1953 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 59-95
Finished 7th in the AL
Attendance: 403,906, Avg. 6,214
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Manager: Jimmy Dykes (59-95)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1953 Philadelphia Athletics Roster
1953 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1953 season with a record of 59 wins and 95 losses, finishing seventh in the AL.

The Athletics scored 632 runs and gave up 799 runs. Gus Zernial walloped 42 home runs for Philadelphia, while Eddie Robinson swatted 20 or more also. Gus Zernial drove in 108 runs. Dave Philley led hitters with significant playing time with a .303 average. Harry Byrd and Alex Kellner topped the squad with 11 wins each, and Marion Fricano registered a 3.88 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Jimmy Dykes 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
Alex Kellner1112.4783.93252501420201.721098888510814010849
Harry Byrd1120.3555.51403701120236.727915514523115012214161090
Morrie Martin1012.4554.43581141207156.315885771259064807679
Marion Fricano912.4293.883923101000211.0206105912190067613909
Bobby Shantz59.3574.0916160600105.710752481026058003437
Joe Coleman34.4294.00219921090.0854640849018103388
Carl Scheib37.3004.882881330296.0995752929025703423
Charlie Bishop314.1765.66392011112160.71741061011586066505720
Bobo Newsom21.6674.89172910038.7442421324016500187
Bob Trice21.6675.4833010023.0251414460400097
John Mackinson000.001000001.310002000017
Rinty Monahan004.2240200010.71155070200347
Dick Rozek005.0620000010.7866390200046
Walt Kellner006.002020003.0122040410014
Bill Harrington0013.501000002.0533000000011
Frank Fanovich03.0005.55263900061.7624138537037607282
Totals5995.3834.67322157106516111409.014757997311215940566572516186

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
Dave Philley157677620801883099591355135.303.358.424.782263222400
Gus Zernial1476175568515821342108405779.284.355.559.914311124000
Eddie Robinson1566856156415228422102126356.247.322.413.735254135200
Pete Suder11547445444130113435331735.286.312.350.662159100300
Joe DeMaestri11145242053107173635012439.255.297.352.649148151700
Cass Michaels117469411531031001242705156.251.335.363.69714961600
Ed McGhee1043993583694114129433243.263.328.324.652116123600
Joe Astroth822892602877152324102712.296.367.404.771105112000
Loren Babe1033833433477162020013520.224.300.283.5839792300
Ray Murray842892682576143641001825.284.331.425.75611461200
Carmen Mauro64184165144444017341921.267.342.339.6825660000
Eddie Joost51224177394460615324524.249.401.384.7856810200
Elmer Valo50107851519300901227.224.383.259.6422220000
Harry Byrd408581918000600113.222.232.222.4541830300
Alex Kellner25796941520000038.217.270.246.5171732500
Allie Clark207874615403130035.203.234.378.6122820100
Tom Hamilton586356811200500711.196.286.232.5181320000
Marion Fricano467669610100110430.145.192.159.3511100300
Bobby Shantz2141386911041023.237.275.316.5911200100
Joe Coleman2129281820010017.286.310.357.6671000000
Carl Scheib3543414800040021.195.233.195.428810000
Tommy Giordano1145406720250156.175.267.375.6421500000
Neal Watlington2147444710030138.159.213.182.395810000
Kite Thomas2452491600020036.122.173.122.296620000
Charlie Bishop40585625200600227.089.121.125.246700000
Morrie Martin58444204000100016.095.095.095.190410200
Spider Wilhelm7771210000003.286.286.429.714300000
Frank Fanovich2611111200000002.182.182.182.364210000
Bobo Newsom17761100000001.167.167.167.333100100
Bob Trice3872110010001.143.250.286.536201000
Dick Rozek2320000000011.000.333.000.333000000
Rinty Monahan4220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Don Kolloway2110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
John Mackinson1000000000000000000
Walt Kellner2000000000000000000
Bill Harrington1000000000000000000
Totals1826602854556321398205381165884124498602.256.321.372.6932027141245100


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Eddie Robinson1B15500.013667117135.9889.2710000
Tom Hamilton1B700.0222001.0003.4290000
Pete Suder2B3800.089105323.9855.1050000
Cass Michaels2B11000.03043021981.9705.5090000
Tommy Giordano2B1100.03132111.9845.7270000
Pete Suder3B7200.089174719.9743.6530000
Dave Philley3B100.00000.0000000
Carmen Mauro3B100.00000.0000000
Don Kolloway3B100.00000.0000000
Loren Babe3B9300.01141921624.9503.2900000
Neal WatlingtonC900.037712.9784.8890000
Ray MurrayC7800.03304548.9894.8088000
Joe AstrothC7900.034147513.9874.9117000
Gus ZernialOF14100.03001792.9722.2480000
Elmer ValoOF2500.0461011.0001.8800000
Kite ThomasOF1500.0310001.0002.0670000
Dave PhilleyOF15700.02961860.9812.0000000
Ed McGheeOF9900.0319460.9823.2630000
Carmen MauroOF4900.0119540.9692.5310000
Tom HamiltonOF200.00000.0000000
Allie ClarkOF1900.0332001.0001.8420000
Bob TriceP300.028021.0003.3330000
Bobby ShantzP1600.0102113.9691.9380000
Carl ScheibP2800.041611.952.7140000
Dick RozekP200.001001.000.5000000
Bobo NewsomP1700.017011.000.4710000
Rinty MonahanP400.001001.000.2500000
Morrie MartinP5800.0226041.000.4830000
John MackinsonP100.00000.0000000
Walt KellnerP200.001011.000.5000000
Alex KellnerP2500.052822.9431.3200000
Bill HarringtonP100.00000.0000000
Marion FricanoP3900.0828021.000.9230000
Frank FanovichP2600.02820.833.3850000
Joe ColemanP2100.0110011.000.5240000
Harry ByrdP4000.063521.9531.0250000
Charlie BishopP3900.0536031.0001.0510000
Spider WilhelmSS600.02510.8751.1670000
Pete SuderSS700.0111112.9573.1430000
Eddie JoostSS5100.01021471133.9584.8820000
Joe DeMaestriSS10800.01912971853.9644.5190000
Loren BabeSS100.00000.0000000
Totals165700.042191710137428.9773.57815000




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