1945 Philadelphia Athletics season

1945 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1945 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 52 wins and 98 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 88 65 .575 --
Washington Senators 87 67 .565 1.5
St. Louis Browns 81 70 .536 6
New York Yankees 81 71 .533 6.5
Cleveland Indians 73 72 .503 11
Chicago White Sox 71 78 .477 15
Boston Red Sox 71 83 .461 17.5
Philadelphia Athletics 52 98 .357 34.5

Notable transactions

Roster

1945 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 Rosar, BuddyBuddy Rosar 92 300 63 .210 1 25

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
Hayes, FrankieFrankie Hayes 32 110 25 .227 3 14
Burns, JoeJoe Burns 31 90 23 .256 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
Black, DonDon Black 26 125.1 5 11 5.17 47

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
Berry, JoeJoe Berry 52 8 7 5 2.35 51

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Harry Davis
B Lancaster Red Roses Interstate League Lena Blackburne
C Martinsville Athletics Carolina League Heinie Manush
D Lexington A's North Carolina State League Jimmy Maus
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lancaster[3]

References

External links

  • 1945 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1945 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com