1928 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 98-55
Finished 2nd in the AL
Attendance: 364,500, Avg. 17,357
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Manager: Connie Mack (98-55)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1928 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1928 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1928 season with a record of 98 wins and 55 losses, finishing second in the AL.

The Athletics yielded 615 runs, fewest in the league. Philadelphia tallied 829 runs. Joe Hauser paced the team with 16 home runs, and Al Simmons walloped 20 or more, too. Al Simmons drove in 107 runs and topped hitters with significant playing time with a .351 average. Lefty Grove recorded 24 wins on the mound for the squad, while Jack Quinn and Rube Walberg added 15 or more victories also Lefty Grove recorded a 2.58 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Connie Mack coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Max Bishop2BLRSeptember 5, 18995'8"165Waynesboro, PA USA
Joe BoleySSRRJuly 19, 18965'11"170Mahanoy City, PA USA
Bullet Joe BushPRRNovember 27, 18925'9"173Ehime, MN USA
Ty CobbRFLRDecember 18, 18866'1"175Narrows, GA USA
Mickey CochraneCLRApril 6, 19035'10"180Bridgewater, MA USA
Eddie Collins2BLRMay 2, 18875'9"175Millerton, NY USA
Art DaneyPRRJuly 9, 19045'11"165Talihina, OK USA
Jimmy DykesIFRRNovember 10, 18965'9"185Philadelphia, PA USA
George EarnshawPRRFebruary 15, 19006'4"210New York, NY USA
Howard EhmkePRRApril 24, 18946'3"190Silver Creek, NY USA
Jimmie Foxx3BRROctober 22, 19076'0"195Sudlersville, MD USA
Walt FrenchRFLRJuly 12, 18995'7"155Moorestown, NJ USA
Lefty GrovePLLMarch 6, 19006'3"190Lonaconing, MD USA
Mule HaasCFLROctober 15, 19036'1"175Montclair, NJ USA
Sammy Hale3BRRSeptember 10, 18965'8"160Glen Rose, TX USA
Joe HasslerSSRRApril 7, 19056'0"165Fort Smith, AR USA
Joe Hauser1BLLJanuary 12, 18995'10"175Milwaukee, WI USA
Jing JohnsonPRROctober 9, 18945'9"172Parker Ford, PA USA
Bing MillerOFRRAugust 30, 18946'0"185Vinton, IA USA
Ossie Orwoll1BLLNovember 17, 19006'0"174Portland, OR USA
Cy PerkinsCRRFebruary 27, 18965'10"158Gloucester, MA USA
Ike PowersPRRMarch 13, 19066'0"188Hancock, MD USA
Jack QuinnPRRJuly 1, 18836'0"196Stefurov, Slovakia
Eddie RommelPRRSeptember 13, 18976'2"197Baltimore, MD USA
Bill ShoresPRRMay 26, 19046'0"185Abilene, TX USA
Al SimmonsLFRRMay 22, 19025'11"190Milwaukee, WI USA
Tris SpeakerCFLLApril 4, 18885'11"193Hubbard, TX USA
Rube WalbergPLLJuly 27, 18966'1"190Pine City, MN USA
Carroll YerkesPRLJune 13, 19035'11"180McSherrystown, PA USA