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1949 Philadelphia Athletics
Major league affiliations
Location
1949 Information
Owner(s) Connie Mack
Manager(s) Connie Mack
Local television WPTZ/WCAU/WFIL
Local radio WIBG
(By Saam, George Walsh, Claude Haring)

The Philadelphia Athletics' 1949 season involved the A's finishing 5th in the American League with a record of 81 wins and 73 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Boston Red Sox 96 58 .623 1
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 8
Detroit Tigers 87 67 .565 10
Philadelphia Athletics 81 73 .526 16
Chicago White Sox 63 91 .409 34
St. Louis Browns 53 101 .344 44
Washington Senators 50 104 .325 47

Notable transactions

Roster

1949 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

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
Davis, TodTod Davis 31 75 20 .267 1 6

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 33 240.1 13 14 3.86 109
Brissie, LouLou Brissie 34 229.1 16 11 4.28 118

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
McCahan, BillBill McCahan 7 20.2 1 1 2.61 3

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Savannah Indians Sally League Frank Skaff
A Lincoln Athletics Western League Jimmie DeShong
B Martinsville Athletics Carolina League George Staller
C Kewanee A's Central Association Harold Hoffman
C Youngstown Athletics Middle Atlantic League Eddie Morgan
D Welch Miners Appalachian League Bill Hoffner and Emil Kreshka
D Tarboro Athletics Coastal Plain League Joe Antolick
D Moultrie Athletics Georgia-Florida League Bill Peterman
D Lexington Indians North Carolina State League Archie Templeton and Walt Van Grofski
D Portsmouth A's Ohio-Indiana League Homer Lee Cox
D Red Springs Red Robins Tobacco State League Red Norris

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Kewanee, Red Springs

Notes

References


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