Philadelphia (A) Athletics Clubhouse
Friday, 9/1/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Philly Owner
Record: 74 Wins, 59 Losses, .556 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 33 Wins, 35 Losses
Away Record: 41 Wins, 24 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 26 Wins, 14 Losses
X-Innings Record: 5 Wins, 4 Losses
Record vs LHP: 25 Wins, 19 Losses
Record vs RHP: 49 Wins, 40 Losses
Payroll: $55,449,143 (11th)
Fan Interest: 63/100 (7th)
Batting AVG: .276 (6th)
Homeruns: 136 (9th)
Walks: 503 (11th)
Stolen Bases: 54 (13th)
Runs Scored: 710 (12th)

Pitching ERA: 4.86 (5th)
Opponents AVG: .253 (2nd)
HRs Allowed: 155 (10th)
Walks Allowed: 624 (16th)
Runs Allowed: 688 (4th)
Reports & News
Batting Stats
Pitching Stats
Fielding Stats
Ratings Report
Top Prospects
Minor Leagues
Coaching Staff
Salary Report
Financial Report
Financial History
Team History
Team News
Major Transaction News
All Transaction News
Injury News
Player Development
Active Roster
Player#PosBirthdayBatsThrowsAVGHRRBISBOPS 
CATCHERS           
Del Rice78C 10/27/1922RightRight.2527610.667 
Bill Mills41C 11/2/1920RightRight.1711100.466 
INFIELDER           
Jim Tabor61SS11/5/1916RightRight.28818892.791 
Charlie English133B4/8/1910RightRight.2912140.734 
Augie Galan592B5/23/1912BothRight.28902714.767 
Lennie Pearson851B5/23/1918RightRight.28912760.814 
Don Kolloway942B8/4/1918RightRight.3101221.723 
Jack Conway552B7/30/1918RightRight.214021.620 
Eddie Joost753B6/5/1916RightRight.26113536.868 
OUTFIELDER           
Joe Dimaggio8CF11/25/1914RightRight.324311111.990 
Gene Woodling10RF8/16/1922LeftRight.28527920.848 
Austin Knickerbocker78CF10/15/1918RightRight.143000.393 
Elmer Valo3LF3/5/1921LeftRight.299104624.820 
Harry Craft24LF4/19/1915RightRight.3174180.839 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Stuart Jones28SP5/6/1913LeftLeft6.7171601.62 
Bob Lemon4SP9/22/1920LeftRight5.23171101.47 
Tex Shirley82SP4/25/1918BothRight2.8724901.19 
Bob Joyce22SP1/14/1915RightRight5.288801.38 
Charlie Gassaway38SP8/12/1918LeftLeft4.53151401.56 
RELIEVERS           
Charley Suche37MR8/5/1915RightLeft4.305241.57 
Barney Mussill49MR10/1/1919RightLeft0.770001.54 
Paul Masterson59MR10/16/1915LeftLeft4.910001.45 
Jesse Flores97MR11/2/1914RightRight7.424301.90 
Earl Henry92MR6/10/1917LeftLeft0.000001.50 
Jim Hickey31CL10/22/1920RightRight3.802291.88 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Vince DimaggioOUTfull season11 daysTorn Back Muscle
Thomas ButtsOUTfull season0 daysTorn Abdominal Muscle
Chuck StobbsOUTfull season27 daysTorn Bicep Muscle
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L E. ValoLF
2) L G. WoodlingRF
3) R J. DimaggioCF
4) R L. Pearson1B
5) R J. TaborSS
6) R E. Joost3B
7) R D. RiceC
8) R D. Kolloway2B
9)
LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
1)
2)
3) R J. DimaggioLF
4) R C. English3B
5)
6) L G. WoodlingCF
7)
8)
9)
LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) R H. CraftLF
2) L G. WoodlingRF
3) R J. DimaggioCF
4) R L. Pearson1B
5) R J. TaborSS
6) R E. Joost3B
7) R D. RiceC
8) S A. Galan2B
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
1)
2)
3) R J. DimaggioLF
4) R C. English3B
5)
6) L G. WoodlingCF
7)
8)
9)
Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R T. Shirley
2) L C. Gassaway
3) R B. Lemon
4) L S. Jones
5)
Mopup Reliever
1)
2) R J. Flores

Middle Reliever
1) L E. Henry
2) L C. Suche
3)
4) R J. Flores
Setup Reliever
1) L B. Mussill
2) L C. Suche

Closer
1) R J. Hickey
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- Boston (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer a better organization.

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Eddie Joost



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Bob Lemon



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Harry Craft



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Philadelphia (A)!

Regards,
Eddie Joost



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1948
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
The fans are happy that you acquired Eddie Joost.
The overall fan interest increases noticeably.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Philadelphia (A)!

Regards,
Bob Lemon



Date: Thursday, 2/2/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Philadelphia (A)!

Regards,
Harry Craft



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (N) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (N) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- I still prefer the offer from New York (N).
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Friday, 2/24/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- I still prefer the offer from New York (N).
They offer a BIG amount of money!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Saturday, 2/25/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (N) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Saturday, 4/1/1948
Subject: Frankie Kelleher learns new position
Frankie Kelleher has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Centerfield.
I would rate his skills as "2" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Tuesday, 4/4/1948
Subject: Augie Galan
Augie Galan is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Thursday, 4/13/1948
Subject: Sam Gentile failed learning new position
Sam Gentile doesn't seem to make
any progress learning his new position, Second Base.
I would give up this experiment before his hitting suffers.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 4/13/1948
Subject: Dick Sisler failed learning new position
Dick Sisler doesn't seem to make
any progress learning his new position, Centerfield.
I would give up this experiment before his hitting suffers.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 4/13/1948
Subject: Eddie Joost injured
Hello Manager,
looks like he worked out a little to intense.
Diagnosis: Strained Hamstring Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Thursday, 4/27/1948
Subject: Jack Kramer healing process
Jack Kramer is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 7 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Bruce Konopka
Dear Sir,
Bruce Konopka has an AVG of .306 at A Kansas City Athletics!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/15/1948
Subject: Starting pitcher
Manager,
Believe it or not, but I am a starting pitcher!
Would you please treat me as one and put
me in the rotation?

Regards,
Wally Holborow



Date: Wednesday, 5/17/1948
Subject: Playing time
Manager,
I am not very happy about my playing time recently.
I think I deserve a starting spot!

Regards,
Augie Galan



Date: Thursday, 5/18/1948
Subject: Progress of Johnny Hetki
Dear Sir,
Johnny Hetki is doing pretty good at AA Oakland Athletics!
He has an ERA of 2.91, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Saturday, 5/20/1948
Subject: Johnny Wyrostek learns new position
Johnny Wyrostek has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Sunday, 5/21/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Al Rubeling



Date: Monday, 5/22/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Jesse Flores



Date: Tuesday, 5/23/1948
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Don Kolloway



Date: Friday, 5/26/1948
Subject: Dick Kokos learns new position
Dick Kokos has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Leftfield.
I would rate his skills as "7" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Friday, 5/26/1948
Subject: Well...
I am rather upset that I do not play regularly.
I wish to be traded if that doesn't change!

Regards,
Vince Dimaggio



Date: Monday, 5/29/1948
Subject: Bob Rothel learns new position
Bob Rothel has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "9" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Friday, 6/2/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Jim Tabor



Date: Saturday, 6/3/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Stuart Jones



Date: Sunday, 6/4/1948
Subject: Sammy Meeks learns new position
Sammy Meeks has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "8" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 6/8/1948
Subject: Cy Buker is sick...
Diagnosis: Viral Infection.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 6/12/1948
Subject: Jimmy Pofahl learns new position
Jimmy Pofahl has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "7" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 6/19/1948
Subject: Bobby Young learns new position
Bobby Young has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Shortstop.
I would rate his skills as "4" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Tuesday, 6/20/1948
Subject: Contract extension
Hello,
I just wanted to let you know that I'm
in my last year of the contract.
Are you interested in giving me an extension?
I'd be happy to play for you again next year!

Regards,
Phil Rizzuto



Date: Thursday, 6/22/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Charlie English



Date: Monday, 6/26/1948
Subject: Monty Basgall learns new position
Monty Basgall has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "1" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 6/28/1948
Subject: Neil Berry learns new position
Neil Berry has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "7" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 7/13/1948
Subject: Austin Knickerbocker learns new position
Austin Knickerbocker has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "5" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Tuesday, 8/15/1948
Subject: John Dudra learns new position
John Dudra has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "3" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Sunday, 8/20/1948
Subject: Bobby Young learns new position
Bobby Young has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director




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