1942 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 55-99
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 146,309, Avg. 5,225
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Manager: Connie Mack (55-99)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1942 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1942 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1942 season with a record of 55 wins and 99 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Athletics tallied 549 runs and allowed 801 runs. Bob Johnson paced Philadelphia with 13 home runs and drove in 80 runs, while leading all regular hitters with a .291 average. Phil Marchildon topped the team with 17 wins, and Roger Wolff recorded a 3.32 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Connie Mack coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ted AbernathyPRLOctober 30, 19216'2"210Bynum, NC USA
Dick AdkinsSSRRMarch 3, 19205'10"165Electra, TX USA
Bill BeckmannPRRDecember 8, 19076'0"175Clayton, MO USA
Herman BessePLLAugust 16, 19116'2"190St. Louis, MO USA
Buddy Blair3BLRSeptember 10, 19106'0"186Columbia, MS USA
Fred CaligiuriPRROctober 22, 19186'0"190West Hickory, PA USA
Jim CastigliaCLRSeptember 30, 19185'11"200Passaic, NJ USA
Russ ChristopherPRRSeptember 12, 19176'3"170Richmond, CA USA
Joe ColemanPRRJuly 30, 19226'2"200Medford, MA USA
Eddie CollinsRFLRNovember 23, 19165'10"175Lansdowne, PA USA
Crash Davis2BRRJuly 14, 19196'0"173Canon, GA USA
Larry EschenSSRRSeptember 22, 19206'0"180Suffern, NY USA
Dick FowlerPRRMarch 30, 19216'4"215Toronto, ON CAN
Bob HarrisPRRMay 1, 19156'0"185Gillette, WY USA
Lum HarrisPRRJanuary 17, 19156'1"180New Castle, AL USA
Frankie HayesCRROctober 13, 19146'0"185Jamesburg, NJ USA
Bob JohnsonLFRRNovember 26, 19056'0"180Pryor, OK USA
Bill Knickerbocker2BRRDecember 29, 19115'11"170Los Angeles, CA USA
Jack KnottPRRMarch 2, 19076'2"200Dallas, TX USA
Bruce Konopka1BLLSeptember 16, 19196'2"190Hammond, IN USA
Mike KreevichCFRRJune 10, 19085'7"168Mount Olive, IL USA
Sam LowryPRRMarch 25, 19205'11"170Philadelphia, PA USA
Felix MackiewiczCFRRNovember 20, 19176'2"195Chicago, IL USA
Phil MarchildonPRROctober 25, 19135'10"170Penetanguishene, ON CAN
Les McCrabbPRRNovember 4, 19145'11"175Wakefield, PA USA
Eric McNairSSRRApril 12, 19095'8"160Meridian, MS USA
Dee MilesCFLRFebruary 15, 19096'0"175Kellerman, AL USA
Ken RichardsonOFRRMay 2, 19155'10"187Orleans, IN USA
Bob SavagePRRDecember 1, 19216'2"180Manchester, NH USA
Tex ShirleyPBRApril 25, 19186'1"175Birthright, TX USA
Dick Siebert1BLLFebruary 19, 19126'0"170Fall River, MA USA
Pete SuderSSRRApril 16, 19166'0"175Aliquippa, PA USA
Bob SwiftCRRMarch 6, 19155'11"180Salina, KS USA
Elmer ValoRFLRMarch 5, 19215'11"190Rybnik, Pl Czech Republic
Hal WagnerCLRJuly 2, 19156'0"165East Riverton, NJ USA
Jack WallaesaSSBRAugust 31, 19196'3"191Easton, PA USA
Roger WolffPRRApril 10, 19116'0"208Evansville, IL USA
George YankowskiCRRNovember 19, 19226'0"180Cambridge, MA USA