1936 Philadelphia Athletics season

1936 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1936 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 53 wins and 100 losses.

Offseason

Tom Shibe, eldest son of former owner Ben Shibe, died on February 16, 1936. Connie Mack supported Tom's brother, John Shibe, as club president, and he was named to the position on February 24.[1]

Notable transactions

Regular season

In August, John Shibe was forced to step down from his position as acting club president.[1]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 51 .667 --
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 19½
Washington Senators 82 71 .536 20
Chicago White Sox 81 70 .536 20
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 22½
Boston Red Sox 74 80 .481 28½
St. Louis Browns 57 95 .375 44½
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 .346 49

Roster

1936 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 Hayes, FrankieFrankie Hayes 144 507 137 .271 10 67
OF Johnson, BobBob Johnson 153 566 165 .292 25 121

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
Nicholson, BillBill Nicholson 11 12 0 .000 0 0
Conroy, BillBill Conroy 1 2 1 .500 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
Rhodes, GordonGordon Rhodes 35 216.1 9 20 5.74 61
Kelley, HarryHarry Kelley 35 235.1 15 12 3.86 82
Fink, HermanHerman Fink 34 188.2 8 16 5.39 53
Doyle, CarlCarl Doyle 8 38.2 0 3 10.94 12
Archer, FredFred Archer 6 36.2 2 3 6.38 9
Johnson, HankHank Johnson 3 11.2 0 2 7.71 6

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
Wilshere, WhiteyWhitey Wilshere 5 18.1 1 2 6.87 4
Bullock, RedRed Bullock 12 16.2 0 2 14.04 7

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
Dietrich, BillBill Dietrich 21 4 6 3 6.53 34
Flythe, StuStu Flythe 17 0 0 0 13.04 14

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Williamsport Grays New York-Pennsylvania League Mike McNally
B Columbia Senators Sally League Josh Billings and Blackie Carter
C Cleveland A's Cotton States League Slim Brewer and Mays Copeland
D Moultrie Packers Georgia-Florida League Grant Gillis

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References

External linksr

  • 1936 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1936 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com