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1929 Philadelphia Athletics

Baseball

World Series Champion

One of the most dominant teams in the history of MLB

Roster boasted five regulars who batted over .300 and two 20 game winners

Regular season record of 104-46

Won the AL Pennant by 18 games over the New York Yankees

Led the AL in the following statistical categories

  • On Base % [.365]
  • ERA [3.44]
  • Strikeouts [573]
  • Saves [24]
  • Hits Allowed [1371]

Al Simmons led the AL in RBI with 157

Al Simmons led the AL in Total Bases with 373

Max Bishop led the AL in Base on Balls with 128

Jimmie Foxx led the AL in On Base % with .463

George Earnshaw led the AL in Wins with 24

Lefty Grove led the AL in ERA with 2.81

Lefty Grove led the AL in Strikeouts with 170

Lefty Grove led the AL in Winning % with .769

Won the World Series 4-1 over the Chicago Cubs

  • Game 1 (10/8/29) PHI 3 CHI 1
  • Game 2 (10/9/29) PHI 9 CHI 3
  • Game 3 (10/11/29) CHI 3 PHI 1
  • Game 4 (10/12/29) CHI 8 PHI 10
  • Game 5 (10/14/29) CHI 2 PHI 3

Team Members: Owner - Connie Mack   Manager – Connie Mack    Pitchers – Bill Breckinridge, George Earnshaw, Howard Ehmke, Lefty Grove, Ossie Orwoll, Jack Quinn, Eddie Rommel, Bill Shores, Rube Walberg, Carroll Yerkes   Catchers – Mickey Cochrane, Cloy Mattox, Cy Perkins   Infielders – Max Bishop, Joe Boley, George Burns, Eddie Collins, Jim Cronin, Jimmy Dykes, Jimmie Foxx, Sammy Hale, Joe Hassler, Eric McNair, Rudy Miller, Bud Morse   Outfielders – Doc Cramer, Walter French, Mule Haas, Bevo LeBourveau, Bing Miller, Al Simmons, Homer Summa

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