1906 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s)Benjamin Shibe, Tom Shibe, John Shibe, Connie Mack, Sam Jones, Frank Hough
Manager(s)Connie Mack
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The 1906 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing fourth in the American League with a record of 78 wins and 67 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 93 58 0.616 54–23 39–35
New York Highlanders 90 61 0.596 3 53–23 37–38
Cleveland Naps 89 64 0.582 5 47–30 42–34
Philadelphia Athletics 78 67 0.538 12 48–23 30–44
St. Louis Browns 76 73 0.510 16 40–34 36–39
Detroit Tigers 71 78 0.477 21 42–34 29–44
Washington Senators 55 95 0.367 37½ 33–41 22–54
Boston Americans 49 105 0.318 45½ 22–54 27–51

Record vs. opponents

1906 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 4–18 8–14 10–12 5–17–1 8–14 5–17 9–13
Chicago 18–4 12–10–1 11–11 12–10–1 12–9 13–7–1 15–7
Cleveland 8–14 10–12–1 14–8–1 10–11–1 12–10–1 14–8 15–7
Detroit 12–10 11–11 8–14–1 11–11 6–13 9–13–1 14–6
New York 17–5–1 10–12–1 11–10–1 11–11 13–8 13–8–1 15–7
Philadelphia 14–8 9–12 10–12–1 13–6 8–13 9–11–2 15–5–1
St. Louis 17–5 7–13–1 8–14 13–9–1 8–13–1 11–9–2 12–10
Washington 13–9 7–15 7–15 6–14 7–15 5–15–1 10–12

Roster

1906 Philadelphia Athletics
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Infielders

Outfielders

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Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Ossee Schreckengost 98 338 96 .284 1 41
1B Harry Davis 145 551 161 .292 12 96
2B Danny Murphy 119 448 135 .301 2 60
SS Monte Cross 134 445 89 .200 1 40
3B John Knight 74 253 49 .194 3 20
OF Topsy Hartsel 144 533 136 .255 1 30
OF Bris Lord 118 434 101 .233 1 44
OF Socks Seybold 116 411 130 .316 5 59

Other batters

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
Harry Armbruster 91 265 63 .238 2 24
Doc Powers 58 185 29 .157 0 7
Rube Oldring 59 174 42 .241 0 19
Art Brouthers 37 144 30 .208 0 14
Dave Shean 22 75 16 .213 0 3
Simon Nicholls 12 44 8 .182 0 1
Claude Berry 10 30 7 .233 0 2
Jim Byrnes 10 23 4 .174 0 0
Danny Hoffman 7 22 5 .227 0 1
Ed Lennox 6 17 1 .059 0 0
Eddie Collins 6 15 3 .200 0 0
Willy Fetzer 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Jack Hannifin 1 1 1 1.000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Rube Waddell 43 272.2 15 17 2.21 196
Chief Bender 36 238.1 15 10 2.53 159
Jimmy Dygert 35 213.2 11 13 2.70 106
Eddie Plank 26 211.2 19 6 2.25 108
Jack Coombs 23 173 10 10 2.50 90
Andy Coakley 22 149 7 8 3.14 59

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mike Cunningham 5 28 1 0 3.21 15
Hack Schumann 4 18 0 2 4.00 9
Jim Holmes 3 9 0 1 4.00 1

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bill Bartley 3 0 0 1 9.35 6

Notes

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