1927 Philadelphia Athletics season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1927 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Connie Mack, Tom Shibe and John Shibe
Manager(s) Connie Mack
Previous season     Next season

The 1927 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League with a record of 91 wins and 63 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • December 23, 1926: Eddie Collins was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[1]
  • February 8, 1927: Ty Cobb was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 110 44 0.714 57–19 53–25
Philadelphia Athletics 91 63 0.591 19 50–27 41–36
Washington Senators 85 69 0.552 25 51–28 34–41
Detroit Tigers 82 71 0.536 27½ 44–32 38–39
Chicago White Sox 70 83 0.458 39½ 38–37 32–46
Cleveland Indians 66 87 0.431 43½ 35–42 31–45
St. Louis Browns 59 94 0.386 50½ 38–38 21–56
Boston Red Sox 51 103 0.331 59 29–49 22–54


Roster[edit]

1927 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Cochrane, MickeyMickey Cochrane 126 432 146 .338 12 80
OF Cobb, TyTy Cobb 134 490 175 .357 5 93
OF Simmons, AlAl Simmons 106 406 159 .392 15 108
OF French, WalterWalter French 109 326 99 .304 0 41

[3]

Other batters[edit]

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
Collins, EddieEddie Collins 95 226 76 .336 1 15
Foxx, JimmieJimmie Foxx 61 130 42 .323 3 20
Poole, JimJim Poole 38 99 22 .222 0 10
Bates, CharlieCharlie Bates 9 38 9 .237 0 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ehmke, HowardHoward Ehmke 30 189.2 12 10 4.22 68
Cantrell, GuyGuy Cantrell 2 18 0 2 5.00 7

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Grove, LeftyLefty Grove 51 262.1 20 13 3.19 174
Gray, SamSam Gray 37 133.1 9 6 4.59 49

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Baker, NealNeal Baker 5 0 0 0 5.71 3

Awards and honors[edit]

League leaders[edit]

  • Lefty Grove
    • American League leader, Strikeouts[4]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Buffalo Bisons International League Bill Clymer

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Buffalo[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eddie Collins page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Ty Cobb page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/PHA/1927.shtml
  4. ^ Baseball’s Top 100: The Game’s Greatest Records, p.51, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]