1933 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1933 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 3rd in the American League with a record of 79 wins and 72 losses. Jimmie Foxx became the first player to win two American League MVP Awards.[1]

1933 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s)Connie Mack, Tom Shibe and John Shibe
Manager(s)Connie Mack
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Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Washington Senators 99 53 .651 --
New York Yankees 91 59 .607 7
Philadelphia Athletics 79 72 .523 19½
Cleveland Indians 75 76 .497 23½
Detroit Tigers 75 79 .487 25
Chicago White Sox 67 83 .447 31
Boston Red Sox 63 86 .423 34½
St. Louis Browns 55 96 .364 43½

Record vs. opponents

1933 American League Records

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

Roster

1933 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 Mickey Cochrane 130 429 138 .322 15 60
1B Jimmie Foxx 149 573 204 .356 48 163
3B Pinky Higgins 152 567 178 .314 13 99
OF Bob Johnson 142 535 155 .290 21 93

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
Ed Madjeski 51 142 40 .282 0 17

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
Sugar Cain 38 218 13 12 4.25 43

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
Dick Barrett 15 70.1 4 4 5.76 26

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
Gowell Claset 8 2 0 0 9.53 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Spencer Abbott
A Williamsport Grays New York–Pennsylvania League Mike McNally

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References

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 151, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats16d.shtml
  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

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Joe Zapustas

Joseph John Zapustas (July 25, 1907 – January 14, 2001) was a professional baseball player. He appeared in two games in Major League Baseball as an outfielder the Philadelphia Athletics during the 1933 Philadelphia Athletics season. He had one hit in five at bats. He also played for the New York Giants of the NFL in 1933.

After retiring from football and baseball in 1939, Zapustas taught science and mathematics at high school, along with coaching the Quincy Manets semi-professional football team. Zapustas also became a boxing referee, officiating in bouts featuring Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis and Sugar Ray Robinson. Zapustas was the Director of Recreation for Randolph, Massachusetts between 1951 and 1991, and was honoured in 1998 by the local ice hockey rink being renamed the Joseph J. Zapustas Arena.

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