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1944 Philadelphia A's  (1943)  (1945)
75-79, 4th in American League
Scored 668 runs, Allowed 720 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-83
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .688
Park Factor: Batting - 102 / Pitching - 102 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 78-76   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 72-82
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 *Ron Northey          24  154  552   85  172  40  11  24  117   0   0   89   56  .312  .404  .554  121   8.0  4(-2)e6    95  
 3B  Pinky Higgins        35  152  597   97  175  35   2   8   65   5   3   88   50  .293  .383  .399   91   5.4  3e23      -19  
 OF  Bobby Estalella      33  146  568   87  160  25  10   6   67   7   4   54   84  .282  .344  .393   76   4.8  3(-1)e5   -46  
 2B  Irv Hall             25  154  602   56  181  27  11   0   66   3   2   33   49  .301  .336  .382   74   4.5  1e29       76  
 1B *Dick Siebert         32  143  520   67  140  19   4   9   57   3   4   62   31  .269  .350  .373   69   4.7  2e15      -87  
 SS  Ed Busch             26  143  537   48  152  20   2   0   52   4   2   27   28  .283  .316  .328   54   3.6  2e46       25  
 OF *Jeff Heath           29   92  164   26   61   6   4   8   41   0   0   21   21  .372  .435  .604   43  10.3  4(0)e16   146  
 OF *Hal Epps             30  130  328   37   81  14   7   0   25   0   0   27   48  .247  .300  .332   29   3.0  2(+1)e12  -25  
 C   Clyde Kluttz         26   87  248   23   59  12   3   4   33   1   0   18   21  .238  .287  .359   23   3.2  3(-1)e7   -48  
 1B *Hal Trosky           31   80  161   21   39  15   0   6   22   2   0   18   12  .242  .317  .447   22   4.6  4e10       63  
 OF *Jo-Jo White          35   85  203   30   43   5   0   3   13   0   0   20   25  .212  .280  .281   16   2.8  3(+1)e14  -27  
 C   Andy Seminick        23   72  134    9   28   4   1   0    6   0   0   10   48  .209  .264  .254    9   2.4  1(-1)e13  -68  
 C   Roy Easterwood       29   41   67    4   14   2   0   2    9   0   0    2   30  .209  .225  .328    4   2.4  4(-1)e7   -45  
 PH *Bill McGhee          38   56   53    7   15   2   1   0    3   0   0    2    5  .283  .309  .358    4   3.3            -12  
 PH  Don Heffner          33   18   13    9    6   1   0   0    2   0   0    5    0  .462  .611  .538    4  15.6            511  
 C  *Jim McDonnell        21   44   94    7   17   2   0   0    9   0   0    5    5  .181  .222  .202    4   1.5  4(-1)e16 -106  
 OF  Ford Garrison        28   32   53    6   12   2   0   1    4   0   1    2    7  .226  .255  .321    4   2.7  3(+3)e6   -65  
 PH  Eddie Miksis         17   10    5    3    3   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    0  .600  .600  .600    1  24.3            690  
 OF  Bill Burgo           24   16   54    3    4   1   0   1    3   0   0    5    2  .074  .167  .148    1    .9  4(0)e20  -297  
 UT *Johnny Lazor         31    8    8    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    1  .250  .333  .250    0   3.4            338  
 3B  Joe Burns            28   13   19    0    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    0  .158  .200  .158    0    .7  4e26     -227  
 2B  Joe Rullo            28    8   25    0    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    1    6  .080  .111  .120    0    .3  3e36     -159  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           662                    0

     * - 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  Russ Christopher     26  17  12  .586  40  32   7   6   3   2   1  237.0  239  116   98  11   84  100  3.72  101   3.8   10  
  P  Monk Dubiel          26  14  17  .452  36  35   8   0   0   0   1  254.2  263  130  111  14  101   97  3.92  133   4.6    2  
  P  Bobo Newsom          36  14  18  .438  38  38  11   0   0   0   1  290.2  295  134  111  11  100  191  3.44  128   3.9   28  
  P  Lum Harris           29   9  10  .474  29  20   6   8   4   0   2  165.2  179   80   65  15   29   33  3.53   76   4.2  -43  
  P *Bob Chipman          25   7   6  .538  54   4   1  35   2   1   0   97.1  116   66   57   6   47   31  5.27   57   5.2    3  
  P  Luke Hamlin          40   6   8  .429  27  19   3   8   0   1   0  140.2  161   71   59   9   34   58  3.77   72   4.6  -22  
  P  Boom-Boom Beck       39   5   5  .500  49   1   1  33  12   2   0   81.0   69   40   37   7   36   35  4.11   37   4.1   52  
  P  Steve Sundra         34   2   1  .667   4   3   0   1   0   0   0   21.0   22    9    8   3    4    1  3.43   10   4.4  118  
  P  Roger Wolff          33   1   2  .333  45   2   0  26   1   0   0   91.1  132   74   62   5   42   57  6.11   81   8.0   82  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 31                                                                                      701         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          591  57  85  312   31   8   2  .977  24  19
 Andy Seminick         357  60  70  172   22  10   2  .951  28  13
 Jim McDonnell         247  21  42  115   11   8   1  .940  11   5
 Roy Easterwood        172  16  36   96   11   4   1  .964  10   7
 Johnny Lazor           12   0   3    6    0   0   0 1.000   1   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Siebert 1121 127 131 1211 124 10 108 .993 10.72 Hal Trosky 242 27 33 264 29 0 25 1.000 10.90 Bill McGhee 11 0 5 10 2 0 3 1.000 10.12 Bobby Estalella 6 0 4 3 2 0 1 1.000 7.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Irv Hall 1317 148 148 355 420 27 96 .966 5.29 Joe Rullo 56 6 6 18 21 1 7 .975 6.27 Joe Burns 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 Ed Busch 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pinky Higgins 1363 152 152 186 343 17 34 .969 3.49 Joe Burns 16 2 2 4 3 0 0 1.000 3.94 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ed Busch 1235 140 143 292 463 37 79 .953 5.50 Jo-Jo White 85 8 14 22 25 3 4 .940 4.98 Irv Hall 59 6 7 11 16 5 2 .844 4.12 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ron Northey          1255 153 153  280    9   8   1  .973  2.07
 Jo-Jo White            44   1  18   12    0   0   0 1.000  2.45
 Ford Garrison          43   0  15    9    0   0   0 1.000  1.87
 Hal Epps               16   0   8    2    1   0   0 1.000  1.69
 Bobby Estalella        14   0   7    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.29
 Johnny Lazor            3   0   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  3.00
 Andy Seminick           2   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Jeff Heath              1   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Bill Burgo              1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hal Epps 809 78 110 234 18 8 1 .969 2.80 Jeff Heath 247 39 44 64 2 3 0 .957 2.40 Jo-Jo White 223 28 31 46 6 3 1 .945 2.10 Ford Garrison 76 8 12 17 1 0 1 1.000 2.14 Bobby Estalella 17 1 8 5 1 0 0 1.000 3.18 Johnny Lazor 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Estalella 1117 127 130 247 10 1 0 .996 2.07 Bill Burgo 119 15 15 18 0 0 0 1.000 1.36 Jo-Jo White 105 11 18 17 2 0 0 1.000 1.63 Jeff Heath 16 0 8 8 0 1 0 .889 4.50 Ron Northey 9 1 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 Johnny Lazor 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Bill McGhee 4 0 1 3 0 1 0 .750 6.75 Dick Siebert 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Ford Garrison 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1944 Draft


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