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1951 Philadelphia Athletics season

1951 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Shibe Park (since 1909)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Earle Mack & Roy Mack
    Manager(s) Jimmy Dykes
    Local television WPTZ/WCAU/WFIL
    Local radio WIBG
    (Ray Walton, By Saam, Claude Haring)
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    The 1951 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing sixth in the American League with a record of 70 wins and 84 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Ferris Fain won the American League batting championship with a .344 batting average.

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
    Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 5
    Boston Red Sox 87 67 .565 11
    Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 17
    Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 25
    Philadelphia Athletics 70 84 .455 28
    Washington Senators 62 92 .403 36
    St. Louis Browns 52 102 .338 46

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1951 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
    1B Fain, FerrisFerris Fain 117 425 146 .344 6 57
    OF Zernial, GusGus Zernial 139 552 151 .274 33 125
    OF Philley, DaveDave Philley 125 468 123 .263 7 59

    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
    Limmer, LouLou Limmer 94 213 34 .159 5 30
    Wahl, KermitKermit Wahl 20 59 11 .186 0 6
    Lehner, PaulPaul Lehner 9 28 4 .143 0 1
    Davis, TodTod Davis 11 15 1 .067 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
    Fowler, DickDick Fowler 22 125 5 11 5.62 29
    Brissie, LouLou Brissie 2 13.1 0 2 6.75 3

    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
    Hooper, BobBob Hooper 38 189 12 10 4.38 64
    Martin, MorrieMorrie Martin 35 138 11 4 3.78 35
    Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 28 96.1 1 6 5.98 34

    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
    Burtschy, MoeMoe Burtschy 7 0 0 0 5.29 4
    Harris, BubbaBubba Harris 3 0 0 0 9.00 2

    Farm system

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