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1948 Philadelphia A's  (1947)  (1949)
64-90, 6th in American League
Scored 625 runs, Allowed 777 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-94
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .714
Park Factor: Batting - 97 / Pitching - 98 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 65-89   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 84-70
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          27  154  585  102  155  27   7  10   49   2   1  111   41  .265  .385  .386   92   5.6  1e18      -37  
 SS  Eddie Joost          32  153  561   92  134  20   2  15   69   0   0  130  100  .239  .381  .362   85   5.2  2e23      -45  
 3B  Hank Majeski         31  154  620   70  172  39   3  12  108   0   0   45   49  .277  .325  .408   74   4.1  2e12      -89  
 OF *Elmer Valo           27  140  431   48  127  21   4   2   45   1   2   79   26  .295  .407  .376   70   5.8  2(0)e6    -43  
 OF  Sam Chapman          32  142  496   50  124  19   8  12   67   3   1   55   53  .250  .322  .393   59   4.0  2(-1)e9   -40  
 2B  Pete Suder           32  154  550   59  124  23   9   4   54   0   0   57   59  .225  .297  .322   54   3.3  3e11      -47  
 C  *Aaron Robinson       33  114  349   39   77  17   2   8   35   0   0   55   43  .221  .325  .350   41   4.0  3(0)e2    -50  
 3B *Eddie Mayo           38   77  263   27   75  17   1   0   29   0   0   21   16  .285  .338  .357   27   3.5  4e11       61  
 OF  Don White            29   89  265   27   65  20   2   4   42   0   0   14   24  .245  .283  .381   26   3.3  2(+1)e15   33  
 PH  Carl Scheib          21   77  124   15   39   7   5   0   24   0   0    6   22  .315  .343  .452   19   5.7            -44  
 C   Mike Guerra          35   57  144   13   36   8   1   0    9   0   0   24   11  .250  .357  .319   16   3.9  3(+2)e4    88  
 OF *Ray Coleman          26   90  276   28   51  11   6   0   16   2   1   23   27  .185  .246  .268   16   1.8  3(-2)e12 -131  
 OF *Hal Peck             31   42   68    6   24   6   0   0    6   2   0    5    8  .353  .392  .441   12   7.7  4(+3)e6   171  
 OF *Ted Beard            27   88   91   18   17   3   3   0    5   4   1   11   22  .187  .288  .286    8   3.0  2(-4)e6   -26  
 C  *Herman Franks        34   54   86   10   15   3   1   2    8   0   0   11    8  .174  .287  .302    8   2.9  4(0)e6   -102  
 OF *Hal Rice             24   17   28    6   10   5   2   0    7   0   0    4    6  .357  .438  .679    8  11.4  4(+1)e7   269  
 OF #Jack Wallaesa        28   38  115   14   25   6   0   3   10   0   0    1   25  .217  .224  .348    7   2.2  4(+2)e5   118  
 PH *Jackie Mayo          22   52   37   11    7   1   4   0    1   0   0    8    3  .189  .388  .432    6   5.1             91  
 OF  Chuck Diering        25    7    7    1    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    3    0  .286  .500  .286    1   7.5  2(0)e6    563  
 1B  Rudy York            34   15   23    2    4   0   0   0    0   0   0    3    7  .174  .269  .174    1   1.5  4e20       28  
 PH  Eddie Kazak          27   20   20    3    5   2   0   0    2   0   0    0    0  .250  .250  .350    1   1.7            -82  
 2B  Skeeter Webb         38   10   14    1    3   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .214  .214  .286    0   2.1  4e6       167  
 2B  Billy DeMars         22   25   16    0    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    1  .000  .111  .000    0    .1  4e41     -355  
 OF  Joe Medwick          36    6    8    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    4  .000  .000  .000    0   -.0  5(+3)e4  -461  
 OF  Ken Wood             24    5   12    0    0   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0   -.1  4(-3)e16 -287  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           638                  -32

     * - 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  Carl Scheib          21  12  11  .522  41  27   6  10   5   2   1  218.2  224  117  101  21   79   54  4.16  112   4.6  -51  
  P  Kirby Higbe          33  11   8  .579  61   8   1  37   7   3   0  174.1  164   93   86  16   83   76  4.44   94   4.8  -16  
  P  Dick Fowler          27  10  12  .455  37  31   7   4   1   0   3  216.0  245  118  102  22   83   81  4.25  131   5.5    5  
  P  Phil Marchildon      34  10  14  .417  34  31   4   2   0   0   0  172.2  175  111  104  18   93   62  5.42   97   5.1  -21  
  P  Ike Pearson          31   8  15  .348  40  25   0   6   0   0   0  169.0  157   89   80  22   66   40  4.26   84   4.5 -145  
  P  Bubba Harris         22   7   5  .583  55   0   0  35   6   2   0  102.2  101   41   35   3   32   38  3.07   42   3.7    0  
  P  Bob Savage           26   3  11  .214  26  23   1   2   0   0   0  129.0  132   63   58  13   53   43  4.05   67   4.7 -158  
  P  Russ Christopher     30   1   0 1.000  16   0   0  10   0   1   0   34.0   27   13   13   6   15    6  3.44   14   3.8  -34  
  P  Bill McCahan         27   1   4  .200  11   5   0   2   0   0   0   28.1   45   33   33   5   26    3 10.48   31  10.5  134  
  P  Ed Heusser           39   1   6  .143  59   0   0  26   2   1   0  108.2  143   77   74  12   36   50  6.13   84   6.9  -19  
  P  Bobo Newsom          40   0   4  .000   6   4   0   1   0   0   0   16.1   36   22   18   0    3    7  9.92   19  11.1  154  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      780        -41

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Aaron Robinson        863 100 105  373   43   9   3  .979  20  21
 Mike Guerra           341  36  50  155   18   2   0  .989  15   9
 Herman Franks         165  18  28   77   14   2   0  .978   6   8
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ferris Fain 1310 149 150 1489 206 16 135 .991 11.64 Rudy York 50 5 9 51 4 1 3 .982 9.90 Hal Peck 5 0 1 5 0 1 1 .833 9.00 Don White 3 0 2 3 1 0 0 1.000 12.00 Hal Rice 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Suder 1359 154 154 438 492 7 113 .993 6.16 Billy DeMars 8 0 7 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.38 Skeeter Webb 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 1.000 13.50 Ray Coleman 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hank Majeski 1368 154 154 108 382 8 26 .984 3.22 Don White 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Joost 1346 153 153 334 542 14 107 .984 5.86 Skeeter Webb 18 1 3 5 6 0 1 1.000 5.40 Billy DeMars 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 6.00 Jack Wallaesa 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Sam Chapman           425  48  63   84    3   5   0  .946  1.84
 Jack Wallaesa         271  35  36   50    0   1   0  .980  1.66
 Don White             257  27  39   48    1   2   0  .961  1.72
 Ray Coleman           234  29  31   56    3   2   0  .967  2.27
 Hal Peck               48   6   7    9    1   0   0 1.000  1.88
 Hal Rice               34   5   6    7    0   0   0 1.000  1.85
 Elmer Valo             34   2   7    5    0   0   0 1.000  1.32
 Ted Beard              33   1  15    8    0   0   0 1.000  2.20
 Carl Scheib            20   0   8    3    0   0   0 1.000  1.35
 Joe Medwick             8   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  2.35
 Jackie Mayo             7   1   5    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.35
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Sam Chapman 687 81 92 183 11 3 0 .985 2.54 Ray Coleman 392 48 48 102 3 4 1 .963 2.41 Ted Beard 237 18 47 70 3 0 1 1.000 2.77 Don White 40 6 7 18 0 0 0 1.000 4.02 Chuck Diering 12 1 4 5 1 0 0 1.000 4.38 Hal Peck 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Elmer Valo 969 109 115 211 7 6 3 .973 2.02 Don White 288 33 35 59 0 2 0 .967 1.84 Ken Wood 39 4 5 8 1 0 0 1.000 2.06 Hal Peck 31 4 6 5 0 1 0 .833 1.44 Ray Coleman 20 2 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Joe Medwick 12 2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 Sam Chapman 10 0 3 5 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1948 Draft


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