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1939 Philadelphia Athletics
Major league affiliations
Location
1939 Information
Owner(s) Connie Mack
Manager(s) Connie Mack
Local television
Local radio WIP (AM)
(By Saam, Stoney McLinn)
WCAU
(Bill Dyer)

The Philadelphia Athletics' 1939 season involved the A's finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 55 wins and 97 losses.

Contents

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 106 45 .702 --
Boston Red Sox 88 61 .591
Cleveland Indians 86 66 .566 13
Detroit Tigers 84 70 .545 16
Washington Senators 75 76 .497 23½
Chicago White Sox 65 83 .439 32
Philadelphia Athletics 55 97 .362 44
St. Louis Browns 43 111 .279 64½

Roster

1939 Philadelphia Athletics roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Hayes, FrankieFrankie Hayes 124 431 122 .283 20 83

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Brucker, EarleEarle Brucker 62 172 50 .291 3 31
Chapman, FredFred Chapman 15 49 14 .286 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Beckmann, BillBill Beckmann 27 155.1 7 11 5.39 20

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Caster, GeorgeGeorge Caster 28 136 9 9 4.90 59
Reninger, JimJim Reninger 4 16.1 0 2 7.71 3

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Smith, DaveDave Smith 1 0 0 0 ---- 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Williamsport Grays Eastern League Marty McManus
D Federalsburg Athletics Eastern Shore League Sam Holbrook
D Lexington Indians North Carolina State League Joe Byrd

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Notes

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References


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