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1939 Philadelphia Athletics season

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

Offseason

Regular season

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
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
1B Siebert, DickDick Siebert 101 402 118 .294 6 47
2B Gantenbein, JoeJoe Gantenbein 111 348 101 .290 4 36
OF Moses, WallyWally Moses 115 437 134 .307 3 33
OF Johnson, BobBob Johnson 150 544 184 .338 23 114
OF Chapman, SamSam Chapman 140 498 134 .269 15 64

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
Collins, EddieEddie Collins 32 21 5 .238 0 0
McNamara, BobBob McNamara 9 9 2 .222 0 3
O'Neill, HarryHarry O'Neill 1 0 0 ---- 0 0

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
Nelson, LynnLynn Nelson 35 197.2 10 13 4.78 75
Beckmann, BillBill Beckmann 27 155.1 7 11 5.39 20
McCrabb, LesLes McCrabb 5 35.2 1 2 4.04 11
Page, SamSam Page 4 22 0 3 6.95 11
Thomas, BudBud Thomas 2 4 0 1 15.75 0

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
Caster, GeorgeGeorge Caster 28 136 9 9 4.90 59
Parmelee, RoyRoy Parmelee 14 44.2 1 6 4.45 13
Reninger, JimJim Reninger 4 16.1 0 2 7.71 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
Dean, ChubbyChubby Dean 54 5 8 7 5.25 39
Joyce, BobBob Joyce 30 3 5 0 6.69 25
Masters, WaltWalt Masters 4 0 0 0 6.55 2
Schelle, JimJim Schelle 1 0 0 0 0
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 Sammy Holbrook
D Lexington Indians North Carolina State League Joe Byrd
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References

External links

  • 1939 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1939 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com


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