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1914 Boston Braves

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  • Philadelphia Athletics - 1945

    52-98

    Eighth place in American League

    Day-by-Day Summary



    REGULARS BA HR RBI
    1B Dick Siebert .267 7 51
    2B Irv Hall .261 0 50
    SS Ed Busch .250 0 35
    3B George Kell .272 4 56
    OF Bobby Estalella .299 8 52
    OF Hal Peck .276 5 39
    OF Mayo Smith .212 0 11
    C Buddy Rosar .210 1 25
      Other position players:
    Bill McGhee (.252, 0, 19), Charlie Metro (.210, 3, 15), Bobby Wilkins (.260, 0, 4), Greek George (.174, 0, 11), Frankie Hayes (.227, 3, 14), Ernie Kish (.245, 0, 10), Joe Burns (.256, 0, 3), Larry Rosenthal (.200, 0, 5), Al Brancato (.118, 0, 0), Sam Chapman (.200, 0, 1), Ford Garrison (.304, 1, 6), Joe Cicero (.158, 0, 0), Joe Astroth (.059, 0, 1), Jim Pruett (.222, 0, 0), Larry Drake (.000, 0, 0)
     
    STARTERS W-L ERA SV
    R Bobo Newsom 8-20 3.29 0
    R Russ Christopher 13-13 3.17 2
    R Jesse Flores 7-10 3.43 1
    R Don Black 5-11 5.17 0
    R Lou Knerr 5-11 4.22 0
    R Steve Gerkin 0-12 3.62 0
    BULLPEN
    R Joe Berry 8-7 2.35 5
    L Charlie Gassaway 4-7 3.74 0
      Other pitchers:
    Dick Fowler (1-2, 4.82), Charlie Bowles (0-3, 5.13), Phil Marchildon (0-1, 4.00), Carl Scheib (0-0, 3.12), Bill Connelly (1-1, 4.50), Woody Crowson (0-0, 6.00)
     





    Thursday, January 18
    Future Athletic Tom Harrison is born in Trail, BC.
    Tuesday, March 6
    Former Athletic Harry O'Neill dies in Iwo Jima, Marianas Islands at the age of 28.
    Sunday, March 11
    Future Athletic Dock Ellis is born in Los Angeles, CA.
    Monday, April 2
    Future Athletic Don Sutton is born in Clio, AL.
    Tuesday, April 17
    Lost to Senators (1-0), 14-8Shibe Park (0-1)0-1
    Starters: Dutch Leonard vs Bobo NewsomSecond1 out
    Wednesday, April 18
    Defeated Senators (1-1), 1-0Shibe Park (1-1)1-1
    Starters: Johnny Niggeling vs Russ ChristopherThird1 out
    Thursday, April 19
    Lost to Senators (2-1), 4-3Shibe Park (1-2)1-2
    Starters: Marino Pieretti vs Jesse FloresFourth2 out
    Major-league debuts: Marino Pieretti (Senators)
    Friday, April 20
    Defeated Red Sox (0-4), 5-3Fenway Park (1-0)2-2
    Starters: Don Black vs Joe BowmanThird2 out
    Saturday, April 21
    Defeated Red Sox (0-5), 8-2Fenway Park (2-0)3-2Won 2
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Clem HausmannThird1 out
    Sunday, April 22
    Defeated Red Sox (0-6), 6-1Fenway Park (3-0)4-2Won 3
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Rex CecilThird1 out
    Thursday, April 26
    Defeated Yankees (5-2), 7-5Shibe Park (2-2)5-2Won 4
    Starters: Monk Dubiel vs Jesse FloresSecond1 out
    Friday, April 27
    Defeated Red Sox (0-8), 5-3Shibe Park (3-2)6-2Won 5
    Starters: Emmett O'Neill vs Russ ChristopherSecond1 out
    Saturday, April 28
    Lost to Red Sox (1-8), 8-4Shibe Park (3-3)6-3
    Starters: Rex Cecil vs Don BlackThird2 out
    Sunday, April 29
    Lost to Red Sox (2-8), 2-0Shibe Park (3-4)6-4Lost 2
    Starters: Dave Ferriss vs Bobo NewsomFourth2 out
    Lost to Red Sox (3-8), 6-3Shibe Park (3-5)6-5Lost 3
    Starters: Joe Bowman vs Jesse FloresFourth2 out
    Wednesday, May 2
    Lost to Yankees (8-4), 6-4Yankee Stadium (0-1)6-6Lost 4
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Al GettelFourth2 out
    Friday, May 4
    Lost to Senators (7-7), 5-4Griffith Stadium (0-1)6-7Lost 5
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Marino PierettiFifth2 out
    Future Athletic Rene Lachemann is born in Los Angeles, CA.
    Saturday, May 5
    Lost to Senators (8-7), 7-3Griffith Stadium (0-2)6-8Lost 6
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Roger WolffSixth3 out
    Sunday, May 6
    Defeated Senators (8-8), 3-2Griffith Stadium (1-2)7-8
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Mickey HaefnerFifth4 out
    Lost to Senators (9-8), 2-0Griffith Stadium (1-3)7-9
    Starters: Charlie Gassaway vs Dutch LeonardFifth4 out
    Tuesday, May 8
    Major-league debuts: Frank Papish (White Sox)
    Wednesday, May 9
    Lost to White Sox (10-4), 6-4Comiskey Park I (0-1)7-10Lost 2
    Starters: Don Black vs Thornton LeeSixth4 out
    Friday, May 11
    Defeated White Sox (10-5), 5-2Comiskey Park I (1-1)8-10
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Ed LopatSixth3 out
    Saturday, May 12
    Lost to Browns (8-8), 8-2Sportsman's Park III (0-1)8-11
    Starters: Charlie Gassaway vs Sig JakuckiFifth4 out
    Sunday, May 13
    Defeated Browns (8-9), 4-1Sportsman's Park III (1-1)9-11
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Nels PotterSixth4 out
    Lost to Browns (9-9), 8-2Sportsman's Park III (1-2)9-12
    Starters: Steve Gerkin vs Bob MuncriefSixth4 out
    Major-league debuts: Steve Gerkin (Athletics)
    Thursday, May 17
    Major-league debuts: Cy Buker (Dodgers)
    Saturday, May 19
    Lost to Indians (7-13), 4-0League Park II (0-1)9-13Lost 2
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Allie ReynoldsSeventh5 out
    Lost to Indians (8-13), 2-1League Park II (0-2)9-14Lost 3
    Starters: Don Black vs Steve GromekSeventh5 out
    Sunday, May 20
    Defeated Indians (8-14), 6-2Cleveland Stadium (1-0)10-14
    Starters: Charlie Gassaway vs Jim BagbyFifth6 out
    Lost to Indians (9-14), 4-2Cleveland Stadium (1-1)10-15
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Red EmbreeFifth6 out
    Tuesday, May 22
    Lost to Yankees (14-11), 3-0Yankee Stadium (0-2)10-16Lost 2
    Starters: Steve Gerkin vs Hank BorowySixth7 out
    Wednesday, May 23
    Lost to Tigers (14-9), 7-1Shibe Park (3-6)10-17Lost 3
    Starters: Hal Newhouser vs Jesse FloresEighth7 out
    Thursday, May 24
    Defeated Tigers (14-10), 7-2Shibe Park (4-6)11-17
    Starters: Al Benton vs Russ ChristopherEighth6 out
    Friday, May 25
    Lost to Tigers (15-10), 2-1Shibe Park (4-7)11-18
    Starters: Stubby Overmire vs Bobo NewsomSeventh6 out
    Saturday, May 26
    Lost to Tigers (16-10), 5-4Shibe Park (4-8)11-19Lost 2
    Starters: Walter Wilson vs Don BlackSeventh7 out
    Sunday, May 27
    Lost to Indians (13-14), 8-3Shibe Park (4-9)11-20Lost 3
    Starters: Red Embree vs Charlie GassawaySeventh9 out
    Tuesday, May 29
    Defeated Indians (13-15), 2-1Shibe Park (5-9)12-20
    Starters: Allie Reynolds vs Jesse FloresEighth9 out
    Wednesday, May 30
    Lost to White Sox (17-14), 5-2Shibe Park (5-10)12-21
    Starters: Thornton Lee vs Bobo NewsomEighth9 out
    Defeated White Sox (17-15), 4-2Shibe Park (6-10)13-21
    Starters: Johnny Humphries vs Russ ChristopherEighth9 out
    Thursday, May 31
    Defeated White Sox (17-16), 3-2Shibe Park (7-10)14-21Won 2
    Starters: Ed Lopat vs Don BlackEighth8 out
    Friday, June 1
    Lost to Browns (17-16), 4-0Shibe Park (7-11)14-22
    Starters: Sig Jakucki vs Steve GerkinEighth9 out
    Saturday, June 2
    Lost to Browns (18-16), 9-0Shibe Park (7-12)14-23Lost 2
    Starters: Jack Kramer vs Charlie GassawayEighth9 out
    Sunday, June 3
    Defeated Browns (18-17), 3-1Shibe Park (8-12)15-23
    Starters: Nels Potter vs Russ ChristopherEighth8 out
    Tied Browns, 0-0Shibe Park (8-12)15-23
    Starters: Tex Shirley vs Bobo NewsomEighth8 out
    Wednesday, June 6
    Lost to Red Sox (20-20), 5-2Fenway Park (3-1)15-24
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Dave FerrissEighth9 out
    Lost to Red Sox (21-20), 3-2Fenway Park (3-2)15-25Lost 2
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Pinky WoodsEighth9 out
    Thursday, June 7
    Lost to Red Sox (22-20), 5-4Fenway Park (3-3)15-26Lost 3
    Starters: Charlie Gassaway vs Jim WilsonEighth9 out
    Friday, June 8
    Defeated Senators (19-23), 4-0Shibe Park (9-12)16-26
    Starters: Johnny Niggeling vs Russ ChristopherEighth8 out
    Saturday, June 9
    Lost to Senators (20-23), 3-2Shibe Park (9-13)16-27
    Starters: Roger Wolff vs Bobo NewsomSeventh9 out
    Tuesday, June 12
    Defeated Red Sox (23-23), 7-5Shibe Park (10-13)17-27
    Starters: Jim Wilson vs Jesse FloresEighth9 out
    Thursday, June 14
    Lost to Red Sox (24-23), 1-0Shibe Park (10-14)17-28
    Starters: Clem Hausmann vs Bobo NewsomEighth10 out
    Friday, June 15
    Defeated Yankees (27-20), 4-3Shibe Park (11-14)18-28
    Starters: Hank Borowy vs Lou KnerrEighth9 out
    Saturday, June 16
    Defeated Yankees (27-21), 4-3Shibe Park (12-14)19-28Won 2
    Starters: Tiny Bonham vs Steve GerkinEighth10 out
    Sunday, June 17
    Lost to Yankees (28-21), 7-1Shibe Park (12-15)19-29
    Starters: Bill Bevens vs Bobo NewsomEighth9 out
    Defeated Yankees (28-22), 4-2Shibe Park (13-15)20-29
    Starters: Joe Page vs Russ ChristopherEighth9 out
    Tuesday, June 19
    Lost to Senators (23-26), 6-0Griffith Stadium (1-4)20-30
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Roger WolffEighth10 out
    Lost to Senators (24-26), 5-3Griffith Stadium (1-5)20-31Lost 2
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Marino PierettiEighth10 out
    Wednesday, June 20
    Lost to Senators (25-26), 7-5Griffith Stadium (1-6)20-32Lost 3
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Mickey HaefnerEighth11 out
    Friday, June 22
    Lost to Yankees (30-23), 2-0Yankee Stadium (0-3)20-33Lost 4
    Starters: Steve Gerkin vs Bill BevensEighth11 out
    Saturday, June 23
    Lost to Yankees (31-23), 7-6Yankee Stadium (0-4)20-34Lost 5
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Joe PageEighth12 out
    Sunday, June 24
    Lost to Yankees (32-23), 13-5Yankee Stadium (0-5)20-35Lost 6
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Hank BorowyEighth14 out
    Lost to Yankees (33-23), 6-3Yankee Stadium (0-6)20-36Lost 7
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Tiny BonhamEighth14 out
    Wednesday, June 27
    Lost to Indians (24-31), 8-2Cleveland Stadium (1-2)20-37Lost 8
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Al SmithSeventh14 out
    Thursday, June 28
    Lost to Indians (25-31), 11-0League Park II (0-3)20-38Lost 9
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Jim BagbyEighth15 out
    Friday, June 29
    Lost to Indians (26-31), 4-2League Park II (0-4)20-39Lost 10
    Starters: Steve Gerkin vs Allie ReynoldsSeventh15 out
    Saturday, June 30
    Lost to Tigers (37-24), 4-1Tiger Stadium (0-1)20-40Lost 11
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Les MuellerEighth16 out
    Sunday, July 1
    Lost to Tigers (38-24), 9-5Tiger Stadium (0-2)20-41Lost 12
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Dizzy TroutEighth18 out
    Lost to Tigers (39-24), 5-3Tiger Stadium (0-3)20-42Lost 13
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Stubby OvermireEighth18 out
    Tuesday, July 3
    Lost to Browns (30-32), 2-1Sportsman's Park III (1-3)20-43Lost 14
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Lefty WestEighth18 out
    Wednesday, July 4
    Defeated Browns (30-33), 3-2Sportsman's Park III (2-3)21-43
    Starters: Charlie Gassaway vs Nels PotterEighth18 out
    Lost to Browns (31-33), 6-5Sportsman's Park III (2-4)21-44
    Starters: Steve Gerkin vs Al HollingsworthEighth18 out
    Thursday, July 5
    Lost to Browns (32-33), 4-3Sportsman's Park III (2-5)21-45Lost 2
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Bob MuncriefEighth19 out
    Friday, July 6
    Defeated White Sox (35-36), 1-0Comiskey Park I (2-1)22-45
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Thornton LeeSeventh18 out
    Saturday, July 7
    Lost to White Sox (36-36), 1-0Comiskey Park I (2-2)22-46
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Bill DietrichEighth20 out
    Lost to White Sox (37-36), 12-4Comiskey Park I (2-3)22-47Lost 2
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Frank PapishEighth20 out
    Sunday, July 8
    Lost to White Sox (38-36), 5-4Comiskey Park I (2-4)22-48Lost 3
    Starters: Steve Gerkin vs Johnny HumphriesEighth21 out
    Lost to White Sox (39-36), 3-2Comiskey Park I (2-5)22-49Lost 4
    Starters: Charlie Gassaway vs Orval GroveEighth21 out
    Thursday, July 12
    Defeated Browns (34-36), 4-0Shibe Park (14-15)23-49
    Starters: Sig Jakucki vs Bobo NewsomSeventh19 out
    Defeated Browns (34-37), 11-0Shibe Park (15-15)24-49Won 2
    Starters: Tex Shirley vs Jesse FloresSeventh19 out
    Friday, July 13
    Lost to Browns (35-37), 4-2Shibe Park (15-16)24-50
    Starters: Nels Potter vs Steve GerkinSixth19 out
    Saturday, July 14
    Defeated Browns (35-38), 5-3Shibe Park (16-16)25-50
    Starters: Lefty West vs Lou KnerrSixth18 out
    Monday, July 16
    Lost to White Sox (40-38), 6-2Shibe Park (16-17)25-51
    Starters: Johnny Humphries vs Russ ChristopherSeventh18 out
    Defeated White Sox (40-39), 7-1Shibe Park (17-17)26-51
    Starters: Orval Grove vs Bobo NewsomSeventh18 out
    Wednesday, July 18
    Tied Indians, 2-2Shibe Park (17-17)26-51
    Starters: Ed Klieman vs Don BlackEighth19 out
    Friday, July 20
    Defeated Indians (37-40), 8-3Shibe Park (18-17)27-51Won 2
    Starters: Allie Reynolds vs Jesse FloresEighth17 out
    Defeated Indians (37-41), 3-2Shibe Park (19-17)28-51Won 3
    Starters: Mel Harder vs Bobo NewsomEighth17 out
    Saturday, July 21
    Tied Tigers, 1-1Shibe Park (19-17)28-51
    Starters: Les Mueller vs Russ ChristopherEighth17 out
    Sunday, July 22
    Lost to Tigers (47-34), 9-1Shibe Park (19-18)28-52
    Starters: Hal Newhouser vs Steve GerkinSeventh17 out
    Defeated Tigers (47-35), 2-1Shibe Park (20-18)29-52
    Starters: Al Benton vs Don BlackSeventh17 out
    Monday, July 23
    Defeated Tigers (47-36), 1-0Shibe Park (21-18)30-52Won 2
    Starters: Stubby Overmire vs Bobo NewsomEighth16 out
    Thursday, July 26
    Lost to Yankees (43-40), 13-4Yankee Stadium (0-7)30-53
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Red RuffingSeventh17 out
    Friday, July 27
    Lost to Yankees (44-40), 2-0Yankee Stadium (0-8)30-54Lost 2
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Bill BevensSeventh18 out
    Sunday, July 29
    Lost to Yankees (45-40), 2-1Yankee Stadium (0-9)30-55Lost 3
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Tiny BonhamEighth20 out
    Lost to Yankees (46-40), 11-3Yankee Stadium (0-10)30-56Lost 4
    Starters: Don Black vs Bill ZuberEighth20 out
    Wednesday, August 1
    Lost to Senators (46-41), 2-1Griffith Stadium (1-7)30-57Lost 5
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Dutch LeonardSeventh22 out
    Lost to Senators (47-41), 3-0Griffith Stadium (1-8)30-58Lost 6
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Roger WolffSeventh22 out
    Thursday, August 2
    Lost to Senators (48-41), 2-1Griffith Stadium (1-9)30-59Lost 7
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Mickey HaefnerEighth23 out
    Lost to Senators (49-41), 2-1Griffith Stadium (1-10)30-60Lost 8
    Starters: Steve Gerkin vs Marino PierettiEighth23 out
    Friday, August 3
    Lost to Yankees (49-41), 4-1Shibe Park (21-19)30-61Lost 9
    Starters: Tiny Bonham vs Russ ChristopherEighth23 out
    Saturday, August 4
    Lost to Yankees (50-41), 5-1Shibe Park (21-20)30-62Lost 10
    Starters: Al Gettel vs Don BlackEighth23 out
    Sunday, August 5
    Defeated Yankees (50-42), 6-3Shibe Park (22-20)31-62
    Starters: Monk Dubiel vs Bobo NewsomEighth21 out
    Defeated Yankees (50-43), 4-3Shibe Park (23-20)32-62Won 2
    Starters: Bill Bevens vs Jesse FloresEighth21 out
    Wednesday, August 8
    Defeated Browns (45-50), 5-4Sportsman's Park III (3-5)33-62Won 3
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Tex ShirleyEighth21 out
    Thursday, August 9
    Lost to Browns (46-50), 1-0Sportsman's Park III (3-6)33-63
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Al HollingsworthEighth22 out
    Friday, August 10
    Lost to Browns (47-50), 2-1Sportsman's Park III (3-7)33-64Lost 2
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Nels PotterEighth22 out
    Lost to Browns (48-50), 14-13Sportsman's Park III (3-8)33-65Lost 3
    Starters: Steve Gerkin vs Bob MuncriefEighth22 out
    Sunday, August 12
    Defeated White Sox (52-50), 7-0Comiskey Park I (3-5)34-65
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Ed LopatEighth24 out
    Lost to White Sox (53-50), 5-3Comiskey Park I (3-6)34-66
    Starters: Don Black vs Johnny HumphriesEighth24 out
    Monday, August 13
    Lost to White Sox (54-50), 4-3Comiskey Park I (3-7)34-67Lost 2
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Earl CaldwellEighth25 out
    Wednesday, August 15
    Lost to Indians (54-51), 8-3League Park II (0-5)34-68Lost 3
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Steve GromekEighth25 out
    Thursday, August 16
    Lost to Indians (55-51), 7-6Cleveland Stadium (1-3)34-69Lost 4
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Pete CenterEighth26 out
    Friday, August 17
    Lost to Indians (56-51), 6-4League Park II (0-6)34-70Lost 5
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Mel HarderEighth26 out
    Saturday, August 18
    Lost to Indians (57-51), 7-4League Park II (0-7)34-71Lost 6
    Starters: Lou Knerr vs Jim BagbyEighth26 out
    Sunday, August 19
    Lost to Tigers (63-46), 6-1Tiger Stadium (0-4)34-72Lost 7
    Starters: Don Black vs Dizzy TroutEighth26 out
    Defeated Tigers (63-47), 8-3Tiger Stadium (1-4)35-72
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Jim TobinEighth26 out
    Monday, August 20
    Lost to Tigers (64-47), 4-0Tiger Stadium (1-5)35-73
    Starters: Charlie Bowles vs Hal NewhouserEighth28 out
    Lost to Tigers (65-47), 4-1Tiger Stadium (1-6)35-74Lost 2
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Les MuellerEighth28 out
    Tuesday, August 21
    Defeated Tigers (65-48), 7-6Tiger Stadium (2-6)36-74
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Al BentonEighth28 out
    Lost to Tigers (66-48), 7-6Tiger Stadium (2-7)36-75
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Stubby OvermireEighth28 out
    Wednesday, August 22
    Lost to Tigers (67-48), 4-1Tiger Stadium (2-8)36-76Lost 2
    Starters: Bill Connelly vs Dizzy TroutEighth29 out
    Thursday, August 23
    Lost to Tigers (68-48), 4-3Tiger Stadium (2-9)36-77Lost 3
    Starters: Don Black vs Jim TobinEighth30 out
    Sunday, August 26
    Lost to Red Sox (56-63), 4-3Fenway Park (3-4)36-78Lost 4
    Starters: Russ Christopher vs Dave FerrissEighth30 out
    Lost to Red Sox (57-63), 4-3Fenway Park (3-5)36-79Lost 5
    Starters: Jesse Flores vs Otie ClarkEighth30 out
    Tuesday, August 28
    Lost to Senators (68-53), 6-5Shibe Park (23-21)36-80Lost 6
    Starters: Marino Pieretti vs Don BlackEighth31 out
    Wednesday, August 29
    Lost to Senators (69-53), 3-2Shibe Park (23-22)36-81Lost 7
    Starters: Dutch Leonard vs Bobo NewsomEighth30 out
    Defeated Senators (69-54), 2-1Shibe Park (24-22)37-81
    Starters: Roger Wolff vs Phil MarchildonEighth30 out
    Friday, August 31
    Defeated Red Sox (58-66), 6-3Shibe Park (25-22)38-81Won 2
    Starters: Otie Clark vs Russ ChristopherEighth30 out
    Lost to Red Sox (59-66), 4-2Shibe Park (25-23)38-82
    Starters: Randy Heflin vs Jesse FloresEighth30 out
    Saturday, September 1
    Lost to Red Sox (60-66), 7-1Shibe Park (25-24)38-83Lost 2
    Starters: Mike Ryba vs Lou KnerrEighth31 out
    Sunday, September 2
    Defeated Red Sox (60-67), 1-0Shibe Park (26-24)39-83
    Starters: Pinky Woods vs Bobo NewsomEighth29 out
    Defeated Red Sox (60-68), 7-2Shibe Park (27-24)40-83Won 2
    Starters: Emmett O'Neill vs Phil MarchildonEighth29 out
    Monday, September 3
    Lost to Yankees (66-58), 4-1Shibe Park (27-25)40-84
    Starters: Bill Bevens vs Charlie BowlesEighth31 out
    Lost to Yankees (67-58), 7-6Shibe Park (27-26)40-85Lost 2
    Starters: Monk Dubiel vs Don BlackEighth31 out
    Wednesday, September 5
    Lost to White Sox (63-65), 15-6Shibe Park (27-27)40-86Lost 3
    Starters: Joe Haynes vs Don BlackEighth33 out
    Lost to White Sox (64-65), 6-5Shibe Park (27-28)40-87Lost 4
    Starters: Earl Caldwell vs Bobo NewsomEighth33 out
    Thursday, September 6
    Defeated White Sox (64-66), 6-5Shibe Park (28-28)41-87
    Starters: Thornton Lee vs Lou KnerrEighth33 out
    Lost to White Sox (65-66), 2-1Shibe Park (28-29)41-88
    Starters: Orval Grove vs Russ ChristopherEighth33 out
    Friday, September 7
    Defeated White Sox (65-67), 4-3Shibe Park (29-29)42-88
    Starters: Ed Lopat vs Charlie BowlesEighth32 out
    Defeated White Sox (65-68), 9-2Shibe Park (30-29)43-88Won 2
    Starters: Bill Dietrich vs Charlie GassawayEighth32 out
    Saturday, September 8
    Defeated White Sox (65-69), 9-0Shibe Park (31-29)44-88Won 3
    Starters: Buck Ross vs Jesse FloresEighth32 out
    Sunday, September 9
    Defeated Browns (70-64), 6-2Shibe Park (32-29)45-88Won 4
    Starters: Al Hollingsworth vs Bobo NewsomSeventh32 out
    Defeated Browns (70-65), 1-0Shibe Park (33-29)46-88Won 5
    Starters: Ox Miller vs Dick FowlerSeventh32 out
    Monday, September 10
    Lost to Browns (71-65), 3-2Shibe Park (33-30)46-89
    Starters: Jack Kramer vs Russ ChristopherSeventh32 out
    Defeated Browns (71-66), 5-3Shibe Park (34-30)47-89
    Starters: Tex Shirley vs Lou KnerrSeventh32 out
    Wednesday, September 12
    Lost to Tigers (81-57), 7-4Shibe Park (34-31)47-90
    Starters: Al Benton vs Bobo NewsomEighth32 out
    Defeated Tigers (81-58), 3-2Shibe Park (35-31)48-90
    Starters: Prince Oana vs Charlie GassawayEighth32 out
    Thursday, September 13
    Defeated Tigers (81-59), 3-2Shibe Park (36-31)49-90Won 2
    Starters: Jim Tobin vs Jesse FloresEighth31 out
    Friday, September 14
    Lost to Tigers (82-59), 1-0Shibe Park (36-32)49-91
    Starters: Les Mueller vs Dick FowlerEighth32 out
    Saturday, September 15
    Defeated Indians (67-69), 6-2Shibe Park (37-32)50-91
    Starters: Al Smith vs Don BlackEighth33 out
    Sunday, September 16
    Lost to Indians (68-69), 3-0Shibe Park (37-33)50-92
    Starters: Steve Gromek vs Bobo NewsomEighth33 out
    Defeated Indians (68-70), 7-5Shibe Park (38-33)51-92
    Starters: Pete Center vs Lou KnerrEighth33 out
    Wednesday, September 19
    Lost to Red Sox (68-79), 11-10Fenway Park (3-6)51-93
    Starters: Charlie Bowles vs Vic JohnsonEighth33 out
    Lost to Red Sox (69-79), 3-0Fenway Park (3-7)51-94Lost 2
    Starters: Charlie Gassaway vs Otie ClarkEighth33 out
    Thursday, September 20
    Lost to Red Sox (70-79), 2-0Fenway Park (3-8)51-95Lost 3
    Starters: Don Black vs Randy HeflinEighth33 out
    Saturday, September 22
    Lost to Senators (86-66), 2-0Shibe Park (38-34)51-96Lost 4
    Starters: Roger Wolff vs Russ ChristopherEighth34 out
    Sunday, September 23
    Defeated Senators (86-67), 4-3Shibe Park (39-34)52-96
    Starters: Dutch Leonard vs Bobo NewsomEighth33 out
    Lost to Senators (87-67), 4-3Shibe Park (39-35)52-97
    Starters: Marino Pieretti vs Dick FowlerEighth33 out
    Thursday, September 27
    Lost to Yankees (79-71), 8-1Yankee Stadium (0-11)52-98Lost 2
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Red RuffingEighth34 out
    Saturday, October 27
    Former Athletic Jack Hannifin dies in Northampton, MA at the age of 63.
    Thursday, November 1
    Future Athletic Bobby Brooks is born in Los Angeles, CA.
    Saturday, November 3
    Future Athletic Ken Holtzman is born in St. Louis, MO.
    Tuesday, November 20
    Future Athletic Rick Monday is born in Batesville, AR.
    Saturday, December 15
    Future Athletic Gil Blanco is born in Phoenix, AZ.

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