511 2.8 -0.0 27 Traded *O78
Ray Poole* 27 13 14 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .492 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1
Don Richmond* 27 19 24 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 1 0 0.0 .496 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Amateur Free Agent /54
Buddy Rosar 32 102 409 -6 -1 0 3 3 0 -0.0 12 12 1.2 .500 .500 0.9 0.7 9 $11,500 Traded 2
Mickey Rutner 28 12 52 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 1 -0 -0.0 .486 .499 -0.0 -0.0 -0 5
Bob Savage 25 44 44 -9 0 0 0 5 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .490 .497 -0.5 -0.0 -4 1
Carl Scheib 20 22 46 -7 0 0 0 5 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .491 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Amateur Free Agent 1
Pete Suder 31 145 579 -19 -1 0 7 7 -6 -0.8 17 11 1.0 .495 .496 0.2 1.5 4 $7,500 Rule 5 Draft *4/65
Elmer Valo* 26 112 450 15 2 0 2 -5 14 1.4 13 27 2.8 .513 .509 2.6 -0.4 25 $7,500 Amateur Free Agent *O9
Team Total 29.8 1713 5972 -74 1 0 39 54 19 1.0 157 176 17.4 .501 .502 13.3 3.5 137 $112,400
Name 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
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Lou Brissie* 23 7.0 1 1 5 6.43 5.32 0.26 0.00 90.0 4.56 -1 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .363 .499 $2,400 Amateur Free Agent
Russ Christopher 29 80.2 44 0 30 3.35 4.23 0.24 0.00 103.1 4.11 7 0.8 1.2 -0.0 1.4 13 .518 .505 $10,000 Rule 5 Draft
Joe Coleman 24 160.1 32 21 84 4.72 4.38 0.25 0.00 104.0 4.29 -7 -0.8 .8 -0.1 0.4 4 .476 .495 $5,500 Amateur Free Agent
Bill Dietrich 37 60.2 11 9 24 3.56 4.10 0.25 0.00 105.0 4.05 4 0.4 .4 -0.0 0.8 8 .536 .502 $13,500 Free Agency
Jesse Flores 32 151.1 28 20 72 4.28 4.03 0.26 0.00 102.7 3.87 -6 -0.7 1.3 -0.1 0.4 4 .476 .496 $8,000 Purchased
Dick Fowler 26 227.1 36 31 77 3.05 4.15 0.25 0.00 103.6 4.04 26 3.0 .7 -0.1 4.7 41 .583 .518 $7,500 Minor Lg Working Ag
Phil Marchildon 33 276.2 35 35 110 3.58 4.15 0.24 0.00 102.3 4.00 14 1.6 -0.1 3.6 33 .545 .510 $12,000 Minor Lg Working Ag
Bill McCahan 26 165.1 29 19 73 3.97 4.10 0.26 0.00 104.0 3.99 1 0.1 .7 -0.1 1.3 12 .503 .501
Bob Savage 25 146.0 44 8 71 4.38 4.18 0.25 0.00 102.9 4.04 -5 -0.5 1.1 -0.2 0.5 5 .488 .497
Carl Scheib 20 116.0 21 12 68 5.28 4.43 0.27 0.00 103.3 4.31 -12 -1.3 .8 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .440 .492 Amateur Free Agent
Team Total 27.8 1391.1 281 156 614 3.97 4.19 0.25 0.00 103.2 4.07 19 2.5 1.0 -0.9 12.7 116 .509 .502 $58,900
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1946 / 1948 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics