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1927 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1927 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Connie Mack, Tom Shibe and John Shibe
Manager(s) Connie Mack
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The 1927 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League with a record of 91 wins and 63 losses.

Offseason

  • December 23, 1926: Eddie Collins was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[1]
  • February 8, 1927: Ty Cobb was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[2]

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 110 44 0.714 57–19 53–25
Philadelphia Athletics 91 63 0.591 19 50–27 41–36
Washington Senators 85 69 0.552 25 51–28 34–41
Detroit Tigers 82 71 0.536 27½ 44–32 38–39
Chicago White Sox 70 83 0.458 39½ 38–37 32–46
Cleveland Indians 66 87 0.431 43½ 35–42 31–45
St. Louis Browns 59 94 0.386 50½ 38–38 21–56
Boston Red Sox 51 103 0.331 59 29–49 22–54


Record vs. opponents

1927 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–11 15–7 5–17 4–18 6–16 6–16 4–18
Chicago 11–11 8–14 13–8 5–17 8–14 15–7 10–12
Cleveland 7–15 14–8 7–15 10–12 10–12 10–11 8–14
Detroit 17–5 8–13 15–7 8–14 9–13 14–8–1 11–11–2
New York 18–4 17–5 12–10 14–8 14–8–1 21–1 14–8
Philadelphia 16–6 14–8 12–10 13–9 8–14–1 16–6 12–10
St. Louis 16–6 7–15 11–10 8–14–1 1–21 6–16 10–12–1
Washington 18–4 12–10 14–8 11–11–2 8–14 10–12 12–10–1


Roster

1927 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
C Mickey Cochrane 126 432 146 .338 12 80
OF Ty Cobb 134 490 175 .357 5 93
OF Al Simmons 106 406 159 .392 15 108
OF Walter French 109 326 99 .304 0 41

[3]

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
Eddie Collins 95 226 76 .336 1 15
Jimmie Foxx 61 130 42 .323 3 20
Jim Poole 38 99 22 .222 0 10
Charlie Bates 9 38 9 .237 0 2

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
Howard Ehmke 30 189.2 12 10 4.22 68
Guy Cantrell 2 18 0 2 5.00 7

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
Lefty Grove 51 262.1 20 13 3.19 174
Sam Gray 37 133.1 9 6 4.59 49

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
Neal Baker 5 0 0 0 5.71 3

Awards and honors

League leaders

  • Lefty Grove
    • American League leader, Strikeouts[4]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Buffalo Bisons International League Bill Clymer

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Buffalo[5]

References

  1. ^ "Eddie Collins Stats  - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "Ty Cobb Stats  - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "1927 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  4. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.51, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links


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