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1954 Philadelphia A's  (1953)  (1955)
59-95, 6th in American League
Scored 628 runs, Allowed 763 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-92
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .691
Park Factor: Batting - 103 / Pitching - 105 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 59-95   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 51-103
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 *Jim Rivera           31  151  541   96  176  19   9  19   66  13   6   43   68  .325  .378  .499   97   6.6  3(-3)e14   90  
 3B  Willie Jones         28  147  593   82  156  26   2  12   59   1   0   63   57  .263  .332  .374   74   4.5  2e17      -38  
 1B *Ferris Fain          33  101  248   49   85  15   3   8   29   4   0   55   10  .343  .464  .524   66  10.7  1e22      173  
 2B  Spook Jacobs         28  150  574   53  158  18   0   0   56  17   0   51   32  .275  .331  .307   63   4.0  3e21       18  
 OF *Vic Wertz            29  123  409   40  107  21   2  12   60   0   0   48   47  .262  .336  .411   57   5.0  4(0)e11    -4  
 OF  Bill Wilson          25  123  356   48   67   8   0  17   46   0   2   56   63  .188  .320  .354   41   3.6  4(+1)e8   -68  
 OF *Elmer Valo           33   95  230   36   52  12   5   2   24   0   0   55   10  .226  .372  .348   34   5.1  3(+1)e10   33  
 SS  Joe DeMaestri        25  126  410   29   87  17   2   4   47   0   1   16   52  .212  .240  .293   27   2.2  3e28      -42  
 UT  Vic Power            26  117  315   30   79  10   4   4   27   0   2    7   12  .251  .263  .346   24   2.6            -43  
 SS  Sam Dente            32   66  182   21   56   9   1   1   29   0   0   17    6  .308  .365  .385   24   5.0  3e28       93  
 1B *Don Bollweg          33   64  136   14   35  12   0   4   16   0   0   23   18  .257  .370  .434   23   6.2  4e30      127  
 C   Billy Shantz         26   80  185   18   49  11   4   2   33   0   0   12   21  .265  .308  .400   22   4.4  3(-2)e8    16  
 C   Joe Astroth          31   91  220   21   41   8   2   4   24   0   0   27   19  .186  .279  .295   19   2.8  4(+2)e4     0  
 1B *Lou Limmer           29   52  143   18   33   5   1   6   20   0   1   17   20  .231  .307  .406   16   3.5  4e19       -7  
 C   Jim Robertson        26   56  128   10   31   7   0   0   10   0   0   24   13  .242  .361  .297   14   3.9  4(+2)e10  122  
 OF  Bob Borkowski        28   88  151   15   35  12   1   1   14   0   0    5   19  .232  .256  .344   11   2.7  3(-1)e4   -68  
 PH  Eddie Joost          38   60   52    7   18   6   0   0   19   0   0   11   10  .346  .460  .462   11   8.1            -41  
 C   Charlie Silvera      29   19   32    6    9   0   0   0    3   0   0    9    3  .281  .432  .281    4   4.6  3(+1)e16   74  
 OF #Dave Philley         34   23   35    7    8   0   0   1    1   0   0    6    6  .229  .341  .314    4   3.6  2(-3)e5     0  
 UT  Pete Suder           38   11   29    2    7   3   0   0    3   0   0    1    1  .241  .258  .345    2   3.3            114  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           643                   16

     * - 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  Ned Garver           28  14  14  .500  39  38   9   1   0   1   2  270.1  275  139  119  32   88  124  3.96  141   4.7   68  
  P  Don Larsen           24   9  16  .360  38  33   5   4   3   0   0  218.2  255  134  114  27  103   92  4.69  149   6.1   23  
  P  Sonny Dixon          29   6   8  .429  49   6   0  26   6   5   0  118.1  137   64   59  14   40   39  4.49   73   5.5   -8  
  P  Charlie Bishop       30   5  11  .312  31  12   1   9   2   4   0   99.0  107   59   52   9   56   30  4.73   64   5.8    3  
  P  Russ Kemmerer        22   5  12  .294  40   6   0  27   5   1   0   75.1   71   46   40   3   41   34  4.78   37   4.4  -20  
  P *Jackie Collum        27   4   3  .571  49   1   0  23   1   0   0   85.2   99   57   45   9   40   35  4.73   56   5.7   -1  
  P  Camilo Pascual       20   4   3  .571  49   5   1  17   1   2   0   93.0  101   33   31   3   38   39  3.00   49   4.7  -44  
  P  Marion Fricano       30   4  16  .200  43  27   0   9   3   0   0  159.1  175  108   93  14   72   53  5.25   95   5.3  -38  
  P  Bob Trice            27   3   4  .429  11   9   1   1   1   0   0   59.0   63   26   21   1   28   14  3.20   29   4.4 -178  
  P  Hal Brown            29   3   6  .333  51   9   1  18   5   2   0  127.2  142   66   62  10   43   70  4.37   74   5.2  -15  
  P *Al Sima              32   2   2  .500  14   8   0   1   0   0   0   54.2   72   31   27   7   23   23  4.45   39   6.5  -37  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      810         -2

     * - 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           588  71  86  294   45   8   6  .977  37  19
 Billy Shantz          352  33  52  170   13   8   1  .958   8   3
 Jim Robertson         339  42  47  170   16   6   1  .969  22   8
 Charlie Silvera        82   8  15   46    3   2   0  .961   9   2
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ferris Fain 516 55 69 537 80 7 57 .989 10.75 Lou Limmer 314 37 40 357 39 4 31 .990 11.34 Don Bollweg 307 40 42 347 53 9 25 .978 11.74 Vic Power 212 22 31 234 31 4 20 .985 11.23 Bob Borkowski 6 0 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 Vic Wertz 5 0 4 5 2 0 1 1.000 11.81 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Spook Jacobs 1308 150 150 405 447 24 115 .973 5.86 Pete Suder 40 4 4 17 13 2 2 .938 6.75 Sam Dente 7 0 3 2 3 0 1 1.000 6.14 Joe DeMaestri 6 0 3 1 1 1 1 .667 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Willie Jones 1240 142 144 95 314 14 24 .967 2.97 Vic Power 79 9 9 5 14 1 1 .950 2.16 Pete Suder 34 3 6 2 13 0 3 1.000 3.97 Eddie Joost 5 0 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.80 Bob Borkowski 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Sam Dente 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe DeMaestri 974 120 122 232 382 23 78 .964 5.68 Sam Dente 373 34 57 87 156 9 29 .964 5.86 Vic Power 11 0 4 4 4 3 1 .727 6.35 Eddie Joost 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 Elmer Valo 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Vic Wertz             848 112 114  167    4   6   1  .966  1.81
 Vic Power             321  40  47   64    0   3   0  .955  1.80
 Bob Borkowski          94   0  35   19    0   0   0 1.000  1.83
 Elmer Valo             61   0  16   13    0   2   0  .867  1.92
 Bill Wilson            17   0   3    4    0   0   0 1.000  2.08
 Jim Rivera             12   1   4    3    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Dave Philley            8   1   3    2    0   1   0  .667  2.25
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Rivera 998 111 119 296 16 4 3 .987 2.81 Bill Wilson 192 23 26 55 2 1 0 .983 2.67 Bob Borkowski 119 16 18 36 2 0 0 1.000 2.87 Dave Philley 46 4 6 20 1 0 0 1.000 4.11 Vic Power 6 0 4 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Wilson 571 76 78 121 11 2 2 .985 2.08 Elmer Valo 465 54 64 90 0 0 0 1.000 1.74 Jim Rivera 140 17 23 22 2 4 2 .857 1.54 Bob Borkowski 107 7 22 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.69 Dave Philley 48 0 12 15 0 0 0 1.000 2.81 Vic Power 29 0 14 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.63 Vic Wertz 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1954 Draft


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