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1947 Philadelphia A's  (1946)  (1948)
80-74, 3rd in American League
Scored 663 runs, Allowed 665 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-77
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .727
Park Factor: Batting - 102 / Pitching - 102 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 77-77   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 78-76
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B *Ferris Fain          26  144  518   83  149  32   1  11   47   2   3   94   57  .288  .395  .417   88   6.1  1e22      -25  
 OF  Sam Chapman          31  154  576   64  155  25   7  17   79   6   5   75   84  .269  .351  .425   84   5.0  2(-1)e6    65  
 OF *Elmer Valo           26  136  411   67  139  12   8   4   47   9   4   66   23  .338  .429  .436   78   7.3  3(0)e9     53  
 C   Andy Seminick        26  115  365   50  103  20   0  20   69   2   0   69   83  .282  .396  .501   78   7.9  1(-1)e7   100  
 3B  Hank Majeski         30  144  532   61  156  24   3   9   58   0   0   56   48  .293  .360  .400   77   5.3  4e6        -2  
 SS  Eddie Joost          31  154  611   81  119  15   2  17   56   3   2  108  162  .195  .316  .309   64   3.4  2e38      -52  
 OF *Hal Peck             30  125  443   53  136  19   0  12   59   3   1   18   46  .307  .331  .431   59   4.9  4(+1)e8    10  
 2B  Pete Suder           31  154  578   57  131  20   4   7   57   0   0   37   55  .227  .278  .311   50   3.0  2e11      -38  
 OF *Ray Coleman          25   79  190   31   50   3   3   4   21   4   2   17   13  .263  .332  .374   23   4.2  3(-2)e8    48  
 C  *Don Padgett          35   54  156   15   50   4   1   0   29   0   0   11    6  .321  .361  .359   20   4.8  4(+3)e9   -43  
 OF  Chuck Diering        24   55   78   18   18   2   0   1    5   2   0   20   23  .231  .394  .295   11   5.2  1(0)e8    -59  
 OF  Allie Clark          24   67   74   11   23   5   0   1    9   0   0    6    3  .311  .370  .419   10   5.4  3(0)e8   -120  
 3B  Gene Handley         32   51   99    8   24   2   2   0   10   2   1    7    3  .242  .287  .303    9   3.1  4e65      -40  
 1B  Jack Phillips        25   21   43    4   17   1   2   0    9   0   0    1    4  .395  .400  .512    8   8.3  3e15      162  
 UT  Dick Adams           27   36   99    8   23   4   3   1   11   0   0    2   30  .232  .248  .364    7   2.7             32  
 OF  Nippy Jones          22   26   78    5   24   4   0   0    8   0   0    1    7  .308  .316  .359    7   3.5  4(+5)e8    66  
 C   Mike Guerra          34   36   82    5   19   3   0   0    8   0   1    5   11  .232  .273  .268    6   2.6  3(+1)e11   46  
 C   Wes Westrum          24   11   11    0    7   2   0   0    2   0   0    0    0  .636  .636  .818    5  38.7  1(-2)e7   538  
 1B *Chuck Kress          25   15   30    3    8   1   0   0    4   0   0    8    4  .267  .421  .300    4   5.1  3e19      270  
 OF  Chet Laabs           35   55   34    5    7   2   0   1    4   0   0    3    3  .206  .263  .353    3   3.4  2(-2)e8   -33  
 C   Sherm Lollar         22   22   20    1    5   0   0   1    2   0   0    2    3  .250  .318  .400    2   4.9  2(-2)e6   101  
 3B  Mickey Rutner        27   11   14    2    4   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    0  .286  .333  .286    1   2.8  4e41       -8  
 PH  Austin Knickerbocker 28    5    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .333  .333  .333    0   4.5            -23  
 1B *Ed Stevens           22    3    9    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    4  .111  .200  .111    0    .9  2e30     -134  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           705                   10

     * - 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  Phil Marchildon      33  16  15  .516  39  38   8   1   0   0   3  277.2  242  131  120  22  149  159  3.89  128   4.2   -1  
  P  Dick Fowler          26  15  10  .600  35  32   2   1   1   0   1  232.0  199   98   84  16   87   88  3.26   89   3.5  -47  
  P  Bob Savage           25  13   5  .722  68   8   1  28   2   2   0  150.1  132   62   51   7   72   61  3.05   61   3.7  -30  
  P  Bryan Stephens       26  11   5  .688  60   2   0  23   1   3   0  102.0   82   48   39  11   56   52  3.44   48   4.2  -15  
  P  Kirby Higbe          32   9  14  .391  41  33   2   6   4   0   1  217.2  191  128  111  29  130  104  4.59  116   4.7  -25  
  P  Bill McCahan         26   7   8  .467  38  19   3  11   1   1   1  161.2  165   73   65   7   68   59  3.62   75   4.1   -8  
  P  Russ Christopher     29   5   6  .455  64   0   0  50  25   8   0   79.1   83   29   29   1   33   34  3.29   36   4.2   42  
  P  Carl Scheib          20   4   6  .400  41  13   0  17   0   2   0  124.0  132   63   59  15   53   36  4.28   73   5.3  -21  
  P  Bill Ayers           27   0   2  .000   4   4   0   0   0   0   0   18.0   23   17   14   6    3   14  7.00   14   7.2   30  
  P  Bill Dietrich        37   0   3  .000   6   5   0   1   0   0   0   32.2   30   16   12   0   21   16  3.31   14   4.1   23  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      658        -15

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Andy Seminick         869  95 108  457   47   9   2  .982  23  22
 Don Padgett           300  33  38  148   29   7   1  .962  43  19
 Mike Guerra           198  24  31  107    9   4   1  .967   8   6
 Sherm Lollar           26   2  10   11    0   0   0 1.000   2   0
 Wes Westrum             3   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ferris Fain 1135 123 134 1206 105 22 131 .983 10.39 Dick Adams 97 12 15 101 13 2 11 .983 10.58 Jack Phillips 71 9 10 67 10 2 9 .975 9.76 Chuck Kress 64 7 7 59 9 0 5 1.000 9.56 Ed Stevens 24 3 3 26 2 0 6 1.000 10.50 Gene Handley 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 13.50 Andy Seminick 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Suder 1374 154 154 399 482 5 125 .994 5.77 Gene Handley 21 0 9 3 9 0 1 1.000 5.14 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hank Majeski 1197 133 139 130 325 5 33 .989 3.42 Gene Handley 184 21 28 24 31 10 3 .846 2.70 Mickey Rutner 15 0 2 2 3 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Joost 1386 154 154 283 501 17 110 .979 5.09 Gene Handley 8 0 2 5 3 0 1 1.000 9.00 Hank Majeski 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Hal Peck              861 109 109  207    6   8   0  .964  2.23
 Sam Chapman           137  16  18   40    0   0   0 1.000  2.62
 Dick Adams            120  14  16   28    0   1   0  .966  2.10
 Chet Laabs             83   0  38   12    0   0   0 1.000  1.30
 Ray Coleman            76   6  17   24    0   0   0 1.000  2.84
 Elmer Valo             68   4  19   23    1   0   0 1.000  3.18
 Nippy Jones            32   5   5    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.28
 Chuck Diering          16   0   8    5    0   0   0 1.000  2.81
 Austin Knickerbocker    1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Allie Clark             1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Sam Chapman 1207 137 137 323 17 2 2 .994 2.54 Chuck Diering 179 17 31 55 3 3 0 .951 2.92 Allie Clark 8 0 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.38 Don Padgett 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 Elmer Valo 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Elmer Valo 823 93 100 210 3 8 0 .964 2.33 Ray Coleman 344 39 43 78 0 1 0 .987 2.04 Nippy Jones 124 16 17 23 0 0 0 1.000 1.67 Sam Chapman 36 1 12 10 1 0 0 1.000 2.75 Allie Clark 26 3 3 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.42 Chet Laabs 21 1 7 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.27 Hal Peck 10 0 5 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.90 Chuck Diering 8 0 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 Andy Seminick 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1947 Draft


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