1909 Philadelphia Athletics season

1909 Philadelphia Athletics
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Location
Other information
Owner(s) Benjamin Shibe, Tom Shibe, John Shibe, Connie Mack, Sam Jones, Frank Hough
Manager(s) Connie Mack
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The 1909 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing second in the American League with a record of 95 wins and 59 losses. The A's also moved into the majors' first concrete-and-steel ballpark, Shibe Park.[1]

Regular season

In 1909, the A's were wearing an elephant logo on their sweaters.

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 9854 0.645 57–19 41–35
Philadelphia Athletics 9558 0.621 49–27 46–31
Boston Red Sox 8863 0.583 47–28 41–35
Chicago White Sox 7874 0.513 20 42–34 36–40
New York Highlanders 7477 0.490 23½ 41–35 33–42
Cleveland Naps 7182 0.464 27½ 39–37 32–45
St. Louis Browns 6189 0.407 36 40–37 21–52
Washington Senators 42110 0.276 56 27–48 15–62

Record vs. opponents

1909 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 13–9–114–89–1313–910–1113–716–6
Chicago 9–13–18–13–16–15–214–8–112–1010–12–119–3–1
Cleveland 8–1413–8–18–14–18–149–1314–811–11
Detroit 13–915–6–214–8–114–88–1418–3–116–6–2
New York 9–138–14–114–88–148–1413–8–114–6
Philadelphia 11–1010–1213–914–814–814–819–3
St. Louis 7–1312–10–18–143–18–18–13–18–1415–7–1
Washington 6–163–19–111–116–16–26–143–197–15–1

Roster

1909 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
1BHarry Davis149530142.268475
3BFrank Baker148541165.305485
OFDanny Murphy149541152.281569

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
Simon Nicholls217115.21103

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
Chief Bender342501881.66161
Jack Coombs30205.212112.3297
Tommy Atkins16004.504

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

Notes

References


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