1938 Philadelphia Athletics Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 53-99
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 516,418, Avg. 8,466
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Manager: Connie Mack (53-99)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1938 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1938 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1938 season with a record of 53 wins and 99 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Athletics plated 726 runs and yielded 956 runs. Bob Johnson walloped 30 home runs for Philadelphia, while Sam Chapman swatted 20 or more, too. Bob Johnson drove in 113 runs and topped all regular batters with a .313 average. George Caster led the team with 16 wins and a team-best 4.35 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Connie Mack coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 724
Regular Season Runs Against: 954

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 18, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Washington Senators 12 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 19, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 9 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 20, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Washington Senators 3 L 0-0 0-3 0-3
April 23, 1938 Boston Red Sox 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 0-1 0-3 0-4
April 24, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 W 1-1 0-3 1-4
April 25, 1938 New York Yankees 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 W 2-1 0-3 2-4
April 26, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 2-2 0-3 2-5
April 27, 1938 New York Yankees 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 2-3 0-3 2-6
April 28, 1938 Washington Senators 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 2-4 0-3 2-7
April 29, 1938 Washington Senators 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 W 3-4 0-3 3-7
May 1, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 3-4 1-3 4-7
May 2, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Boston Red Sox 13 L 3-4 1-4 4-8
May 3, 1938 Chicago White Sox 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 W 4-4 1-4 5-8
May 4, 1938 Chicago White Sox 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 4-5 1-4 5-9
May 5, 1938 Chicago White Sox 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 4-6 1-4 5-10
May 6, 1938 Cleveland Indians 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 4-7 1-4 5-11
May 7, 1938 Cleveland Indians 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 4-8 1-4 5-12
May 8, 1938 Detroit Tigers 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 W 5-8 1-4 6-12
May 11, 1938 St. Louis Browns 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 5-9 1-4 6-13
May 13, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at New York Yankees 6 W 5-9 2-4 7-13
May 16, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 5-9 2-5 7-14
May 17, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 5-9 2-6 7-15
May 18, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 5-9 2-7 7-16
May 19, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 5-9 2-8 7-17
May 20, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 5-9 3-8 8-17
May 21, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 5-9 3-9 8-18
May 22, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 5-9 4-9 9-18
May 24, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 5-9 5-9 10-18
May 25, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 5-9 5-10 10-19
May 26, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 5-9 6-10 11-19
May 28, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 W 6-9 6-10 12-19
May 29, 1938 New York Yankees 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 11 W 7-9 6-10 13-19
May 30, 1938 Washington Senators 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 7-10 6-10 13-20
May 30, 1938 Washington Senators 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 W 8-10 6-10 14-20
June 1, 1938 Cleveland Indians 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 W 9-10 6-10 15-20
June 2, 1938 Cleveland Indians 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 9-11 6-10 15-21
June 3, 1938 Cleveland Indians 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 9-12 6-10 15-22
June 4, 1938 Chicago White Sox 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 9 W 10-12 6-10 16-22
June 5, 1938 Chicago White Sox 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 10-13 6-10 16-23
June 5, 1938 Chicago White Sox 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 W 11-13 6-10 17-23
June 7, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 11-14 6-10 17-24
June 8, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 11-15 6-10 17-25
June 9, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 W 12-15 6-10 18-25
June 10, 1938 St. Louis Browns 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 12-16 6-10 18-26
June 11, 1938 St. Louis Browns 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 13-16 6-10 19-26
June 12, 1938 St. Louis Browns 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 W 14-16 6-10 20-26
June 12, 1938 St. Louis Browns 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 15-16 6-10 21-26
June 14, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 15-16 7-10 22-26
June 15, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 15-16 8-10 23-26
June 16, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 12 L 15-16 8-11 23-27
June 17, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 15-16 8-12 23-28
June 18, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 15-16 9-12 24-28
June 19, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 15-16 9-13 24-29
June 21, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 15-16 9-14 24-30
June 22, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 15-16 10-14 25-30
June 23, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 15-16 11-14 26-30
June 29, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at New York Yankees 10 L 15-16 11-15 26-31
June 29, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 13 L 15-16 11-16 26-32
June 30, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 7 L 15-16 11-17 26-33
July 1, 1938 Boston Red Sox 12 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 L 15-17 11-17 26-34
July 2, 1938 Boston Red Sox 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 15-18 11-17 26-35
July 3, 1938 Washington Senators 14 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 15-19 11-17 26-36
July 3, 1938 Washington Senators 0 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 W 16-19 11-17 27-36
July 4, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 16-19 11-18 27-37
July 4, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 16-19 11-19 27-38
July 8, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Washington Senators 11 L 16-19 11-20 27-39
July 9, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Washington Senators 7 L 16-19 11-21 27-40
July 10, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 5 L 16-19 11-22 27-41
July 10, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Washington Senators 8 L 16-19 11-23 27-42
July 12, 1938 Chicago White Sox 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 16-20 11-23 27-43
July 13, 1938 Chicago White Sox 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 17-20 11-23 28-43
July 14, 1938 Chicago White Sox 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 L 17-21 11-23 28-44
July 15, 1938 Cleveland Indians 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 18-21 11-23 29-44
July 16, 1938 Cleveland Indians 9 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 L 18-22 11-23 29-45
July 17, 1938 Cleveland Indians 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 18-23 11-23 29-46
July 24, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 18-24 11-23 29-47
July 24, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 18-25 11-23 29-48
July 26, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 18-25 11-24 29-49
July 27, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 11 at Cleveland Indians 12 L 18-25 11-25 29-50
July 29, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 9 L 18-25 11-26 29-51
July 30, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 10 L 18-25 11-27 29-52
July 30, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 18-25 11-28 29-53
August 1, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 W 18-25 12-28 30-53
August 2, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 18-25 12-29 30-54
August 3, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 14 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 18-25 13-29 31-54
August 3, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 13 at Chicago White Sox 5 W 18-25 14-29 32-54
August 4, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 18-25 14-30 32-55
August 4, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 18-25 14-31 32-56
August 5, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at St. Louis Browns 9 L 18-25 14-32 32-57
August 6, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 18-25 15-32 33-57
August 7, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 18-25 15-33 33-58
August 7, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at St. Louis Browns 5 W 18-25 16-33 34-58
August 9, 1938 Boston Red Sox 16 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 18-26 16-33 34-59
August 10, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 19-26 16-33 35-59
August 11, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 20-26 16-33 36-59
August 12, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 16 L 20-26 16-34 36-60
August 12, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 4 W 20-26 17-34 37-60
August 13, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at New York Yankees 11 L 20-26 17-35 37-61
August 14, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 4 L 20-26 17-36 37-62
August 14, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at New York Yankees 9 L 20-26 17-37 37-63
August 16, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 14 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 20-26 18-37 38-63
August 17, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 20-26 18-38 38-64
August 17, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 20-26 18-39 38-65
August 18, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 20-26 18-40 38-66
August 19, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 20-27 18-40 38-67
August 20, 1938 New York Yankees 11 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 20-28 18-40 38-68
August 21, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 20-29 18-40 38-69
August 21, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 20-30 18-40 38-70
August 23, 1938 Detroit Tigers 13 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 20-31 18-40 38-71
August 23, 1938 Detroit Tigers 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 20-32 18-40 38-72
August 24, 1938 Detroit Tigers 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 W 21-32 18-40 39-72
August 24, 1938 Detroit Tigers 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 11 W 22-32 18-40 40-72
August 25, 1938 St. Louis Browns 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 23-32 18-40 41-72
August 25, 1938 St. Louis Browns 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 23-33 18-40 41-73
August 26, 1938 St. Louis Browns 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 11 W 24-33 18-40 42-73
August 26, 1938 St. Louis Browns 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 24-34 18-40 42-74
August 27, 1938 St. Louis Browns 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 24-35 18-40 42-75
August 27, 1938 St. Louis Browns 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 24-36 18-40 42-76
August 28, 1938 Chicago White Sox 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 25-36 18-40 43-76
August 28, 1938 Chicago White Sox 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 W 26-36 18-40 44-76
August 30, 1938 Cleveland Indians 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 8 L 26-37 18-40 44-77
August 31, 1938 Cleveland Indians 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 26-38 18-40 44-78
September 1, 1938 Cleveland Indians 11 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 26-39 18-40 44-79
September 2, 1938 Washington Senators 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 26-40 18-40 44-80
September 3, 1938 Washington Senators 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 L 26-41 18-40 44-81
September 4, 1938 Boston Red Sox 11 at Philadelphia Athletics 12 W 27-41 18-40 45-81
September 4, 1938 Boston Red Sox 12 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 L 27-42 18-40 45-82
September 5, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 27-42 18-41 45-83
September 5, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 6 L 27-42 18-42 45-84
September 7, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Washington Senators 2 W 27-42 19-42 46-84
September 8, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 5 L 27-42 19-43 46-85
September 9, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 27-42 20-43 47-85
September 10, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 15 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 27-42 21-43 48-85
September 11, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Boston Red Sox 12 L 27-42 21-44 48-86
September 14, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at St. Louis Browns 3 W 27-42 22-44 49-86
September 15, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 27-42 22-45 49-87
September 15, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Chicago White Sox 0 W 27-42 23-45 50-87
September 17, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 27-42 23-46 50-88
September 17, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 27-42 23-47 50-89
September 18, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 27-42 23-48 50-90
September 18, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 14 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 27-42 24-48 51-90
September 19, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 27-42 24-49 51-91
September 21, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 27-42 24-50 51-92
September 21, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 27-42 24-51 51-93
September 24, 1938 Washington Senators 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 3 L 27-43 24-51 51-94
September 25, 1938 Washington Senators 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 W 28-43 24-51 52-94
September 25, 1938 Washington Senators 5 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 28-44 24-51 52-95
September 27, 1938 Boston Red Sox 11 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 28-45 24-51 52-96
September 28, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 L 28-46 24-51 52-97
September 29, 1938 New York Yankees 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 L 28-47 24-51 52-98
October 2, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Washington Senators 5 L 28-47 24-52 52-99
October 2, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Washington Senators 2 W 28-47 25-52 53-99