1942 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1942 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 55 wins and 99 losses.

1942 Philadelphia Athletics
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Location
Other information
Owner(s)Connie Mack
Manager(s)Connie Mack
Local radioWIBG
(By Saam, Taylor Grant)
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 --
Boston Red Sox 93 59 .612 9
St. Louis Browns 82 69 .543 19.5
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 28
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 30
Chicago White Sox 66 82 .446 34
Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48

Record vs. opponents

1942 American League Records

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

Notable transactions

Roster

1942 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
OF Mike Kreevich 116 444 113 .255 1 30
OF Bob Johnson 149 550 160 .291 13 80

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
Crash Davis 86 272 61 .224 2 26
Bob Swift 60 192 44 .229 0 15
Frankie Hayes 21 63 15 .238 0 5
Eddie Collins 20 34 8 .235 0 7
Ken Richardson 6 15 1 .067 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

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
Russ Christopher 30 165 4 13 3.82 58
Herman Besse 30 133 2 9 6.16 78
Bob Harris 16 78 1 5 2.88 26
Bob Savage 8 30.2 0 1 3.23 10
Bill Beckmann 5 20.1 0 1 7.08 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
Fred Caligiuri 13 0 3 1 6.38 20
Tal Abernathy 1 0 0 0 10.12 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Burleigh Grimes
A Williamsport Grays Eastern League Spencer Abbott
B Wilmington Blue Rocks Interstate League Herb Brett
C Newport News Builders Virginia League Harry Chozen

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Wilmington
Toronto affiliation shared with Pittsburgh Pirates
[4]

References

  1. ^ Fred Chapman page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Wally Moses page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Frankie Hayes page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ 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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