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Philadelphia Athletics


3886 - 4248 (.478)


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Wins
World Series
5
League
9

Top Hitter


Jimmie
Foxx

Top Pitcher


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Plank
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Seasons

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Glossary
Team Lg Rnk Top Position Player Top Pitcher
AL
51
103
.331
8
7
-333
-1.0
-1.3
Jim Finigan
2.6
Arnie Portocarrero
3.3
AL
59
95
.383
7
-1
-167
-0.8
-0.3
Gus Zernial
2.3
Alex Kellner
3.3
AL
79
75
.513
4
8
-59
0.0
-0.4
Ferris Fain
4.8
Bobby Shantz
9.1
AL
70
84
.455
6
-6
-9
0.1
-0.2
Eddie Joost
6.0
Bobby Shantz
2.4
AL
52
102
.338
8
-2
-243
-0.8
-0.9
Ferris Fain
3.3
Lou Brissie
3.4
AL
81
73
.526
5
4
1
0.1
-0.1
Eddie Joost
6.9
Bobby Shantz
2.2
AL
84
70
.545
4
8
-6
0.1
-0.1
Hank Majeski
3.0
Dick Fowler
3.7
AL
78
76
.506
5
-1
19
-0.1
0.2
Ferris Fain
4.0
Dick Fowler
4.7
AL
49
105
.318
8
-11
-151
-0.6
-0.4
Barney McCosky
2.7
Jesse Flores
4.0
AL
52
98
.347
8
-6
-144
-0.8
-0.2
Bobby Estalella
4.1
Joe Berry
3.4
AL
72
82
.468
5
3
-69
-0.7
0.3
Dick Siebert
3.4
Bobo Newsom
4.5
AL
49
105
.318
8
-4
-220
-0.7
-0.8
Bobby Estalella
1.7
Jesse Flores
4.4
AL
55
99
.357
8
4
-252
-0.8
-0.9
Bob Johnson
3.9
Roger Wolff
3.6
AL
64
90
.416
8
-1
-127
-0.2
-0.7
Sam Chapman
5.0
Phil Marchildon
3.3
AL
54
100
.351
8
-2
-229
-0.5
-1.1
Frankie Hayes
3.8
Johnny Babich
4.6
AL
55
97
.362
7
6
-311
-0.6
-1.5
Bob Johnson
6.5
Lynn Nelson
3.0
AL
53
99
.349
8
-3
-230
-0.7
-1.0
Bob Johnson
4.8
George Caster
4.9
AL
54
97
.358
7
-7
-155
-0.8
-0.3
Bob Johnson
5.4
Eddie Smith
3.9
AL
53
100
.346
8
5
-331
-1.2
-1.1
Wally Moses
3.8
Harry Kelley
6.0
AL
58
91
.389
8
-2
-159
-0.4
-0.8
Jimmie Foxx
8.3
Johnny Marcum
3.9
AL
68
82
.453
5
-0
-74
-0.2
-0.4
Jimmie Foxx
9.0
Sugar Cain
2.0
AL
79
72
.523
3
2
22
0.8
-0.6
Jimmie Foxx
9.2
Lefty Grove
7.7
AL
94
60
.610
2
-3
229
1.2
0.4
Jimmie Foxx
10.5
Lefty Grove
9.0
AL
107
45
.704
1
9
232
0.6
1.1
Al Simmons
7.5
Lefty Grove
10.1
AL
102
52
.662
1
7
200
0.7
0.8
Al Simmons
7.8
Lefty Grove
9.5
AL
104
46
.693
1
3
286
1.0
1.0
Al Simmons
7.9
Lefty Grove
7.1
AL
98
55
.641
2
0
214
0.6
0.9
Max Bishop
5.0
Lefty Grove
6.9
AL
91
63
.591
2
3
115
0.4
0.4
Al Simmons
5.8
Lefty Grove
5.4
AL
83
67
.553
3
-4
107
-0.4
1.1
Al Simmons
5.1
Lefty Grove
7.4
AL
88
64
.579
2
1
118
0.2
0.6
Al Simmons
6.5
Slim Harriss
5.8
AL
71
81
.467
5
4
-93
-0.5
-0.1
Joe Hauser
3.9
Stan Baumgartner
5.1
AL
69
83
.454
6
3
-100
-0.5
-0.2
Joe Hauser
4.2
Eddie Rommel
5.4
AL
65
89
.422
7
0
-125
-0.3
-0.6
Bing Miller
4.2
Eddie Rommel
7.4
AL
53
100
.346
8
-1
-237
-1.2
-0.4
Tillie Walker
3.9
Eddie Rommel
5.5
AL
48
106
.312
8
-1
-276
-1.4
-0.4
Joe Dugan
2.0
Eddie Rommel
6.0
AL
36
104
.257
8
-5
-285
-1.0
-1.2
George Burns
2.1
Scott Perry
2.3
AL
52
76
.406
8
3
-126
-0.5
-0.5
George Burns
5.9
Scott Perry
8.5
AL
55
98
.359
8
-3
-162
-0.4
-0.8
Ping Bodie
3.9
Jing Johnson
2.8
AL
36
117
.235
8
-5
-329
-0.8
-1.5
Amos Strunk
5.6
Bullet Joe Bush
5.7
AL
43
109
.283
8
-0
-343
-0.4
-2.0
Amos Strunk
4.1
Weldon Wyckoff
2.1
AL
99
53
.651
1
-0
220
1.2
0.3
Eddie Collins
9.1
Chief Bender
3.9
AL
96
57
.627
1
-1
202
1.5
-0.1
Eddie Collins
9.0
Chief Bender
3.6
AL
90
62
.592
3
2
121
0.9
-0.0
Home Run Baker
9.3
Eddie Plank
4.6
AL
101
50
.669
1
1
260
1.3
0.5
Eddie Collins
6.5
Eddie Plank
6.3
AL
102
48
.680
1
1
232
0.8
0.7
Eddie Collins
10.5
Jack Coombs
9.7
AL
95
58
.621
2
-6
197
0.7
0.6
Eddie Collins
9.7
Harry Krause
5.6
AL
68
85
.444
6
1
-76
-0.4
-0.1
Harry Davis
3.1
Eddie Plank
7.1
AL
88
57
.607
2
7
71
0.1
0.4
Topsy Hartsel
4.3
Eddie Plank
6.2
AL
78
67
.538
4
3
18
0.0
0.1
Harry Davis
4.9
Rube Waddell
5.7
AL
92
56
.622
1
3
131
0.3
0.6
Harry Davis
5.9
Rube Waddell
9.2
AL
81
70
.536
5
-1
54
0.0
0.4
Danny Murphy
5.1
Rube Waddell
10.5
AL
75
60
.556
2
-1
78
0.1
0.5
Socks Seybold
3.9
Rube Waddell
8.8
AL
83
53
.610
1
2
139
0.7
0.4
Lave Cross
4.4
Rube Waddell
9.7
AL
74
62
.544
4
2
44
0.3
0.0
Nap Lajoie
8.4
Eddie Plank
5.3

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