1917 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s)Connie Mack, Benjamin Shibe, Tom Shibe, and John Shibe
Manager(s)Connie Mack
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The 1917 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing eighth in the American League with a record of 55 wins and 98 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 100 54 0.649 56–21 44–33
Boston Red Sox 90 62 0.592 9 45–33 45–29
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 12 44–34 44–32
Detroit Tigers 78 75 0.510 21½ 34–41 44–34
Washington Senators 74 79 0.484 25½ 42–35 32–44
New York Yankees 71 82 0.464 28½ 35–40 36–42
St. Louis Browns 57 97 0.370 43 31–46 26–51
Philadelphia Athletics 55 98 0.359 44½ 29–47 26–51

Record vs. opponents


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Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 10–12–1 10–12 9–12 13–9–1 18–3–1 17–5–1 13–9–1
Chicago 12–10–1 14–8 16–6 12–10 15–7 16–6 15–7–1
Cleveland 12–10 8–14 12–10 15–7 16–6 14–8 11–11–2
Detroit 12–9 6–16 10–12 13–9–1 12–10 14–8 11–11
New York 9–13–1 10–12 7–15 9–13–1 15–7 13–9 8–13
Philadelphia 3–18–1 7–15 6–16 10–12 7–15 11–11 11–11
St. Louis 5–17–1 6–16 8–14 8–14 9–13 11–11 10–12
Washington 9–13–1 7–15–1 11–11–2 11–11 13–8 11–11 12–10


Roster

1917 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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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 Wally Schang 118 316 90 .285 3 36
1B Stuffy McInnis 150 567 172 .303 0 44
2B Roy Grover 141 482 108 .224 0 34
SS Whitey Witt 128 452 114 .252 0 28
3B Ray Bates 127 485 115 .237 2 66
OF Ping Bodie 148 557 162 .291 7 74
OF Amos Strunk 148 540 152 .281 1 45
OF Charlie Jamieson 85 345 92 .267 0 27

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
Billy Meyer 62 162 38 .235 0 9
Joe Dugan 43 134 26 .194 0 16
Bill Johnson 48 109 19 .174 1 8
Raymond Haley 41 98 27 .276 0 11
Buck Thrasher 23 77 18 .234 0 2
Lee Gooch 17 59 17 .288 1 8
Otis Lawry 30 55 9 .164 0 1
Eddie Palmer 16 52 11 .212 0 5
Ralph Sharman 13 37 11 .297 0 2
Red Shannon 11 35 10 .286 0 7
Pug Griffin 18 25 5 .200 1 3
Wickey McAvoy 10 24 6 .250 1 4
Cy Perkins 6 18 3 .167 0 2
Gene Bailey 5 12 1 .083 0 0
Val Picinich 2 6 2 .333 0 0
Dallas Bradshaw 2 4 0 .000 0 0
Pat French 3 2 0 .000 0 0
Harry Davis 1 1 0 .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
Bullet Joe Bush 37 233.1 11 17 2.47 121
Rube Schauer 33 215.0 7 16 3.14 62
Elmer Myers 38 201.2 9 16 4.42 88
Jing Johnson 34 191.0 9 12 2.78 55
Win Noyes 27 171.0 10 10 2.95 64
Rube Parnham 2 11.0 0 1 4.09 4

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
Socks Seibold 33 160.0 4 16 3.94 55
Cy Falkenberg 15 80.2 2 6 3.35 35
Ellis Johnson 4 13.2 0 2 7.24 8

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
Walter Anderson 14 0 0 0 3.03 10
Dave Keefe 3 1 0 0 1.80 1
Jack Nabors 2 0 0 0 3.00 2
Eddie Bacon 1 0 0 0 6.00 0
Cliff Hill 1 0 0 0 6.75 0