1929 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 104-46
Finished 1st in the AL
Attendance: 435,000, Avg. 21,750
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Won World Series
World Series - Defeated Chicago Cubs 4-1
Manager: Connie Mack (104-46)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1929 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1929 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1929 season with a record of 104 wins and 46 losses, finishing first in the AL.

The Athletics paced the league with just 615 runs allowed. Philadelphia scored 901 runs. Al Simmons walloped 34 home runs for the squad, while Jimmie Foxx and Mule Haas swatted 20 or more also. Al Simmons drove in 157 runs and topped all regular hitters with a .365 average. George Earnshaw recorded 24 wins on the mound for the team, and Rube Walberg and Lefty Grove as well added 15 or more victories as well Lefty Grove recorded a 2.81 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Connie Mack coached the team. The 1929 Philadelphia Athletics won the World Series.

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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
Bill BreckinridgePRROctober 16, 19075'11"175Tulsa, OK USA
George Burns1BRRJanuary 31, 18936'1"180Niles, OH USA
Mickey CochraneCLRApril 6, 19035'10"180Bridgewater, MA USA
Eddie CollinsPLRMay 2, 18875'9"175Millerton, NY USA
Doc CramerLFLRJuly 22, 19056'2"185Beach Haven, NJ USA
Jim CroninIFBRAugust 7, 19055'10"150Richmond, CA USA
Jimmy DykesSSRRNovember 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 Foxx1BRROctober 22, 19076'0"195Sudlersville, MD USA
Walt FrenchLFLRJuly 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
Bevo LeBourveauCFLRAugust 24, 18965'11"175Dana, CA USA
Cloy MattoxCLRNovember 24, 19025'8"168Leesville, VA USA
Eric McNairSSRRApril 12, 19095'8"160Meridian, MS USA
Bing MillerRFRRAugust 30, 18946'0"185Vinton, IA USA
Rudy Miller3BRRJuly 12, 19006'1"180Kalamazoo, MI USA
Bud Morse2BLRSeptember 4, 19045'9"150Berkeley, CA USA
Ossie OrwollPLLNovember 17, 19006'0"174Portland, OR USA
Cy PerkinsCRRFebruary 27, 18965'10"158Gloucester, MA 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
Homer SummaRFLRNovember 3, 18985'10"170Gentry, MO USA
Rube WalbergPLLJuly 27, 18966'1"190Pine City, MN USA
Carroll YerkesPRLJune 13, 19035'11"180McSherrystown, PA USA