1950 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 52-102
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 323,395, Avg. 5,481
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Manager: Connie Mack (52-102)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1950 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1950 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1950 season with a record of 52 wins and 102 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Athletics scored 670 runs and surrendered 913 runs. Sam Chapman led Philadelphia with 23 home runs, while Eddie Joost walloped 20 or more, too. Sam Chapman drove in 95 runs. Paul Lehner paced all regular batters with a .309 average. Bob Hooper topped the team with 15 wins, and Lou Brissie recorded a 4.02 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Connie Mack coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Joe AstrothCRRSeptember 1, 19225'9"187East Alton, IL USA
Lou BrissiePLLJune 5, 19246'4"210Anderson, SC USA
Moe BurtschyPRRApril 18, 19226'3"208Cincinnati, OH USA
Harry ByrdPRRFebruary 3, 19256'1"188Darlington, SC USA
Sam ChapmanCFRRApril 11, 19166'0"180Tiburon, CA USA
Joe ColemanPRRJuly 30, 19226'2"200Medford, MA USA
Bob Dillinger3BRRSeptember 17, 19185'11"170Glendale, CA USA
Ferris Fain1BLLMarch 29, 19215'11"180San Antonio, TX USA
Dick FowlerPRRMarch 30, 19216'4"215Toronto, ON CAN
Mike GuerraCRROctober 11, 19125'10"155La Habana, La Cuba
Ben GuintiniLFRRJanuary 13, 19196'1"190Los Banos, CA USA
Billy Hitchcock2BRRJuly 31, 19166'1"185Inverness, AL USA
Bob HooperPRRMay 30, 19225'11"195Leamington, ON CAN
Eddie JoostSSRRJune 5, 19166'0"175San Francisco, CA USA
Alex KellnerPRLAugust 26, 19246'0"200Tucson, AZ USA
Ed KliemanPRRMarch 21, 19186'1"190Norwood, OH USA
Johnny KucabPRRDecember 17, 19196'2"185Olyphant, PA USA
Paul LehnerLFLLJuly 1, 19205'9"160Dolomite, AL USA
Gene Markland2BRRDecember 26, 19195'10"160Detroit, MI USA
Barney McCoskyLFLRApril 11, 19176'1"184Coal Run, PA USA
Les McCrabbPRRNovember 4, 19145'11"175Wakefield, PA USA
Wally MosesRFLLOctober 8, 19105'10"160Uvalda, GA USA
Joe MurrayPLLNovember 11, 19206'0"165Wilkes-Barre, PA USA
Roberto OrtizRFRRJune 30, 19156'4"200Camaguey, Ca Cuba
Bob RinkerCRRApril 21, 19216'0"190Audenried, PA USA
Carl ScheibPRRJanuary 1, 19276'1"192Gratz, PA USA
Bobby ShantzPRLSeptember 26, 19255'6"139Pottstown, PA USA
Pete Suder2BRRApril 16, 19166'0"175Aliquippa, PA USA
Joe TiptonCRRFebruary 18, 19225'11"185McCaysville, GA USA
Elmer ValoRFLRMarch 5, 19215'11"190Rybnik, Pl Czech Republic
Kermit Wahl3BRRNovember 18, 19225'11"170Columbia, SD USA
Bob WellmanRFRRJuly 15, 19256'4"210Norwood, OH USA
Hank WysePRRMarch 1, 19185'11"185Lunsford, AR USA