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Athletics Career Records

Batting

  • Batting Average: .356 Al Simmons
  • On Base Percentage: .440 Jimmie Foxx
  • Slugging Percentage: .640 Jimmie Foxx
  • OPS: 1.079 Jimmie Foxx
  • Games: 1,795 Bert Campaneris
  • At Bats: 7,180 Bert Campaneris
  • Runs: 1,270 Rickey Henderson
  • Hits: 1,882 Bert Campaneris
  • Total Bases: 2,998 Al Simmons
  • Doubles: 365 Jimmie Dykes
  • Triples: 102 Danny Murphy
  • Home Runs: 363 Mark McGwire
  • Runs Batted In: 1,178 Al Simmons
  • Walks: 1,227 Rickey Henderson
  • Strikeouts: 1,226 Reggie Jackson
  • Stolen Bases: 867 Rickey Henderson
  • Singles: 1,472 Bert Campaneris
  • Runs Created: 1,243 Jimmie Foxx
  • Extra Base Hits: 655 Al Simmons
  • Times on Base: 3,050 Rickey Henderson
  • Hit by Pitch: 87 Jimmie Dykes
  • Sacrifice Hits: 188 Jimmie Dykes
  • Sacrifice Flies: 59 Mark McGwire
  • Intentional Walks: 84 Reggie Jackson
  • Grounded Into Double Plays: 158 Pete Suder
  • At Bats per Strikeout: 26.3 Vic Power
  • At Bats per Home Run: 12.2 Mark McGwire
  • Outs: 5,688 Bert Campaneris

Aloysius Harry Simmons (May 22, 1902 - May 26, 1956), born Aloysius Szymański in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was an American player in Major League Baseball over three decades. ... Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Dagoberto Campaneris Blanco (born March 9, 1942 in Pueblo Nuevo, Cuba), best known as Bert Campaneris and nicknamed Campy, is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City & Oakland Athletics (1964-76), Texas Rangers (1977-79), California Angels (1979_81) and New York Yankees (1983). ... Rickey Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is baseballs major-league all-time leader in stolen bases, by a very wide margin [1]. He is also its most prolific run scorer ever. ... James Joseph Dykes (November 10, 1896 - June 15, 1976) was a Major League Baseball infielder, manager and coach. ... Danny Murphy (born 18 March 1977) is an English football player. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Rickey Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is baseballs major-league all-time leader in stolen bases, by a very wide margin [1]. He is also its most prolific run scorer ever. ... Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946), nicknamed Mr. ... Peter Pecky Suder (born April 16, 1916 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania) was a Utility Infielder for the Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics (1941-43 and 1946-55). ... Victor Pellot Power [a. ...

Pitching

  • ERA: 1.97 Rube Waddell
  • Wins: 284 Eddie Plank
  • Won-Loss %: .712 Lefty Grove
  • WHIP: .953 Dennis Eckersley
  • Hits Allowed/9IP: 6.86 Cy Morgan
  • Walks/9IP: 1.30 Dennis Eckersley
  • Strikeouts/9IP: 9.30 Dennis Eckersley
  • Games: 525 Dennis Eckersley
  • Saves: 320 Dennis Eckersley
  • Innings: 3,860 ⅔ Eddie Plank
  • Strikeouts: 1,985 Eddie Plank
  • Games Started: 458 Eddie Plank
  • Complete Games: 362 Eddie Plank
  • Shutouts: 59 Eddie Plank
  • Home Runs Allowed: 261 Catfish Hunter
  • Walks Allowed: 913 Eddie Plank
  • Hits Allowed: 3,438 Eddie Plank
  • Strikeout to Walk: 7.15 Dennis Eckersley
  • Losses: 162 Eddie Plank
  • Earned Runs Allowed: 1,025 Eddie Plank
  • Wild Pitches: 87 Blue Moon Odom
  • Hit Batsmen: 185 Eddie Plank
  • Batters Faced: 15,711 Eddie Plank
  • Games Finished: 456 Dennis Eckersley

George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 - April 1, 1914) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Eddie Plank of the Philadelphia Athletics at South Side Park in 1905. ... Robert Moses Lefty Grove (March 6, 1900 - May 22, 1975) was one of the greatest pitchers in Major League Baseball history. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... Cy Morgan baseball card, 1910 Harry Richard Morgan (November 10, 1878 - June 28, 1962) born in Pomeroy, Ohio was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the St. ... John Blue Moon Odom autograph on a 1975 Topps baseball card - 1975 Series, #69 John Blue Moon Odom (born May 29, 1945 in Macon, Georgia) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. ...

Team Single Season Records

  • Most Games Won: 107 (1931)
  • Most Games Lost: 117 (1916)
  • Highest Winning Percentage: .704 (1931)
  • Lowest Winning Percentage: .235 (1916) (American League Record)
  • Longest Winning Streak: 20 games (August 13-September 4, 2002) (American League Record)
  • Longest Losing Streak: 20 games (July 21-August 8, 1916 and August 6-August 24, 1943)
  • Home Runs: 243 (1996)
  • Runs Batted In: 923 (1932)
  • Team Batting Average: .307 (1925)
  • Team Slugging Percentage: .458 (2000)
  • Team On Base Percentage: .372 (1927)
  • Hits: 1,659 (1925)
  • Runs: 981 (1932)
  • Doubles: 336 (2004)
  • Triples: 108 (1912)
  • Total Bases: 2,546 (1996)
  • Extra Base Hits: 555 (2001)
  • Grand Slams: 14 (2000)
  • Walks: 783 (1949)
  • Most Errors: 338 (1915)
  • Fewest Errors: 87 (1990)
  • Strikeouts: 1,181 (1997)
  • Hit by Pitch: 88 (2001)
  • Sacrifice Hits: 147 (1906)
  • Sacrifice Flies: 77 (1984)
  • Grounded Into Double Plays: 170 (1950)
  • Double Plays Turned: 217 (1949) (Major League Record)
  • Stolen Bases: 341 (1976)
  • Pitching Earned Run Average: 1.79 (1910)
  • Pitching Complete Games: 136 (1904)
  • Pitching Shutouts: 27 (1907, 1909)
  • Pitching Strikeouts: 1,117 (2001)
  • Pitching Walks: 827 (1915) (Major League Record)

Individual Single Season Records

Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Napoleon Nap Lajoie [la-ZHOWAY] (September 5, 1874 – February 7, 1959), also known as Larry Lajoie, was an American professional athlete of French Canadian descent. ... Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Jason Gilbert Giambi (born January 8, 1971) is a Major League Baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the New York Yankees. ... Aloysius Harry Simmons (May 22, 1902 - May 26, 1956), born Aloysius Szymański in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was an American player in Major League Baseball over three decades. ... Aloysius Harry Simmons (May 22, 1902 - May 26, 1956), born Aloysius Szymański in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was an American player in Major League Baseball over three decades. ... Aloysius Harry Simmons (May 22, 1902 - May 26, 1956), born Aloysius Szymański in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was an American player in Major League Baseball over three decades. ... Two other men named Frank Baker played Major League Baseball: Frank Watts Baker (b. ... Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Jason Gilbert Giambi (born January 8, 1971) is a Major League Baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the New York Yankees. ... Edwin David Joost (born June 5, 1916, in San Francisco, California) is a former shortstop and playing manager in American Major League Baseball. ... José Canseco Capas, Jr. ... Donald Edward Baylor (born June 28, 1949) is a Major League Baseball coach and a former player and manager. ... David Arthur Kingman (born December 21, 1948 in Pendleton, Oregon), nicknamed Kong and Sky King, is an American former Major League Baseball slugger who played for the San Francisco Giants (1971-74), New York Mets (1975-77, 1981-83), San Diego Padres (1977), California Angels (1977), New York Yankees (1977... Benjamin Grieve (born May 5, 1976 in Arlington, Texas) is a Major League Baseball outfielder. ... Rickey Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is baseballs major-league all-time leader in stolen bases, by a very wide margin [1]. He is also its most prolific run scorer ever. ... Rickey Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is baseballs major-league all-time leader in stolen bases, by a very wide margin [1]. He is also its most prolific run scorer ever. ... Robert Moses Lefty Grove (March 6, 1900 - May 22, 1975) was one of the greatest pitchers in Major League Baseball history. ... Jack Coombs or John Wesley aka Colby Jack (1882-1957) played baseball in the pitcher position for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1906 to 1914 before he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1915 where he played 4 seasons untill 1918. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... Jack Coombs or John Wesley aka Colby Jack (1882-1957) played baseball in the pitcher position for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1906 to 1914 before he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1915 where he played 4 seasons untill 1918. ... George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 - April 1, 1914) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Jack Coombs or John Wesley aka Colby Jack (1882-1957) played baseball in the pitcher position for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1906 to 1914 before he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1915 where he played 4 seasons untill 1918. ... George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 - April 1, 1914) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Elmer Glenn Myers (born March 2, 1894 in York Springs, Pennsylvania - July 29, 1976 in Collingswood, New Jersey), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as a pitcher from 1915-1922. ...

Team Game Records

  • Longest Game, Innings: 24 (at Boston, Sept. 1, 1906 and vs Detroit, July 21, 1945)
  • Longest game, Time (9 Innings): 4 hours, 15 minutes (at Tampa Bay, May 31, 2002)
  • Home Runs: 8 (June 27, 1996)
  • Hits: 29 (May 1, 1929 and July 1, 1979 – 15 inn.)
  • Runs: 24 (May 18, 1912 and May 1, 1929)
  • Runs (Loss): 16 (May 5, 2000 - at Texas, lost 17-16)
  • Triples: 6 (May 18, 1912)
  • Total Bases: 24 (May 1, 1929 and June 27, 1996)
  • Strikeouts: 19 (June 24, 1997)
  • Runs Allowed: 29 (April 23, 1955) (American League Record)
  • Strikeouts by Pitcher: 26 (July 9, 1971 - 20 inn.) (Major League Record)
  • Walks Given Up by Pitcher: 18 (May 19, 1916) (Major League Record)
  • Home Runs Given Up by Pitcher: 8 (June 28, 1939)
  • Wild Pitches: 4, several times (last Sept. 24, 1998)
  • Balks: 5 (April 13, 1988)

Individual Game Records

  • Home Runs: 3, twenty-five times, last Erubiel Durazo (August 18, 2004)
  • Home Runs, Both Sides of Plate: Wally Schang (Sept. 18, 1916), Ruben Sierra (June 7, 1994), Nick Swisher (June 26, 2005)
  • Runs Batted In: 10 Reggie Jackson (June 14, 1969)
  • Hits: 6, seven times, last Joe DeMaestri (July 8, 1955 – 11 inn.)
  • Runs: 5, several times, last Luis Polonia (Sept. 9, 1988)
  • Singles: 6 Doc Cramer (June 20, 1932) and Joe DeMaestri (July 8, 1955 – 11 inn.)
  • Doubles: 4 Frankie Hayes (July 25, 1936) (Major League Record)
  • Triples: 3 Bert Campaneris (August 29, 1967 – 10 inn.) (American League Record)
  • Total Bases: 16 Jimmie Foxx (July 10, 1932) (American League Record)
  • Extra Base Hits: 4, several times, last Eric Byrnes (June 29, 2003)
  • Walks: 5, several times, last Mark McGwire (April 26, 1997)
  • Strikeouts: 5, five times, last John Jaha (April 20, 2000)
  • Stolen Bases: 6 Eddie Collins (Sept. 11, 1912 and Sept. 22, 1912) (Major League Record)
  • Innings Pitched: 24 Jack Coombs (Sept. 1, 1906) (American League Record)
  • Strikeouts by Pitcher: 18 Jack Coombs (Sept. 1, 1906 – 24 inn.)
  • Strikeouts by Pitcher (9 Innings): 16 Jose Rijo (April 19, 1986)
  • Hits Given Up by Pitcher: 26 Eddie Rommel (July 10, 1932) (Major League Record)
  • Hits Given Up by Pitcher (9 Innings): 26 Hod Lisenbee (Sept. 11, 1936) (Major League Record)
  • Walks Given Up by Pitcher: 16 Bruno Haas (June 13, 1915) (Major League Record)
  • Home Runs Given Up by Pitcher: 6 George Caster (Sept. 24, 1940) (Major League Record)

Erubiel Cardenas Durazo (born January 23, 1974 in Hermosillo, Sonora) is a Mexican baseball player. ... Wally Schang with the Philadelphia Athletics, American League (circa 1915) Walter Henry (Wally) Schang (August 22, 1889 - March 6, 1965) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. ... Rubén Angel Sierra García (born October 6, 1965 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico) is a Major League Baseball right fielder/designated hitter. ... Nicholas Thompson Swisher (born January 25, 1980 in Columbus, Ohio) is an outfielder for MLB club Oakland Athletics. ... Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946), nicknamed Mr. ... Joe DeMaestri was a baseball player with the Chicago White Sox after a trade from the St. ... Luis Andrew Polonia Almonte (born October 12, 1963, in Santiago, Dominican Republic) was a Major League Baseball outfielder and designated hitter. ... Roger Maxwell Doc Cramer (July 22, 1905 – September 9, 1990) was an American center fielder and left-handed batter in Major League Baseball who played for four American League teams from 1929 to 1948. ... Joe DeMaestri was a baseball player with the Chicago White Sox after a trade from the St. ... Frank Witman Hayes (October 13, 1914 - June 22, 1955) was a notable major league catcher from 1933 to 1947. ... Dagoberto Campaneris Blanco (born March 9, 1942 in Pueblo Nuevo, Cuba), best known as Bert Campaneris and nicknamed Campy, is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City & Oakland Athletics (1964-76), Texas Rangers (1977-79), California Angels (1979_81) and New York Yankees (1983). ... Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Eric James Byrnes (born February 16, 1976 in Redwood City, California) is a center fielder in Major League Baseball who currently plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... John Emil Jaha (born May 27, 1966 Portland, Oregon) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball who had a 10-year career from 1992 to 2001. ... Edward Trowbridge Collins Sr. ... Jack Coombs or John Wesley aka Colby Jack (1882-1957) played baseball in the pitcher position for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1906 to 1914 before he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1915 where he played 4 seasons untill 1918. ... Jack Coombs or John Wesley aka Colby Jack (1882-1957) played baseball in the pitcher position for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1906 to 1914 before he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1915 where he played 4 seasons untill 1918. ... Jose Rijo, born Jose Antonio Rijo Abreu (May 13, 1965 in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... Edwin Americus Rommel (September 13, 1897 _ August 26, 1970) was an American right_handed pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1920 to 1932 who went on to have a successful second career as a major league umpire. ... George Caster (August 4, 1907 - December 18, 1955) was the pitcher who gave up Jimmie Foxxs 500th Home Run. ...

Athletics Who Have Hit for the Cycle

Two other men named Frank Baker played Major League Baseball: Frank Watts Baker (b. ... Michael Roy Blowers (born April 24, 1965, in Würzburg, West Germany) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and first baseman. ... Eric James Byrnes (born February 16, 1976 in Redwood City, California) is a center fielder in Major League Baseball who currently plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks. ... Samuel Blake (Sam) Chapman (born April 11, 1916 in Tiburon, California) is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1938-1941, 1945-1951[start]) and Cleveland Indians (1951[end]). He batted and threw right handed. ... Eric Cesar Chavez (born December 7, 1977 in Los Angeles, California) is a third baseman in Major League Baseball who has played for the Oakland Athletics since 1998. ... Gordon Stanley Mickey Cochrane (April 6, 1903-June 28, 1962) was a Scottish-American catcher and manager in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Athletics and Detroit Tigers. ... Gordon Stanley Mickey Cochrane (April 6, 1903-June 28, 1962) was a Scottish-American catcher and manager in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Athletics and Detroit Tigers. ... Roger Maxwell Doc Cramer (July 22, 1905 – September 9, 1990) was an American center fielder and left-handed batter in Major League Baseball who played for four American League teams from 1929 to 1948. ... Harry Davis on a 1912 American Tobacco Company baseball card (Brown Backgrounds (T207)). Harry H. Davis (July 19, 1873 - August 11, 1947) was a Major League Baseball first baseman and right-handed batter who played for the New York Giants (1895-96), Pittsburgh Pirates (1896-98), Louisville Colonels (1898), Washington... Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Michael Franklin Pinky Higgins (May 27, 1909 - March 21, 1969) was a Major League Baseball player for three teams and the manager or general manager of the Boston Red Sox during the period of 1955 through 1965. ... Napoleon Nap Lajoie [la-ZHOWAY] (September 5, 1874 – February 7, 1959), also known as Larry Lajoie, was an American professional athlete of French Canadian descent. ... Danny Murphy (born 18 March 1977) is an English football player. ... Keith Anthony (Tony) Phillips (b. ... Miguel Odalis Tejada (born May 25, 1976), nicknamed Miggy, is currently the shortstop of the Baltimore Orioles Major League Baseball team. ... Elmer William Valo ( March 5, 1921 - July 19, 1998) was a Major League Baseball player, coach and scout, making his debut on September 22, 1940. ...

No-Hitters and Perfect Games

  • Chief Bender May 12, 1910 vs Cleveland Indians
  • Vida Blue Sept. 21, 1970 vs Minnesota Twins
  • Vida Blue, Glenn Abbott, Paul Linblad and Rollie Fingers Sept. 28, 1975 vs California Angels
  • Bullet Joe Bush August 26, 1916 vs Cleveland Indians
  • Jimmy Dygert and Rube Waddell August 29, 1906 vs Chicago White Sox (5 innings)
  • Dick Fowler Sept. 9, 1945 vs St. Louis Browns
  • Weldon Henley July 22, 1905 at St. Louis Browns
  • Catfish Hunter May 8, 1968 vs Minnesota Twins (Perfect Game)
  • Bill McCahan Sept. 3, 1947 vs Washington Senators
  • Dave Stewart June 29, 1990 at Toronto Blue Jays
  • Rube Vickers October 5, 1907 at Washington Senators
  • Rube Waddell August 15, 1905 vs St. Louis Browns (5 innings)
  • Mike Warren Sept. 29, 1983 vs Chicago White Sox

Bender in 1911 Charles Albert Chief Bender (May 5, 1884 - May 22, 1954) was one of the great pitchers in major league baseball in the first two decades of the 20th century, and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... Vida Rochelle Blue Jr. ... Vida Rochelle Blue Jr. ... William Glenn Abbott (born February 16, 1951 in Little Rock, Arkansas), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leauges from 1973-1981 and 1983-1984. ... Roland Fingers giving his trademark handlebar moustache a twirl. ... Leslie Ambrose (Bullet Joe) Bush (November 27, 1892 - November 1, 1974) born in Brainerd, Minnesota was a Pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics (1912-17 and 1928), Boston Red Sox (1918-21), New York Yankees (1922-24), St. ... George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 - April 1, 1914) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Topps baseball card - 1952 Series, #210 Richard John (Dick) Fowler (March 30, 1921 - May 22, 1972) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1941-1942, 1945-1952). ... James Augustus Catfish Hunter (April 8, 1946 – September 9, 1999) was a prolific Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher between 1965 and 1979. ... David Keith Stewart (born February 19, 1957 in Oakland, California) was a dominant right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball during the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 - April 1, 1914) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Mike Warren (born March 26, 1961 in Inglewood, California), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues for the Oakland Athletics from 1983-1985. ...

References

  • 2005 Oakland Athletics Media Guide.
  • 2006 Oakland Athletics Media Guide.

 
 

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