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1950 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1950 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 52 wins and 102 losses. It would be 88-year-old Connie Mack’s 50th and last as A’s manager, a North American professional sports record. During that year the team wore uniforms trimmed in blue and gold, in honor of the Golden Jubilee of "The Grand Old Man of Baseball."

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Roster

1950 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 Guerra, MikeMike Guerra 87 252 71 .282 2 26
1B Fain, FerrisFerris Fain 151 522 147 .282 10 83
3B Dillinger, BobBob Dillinger 84 356 110 .309 3 41
SS Joost, EddieEddie Joost 131 476 111 .233 18 58
OF Valo, ElmerElmer Valo 129 446 125 .280 10 46
OF Lehner, PaulPaul Lehner 114 427 132 .309 9 52
OF Chapman, SamSam Chapman 144 553 129 .251 23 95

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
Wahl, KermitKermit Wahl 89 280 72 .257 2 27
Ortiz, RobertoRoberto Ortiz 6 14 1 .071 0 3

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
Brissie, LouLou Brissie 46 246 7 19 4.02 101
Kellner, AlexAlex Kellner 36 225.1 8 20 5.47 85
Fowler, DickDick Fowler 11 66.2 1 5 6.48 15

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
Hooper, BobBob Hooper 45 170.1 15 10 5.02 58
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 15 54 0 5 8.50 12
Murray, JoeJoe Murray 8 30 0 3 5.70 8
Kucab, JohnnyJohnny Kucab 4 26 1 1 3.46 8

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
Burtschy, MoeMoe Burtschy 9 0 1 0 7.11 12
Byrd, HarryHarry Byrd 6 0 0 0 16.88 2
Klieman, EdEd Klieman 5 0 0 0 9.53 0
McCrabb, LesLes McCrabb 2 0 0 0 27.00 2

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons International League Frank Skaff and Ray Schalk
A Savannah Indians Sally League Red Norris
A Lincoln Athletics Western League Jimmie DeShong
B Fayetteville Athletics Carolina League Mule Haas and Tom Oliver
B West Palm Beach Indians Florida International League Clyde Smoll and Rudy Laskowski
B Sunbury Athletics Interstate League George Staller
C Youngstown Athletics Middle Atlantic League Buck Etchison
D Welch Miners Appalachian League Eddie Morgan and Woody Wheaton
D Tarboro Tars Coastal Plain League Joe Antolick
D Cordele A's Georgia-Florida League Bill Peterman
D Lexington A's North Carolina State League Homer Lee Cox
D Portsmouth A's Ohio-Indiana League Walt Van Grofski
D Red Springs Red Robins Tobacco State League Ducky Detweiler

References

External links

  • 1950 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1950 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com


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