1919 Philadelphia Athletics season

1919 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1919 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing last in the American League with a record of 36 wins and 104 losses. It was their fifth consecutive season in the cellar after owner-manager Connie Mack sold off his star players.

Philadelphia led the AL in fewest runs scored and most runs allowed, and they did so by wide margins. Their team ERA was more than one run above average.

Regular season

Season standings


Notable transactions

Roster

1919 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
C Perkins, CyCy Perkins 101 305 77 .252 2 29
1B Burns, GeorgeGeorge Burns 126 470 139 .296 8 57
2B Shannon, RedRed Shannon 39 155 42 .271 0 14
3B Thomas, FredFred Thomas 124 453 96 .212 2 23
SS Dugan, JoeJoe Dugan 104 387 105 .271 1 30
OF Walker, TillyTilly Walker 125 456 133 .292 10 64
OF Kopp, MerlinMerlin Kopp 75 235 53 .226 1 12
OF Witt, WhiteyWhitey Witt 122 460 123 .267 0 33

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
Strunk, AmosAmos Strunk 60 194 41 .211 0 13
Grover, RoyRoy Grover 22 56 13 .232 0 2
Welch, FrankFrank Welch 15 54 9 .167 2 7
Allen, BobBob Allen 9 22 3 .136 0 0
Walker, JohnnyJohnny Walker 3 9 0 .000 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
Naylor, RollieRollie Naylor 31 204.2 5 18 3.34 68
Perry, ScottScott Perry 25 183.2 4 17 3.58 38
Hasty, BobBob Hasty 2 12 0 2 5.25 5
Keefe, DaveDave Keefe 1 9 0 1 4.00 5

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
Seibold, SocksSocks Seibold 14 45.2 2 3 5.32 19
Geary, BobBob Geary 9 32.1 0 3 4.73 9
Eckert, CharlieCharlie Eckert 2 16 0 1 3.94 6
Boone, DanDan Boone 3 14.2 0 1 6.75 1
Grevell, BobBob Grevell 5 12 0 0 14.25 3

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
Anderson, WalterWalter Anderson 3 1 0 0 3.86 10
Thompson, HarryHarry Thompson 3 0 1 0 6.75 1
Kircher, MikeMike Kircher 2 0 0 0 7.88 2
Adams, WillieWillie Adams 1 0 0 0 3.86 0

Awards and honors

League top ten finishers

Rollie Naylor

  • #3 in AL in losses (18)

Scott Perry

  • #4 in AL in losses (17)

See also

References

External links

  • 1919 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1919 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com