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1954 Philadelphia Athletics
Major league affiliations
1954 Information
Owner(s) Arnold Johnson
Manager(s) Lou Boudreau
Local television WPTZ/WCAU/WFIL
(By Saam, Claude Haring)
Local radio WIBG/WIP (AM)
(By Saam, Claude Haring, Herb Carneal)

The Philadelphia Athletics' 1954 season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 51 wins and 103 losses, 60 games behind AL Champion Cleveland in their 54th and final season in Philadelphia, before moving to Kansas City, MO for the following season.



Regular season


Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 111 43 .721 --
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 8
Chicago White Sox 94 60 .610 17
Boston Red Sox 69 85 .448 42
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 43
Washington Senators 66 88 .429 45
Baltimore Orioles 54 100 .351 57
Philadelphia Athletics 51 103 .331 60

Notable transactions


1954 Philadelphia Athletics roster
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


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
CF Wilson, BillBill Wilson 94 323 77 .238 15 33

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


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Fricano, MarionMarion Fricano 37 151.2 5 11 5.16 43
Bishop, CharlieCharlie Bishop 20 96 4 6 4.41 34
Martin, MorrieMorrie Martin 13 52.2 2 4 5.47 24

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Upton, BillBill Upton 2 0 0 0 1.80 2

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Ottawa Athletics International League Les Bell and Taft Wright
A Savannah Indians Sally League Clyde Kluttz
B Lancaster Red Roses Piedmont League Kemp Wicker, Lena Blackburne and Buddy Walker
C Drummondville A's Provincial League Hank Biasatti
D Welch Miners Appalachian League Jack Crosswhite
D Hopkinsville Hoppers KITTY League Ed Wright, Bearl Brooks and Paul Ramsey




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