1948 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-70
Finished 4th in the AL
Attendance: 936,605, Avg. 14,867
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Manager: Connie Mack (84-70)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1948 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1948 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1948 season with a record of 84 wins and 70 losses, finishing fourth in the AL.

The Athletics tallied 729 runs and yielded 735 runs. Eddie Joost paced Philadelphia with 16 home runs Hank Majeski drove in 120 runs. Barney McCosky topped all regular hitters with a .326 average. Dick Fowler led the team with 15 wins and a team-best 3.78 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Connie Mack coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
George BinksRFLLJuly 11, 19146'0"175Chicago, IL USA
Lou BrissiePLLJune 5, 19246'4"210Anderson, SC USA
Earle BruckerCLRAugust 25, 19256'2"210Los Angeles, CA USA
Sam ChapmanCFRRApril 11, 19166'0"180Tiburon, CA USA
Joe ColemanPRRJuly 30, 19226'2"200Medford, MA USA
Ray ColemanCFLRJune 4, 19225'11"170Dunsmuir, CA USA
Billy DeMarsSSRRAugust 26, 19255'10"160Brooklyn, NY USA
Bill DietrichPRRMarch 29, 19106'0"185Philadelphia, PA USA
Ferris Fain1BLLMarch 29, 19215'11"180San Antonio, TX USA
Dick FowlerPRRMarch 30, 19216'4"215Toronto, ON CAN
Nellie Fox2BLRDecember 25, 19275'10"160St. Thomas, PA USA
Herman FranksCLRJanuary 4, 19145'10"187Price, UT USA
Mike GuerraCRROctober 11, 19125'10"155La Habana, La Cuba
Bubba HarrisPRRFebruary 15, 19266'4"204Sulligent, AL USA
Wally HolborowPRRNovember 30, 19135'11"187New York, NY USA
Eddie JoostSSRRJune 5, 19166'0"175San Francisco, CA USA
Alex KellnerPRLAugust 26, 19246'0"200Tucson, AZ USA
Hank Majeski3BRRDecember 13, 19165'9"174Staten Island, NY USA
Phil MarchildonPRROctober 25, 19135'10"170Penetanguishene, ON CAN
Bill McCahanPRRJune 7, 19215'11"200Philadelphia, PA USA
Barney McCoskyLFLRApril 11, 19176'1"184Coal Run, PA USA
Nels PotterPLRAugust 23, 19115'11"180Mount Morris, IL USA
Buddy RosarCRRJuly 3, 19145'9"190Buffalo, NY USA
Bob SavagePRRDecember 1, 19216'2"180Manchester, NH USA
Carl ScheibPRRJanuary 1, 19276'1"192Gratz, PA USA
Pete Suder2BRRApril 16, 19166'0"175Aliquippa, PA USA
Elmer ValoRFLRMarch 5, 19215'11"190Rybnik, Pl Czech Republic
Skeeter Webb2BRRNovember 4, 19095'9"150Meridian, MS USA
Bob Wellman1BRRJuly 15, 19256'4"210Norwood, OH USA
Don WhiteOFRRJanuary 8, 19196'1"195Everett, WA USA
Rudy York1BRRAugust 17, 19136'1"209Ragland, AL USA