1909 Philadelphia Athletics season

1909 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1909 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing second in the American League with a record of 95 wins and 59 losses. The A's also moved into the majors' first concrete-and-steel ballpark, Shibe Park.[1]

Regular season

In 1909, the A's were wearing an elephant logo on their sweaters.

Season standings


Roster

1909 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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
1B Davis, HarryHarry Davis 149 530 142 .268 4 75
3B Baker, FrankFrank Baker 148 541 165 .305 4 85
OF Murphy, DannyDanny Murphy 149 541 152 .281 5 69

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
Nicholls, SimonSimon Nicholls 21 71 15 .211 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
Bender, ChiefChief Bender 34 250 18 8 1.66 161
Coombs, JackJack Coombs 30 205.2 12 11 2.32 97
Atkins, TommyTommy Atkins 1 6 0 0 4.50 4

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

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

Notes

References

  • 1909 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1909 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com