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1949 Philadelphia Athletics

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1948 / 1950

81-73, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Connie Mack (81-73)
Scored 726 runs, Allowed 725 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-77

Ballparks: Shibe Park · Attendance: 816,514 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 100


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1948 / 1950 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 Mike Guerra 36 98 344 298 41 79 14 1 3 31 3 0 37 26 .265 .346 .349 .695 87 104 11 0 9
2 1B Ferris Fain* 28 150 672 525 81 138 21 5 3 78 8 1 136 51 .263 .415 .339 .754 103 178 15 0 11
3 2B Pete Suder 33 118 478 445 44 119 24 6 10 75 0 1 23 35 .267 .306 .416 .722 93 185 20 2 7
4 SS Eddie Joost 33 144 682 525 128 138 25 3 23 81 2 1 149 80 .263 .429 .453 .883 137 238 6 4 4
5 3B Hank Majeski 32 114 487 448 62 124 26 5 9 67 0 1 29 23 .277 .326 .417 .744 99 187 18 4 6
6 OF Elmer Valo* 28 150 680 547 86 155 27 12 5 85 14 11 119 32 .283 .413 .404 .817 119 221 11 2 12
7 OF Wally Moses* 38 110 370 308 49 85 19 3 1 25 1 3 51 19 .276 .381 .367 .747 101 113 3 1 10
8 OF Sam Chapman 33 154 674 589 89 164 24 4 24 108 3 4 80 68 .278 .367 .455 .822 120 268 23 2 3
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 2B Nellie Fox* 21 88 296 247 42 63 6 2 0 21 2 2 32 9 .255 .354 .296 .650 75 73 10 6 11
10 OF Don White 30 57 188 169 12 36 6 0 0 10 2 0 14 12 .213 .273 .249 .522 40 42 4 0 4
11 OF Taffy Wright* 37 59 172 149 14 35 2 5 2 25 0 0 16 6 .235 .321 .356 .677 81 53 8 3 4
12 C Joe Astroth 26 55 170 148 18 36 4 1 0 12 1 0 21 13 .243 .337 .284 .621 67 42 6 0 1
13 C Buddy Rosar 34 32 113 95 7 19 2 0 0 6 0 0 16 5 .200 .315 .221 .536 45 21 3 0 3
14 IF Tod Davis 24 31 87 75 7 20 0 1 1 6 0 0 9 16 .267 .345 .333 .679 82 25 1 0 3
15 OF Augie Galan# 37 12 36 26 4 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 .308 .486 .385 .870 135 10 1 0 1
16 1B Hank Biasatti* 27 21 33 24 6 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 8 5 .083 .313 .167 .479 30 4 0 0 1
17 OF Bobby Estalella 38 8 21 20 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .250 .286 .250 .536 44 5 5 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
18 P Alex Kellner 24 38 103 92 7 20 1 0 0 10 0 0 7 15 .217 .273 .228 .501 35 21 2 0 4
19 P Lou Brissie* 25 34 97 90 7 24 2 1 0 6 0 0 1 8 .267 .275 .311 .586 57 28 4 0 6
20 P Joe Coleman 26 33 91 79 4 14 3 0 1 5 0 0 5 29 .177 .226 .253 .479 28 20 4 0 7
21 P Dick Fowler 28 31 86 77 5 18 2 0 0 11 0 1 7 10 .234 .298 .260 .557 50 20 3 0 2
22 P Carl Scheib 22 47 82 72 9 17 2 0 0 10 0 0 8 10 .236 .313 .264 .576 55 19 2 0 2
23 P Bobby Shantz 23 33 46 37 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 6 .189 .302 .189 .492 33 7 0 1 3
24 P Bubba Harris 23 37 27 24 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 -33 3 0 0 3
25 P Phil Marchildon 35 7 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 -11 1 0 0 0
26 P Bill McCahan 28 7 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 7 1 0 0 0
27 P Jim Wilson 27 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
28 P Clem Hausmann 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 30.7 154 6049 5123 726 1331 214 49 82 680 36 25 783 493 .260 .361 .369 .729 96 1889 160 25 117
Rank in 8 AL teams 7 4 6 4 5 6 8 1 2 1 4 3 6 4 6 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 31.3 154 5503 4638 692 1226 204 48 81 635 36 24 750 404 .264 .370 .381 .751 101 1769 145 24 90
Pitcher Totals 24.9 154 546 485 34 105 10 1 1 45 0 1 33 89 .216 .268 .247 .515 38 120 15 1 27
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 Alex Kellner* 24 20 12 .625 3.75 4.30 38 27 9 19 0 1 245.0 243 120 102 18 129 94 2 3 7 1069 110 1.518 8.9 0.7 4.7 3.5 0.73
2 SP Joe Coleman 26 13 14 .481 3.86 3.88 33 30 3 18 1 1 240.1 249 119 103 12 127 109 3 1 3 1063 107 1.564 9.3 0.4 4.8 4.1 0.86
3 SP Lou Brissie* 25 16 11 .593 4.28 4.22 34 29 5 18 0 3 229.1 220 113 109 20 118 118 5 1 10 1005 96 1.474 8.6 0.8 4.6 4.6 1.00
4 SP Dick Fowler 28 15 11 .577 3.75 4.54 31 28 3 15 4 1 213.2 210 108 89 13 115 43 2 0 2 929 110 1.521 8.8 0.5 4.8 1.8 0.37
5 SP Carl Scheib 22 9 12 .429 5.12 5.15 38 23 13 11 2 0 182.2 191 117 104 16 118 43 2 0 3 821 80 1.692 9.4 0.8 5.8 2.1 0.36
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
6 RP Bobby Shantz* 23 6 8 .429 3.40 4.34 33 7 16 4 1 2 127.0 100 50 48 9 74 58 3 0 3 537 121 1.370 7.1 0.6 5.2 4.1 0.78
7 RP Bubba Harris 23 1 1 .500 5.44 5.46 37 0 17 0 0 3 84.1 92 57 51 12 42 18 1 0 1 373 76 1.589 9.8 1.3 4.5 1.9 0.43
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
8 Bill McCahan 28 1 1 .500 2.61 3.53 7 4 1 0 0 0 20.2 23 9 6 0 9 3 0 0 1 91 160 1.548 10.0 0.0 3.9 1.3 0.33
9 Phil Marchildon 35 0 3 .000 11.81 8.45 7 6 1 0 0 0 16.0 24 23 21 3 19 2 1 0 2 89 36 2.688 13.5 1.7 10.7 1.1 0.11
10 Jim Wilson 27 0 0 14.40 9.91 2 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 7 8 8 2 5 2 0 0 0 25 31 2.400 12.6 3.6 9.0 3.6 0.40
11 Clem Hausmann 29 0 0 9.00 8.51 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 4 63 2.000 0.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 24.9 81 73 .526 4.23 4.50 154 154 69 85 8 11 1365.0 1359 725 642 105 758 490 19 5 33 6006 97 1.551 9.0 0.7 5.0 3.2 0.65
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 4 5 1 6 7 5 4 5 5 6 6 6
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
Joe Astroth 26 44 41 36 191 163 24 4 4 .979 4.25 2 7 9 13 59% 45% 2 C
Hank Biasatti 27 8 4 4 47 44 2 1 4 .979 5.75 1B
Lou Brissie 25 34 29 18 27 6 21 0 3 1.000 0.79 6 2 25% 46% 1 P
Sam Chapman 33 154 154 153 471 450 11 10 3 .979 2.99 OF
Joe Coleman 26 33 30 18 32 7 23 2 3 .938 0.91 8 10 56% 46% 1 P
Tod Davis 24 26 17 15 83 31 46 6 15 .928 2.85 SS-3B-2B
Bobby Estalella 38 6 4 2 10 9 1 0 1 1.000 1.67 OF
Ferris Fain 28 150 150 146 1419 1275 122 22 194 .984 9.31 1B
Dick Fowler 28 31 28 15 62 15 46 1 5 .984 1.97 4 9 69% 46% 2 P
Nellie Fox 21 77 73 64 394 191 196 7 68 .982 5.03 2B
Augie Galan 37 9 7 5 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.78 OF
Mike Guerra 36 95 86 80 383 328 48 7 3 .982 3.96 7 15 29 26 47% 45% 0 C
Bubba Harris 23 37 0 0 30 3 27 0 3 1.000 0.81 3 1 25% 46% 0 P
Clem Hausmann 29 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.00 0 0 0 P
Eddie Joost 33 144 144 140 819 352 442 25 126 .969 5.51 SS
Alex Kellner 24 38 28 20 58 9 46 3 4 .948 1.45 6 3 33% 46% 7 P
Hank Majeski 32 113 113 109 351 117 219 15 37 .957 2.97 3B
Phil Marchildon 35 7 5 0 5 1 3 1 0 .800 0.57 0 1 100% 46% 0 P
Bill McCahan 28 7 4 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.43 1 0 0% 46% 1 P
Wally Moses 38 92 74 72 179 169 7 3 3 .983 1.91 OF
Buddy Rosar 34 31 27 23 122 112 9 1 2 .992 3.90 1 2 9 2 18% 45% 0 C
Carl Scheib 22 38 23 11 33 6 24 3 3 .909 0.79 6 5 45% 46% 0 P
Bobby Shantz 23 33 7 4 48 12 36 0 5 1.000 1.45 3 2 40% 46% 1 P
Pete Suder 33 118 114 103 588 240 331 17 94 .971 4.50 2B-3B-SS
Elmer Valo 28 150 150 146 411 395 8 8 0 .981 2.69 OF
Don White 30 49 43 29 102 91 9 2 2 .980 1.92 OF-3B
Jim Wilson 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 0% 46% 0 P
Taffy Wright 37 35 31 23 67 60 5 2 0 .970 1.86 OF
Team Totals 30.2 154 1386 1236 5952 4102 1710 140 583 .976 3.69 10 24 47 41 46% 46% 15
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 1 4
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
Joe Astroth 26 55 170 -6 -1 -1 0 1 -6 -0.6 5 -1 -0.1 .489 .496 -0.1 0.1 -1 $5,000 Amateur Free Agent 2
Hank Biasatti* 27 21 33 -2 -0 0 -1 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .481 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -2 /3
Lou Brissie* 25 34 97 -6 -0 -1 0 11 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .511 .502 0.4 0.0 4 $10,000 Amateur Free Agent 1
Sam Chapman 33 154 674 15 4 -4 2 -1 17 1.6 19 36 3.5 .511 .510 3.3 0.1 34 $12,000 Amateur Free Agent *8O
Joe Coleman 26 33 91 -10 0 -1 0 10 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $10,000 Amateur Free Agent 1
Tod Davis 24 31 87 -2 0 0 -1 1 -2 -0.2 3 1 0.1 .494 .499 0.2 0.0 2 Rule 5 Draft 65/4
Bobby Estalella 38 8 21 -2 0 -1 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -2 -0.2 .470 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 $2,605 Traded /O9
Ferris Fain* 28 150 672 11 -1 1 0 -7 4 0.4 19 23 2.3 .503 .503 2.3 -0.7 23 Rule 5 Draft *3
Dick Fowler 28 31 86 -5 -1 -0 0 9 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .510 .502 0.3 0.0 3 $12,000 Minor Lg Working Ag 1
Nellie Fox* 21 88 296 -7 0 0 4 4 1 0.1 9 10 0.9 .501 .501 0.5 0.7 6 Amateur Free Agent 4
Augie Galan# 37 12 36 2 -0 0 0 -0 2 0.2 1 3 0.3 .514 .501 0.3 -0.0 3 Purchased /O79
Mike Guerra 36 98 344 -5 -1 -0 -2 3 -6 -0.6 10 4 0.4 .494 .497 0.6 0.1 6 Purchased 2
Bubba Harris 23 37 27 -5 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Unknown 1
Clem Hausmann 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $5,000 /1
Eddie Joost 33 144 682 34 3 -1 6 10 52 5.1 18 70 6.9 .535 .531 6.3 1.5 64 Traded *6
Alex Kellner 24 38 103 -9 -0 1 0 11 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .508 .502 0.3 0.0 3 Free Agency 1
Hank Majeski 32 114 487 -2 1 -3 -1 0 -6 -0.6 14 9 0.8 .495 .497 0.9 -0.1 10 Purchased *5
Phil Marchildon 35 7 6 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .495 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $15,000 Minor Lg Working Ag /1
Bill McCahan 28 7 5 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Wally Moses* 38 110 370 3 -1 2 0 -4 -1 -0.1 11 10 0.9 .499 .499 0.9 -0.4 10 $9,000 Purchased O9/87
Buddy Rosar 34 32 113 -7 -0 -0 0 1 -6 -0.6 3 -3 -0.3 .480 .496 -0.3 0.1 -3 $12,000 Traded 2
Carl Scheib 22 47 82 -4 1 -0 0 9 5 0.5 0 5 0.5 .511 .503 0.5 -0.0 5 Amateur Free Agent 1
Bobby Shantz 23 33 46 -3 0 0 0 5 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .505 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $2,000 Amateur Free Agent 1
Pete Suder 33 118 478 -7 -1 -3 8 4 1 0.1 14 15 1.5 .501 .501 0.6 1.2 7 $10,000 Rule 5 Draft 45/6
Elmer Valo* 28 150 680 21 -1 2 9 -7 25 2.5 19 44 4.3 .517 .515 3.5 0.2 35 $12,000 Amateur Free Agent *O7/9
Don White 30 57 188 -14 0 -0 0 -2 -17 -1.7 5 -11 -1.2 .470 .489 -1.2 -0.2 -11 $8,000 Rule 5 Draft O9/75
Jim Wilson 27 2 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .473 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 $7,500 Rule 5 Draft /1
Taffy Wright* 37 59 172 -4 0 1 0 -2 -4 -0.4 5 1 0.0 .493 .497 0.0 -0.2 1 $15,000 Purchased O9
Team Total 30.7 1671 6049 -17 1 -6 24 60 61 5.8 156 218 21.1 .504 .504 18.8 2.2 194 $147,105
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
Lou Brissie* 25 229.1 34 29 113 4.43 4.65 0.15 0.00 97.5 4.39 -1 -0.1 2.0 -0.1 1.6 18 .497 .499 $10,000 Amateur Free Agent
Joe Coleman 26 240.1 33 30 119 4.46 4.85 0.16 0.00 97.7 4.58 4 0.4 3.4 -0.1 2.2 23 .511 .502 $10,000 Amateur Free Agent
Dick Fowler 28 213.2 31 28 108 4.55 4.73 0.16 0.00 98.0 4.47 -2 -0.2 .6 -0.1 1.4 16 .495 .499 $12,000 Minor Lg Working Ag
Bubba Harris 23 84.1 37 0 57 6.08 4.79 0.17 0.00 101.6 4.70 -13 -1.3 .9 -0.1 -0.6 -6 .466 .492 Unknown
Clem Hausmann 29 1.0 1 0 1 9.00 5.50 0.09 0.00 108.0 5.84 -0 -0.0 .7 0.0 -0.0 -0 .466 .500 $5,000
Alex Kellner* 24 245.0 38 27 120 4.41 4.60 0.16 0.00 98.7 4.38 -0 -0.0 1.3 -0.2 1.8 20 .499 .500 Free Agency
Phil Marchildon 35 16.0 7 6 23 12.94 5.35 0.19 0.00 98.7 5.09 -14 -1.2 1.0 -0.0 -1.1 -13 .331 .493 $15,000 Minor Lg Working Ag
Bill McCahan 28 20.2 7 4 9 3.92 4.73 0.18 0.00 96.4 4.39 1 0.1 .9 -0.0 0.3 3 .516 .501
Carl Scheib 22 182.2 38 23 117 5.76 4.63 0.16 0.00 98.7 4.41 -27 -2.6 .8 -0.1 -1.2 -13 .432 .484 Amateur Free Agent
Bobby Shantz* 23 127.0 33 7 50 3.54 4.58 0.14 0.00 99.6 4.42 13 1.3 1.0 -0.1 2.2 23 .539 .508 $2,000 Amateur Free Agent
Jim Wilson 27 5.0 2 0 8 14.40 5.18 0.15 0.00 104.6 5.27 -5 -0.4 .9 0.0 -0.4 -5 .295 .497 $7,500 Rule 5 Draft
Team Total 24.9 1365.0 261 154 725 4.78 4.70 0.16 0.00 98.5 4.47 -45 -4.0 1.1 -0.9 6.1 66 .485 .497 $61,500
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1948 / 1950 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics