1927 Philadelphia Athletics season

1927 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1927 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League with a record of 91 wins and 63 losses.

Offseason

  • December 23, 1926: Eddie Collins was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[1]
  • February 8, 1927: Ty Cobb was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[2]

Regular season

Season standings


Roster

1927 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 Cochrane, MickeyMickey Cochrane 126 432 146 .338 12 80
OF Cobb, TyTy Cobb 134 490 175 .357 5 93
OF Simmons, AlAl Simmons 106 406 159 .392 15 108
OF French, WalterWalter French 109 326 99 .304 0 41
[3]

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
Collins, EddieEddie Collins 95 226 76 .336 1 15
Foxx, JimmieJimmie Foxx 61 130 42 .323 3 20
Poole, JimJim Poole 38 99 22 .222 0 10
Bates, CharlieCharlie Bates 9 38 9 .237 0 2

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
Ehmke, HowardHoward Ehmke 30 189.2 12 10 4.22 68
Cantrell, GuyGuy Cantrell 2 18 0 2 5.00 7

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
Grove, LeftyLefty Grove 51 262.1 20 13 3.19 174
Gray, SamSam Gray 37 133.1 9 6 4.59 49

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
Baker, NealNeal Baker 5 0 0 0 5.71 3

Awards and honors

League leaders

  • Lefty Grove
    • American League leader, Strikeouts[4]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Buffalo Bisons International League Bill Clymer
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Buffalo[5]

References

External links

  • 1927 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1927 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com