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1951 Philadelphia Athletics
Major league affiliations
Location
1951 Information
Owner(s) Earle Mack & Roy Mack
Manager(s) Jimmy Dykes
Local television WPTZ/WCAU/WFIL
Local radio WIBG
(Ray Walton, By Saam, Claude Haring)

The Philadelphia Athletics' 1951 season involved the A's finishing 6th in the American League with a record of 70 wins and 84 losses. The A.L. batting championship was won by Ferris Fain with a .344 batting average.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 5
Boston Red Sox 87 67 .565 11
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 17
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 25
Philadelphia Athletics 70 84 .455 28
Washington Senators 62 92 .403 36
St. Louis Browns 52 102 .338 46

Notable transactions

Roster

1951 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
1B Fain, FerrisFerris Fain 117 425 146 .344 6 57

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
Limmer, LouLou Limmer 94 213 34 .159 5 30
Wahl, KermitKermit Wahl 20 59 11 .186 0 6
Davis, TodTod Davis 11 15 1 .067 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Brissie, LouLou Brissie 2 13.1 0 2 6.75 3

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Martin, MorrieMorrie Martin 35 138 11 4 3.78 35
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 28 96.1 1 6 5.98 34

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Burtschy, MoeMoe Burtschy 7 0 0 0 5.29 4

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Savannah Indians Sally League George Staller
A Lincoln Athletics Western League Frank Skaff
B Fayetteville Athletics Carolina League Red Norris
B Salisbury Athletics Interstate League Bunny Griffiths
C Rome Colonels Canadian-American League Buck Etchison
D Tarboro A's Coastal Plain League Joe Rullo
D Cordele A's Georgia-Florida League Ducky Detweiler and Jimmie DeShong
D Lexington Indians North Carolina State League Harold Harrigan, Gray Hampton and Bob Deese
D Corning Athletics PONY League Irv Hall

Notes

References


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