1926 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1926 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s) Connie Mack, Tom Shibe and John Shibe
Manager(s) Connie Mack
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The 1926 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing third in the American League with a record of 83 wins and 67 losses.

Regular season

38-year-old Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators threw a 15-inning shutout against the A's for his record sixth Opening Day shutout.[1]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 91 63 0.591 50–25 41–38
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 3 49–31 39–35
Philadelphia Athletics 83 67 0.553 6 44–27 39–40
Washington Senators 81 69 0.540 8 42–30 39–39
Chicago White Sox 81 72 0.529 47–31 34–41
Detroit Tigers 79 75 0.513 12 39–41 40–34
St. Louis Browns 62 92 0.403 29 40–39 22–53
Boston Red Sox 46 107 0.301 44½ 25–51 21–56


Record vs. opponents

1926 American League Records

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


Roster

1926 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
1B Jim Poole 112 361 106 .294 8 63

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
Tom Jenkins 6 23 4 .174 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
Lefty Grove 45 258 13 13 2.51 194
Howard Ehmke 20 147.1 12 4 2.81 55
Slim Harriss 12 57 3 5 4.11 13

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
Sam Gray 38 150.2 11 12 3.64 82

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
Stan Baumgartner 10 1 1 0 4.03 0

League leaders

References

  1. ^ SI.com – Statitudes – Statitudes: Opening Day 2002, By the Numbers – Sunday March 30, 2003 01:50 AM
  2. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.51, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7

External links

  • 1926 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1926 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com


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