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1932 Philadelphia Athletics season

1932 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Shibe Park (since 1909)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Connie Mack, Tom Shibe and John Shibe
    Manager(s) Connie Mack
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    The 1932 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing second in the American League with a record of 94 wins and 60 losses. The team finished 13 games behind the New York Yankees, breaking their streak of three straight AL championships.

    Regular season

    Jimmie Foxx had an impressive offensive season – 58 home runs, 169 RBI, and a .364 batting average – and missed the triple crown by just three BA points. He was voted the American League Most Valuable Player. Mickey Cochrane became the first catcher in Major League Baseball history to score 100 runs and have 100 RBI in the same season.[1]

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    New York Yankees 107 47 .695 --
    Philadelphia Athletics 94 60 .610 13
    Washington Senators 93 61 .603 14
    Cleveland Indians 87 65 .572 19
    Detroit Tigers 76 75 .503 29½
    St. Louis Browns 63 91 .409 44
    Chicago White Sox 49 102 .325 56½
    Boston Red Sox 43 111 .279 64

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1932 Philadelphia Athletics
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    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 Cochrane, MickeyMickey Cochrane 139 518 160 .349 23 112
    1B Foxx, JimmieJimmie Foxx 154 585 213 .364 58 169
    2B Bishop, MaxMax Bishop 114 409 104 .254 5 37
    3B Dykes, JimmyJimmy Dykes 153 558 148 .265 7 90
    SS McNair, EricEric McNair 135 554 158 .285 18 95
    OF Simmons, AlAl Simmons 154 670 216 .322 35 151
    OF Haas, MuleMule Haas 143 558 170 .305 6 65
    OF Cramer, DocDoc Cramer 92 384 129 .336 3 46

    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
    Miller, BingBing Miller 95 305 90 .295 7 58
    Coleman, EdEd Coleman 26 73 25 .342 1 13
    Madjeski, EdEd Madjeski 17 35 8 .229 0 3
    Jones, JohnJohn Jones 4 6 1 .167 0 0
    Cihocki, EdEd Cihocki 1 1 0 .000 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
    Grove, LeftyLefty Grove 44 291.2 25 10 2.84 188
    Walberg, RubeRube Walberg 42 272 17 10 4.73 96
    Earnshaw, GeorgeGeorge Earnshaw 36 245.1 19 13 4.77 109
    Mahaffey, RoyRoy Mahaffey 37 222.2 13 13 5.09 106
    Freitas, TonyTony Freitas 23 150.1 12 5 3.83 31

    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
    Krausse, LewLew Krausse 20 57 4 1 4.58 16
    Cain, SugarSugar Cain 10 45 3 4 5.00 24

    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
    Bowman, JoeJoe Bowman 7 0 1 0 8.18 4
    DeShong, JimmieJimmie DeShong 6 0 0 0 11.70 5

    Awards and honors

    League top five finishers

    Jimmie Foxx

    • AL leader in home runs (58)
    • AL leader in RBI (169)
    • AL leader in runs scored (151)
    • AL leader in slugging percentage (.749)
    • #2 in AL in batting average (.364)
    • #2 in AL in on-base percentage (.469)

    Lefty Grove

    • AL leader in ERA (2.84)
    • #2 in AL in wins (25)
    • #2 in AL in strikeouts (188)

    Al Simmons

    • #2 in AL in RBI (151)
    • #2 in AL in runs scored (144)
    • #3 in AL in home runs (35)

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Portland[3]

    References

    1. ^ Baseball Digest, September 1995, Vol. 54, No. 9, ISSN 0005-609X
    2. ^ Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

    External links


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