2001 Oakland Athletics season

2001 Oakland Athletics season

The Oakland Athletics' 2001 season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 102 wins and 60 losses. Their 102 wins is the most wins ever by a team that won the Wild Card.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Seattle Mariners 116 46 .716 --
Oakland Athletics 102 60 .630 14
Anaheim Angels 75 87 .463 41
Texas Rangers 73 89 .451 43

Notable transactions

Roster

2001 Oakland Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Postseason

The A's lost 3-2 to the New York Yankees in the 2001 American League Division Series.

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 Ramon Hernandez 156 453 115 .254 15 60
1B Jason Giambi 154 520 178 .342 38 120
2B Frank Menechino 139 471 114 .242 12 60
SS Miguel Tejada 162 622 166 .267 31 113
3B Eric Chavez 151 552 159 .288 32 114
LF Terrence Long 162 629 178 .283 12 85
CF Johnny Damon 155 644 165 .256 9 49
RF Jermaine Dye 61 232 69 .297 13 59
DH Jeremy Giambi 124 371 105 .283 12 57

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
José Ortiz 11 42 7 .167 0 3

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tim Hudson 35 235.0 18 9 3.37 181
Mark Mulder 34 229.1 21 8 3.45 153
Barry Zito 35 214.1 17 8 3.49 205
Cory Lidle 29 188.0 13 6 3.59 118
Gil Heredia 24 109.2 7 8 5.58 48
Erik Hiljus 16 66.0 5 0 3.41 67

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and records

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento RiverCats Pacific Coast League Bob Geren
AA Midland RockHounds Texas League Tony DeFrancesco
A Modesto A's California League Greg Sparks
A Visalia Oaks California League Juan Navarrete
Short-Season A Vancouver Canadians Northwest League Webster Garrison
Rookie AZL Athletics Arizona League Ricky Nelson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: AZL Athletics

References

  • 2001 Oakland Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 2001 Oakland Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
Preceded by
Seattle Mariners
2000
AL Wild Card
2001
Succeeded by
Anaheim Angels
2002