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1953 Philadelphia A's  (1952)  (1954)
74-80, 2nd in American League
Scored 704 runs, Allowed 664 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-73
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .716
Park Factor: Batting - 104 / Pitching - 104 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 70-84   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 59-95
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 #Dave Philley         33  154  639  106  197  32   9  10   88   5   0   50   49  .308  .362  .433  101   6.0  3(0)e6     13  
 OF *Jim Rivera           30  154  575   79  139  24  13  18   86   8   1   55   87  .242  .310  .423   74   4.4  2(-2)e10  -16  
 3B  Willie Jones         27  139  536   73  126  12   2  22   63   0   0   86   66  .235  .341  .388   71   4.5  2e11        3  
 1B *Ferris Fain          32  143  502   93  115  23   5  10   48   1   0  108   45  .229  .366  .355   70   4.7  1e15      -30  
 OF  Don Lenhardt         30  115  328   45  109  24   0  12   63   0   0   50   52  .332  .416  .515   69   7.9  3(+2)e10   65  
 SS  Joe DeMaestri        24  114  394   41  116  17   5  10   49   0   1   18   44  .294  .326  .439   54   5.1  3e25      116  
 2B  Pete Suder           37  139  490   51  139  17   6   3   54   2   0   21   44  .284  .308  .361   51   3.7  2e18        7  
 C   Joe Astroth          30   93  282   38   91  20   2   7   43   0   1   28   15  .323  .385  .482   49   6.6  3(0)e6     96  
 OF  Bob Borkowski        27   96  268   29   73  12   1   9   35   0   0   22   56  .272  .324  .425   34   4.3  3(+1)e7    16  
 SS  Eddie Joost          37  104  207   31   56   6   1   4   18   4   1   38   34  .271  .382  .367   31   5.3  2e32      -36  
 C  *Joe Ginsberg         26   71  172   17   48  10   0   0   25   0   0   33   10  .279  .392  .337   23   4.8  3(+1)e8    14  
 C   Charlie Silvera      28   45   88    7   30   4   2   0   17   0   0   11    8  .341  .420  .432   14   6.1  3(+1)e6   159  
 2B  Billy Consolo        18   38  114   15   30   6   0   1    7   0   0    0   37  .263  .261  .342   10   3.1  4e18       41  
 OF *Elmer Valo           32   74  100   10   22   2   0   0    6   0   0   18    6  .220  .339  .240    9   3.3  3(0)e7    -63  
 OF *Carmen Mauro         26   48   77   13   20   2   0   0    2   1   1    4    9  .260  .296  .286    6   3.1  4(+1)e11  -46  
 OF  Allie Clark          30   31   80    8   16   4   0   5   10   0   0    1   11  .200  .210  .438    6   2.7  3(0)e7    115  
 C  #Mike Sandlock        37   25   78    6   15   0   0   0    8   0   0    8   11  .192  .267  .192    4   2.0  3(-1)e7   -80  
 1B *Tom Hamilton         27   12   29    2    8   2   0   0    2   0   0    3    7  .276  .344  .345    3   4.1  4e16      171  
 2B  Tommy Giordano       27   19   16    4    5   1   0   1    4   0   0    3    0  .312  .421  .562    2   5.0  4e18      342  
 UT  Sibby Sisti          32   24   25    1    6   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    2  .240  .269  .240    1   2.4           -109  
 2B  Bill Rigney          35    6   22    0    5   0   0   0    3   0   0    0    7  .227  .227  .227    0   1.4  4e23      -45  
 C   Bob Oldis            25    4    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0  4(0)e6   -544  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           693                   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  Don Larsen           23  14   8  .636  34  28   3   3   3   0   0  210.2  189   79   66  13   74  148  2.82   84   3.5 -106  
  P  Ned Garver           27  12   9  .571  34  34   2   0   0   0   0  215.2  232  108   95  21   68  101  3.96  116   4.9  -35  
  P *Jackie Collum        26  10   7  .588  64  10   0  35   7   4   0  149.0  147   74   70  18   66   77  4.23   76   4.6   -6  
  P  Sonny Dixon          28   8   8  .500  49   6   1  24   6   4   1  104.0  110   46   38  13   26   38  3.29   52   4.6  -29  
  P  Marion Fricano       29   8  16  .333  45  33   1  10   4   0   0  227.0  226  125  120  28  108   79  4.76  128   5.1  -15  
  P  Carl Scheib          26   7   6  .538  47   7   0  22   9   5   0  105.2   95   44   42  14   29   28  3.58   46   3.9  -89  
  P  Saul Rogovin         29   6   5  .545  46   7   1  12   1   0   0  100.0  100   45   33  11   36   59  2.97   46   4.2 -133  
  P  Hal Brown            28   6  13  .316  36  25   2   8   3   0   0  180.1  179   78   69  21   68   77  3.44   88   4.3  -37  
  P  Charlie Bishop       29   3   6  .333  46   3   0  27   1   1   0   83.0   82   56   49  11   55   41  5.31   51   5.5  -50  
  P *Frank Fanovich       31   0   1  .000   5   0   0   2   0   0   0    5.2    4    2    1   0    5    7  1.59    2   3.4 -128  
  P  Bob Trice            26   0   1  .000   3   1   0   1   0   0   0    6.1   10    7    6   1    7    0  8.53    8  10.8  231  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      701        -50

     * - 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           627  69  85  328   44   2   1  .995  34  25
 Joe Ginsberg          376  43  50  209   24   3   1  .987  47  15
 Mike Sandlock         204  25  25  113    7   2   0  .984   4   2
 Charlie Silvera       178  17  30   94   11   2   0  .981  11   8
 Bob Oldis               2   0   1    2    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ferris Fain 1148 126 134 1147 124 13 117 .990 9.96 Allie Clark 168 22 24 179 23 2 20 .990 10.84 Tom Hamilton 65 6 10 72 3 1 4 .987 10.38 Willie Jones 5 0 1 3 0 0 1 1.000 5.79 Bob Borkowski 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 1.000 10.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Suder 1078 116 133 329 334 10 93 .985 5.53 Billy Consolo 252 31 36 56 77 5 14 .964 4.75 Sibby Sisti 26 2 6 5 7 1 2 .923 4.15 Bill Rigney 25 4 4 6 7 0 3 1.000 4.68 Tommy Giordano 6 1 3 3 3 1 0 .857 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Willie Jones 1193 134 139 152 339 13 27 .974 3.70 Carmen Mauro 144 17 21 18 33 1 1 .981 3.19 Sibby Sisti 18 1 4 7 3 1 0 .909 5.00 Bill Rigney 16 2 2 5 3 0 0 1.000 4.50 Pete Suder 8 0 2 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.32 Don Lenhardt 5 0 3 0 3 0 1 1.000 5.40 Charlie Silvera 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 Billy Consolo 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe DeMaestri 916 112 112 201 298 16 69 .969 4.90 Eddie Joost 465 42 73 96 156 13 27 .951 4.88 Pete Suder 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.45 Sibby Sisti 3 0 3 1 3 0 0 1.000 12.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Don Lenhardt          679  80  85  163    3   3   0  .982  2.20
 Bob Borkowski         567  62  78  144    4   3   0  .980  2.35
 Elmer Valo            121  11  18   29    1   0   0 1.000  2.23
 Allie Clark            13   0   5    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.42
 Carmen Mauro            7   1   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.29
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Rivera 1360 154 154 346 16 8 0 .978 2.40 Bob Borkowski 21 0 5 6 2 0 0 1.000 3.43 Don Lenhardt 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Elmer Valo 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Carmen Mauro 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dave Philley 1385 154 154 354 12 7 2 .981 2.38 Don Lenhardt 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Bob Borkowski 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1953 Draft


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