Record: 36-117, Finished 8th in American League (1916 AL)
Managed by Connie Mack
Ballpark: Shibe Park
The 1916 Philadelphia Athletics had the worst winning percentage in American League history (.235). They finished 40 games behind the 7th place Washington Senators !
- John G. Robertson and Andy Saunders: A’s Bad as It Gets: Connie Mack’s Pathetic Athletics of 1916, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2014. ISBN 978-0-7864-7818-7
- Jonathan Weeks: Cellar Dwellers: The Worst Teams in Baseball History, Scarecrow Press, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Lanham, MD, 2012. ISBN 978-0-8108-8532-5