1946 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1946 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Connie Mack
Manager(s)Connie Mack
Local radioWIBG
(By Saam, Claude Haring)
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The 1946 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 49 wins and 105 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Buddy Rosar led the American League in assists and set the record for errorless games by a catcher, posting a 1.000 fielding percentage in 117 games.[1][2]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 104 50 .675 --
Detroit Tigers 92 62 .597 12
New York Yankees 87 67 .565 17
Washington Senators 76 78 .494 28
Chicago White Sox 74 80 .481 30
Cleveland Indians 68 86 .442 36
St. Louis Browns 66 88 .429 38
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 .318 55

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1946 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 13–9 15–7 15–7–1 14–8 17–5 14–8–1 16–6
Chicago 9–13 13–9–1 10–12 8–14 12–10 12–10 10–12
Cleveland 7–15 9–13–1 5–17 10–12 15–7 15–7–1 7–15
Detroit 7–15–1 12–10 17–5 13–9 17–5 14–8 12–10
New York 8–14 14–8 12–10 9–13 16–6 14–8 14–8
Philadelphia 5–17 10–12 7–15 5–17 6–16 10–12 6–16–1
St. Louis 8–14–1 10–12 7–15–1 8–14 8–14 12–10 13–9
Washington 6–16 12–10 15–7 10–12 8–14 16–6–1 9–13


Roster[edit]

1946 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
C Buddy Rosar 121 424 120 .283 2 47

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
George Kell 26 87 26 .299 0 11
George Armstrong 8 6 1 .167 0 0

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
Bobo Newsom 10 58.2 3 5 3.38 32

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
Bob Savage 40 164 3 15 4.06 78
Herman Besse 7 20.2 0 2 5.23 10
Joe Coleman 4 13 0 2 5.54 8

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
Everett Fagan 20 0 1 0 4.80 12
Joe Berry 5 0 1 0 2.77 5
Norm Brown 4 0 1 0 6.14 3
Pat Cooper 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Porter Vaughan 1 0 0 0 ---- 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Harry Davis and Bill Norman
A Savannah Indians Sally League Chief Bender and Lena Blackburne
B Lancaster Red Roses Interstate League Tom Oliver
C Kingston Ponies Border League Ben Lady
C Martinsville Athletics Carolina League Cliff Bolton
D Federalsburg A's Eastern Shore League Lew Krausse, Sr.
D Lexington A's North Carolina State League Jimmy Maus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buddy Rosar at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Buddy Rosar at The Encyclopedia of Catchers

External links[edit]