1943 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1943 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s) Connie Mack
Manager(s) Connie Mack
Local radio WIBG
(By Saam, Roy Neal)
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The 1943 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 49 wins and 105 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Washington Senators 84 69 .549 13.5
Cleveland Indians 82 71 .536 15.5
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 16
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 20
St. Louis Browns 72 80 .474 25
Boston Red Sox 68 84 .447 29
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 .318 49

Record vs. opponents

1943 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

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


Notable transactions

  • April 14, 1943: Dave Odom was released by the Athletics.[2]

Roster

1943 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Wagner, HalHal Wagner 111 289 69 .239 1 26
OF Estalella, BobbyBobby Estalella 117 367 95 .259 11 63
OF Welaj, JohnnyJohnny Welaj 93 281 68 .242 0 15

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
Flick, LewLew Flick 1 5 3 .600 0 0
Kell, GeorgeGeorge Kell 1 5 1 .200 0 1
Brucker, EarleEarle Brucker 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
Black, DonDon Black 33 208 6 16 4.20 65
Bowles, CharlieCharlie Bowles 2 18 1 1 3.00 6
Brown, NormNorm Brown 1 7 0 0 0.00 1

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
Arntzen, OrieOrie Arntzen 32 164.1 4 13 4.22 66
Besse, HermanHerman Besse 5 16.1 1 1 3.31 3
Abernathy, TalTal Abernathy 5 14.2 0 3 12.89 10

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Elmira Pioneers Eastern League Ray Brubaker
B Wilmington Blue Rocks Interstate League Dutch Dorman

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Elmira[3]

References

  1. ^ Johnny Welaj page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Dave Odom page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links

  • 1943 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1943 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com


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