1946 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1946 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s) Connie Mack
Manager(s) Connie Mack
Local radio WIBG
(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

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

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

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

1946 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 Rosar, BuddyBuddy Rosar 121 424 120 .283 2 47

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
Kell, GeorgeGeorge Kell 26 87 26 .299 0 11
Armstrong, GeorgeGeorge Armstrong 8 6 1 .167 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
Newsom, BoboBobo Newsom 10 58.2 3 5 3.38 32

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
Savage, BobBob Savage 40 164 3 15 4.06 78
Besse, HermanHerman Besse 7 20.2 0 2 5.23 10
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 4 13 0 2 5.54 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
Fagan, EverettEverett Fagan 20 0 1 0 4.80 12
Berry, JoeJoe Berry 5 0 1 0 2.77 5
Brown, NormNorm Brown 4 0 1 0 6.14 3
Cooper, PatPat Cooper 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Vaughan, PorterPorter Vaughan 1 0 0 0 ---- 0

Farm system

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

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

External links

  • 1946 Philadelphia Athletics team at Baseball-Reference
  • 1946 Philadelphia Athletics team page at baseball-almanac.com


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