Philadelphia (A) Athletics Clubhouse
Saturday, 8/26/1944
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Dave Dudik Jr
Record: 50 Wins, 78 Losses, .391 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 27 Wins, 38 Losses
Away Record: 23 Wins, 40 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 14 Wins, 17 Losses
X-Innings Record: 7 Wins, 2 Losses
Record vs LHP: 8 Wins, 15 Losses
Record vs RHP: 42 Wins, 63 Losses
Payroll: $35,781,429 (14th)
Fan Interest: 40/100 (10th)
Batting AVG: .256 (15th)
Homeruns: 85 (15th)
Walks: 370 (16th)
Stolen Bases: 101 (4th)
Runs Scored: 517 (16th)

Pitching ERA: 4.60 (8th)
Opponents AVG: .250 (2nd)
HRs Allowed: 120 (7th)
Walks Allowed: 673 (16th)
Runs Allowed: 647 (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           
John Bottarini42C 9/14/1908RightRight.2456471.749 
Bennie Warren87C 3/2/1912RightRight.1986121.657 
INFIELDER           
Charlie English133B4/8/1910RightRight.31710650.820 
Calvin Chapman32SS12/20/1910LeftRight.27933657.703 
Al Rubeling733B5/10/1913RightRight.4052911.027 
Phil Rizzuto62SS9/25/1916RightRight.2870166.727 
Hal Peck992B4/20/1917LeftLeft.2545320.688 
Eddie Lake46SS3/18/1916RightRight.176030.399 
John Dudra123B5/27/1916RightRight.208090.623 
Don Kolloway942B8/4/1918RightRight.188071.468 
Bill Nagel413B8/19/1915RightRight.222050.572 
Steve Mesner58SS1/13/1918RightRight.000000.000 
OUTFIELDER           
Joe Dimaggio8LF11/25/1914RightRight.28924773.891 
Gene Woodling10CF8/16/1922LeftRight.2877453.743 
Joe Grace25RF1/5/1914LeftRight.26410534.732 
Bud Bates14CF3/16/1912RightRight.2092151.536 
Elmer Valo3LF3/5/1921LeftRight.24485420.646 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Charlie Gassaway38SP8/12/1918LeftLeft4.51101901.46 
Tex Shirley82SP4/25/1918BothRight3.94141531.46 
Hal Gregg60SP7/11/1921RightRight5.2271501.60 
RELIEVERS           
Paul Kardow83MR9/19/1915RightRight2.780111.72 
Jim Bivin20MR12/11/1909RightRight9.143412.19 
Jim Hickey31CL10/22/1920RightRight3.313251.70 
Wally Holborow68MR11/30/1913RightRight4.5361001.53 
Tired Position Players
Bennie Warren
Joe Dimaggio
Elmer Valo
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Steve LarkinOUTfull season0 daysTorn Rotator Cuff Muscle
John BottariniDay-to-Day (85%)3 weeks0 daysStrained Hamstring Muscle
Tex ShirleyDay-to-Day (80%)one week0 daysPulled Rotator Cuff Muscle
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L C. ChapmanSS
2) L G. WoodlingCF
3) R J. DimaggioLF
4) R C. English3B
5) L E. Valo1B
6) L J. GraceRF
7) L H. Peck2B
8) R J. BottariniC
9)
LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
1) L C. ChapmanSS
2) L G. WoodlingCF
3) R J. DimaggioLF
4) R C. English3B
5) L E. Valo1B
6) L J. GraceRF
7) L H. Peck2B
8) R J. BottariniC
9) R P. RizzutoDH
LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) L C. ChapmanSS
2) R D. Kolloway2B
3) R J. DimaggioLF
4) R C. English3B
5) L E. Valo1B
6) R B. BatesCF
7) L J. GraceRF
8) R J. BottariniC
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
1) R P. RizzutoDH
2) L C. ChapmanSS
3) R J. DimaggioLF
4) R C. English3B
5) L E. Valo1B
6) R B. BatesCF
7) R D. Kolloway2B
8) L J. GraceRF
9) R J. BottariniC
Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1)
2) L C. Gassaway
3) R T. Shirley
4) R H. Gregg
5)
Mopup Reliever
1)
2)

Middle Reliever
1) R W. Holborow
2)
3)
4)
Setup Reliever
1) R J. Bivin
2)

Closer
1) R J. Hickey
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1944
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans aren't really happy about the loss of Ken O'dea.
The overall fan interest decreases slightly.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Monday, 4/10/1944
Subject: Paul Kardow injured
Hello Manager,
he had a little fight in a bar, and got knocked out.
Diagnosis: Swollen Eye.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Status of Sam Gentile
Dear Sir,
Sam Gentile isn't hitting the ball at all at AA Oakland Athletics!
He has an AVG of .235, so a demotion is
the right choice. He shouldn't be emberassed any more.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Status of Frank Jelincich
Dear Sir,
Frank Jelincich isn't hitting the ball at all at AA Oakland Athletics!
He has an AVG of .159, so a demotion is
the right choice. He shouldn't be emberassed any more.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Status of Al Campanis
Dear Sir,
Al Campanis shouldn't play at AA Oakland Athletics!
He has an AVG of .152 over there, that might
be a sign that he has been promoted to soon. You
should demote him before he gets burned.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1944
Subject: Status of Ken Richardson
Dear Sir,
Ken Richardson isn't hitting the ball at all at AA Oakland Athletics!
He has an AVG of .133, so a demotion is
the right choice. He shouldn't be emberassed any more.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Tuesday, 5/2/1944
Subject: Waiver claim
Hello Sir,
we have put a claim on Paul Gehrman.

Regards,
Cincinnati GM



Date: Thursday, 5/4/1944
Subject: Waiver claim
Hello,
we have claimed Paul Gehrman off waivers and signed him.

Regards,
Cincinnati GM



Date: Friday, 5/12/1944
Subject: Status of Joe Antolick
Dear Sir,
Joe Antolick has an AVG of .241 at AA Oakland Athletics!
That's definitely no good sign. I suggest demoting him soon.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Tuesday, 5/16/1944
Subject: Status of Lou Rochelli
Dear Sir,
Lou Rochelli shouldn't play at AA Oakland Athletics!
He has an AVG of .173 over there, that might
be a sign that he has been promoted to soon. You
should demote him before he gets burned.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Sunday, 5/21/1944
Subject: Promotion Day
Dear Sir,
Congratulations, our fan interest increased slightly because
our team won on a promotion day. Good job!

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Thursday, 5/25/1944
Subject: Status of Jimmy Pofahl
Dear Sir,
Jimmy Pofahl shouldn't play at AA Oakland Athletics!
He has an AVG of .249 over there, that might
be a sign that he has been promoted to soon. You
should demote him before he gets burned.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Sunday, 6/11/1944
Subject: Contract
Dear Sir,
I would like to negotiate a contract extension!
Please let me know if you are interested!

Regards,
Bill Zuber



Date: Sunday, 6/18/1944
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Joe Callahan



Date: Tuesday, 7/11/1944
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
John Bottarini



Date: Thursday, 7/20/1944
Subject: Status of Pete Elko
Dear Sir,
Pete Elko has an AVG of .216 at AA Oakland Athletics!
That's definitely no good sign. I suggest demoting him soon.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Tuesday, 8/15/1944
Subject: John Bottarini 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 4 weeks.

Regards,
Team Doctor




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