1949 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1949 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Connie Mack
Manager(s) Connie Mack
Local television WPTZ/WCAU/WFIL
Local radio WIBG
(By Saam, George Walsh, Claude Haring)
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The 1949 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 5th in the American League with a record of 81 wins and 73 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The 1949 Philadelphia Athletics team set a major league team record of 217 double plays, a record which still stands as of 2010.[4][5]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

Roster[edit]

1949 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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

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
White, DonDon White 57 169 36 .213 0 10
Davis, TodTod Davis 31 75 20 .267 1 6
Estalella, BobbyBobby Estalella 8 20 5 .250 0 3

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
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 33 240.1 13 14 3.86 109
Brissie, LouLou Brissie 34 229.1 16 11 4.28 118
Fowler, DickDick Fowler 31 213.1 15 11 3.75 43

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
McCahan, BillBill McCahan 7 20.2 1 1 2.61 3

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
Harris, BubbaBubba Harris 37 1 1 3 5.44 18

Farm system[edit]

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

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