1936 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1936 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Connie Mack and John Shibe
Manager(s)Connie Mack
Local radioWCAU
WIP
(Dolly Stark)
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The 1936 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 53 wins and 100 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Tom Shibe, eldest son of former owner Ben Shibe, died on February 16, 1936. Connie Mack supported Tom's brother, John Shibe, as club president, and he was named to the position on February 24.[1]

Notable transactions[edit]

Regular season[edit]

In August, John Shibe was forced to step down from his position as acting club president.[1]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 51 .667 --
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 19½
Washington Senators 82 71 .536 20
Chicago White Sox 81 70 .536 20
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 22½
Boston Red Sox 74 80 .481 28½
St. Louis Browns 57 95 .375 44½
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 .346 49

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1936 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–10 9–13 13–9 15–7–1 13–9 12–10 8–14
Chicago 10–12 12–10–1 8–14 7–14 15–7 13–8–1 16–5
Cleveland 13–9 10–12–1 9–13 6–16–1 13–9 15–7–1 14–8
Detroit 9–13 14–8 13–9 8–14 17–5 11–11 11–11
New York 15–7–1 14–7 16–6–1 14–8 16–6 14–8 13–9
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 9–13 5–17 6–16 11–10–1 6–16
St. Louis 10–12 8–13–1 7–15–1 11–11 8–14 10–11–1 3–19
Washington 14–8 5–16 8–14 11–11 9–13 16–16 19–3


Roster[edit]

1936 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Frankie Hayes 144 507 137 .271 10 67
OF Bob Johnson 153 566 165 .292 25 121

Other batters[edit]

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
Bill Nicholson 11 12 0 .000 0 0
Bill Conroy 1 2 1 .500 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Gordon Rhodes 35 216.1 9 20 5.74 61
Harry Kelley 35 235.1 15 12 3.86 82
Herman Fink 34 188.2 8 16 5.39 53
Carl Doyle 8 38.2 0 3 10.94 12
Fred Archer 6 36.2 2 3 6.38 9
Hank Johnson 3 11.2 0 2 7.71 6

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Whitey Wilshere 5 18.1 1 2 6.87 4
Red Bullock 12 16.2 0 2 14.04 7

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bill Dietrich 21 4 6 3 6.53 34
Stu Flythe 17 0 0 0 13.04 14

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Williamsport Grays New York–Pennsylvania League Mike McNally
B Columbia Senators Sally League Josh Billings and Blackie Carter
C Cleveland A's Cotton States League Slim Brewer and Mays Copeland
D Moultrie Packers Georgia–Florida League Grant Gillis

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Biography of John Shibe from the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society Archived October 12, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Jimmie Foxx page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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