Oakland Athletics award winners and league leaders

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This is a list of award winners and league leaders for the Oakland Athletics professional baseball franchise.

The team was first known as the Philadelphia Athletics from 1901 to 1954 and then as the Kansas City Athletics from 1955 to 1967.

Contents

American League Most Valuable Player[edit]

See: Kenesaw Mountain Landis Most Valuable Player Award

American League Cy Young Award[edit]

See: Cy Young Award

American League Rookie of the Year[edit]

See: Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award

American League Manager of the Year[edit]

See: Manager of the Year Award

American League Gold Glove Award[edit]

Pitcher
Catcher
First base
Second base
Third base
Shortstop
Outfield

American League Silver Slugger[edit]

DH
Catcher
First baseman
Second baseman
Third baseman
Shortstop
Outfielders

MLB All-Century Team (1999)[edit]

See: MLB All-Century Team

DHL Hometown Heroes (2006)[edit]

See: DHL Hometown Heroes
  • — voted by MLB fans as the most outstanding player in the history of the franchise, based on on-field performance, leadership quality and character value

MLB All-Time Team (1997; Baseball Writers Association of America)[edit]

See: MLB All-Time Team

Baseball Prospectus "Internet Baseball Awards" Team of the Decade (1999)[edit]

Chuck Tanner Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award[edit]

Babe Ruth Award (World Series)[edit]

See: Babe Ruth Award

Topps All-Star Rookie teams[edit]

See: Topps All-Star Rookie Teams

Team award[edit]

Team records (single-game, single-season, career)[edit]

Minor-league system[edit]

MiLB Overall Minor League Hitter of the Year[edit]

Oakland Athletics Minor League Player of the Year[edit]

  • 2008 – Chris Carter[2]
  • 2009 – Chris Carter[2]

Other achievements[edit]

National Baseball Hall of Fame[edit]

See: Oakland Athletics#Baseball Hall of Famers

Athletics in the California Sports Hall of Fame[edit]

Athletics in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame[edit]

See: Oakland Athletics#Athletics in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame

Athletics in the Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame[edit]

See: Oakland Athletics#Athletics in the Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame

Retired numbers[edit]

See: Oakland Athletics#Retired numbers

Catfish Hunter Award[edit]

See footnote[3] and Catfish Hunter

The award is given to the Athletics' most inspirational player.[4]

Year Winner Position Ref
2004 Hudson, TimTim Hudson Pitcher
2005 Ellis, MarkMark Ellis (1) Second baseman
2006 Kendall, JasonJason Kendall Catcher
2007 Ellis, MarkMark Ellis (2) Second baseman
2008 Sweeney, MikeMike Sweeney First baseman [5]
2009 Suzuki, KurtKurt Suzuki Catcher
2010 Sheets, BenBen Sheets Pitcher [6]
2011 Willingham, JoshJosh Willingham Outfielder [4]
2012 Gomes, JonnyJonny Gomes Outfielder
2013 Crisp, CocoCoco Crisp Outfielder
2014 Vogt, StephenStephen Vogt Catcher/Outfielder/First baseman [7]

Sporting News Sportsman of the Year[edit]

See: Sporting News#Sportsman of the Year

Ford C. Frick Award recipients[edit]

See: Oakland Athletics#Ford C. Frick Award recipients

Sports Illustrated Top 10 GMs/Executives of the Decade (2009)[edit]

See: List of 2009 all-decade Sports Illustrated awards and honors#Top 10 GMs/Executives of the Decade
  • No. 10 – Billy Beane (the list's only other MLB GMs were Boston's Theo Epstein, No. 3, and Seattle and Philadelphia's Pat Gillick, No. 7)

American League Statistical Batting Leaders[edit]

Batting Average[edit]

On-base Percentage[edit]

Slugging Percentage[edit]

OPS[edit]

Games[edit]

At Bats[edit]

Runs[edit]

Hits[edit]

Total Bases[edit]

Doubles[edit]

Triples[edit]

Home Runs[edit]

RBI[edit]

Walks[edit]

Strikeouts[edit]

Stolen Bases[edit]

  • Topsy Hartsel 47 (1902)
  • Danny Hoffman 46 (1905)
  • Eddie Collins 81 (1910)
  • Billy Werber 35 (1937) Co-Leader
  • Bert Campaneris 51 (1965)
  • Bert Campaneris 52 (1966)
  • Bert Campaneris 55 (1967)
  • Bert Campaneris 62 (1968)
  • Bert Campaneris 42 (1970)
  • Bert Campaneris 52 (1972)
  • Billy North 54 (1974)
  • Billy North 75 (1976)
  • Rickey Henderson 100 (1980)
  • Rickey Henderson 56 (1981)
  • Rickey Henderson 130 (1982)
  • Rickey Henderson 108 (1983)
  • Rickey Henderson 66 (1984)
  • Rickey Henderson 65 (1990)
  • Rickey Henderson 58 (1991)
  • Rickey Henderson 66 (1998)

Singles[edit]

Runs Created[edit]

Extra-Base Hits[edit]

Times on Base[edit]

Hit By Pitch[edit]

Sacrifice Hits[edit]

Sacrifice Flies[edit]

Intentional Walks[edit]

Grounded into Double Plays[edit]

At Bats per Strikeout[edit]

At Bats per Home Run[edit]

  • Socks Seybold 32.6 (1902)
  • Harry Davis 40.4 (1904)
  • Harry Davis 75.9 (1905)
  • Harry Davis 45.9 (1906)
  • Harry Davis 72.8 (1907)
  • Frank Baker 53.8 (1911)
  • Frank Baker 57.7 (1912)
  • Frank Baker 47.0 (1913)
  • Jimmie Foxx 10.1 (1932)
  • Jimmie Foxx 11.9 (1933)
  • Jimmie Foxx 14.9 (1935)
  • Gus Zernial 13.2 (1953)
  • Gus Zernial 13.8 (1955)
  • Reggie Jackson 16.8 (1973)
  • Mark McGwire 11.4 (1987)
  • José Canseco 14.5 (1988)
  • Mark McGwire 14.8 (1989)
  • José Canseco 13.0 (1991)
  • Mark McGwire 11.1 (1992)
  • Mark McGwire 8.1 (1995)
  • Mark McGwire 8.1 (1996)

Outs[edit]

American League Statistical Pitching Leaders[edit]

ERA[edit]

Wins[edit]

Won-Loss Percentage[edit]

WHIP[edit]

Hits Allowed/9IP[edit]

Walks/9IP[edit]

Strikeouts/9IP[edit]

  • Rube Waddell 6.84 (1902)
  • Rube Waddell 8.39 (1903)
  • Rube Waddell 8.20 (1904)
  • Rube Waddell 7.86 (1905)
  • Rube Waddell 6.47 (1906)
  • Rube Waddell 7.33 (1907)
  • Lefty Grove 5.30 (1925)
  • Lefty Grove 6.77 (1926)
  • Lefty Grove 5.97 (1927)
  • George Earnshaw 6.65 (1928)
  • Lefty Grove 5.56 (1929)
  • Lefty Grove 6.46 (1930)
  • Lou Brissie 5.89 (1948)
  • Vida Blue 8.68 (1971)

Games[edit]

Saves[edit]

Innings[edit]

Strikeouts[edit]

  • Rube Waddell 210 (1902)
  • Rube Waddell 302 (1903)
  • Rube Waddell 349 (1904)
  • Rube Waddell 287 (1905)
  • Rube Waddell 196 (1906)
  • Rube Waddell 232 (1907)
  • Lefty Grove 116 (1925)
  • Lefty Grove 194 (1926)
  • Lefty Grove 174 (1927)
  • Lefty Grove 183 (1928)
  • Lefty Grove 170 (1929)
  • Lefty Grove 209 (1930)
  • Lefty Grove 175 (1931)

Games Started[edit]

Complete Games[edit]

Shutouts[edit]

Home Runs Allowed[edit]

Walks Allowed[edit]

Hits Allowed[edit]

Strikeout to Walk[edit]

Losses[edit]

Earned Runs Allowed[edit]

Wild Pitches[edit]

Hit Batsmen[edit]

Batters Faced[edit]

Games Finished[edit]

Oldest Player[edit]

Youngest Player[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The World Series Trophy was first awarded in 1967. In 1985, it was re-named the Commissioner's Trophy. From 1970 to 1984, the "Commissioner's Trophy" was the name of the award given to the All-Star Game MVP.
  2. ^ a b c Winston, Lisa (January 1, 2010). "A's Carter pays immediate dividends: Slugger earns MiLBY for Overall Minor League Hitter". MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  3. ^ Catfish Hunter Award (2004–present). Baseball-Almanac. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
  4. ^ a b Lee, Jane (Sep 20, 2011). "Willingham selected for Catfish Hunter Award". MLB.com. Retrieved 2014-04-04. [F]or the past seven years has recognized the A's most inspirational player .... 
  5. ^ http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com/news/print.jsp?ymd=20080914&content_id=3475064&vkey=news_oak&fext=.jsp&c_id=oak&affiliateId=CommentWidget
  6. ^ http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/sep/21/as-pound-buehrle-white-sox-7-2/
  7. ^ http://m.athletics.mlb.com/news/article/95584618/oakland-as-name-stephen-vogt-recipient-of-catfish-hunter-award