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  • Philadelphia Athletics - 1952

    79-75

    Fourth place in American League

    Day-by-Day Summary



    REGULARS BA HR RBI
    1B Ferris Fain .327 2 59
    2B Skeeter Kell .221 0 17
    SS Eddie Joost .244 20 75
    3B Billy Hitchcock .246 1 56
    OF Dave Philley .263 7 71
    OF Gus Zernial .262 29 100
    OF Elmer Valo .281 5 47
    C Joe Astroth .249 1 36
      Other position players:
    Pete Suder (.241, 1, 20), Cass Michaels (.250, 1, 18), Allie Clark (.274, 7, 29), Ray Murray (.206, 1, 10), Hank Majeski (.256, 2, 20), Kite Thomas (.250, 6, 18), Joe Tipton (.191, 3, 8), Sherry Robertson (.200, 0, 5), Hal Bevan (.353, 0, 4), Tom Hamilton (.200, 0, 1), Jack Littrell (.000, 0, 0)
     
    STARTERS W-L ERA SV
    L Bobby Shantz 24-7 2.48 0
    L Alex Kellner 12-14 4.36 0
    R Harry Byrd 15-15 3.31 2
    R Carl Scheib 11-7 4.39 2
    L Sam Zoldak 0-6 4.06 1
    BULLPEN
    R Bob Hooper 8-15 5.18 6
    R Johnny Kucab 0-1 5.26 2
    R Ed Wright 2-1 6.53 1
    R Dick Fowler 1-2 6.44 0
      Other pitchers:
    Bobo Newsom (3-3, 3.59), Charlie Bishop (2-2, 6.46), Morrie Martin (0-2, 6.39), Marion Fricano (1-0, 1.80), Walt Kellner (0-0, 6.75), Tex Hoyle (0-0, 27.00), Len Matarazzo (0-0, 0.00)
     





    Starters: Ned Garver vs Bobby Shantz
    Thursday, January 10
    Former Athletic Bones Ely dies in Berkeley, CA at the age of 89.
    Tuesday, January 15
    Former Athletic Ben Houser dies in Augusta, ME at the age of 69.
    Tuesday, April 15
    Major-league debuts: Ted Lepcio and Faye Throneberry (Red Sox)
    Wednesday, April 16
    Lost to Yankees (1-0), 8-1Shibe Park (0-1)0-1
    Starters: Vic Raschi vs Alex KellnerFourth1 out
    Thursday, April 17
    Defeated Yankees (1-1), 3-1Shibe Park (1-1)1-1
    Starters: Ed Lopat vs Bobby ShantzThird1 out
    Friday, April 18
    Lost to Red Sox (3-1), 5-4Fenway Park (0-1)1-2
    Starters: Bob Hooper vs Ray ScarboroughFourth2 out
    Saturday, April 19
    Lost to Red Sox (4-1), 11-2Fenway Park (0-2)1-3Lost 2
    Starters: Dick Fowler vs Harry TaylorSixth4 out
    Lost to Red Sox (5-1), 6-1Fenway Park (0-3)1-4Lost 3
    Starters: Morrie Martin vs Mickey McDermottSixth4 out
    Major-league debuts: Skeeter Kell (Athletics)
    Sunday, April 20
    Lost to Yankees (2-3), 9-6Yankee Stadium (0-1)1-5Lost 4
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Bill MillerSeventh5 out
    Monday, April 21
    Lost to Yankees (3-3), 5-1Yankee Stadium (0-2)1-6Lost 5
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Vic RaschiSeventh6 out
    Tuesday, April 22
    Lost to Yankees (4-3), 3-1Yankee Stadium (0-3)1-7Lost 6
    Starters: Morrie Martin vs Johnny SainSeventh6 out
    Tuesday, April 29
    Lost to Indians (9-4), 21-9Shibe Park (1-2)1-8Lost 7
    Starters: Bob Feller vs Alex KellnerEighth7 out
    Wednesday, April 30
    Defeated Indians (9-5), 3-1Shibe Park (2-2)2-8
    Starters: Early Wynn vs Bobby ShantzSixth7 out
    Thursday, May 1
    Lost to White Sox (9-6), 3-0Shibe Park (2-3)2-9
    Starters: Joe Dobson vs Bob HooperSixth7 out
    Friday, May 2
    Defeated White Sox (9-7), 13-12Shibe Park (3-3)3-9
    Starters: Lou Kretlow vs Morrie MartinSixth7 out
    Saturday, May 3
    Defeated White Sox (9-8), 7-1Shibe Park (4-3)4-9Won 2
    Starters: Saul Rogovin vs Alex KellnerSixth7 out
    Sunday, May 4
    Defeated Tigers (4-11), 10-6Shibe Park (5-3)5-9Won 3
    Starters: Virgil Trucks vs Bobby ShantzSixth5 out
    Defeated Tigers (4-12), 6-5Shibe Park (6-3)6-9Won 4
    Starters: Hal Newhouser vs Morrie MartinSixth5 out
    Tuesday, May 6
    Lost to Browns (10-11), 5-1Shibe Park (6-4)6-10
    Starters: Duane Pillette vs Bob HooperSeventh6 out
    Wednesday, May 7
    Defeated Browns (10-12), 1-0Shibe Park (7-4)7-10
    Starters: Earl Harrist vs Alex KellnerSeventh6 out
    Thursday, May 8
    Lost to Browns (11-12), 9-8Shibe Park (7-5)7-11
    Starters: Lou Sleater vs Sam ZoldakSeventh6 out
    Friday, May 9
    Defeated Senators (11-8), 9-3Shibe Park (8-5)8-11
    Starters: Bob Porterfield vs Bobby ShantzSixth5 out
    Saturday, May 10
    Lost to Senators (12-8), 3-1Shibe Park (8-6)8-12
    Starters: Spec Shea vs Morrie MartinSixth5 out
    Sunday, May 11
    Lost to Senators (13-8), 5-2Shibe Park (8-7)8-13Lost 2
    Starters: Julio Moreno vs Alex KellnerSeventh7 out
    Tuesday, May 13
    Defeated Browns (12-15), 5-1Sportsman's Park III (1-0)9-13
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Duane PilletteSeventh7 out
    Wednesday, May 14
    Lost to Browns (13-15), 12-7Sportsman's Park III (1-1)9-14
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Gene BeardenSeventh7 out
    Thursday, May 15
    Defeated Browns (13-16), 6-0Sportsman's Park III (2-1)10-14
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Tommy ByrneSeventh6 out
    Sunday, May 18
    Defeated Indians (19-11), 2-0Cleveland Stadium (1-0)11-14Won 2
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Bob FellerSeventh6 out
    Lost to Indians (20-11), 6-0Cleveland Stadium (1-1)11-15
    Starters: Sam Zoldak vs Mike GarciaSeventh6 out
    Wednesday, May 21
    Lost to Tigers (8-21), 5-1Tiger Stadium (0-1)11-16Lost 2
    Starters: Bob Hooper vs Virgil TrucksSeventh7 out
    Sunday, May 25
    Defeated Senators (18-14), 2-1Griffith Stadium (1-0)12-16
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Julio MorenoSixth8 out
    Lost to Senators (19-14), 1-0Griffith Stadium (1-1)12-17
    Starters: Bob Hooper vs Lou SleaterSixth8 out
    Monday, May 26
    Lost to Senators (20-14), 5-3Griffith Stadium (1-2)12-18Lost 2
    Starters: Sam Zoldak vs Sid HudsonSixth8 out
    Tuesday, May 27
    Defeated Red Sox (20-15), 7-3Fenway Park (1-3)13-18
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Ray ScarboroughSixth7 out
    Thursday, May 29
    Lost to Yankees (18-15), 3-2Yankee Stadium (0-4)13-19
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Vic RaschiSeventh8 out
    Friday, May 30
    Defeated Yankees (18-16), 2-1Yankee Stadium (1-4)14-19
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Tom MorganSeventh6 out
    Defeated Yankees (18-17), 4-2Yankee Stadium (2-4)15-19Won 2
    Starters: Bob Hooper vs Bill MillerSeventh6 out
    Monday, June 2
    Defeated Browns (20-26), 2-1Shibe Park (9-7)16-19Won 3
    Starters: Ned Garver vs Harry ByrdSixth5 out
    Tuesday, June 3
    Defeated Tigers (13-28), 3-1Shibe Park (10-7)17-19Won 4
    Starters: Virgil Trucks vs Alex KellnerSixth5 out
    Wednesday, June 4
    Defeated Tigers (13-29), 4-3Shibe Park (11-7)18-19Won 5
    Starters: Billy Hoeft vs Bobby ShantzSixth4 out
    Thursday, June 5
    Lost to Tigers (14-29), 12-2Shibe Park (11-8)18-20
    Starters: Marlin Stuart vs Bob HooperSixth5 out
    Former Athletic Bruno Haas dies in Sarasota, FL at the age of 62.
    Friday, June 6
    Lost to Indians (28-19), 11-4Shibe Park (11-9)18-21Lost 2
    Starters: Bob Lemon vs Harry ByrdSixth6 out
    Saturday, June 7
    Lost to Indians (29-19), 14-0Shibe Park (11-10)18-22Lost 3
    Starters: Mike Garcia vs Alex KellnerSixth7 out
    Sunday, June 8
    Defeated Indians (29-20), 12-4Shibe Park (12-10)19-22
    Starters: Sam Jones vs Bobby ShantzSixth5 out
    Defeated Indians (29-21), 11-3Shibe Park (13-10)20-22Won 2
    Starters: Bob Feller vs Alex KellnerSixth5 out
    Tuesday, June 10
    Lost to White Sox (27-24), 15-4Shibe Park (13-11)20-23
    Starters: Billy Pierce vs Harry ByrdSixth5 out
    Wednesday, June 11
    Defeated White Sox (27-25), 5-3Shibe Park (14-11)21-23
    Starters: Saul Rogovin vs Bob HooperSixth5 out
    Thursday, June 12
    Lost to White Sox (28-25), 10-4Shibe Park (14-12)21-24
    Starters: Marv Grissom vs Alex KellnerSixth6 out
    Saturday, June 14
    Defeated Browns (23-32), 9-2Sportsman's Park III (3-1)22-24
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Tommy ByrneSixth6 out
    Sunday, June 15
    Lost to Browns (24-32), 6-3Sportsman's Park III (3-2)22-25
    Starters: Bob Hooper vs Ned GarverSixth8 out
    Lost to Browns (25-32), 7-6Sportsman's Park III (3-3)22-26Lost 2
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Dave MadisonSixth8 out
    Tuesday, June 17
    Lost to White Sox (31-26), 13-1Comiskey Park I (0-1)22-27Lost 3
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Billy PierceSixth8 out
    Lost to White Sox (32-26), 2-1Comiskey Park I (0-2)22-28Lost 4
    Starters: Sam Zoldak vs Marv GrissomSixth8 out
    Thursday, June 19
    Defeated White Sox (32-27), 4-1Comiskey Park I (1-2)23-28
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Hal BrownSeventh9 out
    Lost to White Sox (33-27), 5-4Comiskey Park I (1-3)23-29
    Starters: Bob Hooper vs Joe DobsonSeventh9 out
    Friday, June 20
    Defeated Tigers (18-40), 3-1Tiger Stadium (1-1)24-29
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Virgil TrucksSixth8 out
    Sunday, June 22
    Lost to Tigers (19-40), 4-3Tiger Stadium (1-2)24-30
    Starters: Sam Zoldak vs Marlin StuartSeventh8 out
    Defeated Tigers (19-41), 10-0Tiger Stadium (2-2)25-30
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Art HouttemanSeventh8 out
    Tuesday, June 24
    Lost to Indians (36-29), 2-1Cleveland Stadium (1-2)25-31
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Early WynnSixth9 out
    Wednesday, June 25
    Defeated Indians (36-30), 11-9Cleveland Stadium (2-2)26-31
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Bob LemonSixth8 out
    Friday, June 27
    Lost to Yankees (37-24), 10-0Yankee Stadium (2-5)26-32
    Starters: Bob Hooper vs Ed LopatSeventh9 out
    Saturday, June 28
    Defeated Yankees (37-25), 12-0Yankee Stadium (3-5)27-32
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Johnny SainSixth8 out
    Monday, June 30
    Lost to Senators (35-30), 6-2Shibe Park (14-13)27-33
    Starters: Spec Shea vs Harry ByrdSeventh9 out
    Tuesday, July 1
    Lost to Senators (36-30), 6-5Shibe Park (14-14)27-34Lost 2
    Starters: Julio Moreno vs Alex KellnerSeventh10 out
    Wednesday, July 2
    Defeated Senators (36-31), 4-1Shibe Park (15-14)28-34
    Starters: Bob Porterfield vs Bobby ShantzSixth9 out
    Thursday, July 3
    Defeated Red Sox (38-33), 4-3Shibe Park (16-14)29-34Won 2
    Starters: Ike Delock vs Carl ScheibSixth9 out
    Friday, July 4
    Lost to Red Sox (39-33), 10-5Shibe Park (16-15)29-35
    Starters: Mel Parnell vs Bob HooperSixth10 out
    Defeated Red Sox (39-34), 4-3Shibe Park (17-15)30-35
    Starters: Willard Nixon vs Harry ByrdSixth10 out
    Saturday, July 5
    Lost to Yankees (44-28), 3-1Shibe Park (17-16)30-36
    Starters: Vic Raschi vs Alex KellnerSixth11 out
    Sunday, July 6
    Lost to Yankees (45-28), 5-2Shibe Park (17-17)30-37Lost 2
    Starters: Tom Morgan vs Bobby ShantzSixth11 out
    Defeated Yankees (45-29), 7-6Shibe Park (18-17)31-37
    Starters: Ed Lopat vs Carl ScheibSixth11 out
    Thursday, July 10
    Defeated Indians (42-34), 11-1Shibe Park (19-17)32-37Won 2
    Starters: Early Wynn vs Alex KellnerFifth11 out
    Friday, July 11
    Lost to Indians (43-34), 8-7Shibe Park (19-18)32-38
    Starters: Bob Feller vs Harry ByrdSixth11 out
    Saturday, July 12
    Lost to Indians (44-34), 5-1Shibe Park (19-19)32-39Lost 2
    Starters: Bob Lemon vs Sam ZoldakSixth12 out
    Sunday, July 13
    Defeated White Sox (46-37), 6-0Shibe Park (20-19)33-39
    Starters: Lou Kretlow vs Bobby ShantzSixth13 out
    Lost to White Sox (47-37), 7-4Shibe Park (20-20)33-40
    Starters: Marv Grissom vs Bob HooperSixth13 out
    Monday, July 14
    Defeated White Sox (47-38), 2-1Shibe Park (21-20)34-40
    Starters: Billy Pierce vs Harry ByrdSixth12 out
    Tuesday, July 15
    Defeated Browns (34-50), 7-6Shibe Park (22-20)35-40Won 2
    Starters: Duane Pillette vs Carl ScheibSixth10 out
    Defeated Browns (34-51), 11-3Shibe Park (23-20)36-40Won 3
    Starters: Bob Cain vs Bobo NewsomSixth10 out
    Thursday, July 17
    Lost to Browns (35-51), 9-5Shibe Park (23-21)36-41
    Starters: Tommy Byrne vs Bob HooperSixth11 out
    Defeated Browns (35-52), 3-1Shibe Park (24-21)37-41
    Sixth11 out
    Friday, July 18
    Lost to Tigers (28-57), 2-1Shibe Park (24-22)37-42
    Starters: Art Houtteman vs Harry ByrdSixth12 out
    Saturday, July 19
    Defeated Tigers (28-58), 5-4Shibe Park (25-22)38-42
    Starters: Billy Hoeft vs Carl ScheibSixth12 out
    Sunday, July 20
    Defeated Tigers (28-59), 8-7Shibe Park (26-22)39-42Won 2
    Starters: Bill Wight vs Alex KellnerSixth11 out
    Tied Tigers, 3-3Shibe Park (26-22)39-42
    Starters: Ted Gray vs Bobo NewsomSixth11 out
    Tuesday, July 22
    Defeated Browns (35-57), 3-2Sportsman's Park III (4-3)40-42Won 3
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Bob CainSixth12 out
    Wednesday, July 23
    Defeated Browns (35-58), 3-2Sportsman's Park III (5-3)41-42Won 4
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Duane PilletteSixth11 out
    Thursday, July 24
    Lost to Browns (36-58), 4-3Sportsman's Park III (5-4)41-43
    Starters: Sam Zoldak vs Ned GarverSixth11 out
    Friday, July 25
    Lost to White Sox (50-45), 5-0Comiskey Park I (1-4)41-44Lost 2
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Billy PierceSixth10 out
    Defeated White Sox (50-46), 5-4Comiskey Park I (2-4)42-44
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Saul RogovinSixth10 out
    Saturday, July 26
    Lost to White Sox (51-46), 9-3Comiskey Park I (2-5)42-45
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Chuck StobbsSixth10 out
    Sunday, July 27
    Defeated White Sox (51-47), 3-1Comiskey Park I (3-5)43-45
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Joe DobsonSixth9 out
    Defeated White Sox (51-48), 9-3Comiskey Park I (4-5)44-45Won 2
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Marv GrissomSixth9 out
    Tuesday, July 29
    Defeated Tigers (34-62), 5-0Tiger Stadium (3-2)45-45Won 3
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Art HouttemanSixth9 out
    Lost to Tigers (35-62), 10-8Tiger Stadium (3-3)45-46
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Dick LittlefieldSixth9 out
    Wednesday, July 30
    Defeated Tigers (35-63), 4-3Tiger Stadium (4-3)46-46
    Starters: Dick Fowler vs Ted GraySixth8 out
    Thursday, July 31
    Defeated Tigers (35-64), 2-1Tiger Stadium (5-3)47-46Won 2
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Billy HoeftFifth8 out
    Defeated Tigers (35-65), 3-2Tiger Stadium (6-3)48-46Won 3
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Virgil TrucksFifth8 out
    Friday, August 1
    Lost to Indians (57-44), 6-5Cleveland Stadium (2-3)48-47
    Starters: Sam Zoldak vs Mike GarciaSixth8 out
    Saturday, August 2
    Defeated Indians (57-45), 6-4Cleveland Stadium (3-3)49-47
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Early WynnSixth7 out
    Sunday, August 3
    Lost to Indians (58-45), 4-1Cleveland Stadium (3-4)49-48
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Bob FellerSixth8 out
    Defeated Indians (58-46), 9-2Cleveland Stadium (4-4)50-48
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Steve GromekSixth8 out
    Tuesday, August 5
    Defeated Red Sox (55-46), 5-3Shibe Park (27-22)51-48Won 2
    Starters: Sid Hudson vs Bobby ShantzFifth8 out
    Thursday, August 7
    Defeated Red Sox (55-47), 7-5Shibe Park (28-22)52-48Won 3
    Starters: Dizzy Trout vs Harry ByrdFifth8 out
    Lost to Red Sox (56-47), 8-4Shibe Park (28-23)52-49
    Starters: Willard Nixon vs Carl ScheibFifth8 out
    Sunday, August 10
    Lost to Senators (57-50), 4-2Griffith Stadium (1-3)52-50Lost 2
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Connie MarreroSixth7 out
    Defeated Senators (57-51), 4-2Griffith Stadium (2-3)53-50
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Spec SheaSixth7 out
    Monday, August 11
    Lost to Senators (58-51), 6-5Griffith Stadium (2-4)53-51
    Starters: Sam Zoldak vs Walt MastersonSixth8 out
    Defeated Senators (58-52), 2-1Griffith Stadium (3-4)54-51
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Randy GumpertSixth8 out
    Tuesday, August 12
    Defeated Red Sox (57-49), 4-3Fenway Park (2-3)55-51Won 2
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Dizzy TroutFifth7 out
    Wednesday, August 13
    Lost to Red Sox (58-49), 4-0Fenway Park (2-4)55-52
    Starters: Dick Fowler vs Mel ParnellSixth8 out
    Thursday, August 14
    Lost to Red Sox (59-49), 5-4Fenway Park (2-5)55-53Lost 2
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Dick BrodowskiSixth9 out
    Lost to Red Sox (60-49), 4-2Fenway Park (2-6)55-54Lost 3
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Willard NixonSixth9 out
    Friday, August 15
    Defeated Senators (59-55), 11-7Shibe Park (29-23)56-54
    Starters: Spec Shea vs Bobby ShantzSixth8 out
    Saturday, August 16
    Lost to Senators (60-55), 10-3Shibe Park (29-24)56-55
    Starters: Walt Masterson vs Alex KellnerSixth9 out
    Sunday, August 17
    Lost to Senators (61-55), 7-2Shibe Park (29-25)56-56Lost 2
    Starters: Bob Porterfield vs Sam ZoldakSixth10 out
    Defeated Senators (61-56), 12-5Shibe Park (30-25)57-56
    Starters: Randy Gumpert vs Carl ScheibSixth10 out
    Tuesday, August 19
    Defeated Tigers (39-78), 4-3Shibe Park (31-25)58-56Won 2
    Starters: Virgil Trucks vs Harry ByrdSixth9 out
    Defeated Tigers (39-79), 6-5Shibe Park (32-25)59-56Won 3
    Starters: Art Houtteman vs Alex KellnerSixth9 out
    Wednesday, August 20
    Defeated Tigers (39-80), 4-3Shibe Park (33-25)60-56Won 4
    Starters: Bill Wight vs Carl ScheibSixth8 out
    Friday, August 22
    Defeated Browns (51-72), 5-2Shibe Park (34-25)61-56Won 5
    Starters: Gene Bearden vs Charlie BishopFifth6 out
    Defeated Browns (51-73), 9-0Shibe Park (35-25)62-56Won 6
    Starters: Satchel Paige vs Bobby ShantzFifth6 out
    Saturday, August 23
    Lost to Browns (52-73), 12-11Shibe Park (35-26)62-57
    Starters: Marlin Stuart vs Alex KellnerFourth7 out
    Sunday, August 24
    Lost to White Sox (65-59), 11-7Shibe Park (35-27)62-58Lost 2
    Starters: Marv Grissom vs Harry ByrdFourth7 out
    Defeated White Sox (65-60), 5-1Shibe Park (36-27)63-58
    Starters: Chuck Stobbs vs Carl ScheibFourth7 out
    Tuesday, August 26
    Lost to Indians (71-53), 6-3Shibe Park (36-28)63-59
    Starters: Bob Feller vs Bobby ShantzSixth8 out
    Wednesday, August 27
    Defeated Indians (71-54), 6-5Shibe Park (37-28)64-59
    Starters: Mike Garcia vs Alex KellnerFifth8 out
    Thursday, August 28
    Defeated Red Sox (68-55), 6-4Shibe Park (38-28)65-59Won 2
    Starters: Mickey McDermott vs Harry ByrdFourth7 out
    Friday, August 29
    Defeated Red Sox (68-56), 6-1Shibe Park (39-28)66-59Won 3
    Starters: Dick Brodowski vs Carl ScheibFourth6 out
    Defeated Red Sox (68-57), 7-5Shibe Park (40-28)67-59Won 4
    Starters: Ike Delock vs Charlie BishopFourth6 out
    Sunday, August 31
    Lost to Red Sox (69-57), 11-1Shibe Park (40-29)67-60
    Starters: Mickey McDermott vs Bobby ShantzFourth7 out
    Defeated Red Sox (69-58), 2-0Shibe Park (41-29)68-60
    Starters: Willard Nixon vs Harry ByrdFourth7 out
    Monday, September 1
    Defeated Senators (66-64), 9-8Griffith Stadium (4-4)69-60Won 2
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Connie MarreroFourth7 out
    Lost to Senators (67-64), 4-2Griffith Stadium (4-5)69-61
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Julio MorenoFourth7 out
    Tuesday, September 2
    Lost to Senators (68-64), 3-2Griffith Stadium (4-6)69-62Lost 2
    Starters: Bobo Newsom vs Walt MastersonFifth9 out
    Lost to Senators (69-64), 5-0Griffith Stadium (4-7)69-63Lost 3
    Starters: Charlie Bishop vs Mike FornielesFifth9 out
    Major-league debuts: Mike Fornieles (Senators)
    Wednesday, September 3
    Defeated Yankees (79-55), 3-0Shibe Park (42-29)70-63
    Starters: Vic Raschi vs Harry ByrdFifth8 out
    Thursday, September 4
    Lost to Yankees (80-55), 12-2Shibe Park (42-30)70-64
    Starters: Allie Reynolds vs Bobby ShantzSixth9 out
    Major-league debuts: Tom Hamilton (Athletics)
    Friday, September 5
    Defeated Yankees (80-56), 3-2Shibe Park (43-30)71-64
    Starters: Bob Kuzava vs Alex KellnerFourth8 out
    Saturday, September 6
    Lost to Red Sox (70-64), 6-4Fenway Park (2-7)71-65
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Mel ParnellFifth10 out
    Lost to Red Sox (71-64), 10-2Fenway Park (2-8)71-66Lost 2
    Starters: Charlie Bishop vs Willard NixonFifth10 out
    Major-league debuts: Walt Kellner (Athletics)
    Sunday, September 7
    Lost to Red Sox (72-64), 12-5Fenway Park (2-9)71-67Lost 3
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Sid HudsonSixth11 out
    Tuesday, September 9
    Lost to Indians (81-58), 6-1Cleveland Stadium (4-5)71-68Lost 4
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Early WynnSixth11 out
    Wednesday, September 10
    Lost to Indians (82-58), 5-3Cleveland Stadium (4-6)71-69Lost 5
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Bob LemonSixth12 out
    Thursday, September 11
    Lost to Indians (83-58), 1-0Cleveland Stadium (4-7)71-70Lost 6
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Mike GarciaSixth12 out
    Friday, September 12
    Defeated Tigers (48-92), 7-6Tiger Stadium (7-3)72-70
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Hal NewhouserSixth12 out
    Saturday, September 13
    Defeated Tigers (48-93), 11-5Tiger Stadium (8-3)73-70Won 2
    Starters: Charlie Bishop vs Bud BlackFifth12 out
    Major-league debuts: Bud Black (Tigers)
    Sunday, September 14
    Defeated Browns (58-84), 10-5Sportsman's Park III (6-4)74-70Won 3
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Gene BeardenFourth12 out
    Defeated Browns (58-85), 2-1Sportsman's Park III (7-4)75-70Won 4
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Dick LittlefieldFourth12 out
    Tuesday, September 16
    Defeated White Sox (76-69), 2-1Comiskey Park I (5-5)76-70Won 5
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Billy PierceFourth12 out
    Lost to White Sox (77-69), 7-1Comiskey Park I (5-6)76-71
    Starters: Carl Scheib vs Joe DobsonFourth12 out
    Friday, September 19
    Defeated Yankees (88-58), 2-0Yankee Stadium (4-5)77-71
    Starters: Bobby Shantz vs Vic RaschiFourth12 out
    Saturday, September 20
    Lost to Yankees (89-58), 2-0Yankee Stadium (4-6)77-72
    Starters: Alex Kellner vs Ed LopatFourth13 out
    Sunday, September 21
    Lost to Yankees (90-58), 1-0Yankee Stadium (4-7)77-73Lost 2
    Starters: Harry Byrd vs Allie ReynoldsFourth14 out
    Monday, September 22
    Future Athletic Dell Alston is born in Valhalla, NY.
    Tuesday, September 23
    Defeated Senators (76-75), 4-3Shibe Park (44-30)78-73
    Starters: Walt Masterson vs Bobby ShantzFourth13 out
    Friday, September 26
    Lost to Yankees (94-58), 5-2Shibe Park (44-31)78-74
    Starters: Ed Lopat vs Harry ByrdFourth16 out
    Saturday, September 27
    Lost to Yankees (95-58), 3-0Shibe Park (44-32)78-75Lost 2
    Starters: Ray Scarborough vs Alex KellnerFourth17 out
    Sunday, September 28
    Defeated Yankees (95-59), 9-4Shibe Park (45-32)79-75
    Starters: Ewell Blackwell vs Carl ScheibFourth16 out
    Sunday, November 16
    Future Athletic Glenn Burke is born in Oakland, CA.

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