1917 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1917 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s) Connie Mack, Benjamin Shibe, Tom Shibe and John Shibe
Manager(s) Connie Mack
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The 1917 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 55 wins and 98 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 100 54 0.649 56–21 44–33
Boston Red Sox 90 62 0.592 9 45–33 45–29
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 12 44–34 44–32
Detroit Tigers 78 75 0.510 21½ 34–41 44–34
Washington Senators 74 79 0.484 25½ 42–35 32–44
New York Yankees 71 82 0.464 28½ 35–40 36–42
St. Louis Browns 57 97 0.370 43 31–46 26–51
Philadelphia Athletics 55 98 0.359 44½ 29–47 26–51


Record vs. opponents

1917 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 10–12–1 10–12 9–12 13–9–1 18–3–1 17–5–1 13–9–1
Chicago 12–10–1 14–8 16–6 12–10 15–7 16–6 15–7–1
Cleveland 12–10 8–14 12–10 15–7 16–6 14–8 11–11–2
Detroit 12–9 6–16 10–12 13–9–1 12–10 14–8 11–11
New York 9–13–1 10–12 7–15 9–13–1 15–7 13–9 8–13
Philadelphia 3–18–1 7–15 6–16 10–12 7–15 11–11 11–11
St. Louis 5–17–1 6–16 8–14 8–14 9–13 11–11 10–12
Washington 9–13–1 7–15–1 11–11–2 11–11 13–8 11–11 12–10


Roster

1917 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

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 Wally Schang 118 316 90 .285 3 36
1B Stuffy McInnis 150 567 172 .303 0 44
2B Roy Grover 141 482 108 .224 0 34
SS Whitey Witt 128 452 114 .252 0 28
OF Ping Bodie 148 557 162 .291 7 74
OF Amos Strunk 148 540 152 .281 1 45

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
Joe Dugan 43 134 26 .194 0 16
Bill Johnson 48 109 19 .174 1 8
Richard Haley 41 98 27 .276 0 11
Pug Griffin 18 25 5 .200 1 3
Harry Davis 1 1 0 .000 0 0

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
Joe Bush 37 233.1 11 17 2.47 121
Jing Johnson 34 191 9 12 2.78 55

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
Socks Seibold 33 160 4 16 3.94 55
Cy Falkenberg 15 80.2 2 6 3.35 35
Ellis Johnson 4 13.2 0 2 7.24 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
Walter Anderson 14 0 0 0 3.03 10
Dave Keefe 3 1 0 0 1.80 1
Eddie Bacon 1 0 0 0 6.00 0
Red Hill 1 0 0 0 6.75 0

External links

  • 1917 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1917 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com


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