1918 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1918 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Connie Mack, Benjamin Shibe, Tom Shibe and John Shibe
Manager(s) Connie Mack
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The 1918 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 52 wins and 76 losses.

Regular season[edit]

In 1918, the A's Elephant Mascot turned up on the regular uniform jersey for the first time.

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 75 51 0.595 49–21 26–30
Cleveland Indians 73 54 0.575 38–22 35–32
Washington Senators 72 56 0.562 4 41–32 31–24
New York Yankees 60 63 0.488 13½ 37–29 23–34
St. Louis Browns 58 64 0.475 15 23–30 35–34
Chicago White Sox 57 67 0.460 17 30–26 27–41
Detroit Tigers 55 71 0.437 20 28–29 27–42
Philadelphia Athletics 52 76 0.406 24 35–32 17–44


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1918 American League Records

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


Roster[edit]

1918 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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 Wickey McAvoy 83 271 66 .244 0 32
1B George Burns 130 505 178 .352 6 70
2B Jimmy Dykes 59 186 35 .188 0 13
3B Larry Gardner 127 463 132 .285 1 52
OF Tilly Walker 114 414 122 .295 11 48
OF Merlin Kopp 96 363 85 .234 0 18
OF Charlie Jamieson 110 416 84 .202 0 11

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
Jake Munch 22 30 8 .267 0 0
Frank Fahey 10 17 3 .176 0 1

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
Vean Gregg 30 199.1 9 14 3.12 63
Elmer Myers 18 95.1 4 8 4.63 17
Roy Johnson 10 50 1 5 3.42 12
Vic Keen 1 8 0 1 3.38 1

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
Willie Adams 32 169 5 12 4.42 39
Bob Geary 16 87 2 5 2.69 22
Charlie Jamieson 5 23 2 1 4.30 2

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
Frank Fahey 3 0 0 0 6.00 1
Chick Holmes 2 0 0 0 13.50 0
Wickey McAvoy 2 0 0 0 13.50 0
Lou Bauer 1 0 0 0 0

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