Philadelphia (A) Athletics Clubhouse
Wednesday, 5/3/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Philly Owner
Record: 14 Wins, 13 Losses, .519 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 7 Wins, 8 Losses
Away Record: 7 Wins, 5 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 5 Wins, 4 Losses
X-Innings Record: 1 Wins, 3 Losses
Record vs LHP: 4 Wins, 3 Losses
Record vs RHP: 10 Wins, 10 Losses
Payroll: $54,817,143 (11th)
Fan Interest: 42/100 (11th)
Batting AVG: .290 (4th)
Homeruns: 27 (14th)
Walks: 110 (T-9th)
Stolen Bases: 16 (7th)
Runs Scored: 166 (T-4th)

Pitching ERA: 5.11 (7th)
Opponents AVG: .262 (5th)
HRs Allowed: 36 (9th)
Walks Allowed: 136 (15th)
Runs Allowed: 155 (T-9th)
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.3011150.699 
Bill Mills41C 11/2/1920RightRight.130030.348 
INFIELDER           
Jim Tabor61SS11/5/1916RightRight.2231141.602 
Charlie English133B4/8/1910RightRight.300040.689 
Augie Galan592B5/23/1912BothRight.4480321.185 
Lennie Pearson851B5/23/1918RightRight.3072210.947 
Thomas Butts333B1/1/1919RightRight.257380.821 
Don Kolloway942B8/4/1918RightRight.358040.818 
Eddie Joost753B6/5/1916RightRight.220160.798 
OUTFIELDER           
Joe Dimaggio8CF11/25/1914RightRight.35562701.058 
Gene Woodling10RF8/16/1922LeftRight.35182601.083 
Elmer Valo3LF3/5/1921LeftRight.25321111.733 
Vince Dimaggio62RF9/6/1912RightRight.3572901.055 
Harry Craft24LF4/19/1915RightRight.083020.167 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Stuart Jones28SP5/6/1913LeftLeft6.124201.52 
Bob Lemon4SP9/22/1920LeftRight5.543201.50 
Tex Shirley82SP4/25/1918BothRight3.303401.32 
Wally Holborow68SP11/30/1913RightRight16.880002.25 
Charlie Gassaway38SP8/12/1918LeftLeft4.472201.59 
RELIEVERS           
Charley Suche37MR8/5/1915RightLeft10.241212.28 
Barney Mussill49MR10/1/1919RightLeft0.000001.67 
Paul Masterson59MR10/16/1915LeftLeft0.00000  
Jesse Flores97MR11/2/1914RightRight0.000001.07 
Cy Buker8MR2/5/1919LeftRight7.500002.33 
Jim Hickey31CL10/22/1920RightRight2.161112.04 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Frankie KelleherOUTone week0 daysDislocated Shoulder
Jack KramerOUTone week0 daysSore Back
Lou KretlowOUT3 weeks0 daysInflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle
Don KollowayOUT5-6 weeks0 daysTorn Tricep 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 V. DimaggioRF
2) L G. WoodlingCF
3) R J. DimaggioLF
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) R W. Holborow
2) R J. Flores

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




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