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1952 Philadelphia A's  (1951)  (1953)
70-84, 4th in American League
Scored 660 runs, Allowed 706 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-82
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .689
Park Factor: Batting - 100 / Pitching - 101 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 68-86   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 79-75
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          31  154  602   84  192  44   2   7   72   0   1   97   47  .319  .415  .434  110   6.9  1e23      -19  
 OF *Elmer Valo           31  136  431   96  127  37   7   7   45   4   0  108   30  .295  .438  .462   96   8.3  3(0)e11    60  
 SS  Eddie Joost          36  154  570   83  126  30   3  21   94   0   0  122  130  .221  .357  .395   89   5.1  2e29      -51  
 3B  Willie Jones         26  152  602   82  149  21   5  20   83   1   0   52   48  .248  .310  .399   74   4.1  2e16        3  
 OF #Dave Philley         32  154  620   72  158  28   2   8   68  11   5   54   52  .255  .316  .345   65   3.6  2(0)e4    -28  
 OF  Allie Clark          29   84  193   23   60  12   0  10   39   0   0   20   19  .311  .375  .528   35   6.7  3(0)e7    137  
 OF *Tom Wright           28   79  219   25   59  11   1   6   34   1   0   30   45  .269  .350  .411   33   5.3  4(0)e9     60  
 OF  Bob Borkowski        26   85  248   29   59   8   4   5   35   0   0   16   43  .238  .283  .363   24   3.2  3(+1)e3    12  
 C   Joe Astroth          29  112  359   19   80   4   0   0   37   0   1   21   44  .223  .268  .234   22   2.0  3(0)e3    -94  
 2B  Pete Suder           36  113  367   33   74   8   4   0   28   1   1   20   44  .202  .240  .245   20   1.8  2e19     -108  
 2B  Skeeter Kell         22   72  164   17   42   8   3   0   16   2   0   13   16  .256  .307  .341   18   4.0  3e26       87  
 C   Charlie Silvera      27   28   58    8   21   5   0   0    5   0   0    6    4  .362  .422  .448   11   8.3  3(+1)e6   105  
 1B *Rocky Nelson         27   44   31    3   14   0   0   0    5   0   0   11    5  .452  .595  .452    9  12.9  3e14      395  
 C   Johnny Pramesa       26   20   46    7   16   1   0   0    2   0   0    9    4  .348  .455  .370    7   6.7  4(+1)e13  115  
 C   Darrell Johnson      23   33   93    7   19   2   0   0    4   1   0   12   14  .204  .302  .226    7   2.5  3(+2)e8   -54  
 PH *Dave Pope            27   34   35    3   12   0   2   1    4   0   0    0   10  .343  .343  .543    5   6.7            101  
 2B *Sherry Robertson     33   54   69   12   11   1   0   0    4   0   1   19   25  .159  .348  .174    5   2.7  4e19     -135  
 C  *Hobie Landrith       22   27   51    2   14   2   0   0    4   0   0    1    5  .275  .288  .314    4   3.1  4(0)e6      2  
 OF  J.W. Porter          19   24   58    8   11   2   0   0    2   3   0    6    7  .190  .266  .224    4   2.3  4(+5)e10 -134  
 OF *Sandy Amoros         22   25   52    3   11   3   0   0    2   0   0    2   18  .212  .236  .269    3   2.3  3(+1)e7  -185  
 2B  Jim Brideweser       25   36   37    4    8   0   0   0    6   0   0    2    6  .216  .275  .216    2   2.0  3e38      -89  
 OF  Bill Tuttle          23   48   28    2    4   0   0   0    3   0   0    0    3  .143  .143  .143    0    .5  1(-2)e7  -194  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           653                  -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  Saul Rogovin         28  15  17  .469  43  34   8   6   1   1   1  253.2  274  120  110  29   76  182  3.90  136   4.8   52  
  P  Russ Meyer           28  11  17  .393  43  33   8   5   2   0   0  254.2  268  117   98  19   69  112  3.46  119   4.2    7  
  P  Bob Kelly            24   9   6  .600  35  14   1  15   3   2   0  137.2  113   51   40   9   53   66  2.62   52   3.4  -61  
  P  Joe Landrum          23   9  11  .450  36  28   0   6   1   0   0  172.0  201   86   71  11   51  111  3.72   96   5.0  -93  
  P  Carl Scheib          25   9  14  .391  67  14   2  40   8   9   0  173.0  197  115   93  33   59   70  4.84  121   6.2   73  
  P *Sam Zoldak           33   5   1  .833  31   6   1  17   4   1   0   79.2   97   40   40   5   24   11  4.52   44   5.1  -21  
  P  Dick Fowler          31   5   5  .500  49   4   0  20   1   0   0  115.0  145   77   70  10   58   43  5.48   84   6.5  -14  
  P  Cloyd Boyer          24   4   9  .308  41  11   1  14   4   2   1  120.2  112   57   46   9   53   54  3.43   53   3.9  -74  
  P  Johnny Kucab         32   2   0 1.000  17   5   0   7   1   0   0   50.0   47   17   17   3   14   23  3.06   21   3.9 -190  
  P  Charlie Bishop       28   1   2  .333   4   3   0   1   0   0   0   15.0   18   16   10   2   16   13  6.00   15   8.5  178  
  P  Mike Clark           30   0   2  .000   5   2   0   2   0   0   0   17.1   22   10    9   3    6    7  4.67   13   7.4    8  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      759        -10

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Joe Astroth           843  99 107  489   65   7   3  .988  68  35
 Darrell Johnson       218  23  29  134   15   5   1  .968  19   7
 Hobie Landrith        111   9  21   68    9   2   2  .975   6   3
 Charlie Silvera       109  11  16   52    9   1   0  .984   5   4
 Johnny Pramesa        107  12  15   58    8   7   0  .904  12   4
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ferris Fain 1380 154 154 1404 143 25 133 .984 10.09 Allie Clark 7 0 2 6 0 0 1 1.000 7.71 Rocky Nelson 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Suder 871 94 109 238 294 11 65 .980 5.50 Skeeter Kell 411 47 56 120 139 7 29 .974 5.68 Sherry Robertson 86 12 14 15 31 0 5 1.000 4.83 Jim Brideweser 20 1 6 8 3 0 0 1.000 4.95 Rocky Nelson 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Willie Jones 1359 151 151 141 338 13 29 .974 3.17 Pete Suder 29 3 3 4 4 3 2 .727 2.48 J.W. Porter 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Joost 1386 154 154 302 448 23 93 .970 4.87 Jim Brideweser 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Pete Suder 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Elmer Valo            511  59  66  122    6   5   0  .962  2.25
 Allie Clark           379  42  54  126    2   1   0  .992  3.04
 Tom Wright            295  37  43   81    3   2   0  .977  2.56
 J.W. Porter           101  12  12   24    1   0   0 1.000  2.22
 Bob Borkowski          56   3  14   12    0   0   0 1.000  1.93
 Bill Tuttle            30   0  15   13    0   0   0 1.000  3.90
 Sandy Amoros           12   1   4    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Dave Pope               2   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Sherry Robertson        2   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  4.50
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dave Philley 1310 153 154 340 24 4 3 .989 2.50 Bill Tuttle 73 1 28 12 0 1 0 .923 1.47 Sandy Amoros 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Bob Borkowski 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Elmer Valo 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 J.W. Porter 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 1.000 27.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Borkowski 519 61 70 104 6 0 1 1.000 1.91 Elmer Valo 458 53 65 95 4 3 0 .971 1.95 Tom Wright 156 21 22 31 1 1 0 .970 1.85 Sandy Amoros 97 12 14 21 1 0 0 1.000 2.03 Dave Philley 71 1 26 21 0 0 0 1.000 2.65 J.W. Porter 41 4 5 8 0 1 0 .889 1.74 Allie Clark 21 0 11 9 0 0 0 1.000 3.86 Bill Tuttle 11 0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 4.09 Dave Pope 10 2 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.70 Sherry Robertson 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .500 3.00 Jim Brideweser 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1952 Draft


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