1938 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 53-99
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 347,337, Avg. 9,387
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Manager: Connie Mack (53-99)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1938 Philadelphia Athletics Roster
1938 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1938 season with a record of 53 wins and 99 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Athletics plated 726 runs and yielded 956 runs. Bob Johnson walloped 30 home runs for Philadelphia, while Sam Chapman swatted 20 or more, too. Bob Johnson drove in 113 runs and topped all regular batters with a .313 average. George Caster led the team with 16 wins and a team-best 4.35 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Connie Mack coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
George Caster1620.4444.35424022021281.33101561362511701123051250
Lynn Nelson1011.4765.65322381302191.02151421202979075505870
Bud Thomas914.3914.9242299710212.32591381162362048215945
Buck Ross916.3605.32292811000184.32181321092380054011849
Eddie Smith310.2315.9243727004130.7151102861376078404614
Chubby Dean21.6673.5261400023.02210931503011103
Dave Smith21.6675.082101500044.3502925028013102207
Nels Potter212.1436.4735920405111.313995801549043200517
Ralph Buxton01.0004.825030009.31275150900043
Jim Reninger02.0007.1544010022.728181831409000110
Randy Gumpert02.00010.9542100012.32418151100100172
Harry Kelley02.00016.884310008.01716150100300049
Al Williams07.0006.94308710093.31289372654025114456
Totals5399.3495.4829715498563121324.015739568061425990473184286085

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Wally Moses142650589861812988491555831.307.369.424.79425000300
Bob Johnson15265256311417627930113988773.313.406.552.95931102000
Billy Werber13459949992129227116919159337.259.377.397.77419802500
Lou Finney1225024546112521121048583925.275.333.441.77320000900
Sam Chapman114466406601051771763345594.259.353.461.81318704100
Frankie Hayes9937331656921931155235451.291.396.475.87115001200
Wayne Ambler1204523934292212038214831.234.317.298.615117001100
Dario Lodigiani933723253691151644303425.280.361.388.74812607600
Stan Sperry6027225328696302712159.273.313.320.6348100400
Earle Brucker531911712664211335111916.374.437.561.9989600100
Dick Siebert4820919424558302823109.284.329.356.6846903200
Lynn Nelson6711911212310001500712.277.319.277.5963100000
Ace Parker56128113122650012121016.230.293.274.5673100500
Nick Etten229081621620111097.259.333.383.7163100000
Hal Wagner3310088102021080089.227.299.273.5722401300
George Caster421121019205001000828.198.264.248.5112501200
Gene Hasson19826910196211200127.275.383.464.8463200100
Mule Haas40937871620012001210.205.311.231.5421800300
Skeeter Newsome17514871340071114.271.286.354.6401700200
Eddie Smith43474241220050038.286.333.333.6671400200
Buck Ross297163412001500217.190.227.238.4651501500
Nels Potter38413911010060013.256.275.282.5571100100
Bud Thomas42816949100500530.130.189.145.3341000700
Irv Bartling1451465811050037.174.224.239.4641100200
Chubby Dean1621203620010014.300.333.400.733800000
Babe Barna933304400020035.133.212.133.345400000
Paul Easterling4871200000012.286.375.286.661200000
Randy Gumpert4541100010011.250.400.250.650100000
Al Williams3028250100000029.040.111.040.151100100
Dave Smith2114120000000026.000.143.000.143000000
Jim Reninger4971000000022.000.222.000.222000000
Rusty Peters2770000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Ralph Buxton5110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Charlie Berry1220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Harry Kelley4220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Totals169959345229726141024362986866553605590.270.348.396.74420710227800


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Dick Siebert1B4600.0403410351.0009.6520000
Gene Hasson1B1900.01546717.9588.4210000
Mule Haas1B600.0481021.0008.1670000
Lou Finney1B6400.057424635.9909.3440000
Nick Etten1B2200.021210320.9871.0910000
Earle Brucker1B100.00000.0000000
Stan Sperry2B6000.01211851326.9595.1000000
Ace Parker2B900.0221923.9534.5560000
Dario Lodigiani2B8000.01932332145.9535.3250000
Bob Johnson2B300.06623.8574.0000000
Wayne Ambler2B400.01216041.0007.0000000
Billy Werber3B13400.01682663021.9353.2390000
Ace Parker3B900.031611.9502.1110000
Dario Lodigiani3B1300.0172643.9153.3080000
Bob Johnson3B100.00000.0000000
Irv Bartling3B100.00000.0000000
Hal WagnerC3000.0871632.9723.4332000
Frankie HayesC9000.03193892.9753.96710000
Earle BruckerC4400.01882031.9864.7273000
Charlie BerryC100.011011.0002.0000000
Wally MosesOF13900.030411113.9662.2660000
Bob JohnsonOF15000.040021163.9632.8070000
Mule HaasOF1200.0191011.0001.6670000
Lou FinneyOF4600.0124430.9772.7830000
Paul EasterlingOF100.03010.7503.0000000
Sam ChapmanOF11000.02298120.9522.1550000
Babe BarnaOF700.010110.9171.5710000
Al WilliamsP3000.041820.917.7330000
Bud ThomasP4200.073921.9581.0950000
Eddie SmithP4300.0102011.968.6980000
Dave SmithP2100.028001.000.4760000
Buck RossP2900.053622.9531.4140000
Jim ReningerP400.006001.0001.5000000
Nels PotterP3500.081610.960.6860000
Lynn NelsonP3200.043620.9521.2500000
Harry KelleyP400.00000.0000000
Randy GumpertP400.015001.0001.5000000
Chubby DeanP600.008001.0001.3330000
George CasterP4200.0124441.9331.3330000
Ralph BuxtonP500.001001.000.2000000
Rusty PetersSS200.03220.7142.5000000
Ace ParkerSS2600.0294026.9722.6540000
Skeeter NewsomeSS1500.0244327.9714.4670000
Irv BartlingSS1300.0293568.9144.9230000
Wayne AmblerSS11600.02093103254.9424.4740000
Totals157100.039641637206308.9653.56515000




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