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Oakland Athletics


8667 - 9107 (.488)


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Wins
Last
Since
World Series
9
1989
26 yrs
League
15
1990
25 yrs
Division
16
2013
2 yrs
Wild Card
2
2014
1 yr

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Rickey
Henderson

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Eddie
Plank
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Glossary
Team Lg Rnk Top Position Player Top Pitcher
AL
45
59
.433
5
-11
33
-0.0
0.3
Stephen Vogt
2.5
Sonny Gray
5.7
AL
88
74
.543
2
-10
157
0.4
0.6
Josh Donaldson
7.3
Sonny Gray
3.2
AL
96
66
.593
1
-0
142
0.6
0.4
Josh Donaldson
7.7
Bartolo Colon
5.0
AL
94
68
.580
1
2
99
0.0
0.6
Josh Reddick
5.0
Jarrod Parker
3.9
AL
74
88
.457
3
-3
-34
-0.4
0.1
Coco Crisp
2.7
Gio Gonzalez
4.4
AL
81
81
.500
2
-4
37
-0.2
0.4
Daric Barton
5.5
Trevor Cahill
4.0
AL
75
87
.463
4
-6
-2
-0.0
-0.0
Kurt Suzuki
3.4
Andrew Bailey
3.7
AL
75
86
.466
3
-1
-44
-0.6
0.3
Mark Ellis
4.0
Justin Duchscherer
3.9
AL
76
86
.469
3
-3
-17
-0.2
0.1
Mark Ellis
4.8
Dan Haren
4.6
AL
93
69
.574
1
8
44
-0.1
0.4
Jason Kendall
3.7
Barry Zito
4.4
AL
88
74
.543
2
-5
114
0.1
0.6
Eric Chavez
4.8
Joe Blanton
3.8
AL
91
71
.562
2
5
51
-0.1
0.5
Eric Chavez
5.5
Tim Hudson
4.2
AL
96
66
.593
1
2
125
-0.0
0.9
Eric Chavez
5.3
Tim Hudson
7.5
AL
103
59
.636
1
7
146
0.3
0.7
Miguel Tejada
5.6
Barry Zito
7.2
AL
102
60
.630
2
-2
239
0.7
0.8
Jason Giambi
9.2
Mark Mulder
5.6
AL
91
70
.565
1
-2
134
0.8
0.1
Jason Giambi
7.7
Tim Hudson
4.0
AL
87
75
.537
2
2
47
0.5
-0.2
Jason Giambi
5.9
Tim Hudson
3.9
AL
74
88
.457
4
-1
-62
0.0
-0.5
Matt Stairs
3.4
Kenny Rogers
7.5
AL
65
97
.401
4
1
-182
-0.2
-1.0
Mark McGwire
3.1
Billy Taylor
1.7
AL
78
84
.481
3
1
-39
-0.1
-0.2
Mark McGwire
6.4
Ariel Prieto
2.6
AL
67
77
.465
4
-2
-31
0.4
-0.7
Mark McGwire
5.5
Todd Stottlemyre
2.1
AL
51
63
.447
2
-2
-40
-0.0
-0.3
Rickey Henderson
3.5
Steve Ontiveros
3.1
AL
68
94
.420
7
-0
-131
-0.1
-0.8
Rickey Henderson
4.5
Bobby Witt
3.0
AL
96
66
.593
1
7
73
0.6
-0.1
Mark McGwire
6.4
Dennis Eckersley
2.9
AL
84
78
.519
4
5
-16
0.5
-0.6
Dave Henderson
5.4
Mike Moore
4.6
AL
103
59
.636
1
4
163
0.5
0.6
Rickey Henderson
9.9
Dave Stewart
5.2
AL
99
63
.611
1
3
136
0.4
0.5
Rickey Henderson
5.1
Mike Moore
5.5
AL
104
58
.642
1
4
180
0.8
0.4
Jose Canseco
7.3
Dave Stewart
4.4
AL
81
81
.500
3
-2
17
0.3
-0.2
Carney Lansford
5.2
Dave Stewart
4.3
AL
76
86
.469
3
-2
-29
0.3
-0.4
Tony Phillips
4.4
Curt Young
2.0
AL
77
85
.475
4
-1
-30
0.4
-0.6
Mike Davis
4.7
Don Sutton
2.6
AL
77
85
.475
4
2
-58
0.4
-0.8
Rickey Henderson
6.0
Ray Burris
3.7
AL
74
88
.457
4
1
-74
0.1
-0.6
Rickey Henderson
6.9
Tom Burgmeier
2.1
AL
68
94
.420
5
-0
-128
-0.0
-0.8
Rickey Henderson
6.7
Tom Underwood
2.0
AL
64
45
.587
1
3
55
0.3
0.2
Rickey Henderson
6.6
Steve McCatty
4.6
AL
83
79
.512
2
-3
44
-0.1
0.4
Rickey Henderson
8.8
Mike Norris
5.9
AL
54
108
.333
7
2
-287
-0.9
-0.9
Dave Revering
1.7
Rick Langford
4.0
AL
69
93
.426
6
6
-158
-0.7
-0.3
Jim Essian
2.3
Matt Keough
3.0
AL
63
98
.391
7
-2
-144
-0.6
-0.4
Mitchell Page
6.0
Vida Blue
3.6
AL
87
74
.540
2
-3
88
0.4
0.2
Sal Bando
5.8
Vida Blue
7.7
AL
98
64
.605
1
1
152
0.7
0.3
Reggie Jackson
6.7
Vida Blue
4.7
AL
90
72
.556
1
-7
138
0.5
0.4
Reggie Jackson
5.7
Catfish Hunter
6.9
AL
94
68
.580
1
-2
143
0.7
0.2
Reggie Jackson
7.8
Ken Holtzman
3.1
AL
93
62
.600
1
-3
147
0.6
0.4
Joe Rudi
6.1
Catfish Hunter
5.6
AL
101
60
.627
1
6
127
0.7
0.2
Reggie Jackson
6.5
Vida Blue
9.0
AL
89
73
.549
2
-2
85
0.2
0.3
Sal Bando
6.1
Mudcat Grant
4.5
AL
88
74
.543
2
0
62
0.6
-0.2
Reggie Jackson
9.2
Blue Moon Odom
2.8
AL
82
80
.506
6
-2
25
0.3
-0.1
Bert Campaneris
6.6
Jim Nash
4.4
AL
62
99
.385
10
-3
-127
-0.4
-0.4
Rick Monday
2.7
Catfish Hunter
4.7
AL
74
86
.463
7
4
-84
-0.2
-0.3
Ed Charles
4.1
Jack Aker
4.6
AL
59
103
.364
10
-3
-170
-0.2
-0.9
Ed Charles
3.3
Rollie Sheldon
2.0
AL
57
105
.352
10
-2
-215
-0.6
-0.8
Rocky Colavito
4.1
Wes Stock
4.1
AL
73
89
.451
8
2
-89
-0.6
0.1
Wayne Causey
3.8
Moe Drabowsky
4.6
AL
72
90
.444
9
0
-92
-0.1
-0.5
Norm Siebern
5.5
Orlando Pena
2.6
AL
61
100
.379
9
-2
-180
-0.5
-0.7
Dick Howser
2.9
Jim Archer
3.8
AL
58
96
.377
8
-4
-141
-0.5
-0.5
Dick Williams
2.4
Ray Herbert
5.9
AL
66
88
.429
7
-3
-79
-0.0
-0.5
Bill Tuttle
3.9
Bud Daley
4.3
AL
73
81
.474
7
3
-71
-0.2
-0.2
Bob Cerv
6.3
Ray Herbert
2.6
AL
59
94
.386
7
-1
-147
-0.7
-0.3
Woodie Held
2.9
Virgil Trucks
2.9
AL
52
102
.338
8
-4
-212
-0.9
-0.6
Hector Lopez
1.7
Wally Burnette
3.2
AL
63
91
.409
6
12
-273
-0.5
-1.3
Vic Power
3.6
Tom Gorman
2.6
AL
51
103
.331
8
7
-333
-1.0
-1.3
Jim Finigan
2.6
Arnie Portocarrero
3.3
AL
59
95
.383
7
-1
-167
-0.8
-0.3
Gus Zernial
2.3
Alex Kellner
3.3
AL
79
75
.513
4
8
-59
0.0
-0.4
Ferris Fain
4.8
Bobby Shantz
9.1
AL
70
84
.455
6
-6
-9
0.1
-0.2
Eddie Joost
6.0
Bobby Shantz
2.4
AL
52
102
.338
8
-2
-243
-0.8
-0.9
Ferris Fain
3.3
Lou Brissie
3.4
AL
81
73
.526
5
4
1
0.1
-0.1
Eddie Joost
6.9
Bobby Shantz
2.2
AL
84
70
.545
4
8
-6
0.1
-0.1
Hank Majeski
3.0
Dick Fowler
3.7
AL
78
76
.506
5
-1
19
-0.1
0.2
Ferris Fain
4.0
Dick Fowler
4.7
AL
49
105
.318
8
-11
-151
-0.6
-0.4
Barney McCosky
2.7
Jesse Flores
4.0
AL
52
98
.347
8
-6
-144
-0.8
-0.2
Bobby Estalella
4.1
Joe Berry
3.4
AL
72
82
.468
5
3
-69
-0.7
0.3
Dick Siebert
3.4
Bobo Newsom
4.5
AL
49
105
.318
8
-4
-220
-0.7
-0.8
Bobby Estalella
1.7
Jesse Flores
4.4
AL
55
99
.357
8
4
-252
-0.8
-0.9
Bob Johnson
3.9
Roger Wolff
3.6
AL
64
90
.416
8
-1
-127
-0.2
-0.7
Sam Chapman
5.0
Phil Marchildon
3.3
AL
54
100
.351
8
-2
-229
-0.5
-1.1
Frankie Hayes
3.8
Johnny Babich
4.6
AL
55
97
.362
7
6
-311
-0.6
-1.5
Bob Johnson
6.5
Lynn Nelson
3.0
AL
53
99
.349
8
-3
-230
-0.7
-1.0
Bob Johnson
4.8
George Caster
4.9
AL
54
97
.358
7
-7
-155
-0.8
-0.3
Bob Johnson
5.4
Eddie Smith
3.9
AL
53
100
.346
8
5
-331
-1.2
-1.1
Wally Moses
3.8
Harry Kelley
6.0
AL
58
91
.389
8
-2
-159
-0.4
-0.8
Jimmie Foxx
8.3
Johnny Marcum
3.9
AL
68
82
.453
5
-0
-74
-0.2
-0.4
Jimmie Foxx
9.0
Sugar Cain
2.0
AL
79
72
.523
3
2
22
0.8
-0.6
Jimmie Foxx
9.2
Lefty Grove
7.7
AL
94
60
.610
2
-3
229
1.2
0.4
Jimmie Foxx
10.5
Lefty Grove
9.0
AL
107
45
.704
1
9
232
0.6
1.1
Al Simmons
7.5
Lefty Grove
10.1
AL
102
52
.662
1
7
200
0.7
0.8
Al Simmons
7.8
Lefty Grove
9.5
AL
104
46
.693
1
3
286
1.0
1.0
Al Simmons
7.9
Lefty Grove
7.1
AL
98
55
.641
2
0
214
0.6
0.9
Max Bishop
5.0
Lefty Grove
6.9
AL
91
63
.591
2
3
115
0.4
0.4
Al Simmons
5.8
Lefty Grove
5.4
AL
83
67
.553
3
-4
107
-0.4
1.1
Al Simmons
5.1
Lefty Grove
7.4
AL
88
64
.579
2
1
118
0.2
0.6
Al Simmons
6.5
Slim Harriss
5.8
AL
71
81
.467
5
4
-93
-0.5
-0.1
Joe Hauser
3.9
Stan Baumgartner
5.1
AL
69
83
.454
6
3
-100
-0.5
-0.2
Joe Hauser
4.2
Eddie Rommel
5.4
AL
65
89
.422
7
0
-125
-0.3
-0.6
Bing Miller
4.2
Eddie Rommel
7.4
AL
53
100
.346
8
-1
-237
-1.2
-0.4
Tillie Walker
3.9
Eddie Rommel
5.5
AL
48
106
.312
8
-1
-276
-1.4
-0.4
Joe Dugan
2.0
Eddie Rommel
6.0
AL
36
104
.257
8
-5
-285
-1.0
-1.2
George Burns
2.1
Scott Perry
2.3
AL
52
76
.406
8
3
-126
-0.5
-0.5
George Burns
5.9
Scott Perry
8.5
AL
55
98
.359
8
-3
-162
-0.4
-0.8
Ping Bodie
3.9
Jing Johnson
2.8
AL
36
117
.235
8
-5
-329
-0.8
-1.5
Amos Strunk
5.6
Bullet Joe Bush
5.7
AL
43
109
.283
8
-0
-343
-0.4
-2.0
Amos Strunk
4.1
Weldon Wyckoff
2.1
AL
99
53
.651
1
-0
220
1.2
0.3
Eddie Collins
9.1
Chief Bender
3.9
AL
96
57
.627
1
-1
202
1.5
-0.1
Eddie Collins
9.0
Chief Bender
3.6
AL
90
62
.592
3
2
121
0.9
-0.0
Home Run Baker
9.3
Eddie Plank
4.6
AL
101
50
.669
1
1
260
1.3
0.5
Eddie Collins
6.5
Eddie Plank
6.3
AL
102
48
.680
1
1
232
0.8
0.7
Eddie Collins
10.5
Jack Coombs
9.7
AL
95
58
.621
2
-6
197
0.7
0.6
Eddie Collins
9.7
Harry Krause
5.6
AL
68
85
.444
6
1
-76
-0.4
-0.1
Harry Davis
3.1
Eddie Plank
7.1
AL
88
57
.607
2
7
71
0.1
0.4
Topsy Hartsel
4.3
Eddie Plank
6.2
AL
78
67
.538
4
3
18
0.0
0.1
Harry Davis
4.9
Rube Waddell
5.7
AL
92
56
.622
1
3
131
0.3
0.6
Harry Davis
5.9
Rube Waddell
9.2
AL
81
70
.536
5
-1
54
0.0
0.4
Danny Murphy
5.1
Rube Waddell
10.5
AL
75
60
.556
2
-1
78
0.1
0.5
Socks Seybold
3.9
Rube Waddell
8.8
AL
83
53
.610
1
2
139
0.7
0.4
Lave Cross
4.4
Rube Waddell
9.7
AL
74
62
.544
4
2
44
0.3
0.0
Nap Lajoie
8.4
Eddie Plank
5.3
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