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1945 Philadelphia A's  (1944)  (1946)
57-97, 6th in American League
Scored 543 runs, Allowed 725 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 55-99
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .698
Park Factor: Batting - 99 / Pitching - 101 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 64-90   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 52-98
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  Bobby Estalella      34  139  494   65  139  20   9   9   53   0   0   83   52  .281  .384  .413   84   6.2  3(-1)e5   -37  
 OF *Jeff Heath           30  132  408   63  126  20   8  15   71   1   1   61   48  .309  .399  .507   82   7.4  4(0)e9      0  
 1B *Dick Siebert         33  154  608   59  144  37   0   7   61   1   1   41   46  .237  .289  .332   54   3.0  2e14      -65  
 OF *Vance Dinges         30  128  436   57  124  11   7   1   31   0   4   40   21  .284  .352  .349   49   4.0  3(-3)e8     2  
 3B  Don Ross             30  125  431   50  116  20   0   0   37   0   2   51   24  .269  .347  .316   48   3.9  3e18      -27  
 2B  Irv Hall             26  154  607   48  148  11   4   0   56   0   1   31   47  .244  .283  .275   43   2.4  1e21      -55  
 SS  Ed Busch             27  131  460   38  122  11   1   0   47   2   1   31   19  .265  .311  .293   42   3.3  2e38       11  
 OF *Mayo Smith           30  105  243   30   53   6   0   0   13   0   0   48   26  .218  .346  .243   22   3.0  3(+3)e8    19  
 C   Andy Seminick        24   97  218   21   46  10   3   7   31   1   0    8   56  .211  .242  .381   18   2.8  1(-1)e7   -83  
 OF *Bill McGhee          39   50  132   13   39   4   2   0    4   1   0    8   14  .295  .340  .356   16   4.6  4(+3)e8    92  
 C  *Red Steiner          30   85  174   12   38   4   0   0    9   0   0   28   18  .218  .325  .241   15   3.1  4(-1)e5    45  
 SS  Bobby Wilkins        22   69  132   14   38   1   0   0    8   0   0   11   15  .288  .347  .295   13   3.6  3e60       39  
 3B  Joe Burns            29   40  100    4   32   1   1   0    6   0   0    3   17  .320  .343  .350   12   4.7  4e60      117  
 OF  Ed Sauer             26   47  101   12   26   7   1   2   16   0   0    5   24  .257  .290  .406   12   4.2  3(+3)e8    -8  
 C   Greek George         32   74  143    6   29   4   1   0    9   0   0   18   32  .203  .296  .245    9   2.2  4(+2)e8    59  
 OF *Hal Peck             28   43   69   11   15   4   2   1    9   0   0    5    6  .217  .267  .377    7   3.4  4(+1)e16  -86  
 OF  Charlie Metro        26   47  132    8   21   5   0   1    8   0   0   13   25  .159  .234  .220    6   1.6  3(+1)e8  -152  
 SS  Al Brancato          26   20   62    3   12   3   0   0    6   0   0    1    6  .194  .203  .242    3   1.7  4e41      155  
 3B  Don Hasenmayer       18    8   19    0    3   2   0   0    1   0   0    1    0  .158  .200  .263    0   1.3  1e30      152  
 PH *Ernie Kish           27    9    9    0    2   1   0   0    2   0   0    0    1  .222  .222  .333    0   2.6            -73  
 OF *Lloyd Waner          39   17   14    1    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    1  .143  .188  .143    0   1.0  1(-1)e8  -233  
 PH *Larry Rosenthal      35    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -579  
 OF  Sam Chapman          29   38   26    0    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    3  .000  .037  .000    0   -.0  2(-1)e8  -480  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           546                  -18

     * - 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     27  12  14  .462  38  35   4   2   0   1   2  245.2  248  115   98  11   93  122  3.59  112   4.0   -6  
  P  Bobo Newsom          37   9  18  .333  40  36   5   3   1   0   1  259.0  250  119  111  14  111  145  3.86  118   4.1  -48  
  P  Jim Wilson           23   8   7  .533  25  20   4   3   1   1   1  158.1  104   49   42   8   93   62  2.39   51   2.9  -87  
  P  Roger Wolff          34   6   1  .857  11   9   2   1   0   0   1   72.1   48   20   14   3    7   42  1.74   14   1.8  -78  
  P  Steve Gerkin         32   6   7  .462  73   0   0  44   6   4   0  109.0  142   68   58   6   39   28  4.79   72   5.8   47  
  P *Bob Chipman          26   5   9  .357  49   0   0  35  13   5   0   78.1   69   40   36   6   39   36  4.14   35   4.0   14  
  P  Monk Dubiel          27   5  16  .238  31  24   2   2   0   0   0  153.1  188  123  101  17   66   56  5.93  112   6.4   91  
  P  Dick Fowler          24   3   3  .500  20   6   3   7   0   0   0   74.1   78   39   35   5   32   45  4.24   41   5.0  -11  
  P  Lou Knerr            23   2   4  .333  25   1   0  12   1   3   0   46.0   48   31   20   6   29   18  3.91   30   5.8   22  
  P  Andy Hansen          20   1   9  .100  28  15   1   9   3   2   0   94.2  111   56   50   5   36   41  4.75   56   5.3   37  
  P  Bud Byerly           24   0   9  .000  45   8   0  15   0   1   0   99.2  132   65   60   6   40   56  5.42   72   6.6   79  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      718          1

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Red Steiner           502  50  80  262   29   4   1  .986  32  18
 Andy Seminick         464  39  81  247   21   6   4  .978  31  11
 Greek George          417  65  74  234   28  12   3  .956  43  15
 Bobby Wilkins           8   0   2    6    0   0   0 1.000   2   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Siebert 1377 154 154 1474 130 15 147 .991 10.48 Vance Dinges 7 0 4 12 1 0 0 1.000 15.95 Ed Busch 4 0 2 3 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 Joe Burns 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Irv Hall 1389 154 154 402 520 14 114 .985 5.98 Joe Burns 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Sam Chapman 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Ross 938 101 115 105 229 15 23 .957 3.21 Joe Burns 221 26 28 35 38 7 2 .912 2.97 Ed Busch 169 20 26 30 42 9 6 .889 3.83 Don Hasenmayer 55 6 8 9 12 0 0 1.000 3.46 Andy Seminick 8 1 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.38 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ed Busch 940 104 113 224 347 24 76 .960 5.47 Bobby Wilkins 296 30 50 73 91 7 19 .959 4.99 Al Brancato 155 20 20 24 42 2 6 .971 3.83 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Jeff Heath            856 103 109  161    4   5   0  .971  1.74
 Bill McGhee           161  20  20   25    1   0   0 1.000  1.46
 Mayo Smith            149  17  19   31    1   1   1  .970  1.93
 Hal Peck               74   9   9   12    3   3   0  .833  1.82
 Sam Chapman            50   0  20   12    0   0   0 1.000  2.16
 Bobby Estalella        43   1  14    8    0   1   0  .889  1.66
 Vance Dinges           40   4  10   11    0   0   0 1.000  2.45
 Bobby Wilkins           8   0   3    3    0   0   0 1.000  3.38
 Charlie Metro           6   0   4    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Ed Sauer                3   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Andy Seminick           1   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Estalella 990 117 121 299 21 1 1 .997 2.91 Charlie Metro 250 29 31 80 3 2 0 .976 2.99 Vance Dinges 46 6 6 9 0 1 0 .900 1.76 Lloyd Waner 41 1 14 15 1 1 1 .941 3.54 Sam Chapman 33 0 14 10 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 Jeff Heath 13 0 7 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.69 Bill McGhee 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 Ed Sauer 8 0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.38 Hal Peck 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vance Dinges 798 89 92 155 2 7 0 .957 1.77 Mayo Smith 331 39 40 55 0 1 0 .982 1.50 Ed Sauer 152 17 17 32 0 2 0 .941 1.89 Bill McGhee 75 9 11 18 0 1 0 .947 2.16 Bobby Estalella 14 0 7 4 1 1 0 .833 3.29 Sam Chapman 7 0 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.45 Hal Peck 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 Charlie Metro 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Bobby Wilkins 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 Jeff Heath 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1945 Draft


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