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1945 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 52-98
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 560,890, Avg. 10,016
Ballpark: Shibe Park
Manager: Connie Mack (52-98)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1945 Philadelphia Athletics Roster
1945 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1945 season with a record of 52 wins and 98 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Athletics scored 494 runs, worst in the league, and conceded 638 runs. George Kell drove in 56 runs. Bobby Estalella paced all regular batters with a .299 average. Russ Christopher topped the squad with 13 wins, while Joe Berry earned a 2.35 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
Russ Christopher1313.5003.17332751722227.321392809750100900949
Joe Berry87.5332.3552040005130.31144034538051001537
Bobo Newsom820.2863.29363411630257.3255111941210301273021116
Jesse Flores710.4123.4329244941191.31807973663052411800
Lou Knerr511.3134.2227175500130.01427761674041107595
Don Black511.3135.1726187800125.31547772569047003583
Charlie Gassaway47.3643.7424118400118.01145949455050201514
Bill Connelly11.5004.502110008.0744080000035
Dick Fowler12.3334.8273321037.3412120118021002167
Carl Scheib003.124030008.7633040200034
Woody Crowson006.001000003.0222030200014
Phil Marchildon01.0004.003200009.05540110200141
Charlie Bowles03.0005.1384410033.3351919323011000154
Steve Gerkin012.0003.6221127300102.01124941427025300433
Totals5298.3473.6227315388651081381.01380638556555710531221185972

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
Irv Hall151668616621611750503103542.261.307.305.613188861100
George Kell14760256750154303456202715.272.306.356.662202131700
Dick Siebert14763357362153291751275033.267.328.358.68620582800
Bobby Estalella12652745145135256852167446.299.399.435.834196151100
Hal Peck11249344951124229539533728.276.331.399.73017960700
Ed Busch1264584163710410303523329.250.305.288.594120121900
Bill McGhee93275250246361019322416.252.320.284.6047131000
Buddy Rosar923253002363121125212016.210.262.267.52880111400
Mayo Smith73244203184350011013613.212.333.236.5704821400
Charlie Metro652272001842101315112333.210.291.315.6066320400
Bobby Wilkins6216515422406004241017.260.305.299.6044650100
Ernie Kish431271101027510100399.245.320.309.6293423500
Frankie Hayes32129110122521314101814.227.336.345.6813820100
Greek George5115913882441011001729.174.265.217.4823060400
Joe Burns319690723110301417.256.287.289.5762620200
Larry Rosenthal28867561532050198.200.286.293.5792200200
Bobo Newsom369486314100200121.163.172.174.3471500700
Russ Christopher348876513101400628.171.232.224.4551700600
Lou Knerr2848473910080005.191.191.213.4041020100
Jesse Flores29736149100400511.148.212.164.3761010700
Dick Fowler1118183821020000.444.444.6671.1111210000
Ford Garrison627233710161043.304.407.478.8861100000
Sam Chapman932303620010024.200.250.267.517800000
Don Black2639370600040113.162.184.162.346600100
Charlie Gassaway24403926000400113.154.175.154.329630000
Charlie Bowles1321210510020003.238.238.286.524610000
Joe Berry5239353520010023.143.189.200.389700200
Al Brancato1035343410000013.118.143.147.290500000
Joe Cicero1222193300000016.158.238.158.396301100
Jim Pruett61091200000112.222.300.222.522200000
Steve Gerkin2135342200000007.059.059.059.118200100
Phil Marchildon3220110000000.500.5001.0001.500200000
Joe Astroth1018171100010001.059.111.059.170101000
Bill Connelly2210000000000.000.500.000.500001000
Carl Scheib4220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Woody Crowson1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Larry Drake1220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Totals171758625296494129720137334392545450460.245.306.316.6221671105209600


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Dick Siebert1B14700.0142713514129.9911.6260000
Bill McGhee1B800.0597071.0008.2500000
Ed Busch1B100.030011.0003.0000000
Joe Burns1B100.051001.0006.0000000
Irv Hall2B15100.042249821108.9786.0930000
Ed Busch2B200.04412.8894.0000000
George Kell3B14700.01863452032.9643.6120000
Ed Busch3B200.04412.8894.0000000
Joe Burns3B500.01520.7501.2000000
Buddy RosarC8500.03385456.9874.6124000
Jim PruettC400.0121001.0003.2500000
Frankie HayesC3200.01312816.9944.9693000
Greek GeorgeC4600.01611453.9723.8042000
Joe AstrothC800.020440.8573.0000000
Bobby WilkinsOF400.050001.0001.2500000
Mayo SmithOF6500.0120430.9761.9080000
Larry RosenthalOF2100.0351001.0001.7140000
Hal PeckOF11000.01909123.9431.8090000
Charlie MetroOF5700.0100530.9721.8420000
Bill McGheeOF4800.084210.9891.7920000
Ernie KishOF3000.052340.9321.8330000
Ford GarrisonOF500.0111001.0002.4000000
Bobby EstalellaOF12400.03141043.9882.6130000
Larry DrakeOF100.020001.0002.0000000
Joe CiceroOF700.070001.0001.0000000
Sam ChapmanOF800.0180001.0002.2500000
Joe BurnsOF1900.0261011.0001.4210000
Carl ScheibP400.012001.000.7500000
Bobo NewsomP3600.0122821.9521.1110000
Phil MarchildonP300.012001.0001.0000000
Lou KnerrP2700.0102413.9711.2590000
Steve GerkinP2100.052431.9061.3810000
Charlie GassawayP2400.032061.793.9580000
Dick FowlerP700.014001.000.7140000
Jesse FloresP2900.0142343.9021.2760000
Woody CrowsonP100.002001.0002.0000000
Bill ConnellyP200.01010.500.5000000
Russ ChristopherP3300.0267114.9902.9390000
Charlie BowlesP800.056001.0001.3750000
Don BlackP2600.081810.9631.0000000
Joe BerryP5200.0113010.976.7880000
Bobby WilkinsSS4000.0741181623.9234.8000000
Ed BuschSS11600.02093702967.9524.9910000
Al BrancatoSS1000.0222525.9594.7000000
Totals157700.041401903168411.9733.8329000




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