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1943 Philadelphia A's  (1942)  (1944)
51-103, 7th in American League
Scored 560 runs, Allowed 782 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 52-102
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .680
Park Factor: Batting - 103 / Pitching - 106 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 54-100   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 49-105
Manager(s): Drew Kennedy

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Jeff Heath           28  134  463   79  130  21  11  27   96   0   1   67   73  .281  .371  .549   94   7.3  4(0)e12    70  
 3B  Pinky Higgins        34  147  582   67  175  30   1   8   63   4   2   56   42  .301  .363  .397   83   5.2  3e28       33  
 OF *Jo-Jo White          34  144  562   67  133  16  10   4   27  20   3   55   58  .237  .306  .322   57   3.5  3(+1)e14  -22  
 1B *Dick Siebert         31  154  574   40  149  15   8   4   66   5   0   36   31  .260  .302  .334   57   3.4  2e16       13  
 SS  Irv Hall             24  150  587   58  145  17   2   0   37  11   1   24   67  .247  .279  .283   46   2.7  3e41      -28  
 C   Clyde Kluttz         25   96  352   30   78  12   0   0   31   0   0   27   27  .222  .279  .256   25   2.5  3(-1)e8   -42  
 OF *Elmer Valo           22  101  275   34   57   3   4   3   16   0   0   38   17  .207  .308  .280   25   3.1  3(0)e9    -28  
 C   Rick Ferrell         37   72  229   19   57   6   0   0   24   0   0   37   15  .249  .354  .275   25   3.8  2(-1)e7     8  
 OF  Bill Burgo           23   50   75   12   34   5   2   1   16   0   0    6    3  .453  .476  .613   22  13.7  4(0)e9    140  
 2B  Pete Suder           27  148  456   26   83  12   4   5   34   0   0   10   49  .182  .202  .259   21   1.5  2e27      -73  
 OF *Ron Northey          23   42  171   23   42   6   0   8   25   0   0   11   23  .246  .295  .421   20   4.3  4(-2)e7   -53  
 OF *George Staller       27   41   99   16   27   2   5   3   13   0   0    5    7  .273  .314  .485   13   4.8  4(+3)e9    14  
 OF  Johnny Welaj         29   43   92    7   27  10   0   0   11   1   0    4   10  .293  .323  .402   12   4.9  3(+1)e17  139  
 2B  Joe Rullo            27   36   64    4   18   6   0   0    8   0   0    6   10  .281  .343  .375    7   4.2  3e28       -9  
 SS  Frank Skaff          29   42   70    8   17   5   0   0   10   0   0    8   15  .243  .333  .314    7   3.3  4e38      -86  
 2B  Don Heffner          32   62   74   17   16   2   0   0    8   0   0    7    6  .216  .289  .243    6   2.7  2e27       38  
 OF  Bobby Estalella      32   50   82    8   14   2   1   0    1   0   0   14   13  .171  .292  .220    5   2.2  3(-1)e9  -250  
 OF *Jim Tyack            32   19   71    9   16   2   1   0    8   0   0    3    7  .225  .267  .282    5   2.4  4(-3)e9   -94  
 OF  Earl Naylor          24   17   28    3    7   0   0   2    4   0   0    3    1  .250  .323  .464    4   4.9  2(-1)e18  265  
 OF *Jimmy Ripple         33   41   57    6   12   0   1   0    8   0   0    3    2  .211  .250  .246    3   2.0  3(+1)e9   -66  
 PH  Andy Seminick        22   76   75    4   13   2   0   0    3   0   0    6   28  .173  .235  .200    3   1.3           -110  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           548                   -8

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Orie Arntzen         33   8  10  .444  79   6   0  41   4   2   0  179.2  201   98   84  10   92   81  4.21  111   5.5   21  
  P  Bill Lee             33   8  14  .364  38  20   2  11   2   3   1  153.0  160   77   59   4   54   45  3.47   71   4.1  -62  
  P  Roger Wolff          32   8  22  .267  39  35   2   2   1   1   0  242.2  268  148  112  11   90  114  4.15  124   4.5  -17  
  P  Newt Kimball         28   7   5  .583  59   4   1  38   7   3   0  110.1  122   63   62  10   48   53  5.06   67   5.4   91  
  P  Lum Harris           28   7  20  .259  40  32   1   4   2   1   0  214.2  260  137  116  18   74   58  4.86  138   5.7   20  
  P  Russ Christopher     25   5   4  .556  51  10   0  28   9   3   0  146.0  146   64   51   4   69   48  3.14   67   4.1   -2  
  P  Dutch Dietz          31   2   0 1.000  19   0   0   9   0   3   0   27.1   25   12   10   1   18    8  3.29   16   5.2   -6  
  P  Lou Ciola            20   2   6  .250  12  11   0   1   0   0   0   59.1   82   47   40   5   32   15  6.07   49   7.5  114  
  P  Ed Heusser           34   2   7  .222  25  14   0   8   3   0   0  100.1  112   43   39   8   41   35  3.50   59   5.4   53  
  P  Everett Fagan        25   2  14  .125  22  22   0   0   0   0   0  125.2  150   84   76  16   40   40  5.44   80   5.7    6  
  P  George Eyrich        18   0   1  .000   8   0   0   6   1   1   0   15.1   20    9    7   0    6    7  4.11   10   5.9 -136  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      795         11

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Clyde Kluttz          809  92  94  342   50  13   4  .968  45  33
 Rick Ferrell          548  62  67  239   34  13   3  .955  40  16
 Andy Seminick          18   0  10    9    0   0   0 1.000   2   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Siebert 1365 154 154 1548 139 12 135 .993 11.12 Frank Skaff 8 0 3 14 0 1 1 .933 15.75 Don Heffner 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Suder 1064 139 142 330 416 20 92 .974 6.31 Don Heffner 208 7 51 64 78 4 12 .973 6.14 Joe Rullo 93 8 20 29 30 0 2 1.000 5.73 Irv Hall 8 0 2 1 2 1 1 .750 3.38 Jim Tyack 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 18.00 Elmer Valo 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pinky Higgins 1293 147 147 158 359 22 42 .959 3.60 Pete Suder 69 7 8 14 22 3 0 .923 4.70 Frank Skaff 11 0 3 0 4 1 0 .800 3.27 George Staller 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Irv Hall 1271 143 145 251 467 33 86 .956 5.09 Frank Skaff 100 11 15 20 33 4 4 .930 4.79 Pete Suder 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Elmer Valo            555  64  67  128    4   6   0  .957  2.14
 Ron Northey           358  42  42   70    4   4   0  .949  1.86
 George Staller        152  17  18   45    2   0   1 1.000  2.78
 Jim Tyack             126  15  15   31    0   2   0  .939  2.21
 Bobby Estalella        70   7  12   23    1   2   0  .923  3.09
 Earl Naylor            48   6   8    6    0   0   0 1.000  1.12
 Jeff Heath             29   3   4    8    0   0   0 1.000  2.45
 Andy Seminick          17   0   9    2    0   1   0  .667  1.04
 Bill Burgo              8   0   6    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.12
 Jimmy Ripple            6   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Jo-Jo White             4   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Johnny Welaj            1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jo-Jo White 1108 127 131 231 12 15 2 .942 1.97 Johnny Welaj 141 17 17 33 2 1 0 .972 2.24 Jimmy Ripple 65 5 10 19 5 0 0 1.000 3.31 Bobby Estalella 46 5 10 14 1 2 1 .882 2.91 Andy Seminick 6 0 5 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Ron Northey 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 Elmer Valo 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 George Staller 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Earl Naylor 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jeff Heath 1027 126 126 286 9 6 1 .980 2.59 Bill Burgo 98 12 12 28 3 0 0 1.000 2.85 Jo-Jo White 74 9 10 26 2 0 1 1.000 3.41 Johnny Welaj 68 4 22 17 1 1 0 .947 2.39 Jimmy Ripple 41 1 16 17 0 0 0 1.000 3.73 Elmer Valo 36 1 11 11 0 1 0 .917 2.78 George Staller 15 1 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.93 Earl Naylor 7 0 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 Bobby Estalella 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.35 Jim Tyack 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1943 Draft


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