1945 Philadelphia Athletics season

1945 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Connie Mack
Manager(s) Connie Mack
Local radio WIBG
(By Saam, Claude Haring, Doug Arthur)
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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 Tigers8865.575--
Washington Senators8767.5651.5
St. Louis Browns8170.5366
New York Yankees8171.5336.5
Cleveland Indians7372.50311
Chicago White Sox7178.47715
Boston Red Sox7183.46117.5
Philadelphia Athletics5298.35734.5

Record vs. opponents

1945 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 9–1311–1112–10–16–1614–88–14–111–11–1
Chicago 13–911–8–110–129–1212–108–138–14
Cleveland 11–118–11–111–1112–912–6–111–108–14
Detroit 10–12–112–1011–1115–715–7–115–610–12
New York 16–612–99–127–1516–67–1514–8
Philadelphia 8–1410–126–12–17–15–16–1610–12–15–17
St. Louis 14–8–113–810–116–1515–712–10–111–11–1
Washington 11–11–114–814–812–108–1417–511–11–1

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
CBuddy Rosar9230063.210125
1BDick Siebert147573153.267751
2BIrv Hall151616161.261050
SSEd Busch126416104.250035
3BGeorge Kell147567154.272456
OFHal Peck112449124.276539
OFBobby Estalella126451135.299852
OFMayo Smith7320343.212011

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
Frankie Hayes3211025.227314
Joe Burns319023.25603

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
Bobo Newsom36257.18203.29127
Russ Christopher33227.113133.17100
Jesse Flores29191.17103.4352
Lou Knerr27130.05114.2241
Don Black26125.15115.1747
Steve Gerkin21102.00123.6225

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
Joe Berry528752.3551

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

  1. Frankie Hayes page at Baseball Reference
  2. Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  3. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007


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