1950 Philadelphia Athletics Season
Get 1950 Philadelphia Athletics Season essential facts below. View Videos or join the 1950 Philadelphia Athletics Season discussion. Add 1950 Philadelphia Athletics Season to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
1950 Philadelphia Athletics Season

1950 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Earle Mack & Roy Mack
General manager(s)Mickey Cochrane, Art Ehlers
Manager(s)Connie Mack
Local televisionWPTZ/WCAU/WFIL
(George Walsh)
Local radioWIBG
(By Saam, Claude Haring)
< Previous season     Next 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 Home Road
New York Yankees 98 56 0.636 -- 53-24 45-32
Detroit Tigers 95 59 0.617 3 50-30 45-29
Boston Red Sox 94 60 0.610 4 55-22 39-38
Cleveland Indians 92 62 0.597 6 49-28 43-34
Washington Senators 67 87 0.435 31 35-42 32-45
Chicago White Sox 60 94 0.390 38 35-42 25-52
St. Louis Browns 58 96 0.377 40 27-47 31-49
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 0.338 46 29-48 23-54


Record vs. opponents

1950 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston -- 15-7 10-12 10-12 9-13 19-3 19-3 12-10
Chicago 7-15 -- 8-14 6-16-2 8-14 11-11 12-10 8-14
Cleveland 12-10 14-8 -- 13-9-1 8-14 17-5 13-9 15-7
Detroit 12-10 16-6-2 9-13-1 -- 11-11 17-5 17-5 13-9
New York 13-9 14-8 14-8 11-11 -- 15-7 17-5 14-8-1
Philadelphia 3-19 11-11 5-17 5-17 7-15 -- 8-14 13-9
St. Louis 3-19 10-12 9-13 5-17 5-17 14-8 -- 12-10
Washington 10-12 14-8 7-15 9-13 8-14-1 9-13 10-12 --


Roster

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 Mike Guerra 87 252 71 .282 2 26
1B Ferris Fain 151 522 147 .282 10 83
3B Bob Dillinger 84 356 110 .309 3 41
SS Eddie Joost 131 476 111 .233 18 58
OF Elmer Valo 129 446 125 .280 10 46
OF Paul Lehner 114 427 132 .309 9 52
OF Sam 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
Kermit Wahl 89 280 72 .257 2 27
Roberto 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
Lou Brissie 46 246 7 19 4.02 101
Alex Kellner 36 225.1 8 20 5.47 85
Dick 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
Bob Hooper 45 170.1 15 10 5.02 58
Joe Coleman 15 54 0 5 8.50 12
Joe Murray 8 30 0 3 5.70 8
Johnny 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
Moe Burtschy 9 0 1 0 7.11 12
Harry Byrd 6 0 0 0 16.88 2
Ed Klieman 5 0 0 0 9.53 0
Les McCrabb 2 0 0 0 27.00 2

Farm system

References

  1. ^ Ray Coleman at Baseball-Reference

External links



  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

1950_Philadelphia_Athletics_season
 



 



 
Music Scenes