1969 Oakland Athletics
88 - 74
1968 / 1970 (Organization)
2nd place in the AL West (9 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
49 - 32 (.605)
39 - 42 (.481)
+4.6 wins
+2.4 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 740 / 636 ( +104 )
Allowed/Expected: 678 / 639 ( -39 )
Pyth Record: 88 - 74 (0)
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Oakland Coliseum
Attendance: 778,232 Avg Att: 9,608 (0.77)
Att Rank: 8 / 12 Lg Avg: 12,471
       
Park Factor: 0.95    
HR Factor: 0.95 R/L HR: 0.96 / 0.93
Notes:


Formation
Filters
Home Grown
Positions
#
via
1 Dick Green
2B
28.2
4.5
21.7
9.5
7
Y
1
1
1960
Free Agency (Amateur)
2 Lew Krausse
SP
26.2
-0.6
4.6
-0.4
7
Y
6
8
1961
Free Agency (Amateur)
3 Bert Campaneris
SS
27.3
3.7
16.3
3.2
6
Y
4
25
1961
Free Agency (Amateur)
4 Blue Moon Odom
SP
24.1
4.5
17.9
10.5
6
Y
6
1
1964
Free Agency (Amateur)
5 Paul Lindblad
RP
27.9
0.2
5.7
2.0
5
Y
1
1
1963
Free Agency (Amateur)
6 Catfish Hunter
SP
23.2
2.8
12.8
4.8
5
Y
6
8
1964
Free Agency (Amateur)
7 Mike Hershberger
LF
29.7
-1.0
0.4
-2.2
5
N
1
20
1965
Trade CHA AL
8 Dave Duncan
C
23.8
-0.9
1.2
-2.4
4
Y
1
1
1963
Free Agency (Amateur)
9 Jim Nash
SP
24.4
0.3
5.2
1.4
4
Y
6
13
1963
Free Agency (Amateur)
10 John Donaldson
2B
26.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
4
N
12
2
1963
Draft (First Year) MIN AL
11 Chuck Dobson
SP
25.5
0.3
9.7
2.2
4
Y
1
1
1965
Free Agency (Amateur)
12 Sal Bando
3B
25.4
8.3
35.3
20.6
4
Y
6
8
1965
Draft (Amateur) - Round 6
13 Rick Monday
CF
23.6
3.8
19.6
9.6
4
Y
6
8
1965
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 1)
14 Phil Roof
C
28.3
0.6
7.1
-0.0
4
N
12
1
1965
Trade CLE AL
15 Danny Cater
1B
29.4
0.5
9.6
-1.4
4
N
5
27
1966
Trade CHA AL
16 Ted Kubiak
SS
27.1
0.7
7.1
-0.1
3
Y
1
1
1961
Free Agency (Amateur)
17 Allan Lewis
-
27.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
3
Y
1
1
1961
Free Agency (Amateur)
18 Tony LaRussa
-
24.7
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
3
Y
6
6
1962
Free Agency (Amateur)
19 Ray Webster
1B
26.8
0.1
1.9
0.4
3
Y
1
1
1963
Free Agency (Amateur)
20 George Lauzerique
SP
21.9
-0.4
1.3
-0.9
3
Y
6
8
1965
Draft (Amateur) - Round 10
21 Joe Rudi
LF
22.8
-0.3
0.6
-1.7
3
Y
12
1
1965
Trade CLE AL
22 Joe Nossek
LF
28.6
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
3
N
5
11
1966
Purchased MIN AL
23 Reggie Jackson
RF
23.1
9.3
39.9
27.3
3
Y
6
7
1966
Draft (Amateur) - Round 1 (Pick 2)
24 Rollie Fingers
SW
22.9
-0.5
6.1
1.2
2
Y
12
24
1964
Free Agency (Amateur)
25 Ed Sprague
RP
23.8
-0.2
1.1
-1.1
2
N
11
28
1967
Draft (Rule 5) SLN NL
26 Jim Pagliaroni
C
31.6
0.1
0.9
0.2
2
N
12
3
1967
Purchased PIT NL
27 Marcel Lachemann
RP
28.1
-0.5
2.1
0.0
1
Y
2
7
1963
Free Agency (Amateur)
28 Bill McNulty
LF
22.8
-0.2
0.2
-0.1
1
Y
1
1
1965
Free Agency (Amateur)
29 Bobby Brooks
LF
23.7
0.4
3.9
2.1
1
Y
6
8
1965
Draft (Amateur) - Round 15
30 Gene Tenace
C
22.7
-0.1
0.4
-0.5
1
Y
6
8
1965
Draft (Amateur) - Round 20
31 Vida Blue
SP
19.9
-1.6
0.0
-1.5
1
Y
6
6
1967
Draft (Amateur) - Round 2
32 Tommie Reynolds
LF
27.9
1.8
7.8
1.2
1
N
12
2
1968
Draft (Rule 5) NYN NL
33 Jim Roland
RP
26.5
1.7
7.7
4.0
1
N
2
24
1969
Purchased MIN AL
34 John Wyatt
RP
34.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
1
N
4
7
1969
Free Agency
35 Jose Tartabull
CF
30.6
0.8
4.7
-0.7
1
N
5
7
1969
Purchased BOS AL
36 Larry Haney
C
26.6
0.1
1.3
-1.1
1
N
6
14
1969
Trade SE1 AL
37 Bob Johnson
1B
33.3
0.5
2.7
1.6
1
N
7
12
1969
Trade SLN NL
38 Tito Francona
1B
35.7
0.6
5.6
4.0
1
N
8
22
1969
Purchased ATL NL
39 Fred Talbot
SW
28.0
-0.3
0.2
-0.5
1
N
8
29
1969
Trade SE1 AL
40 Juan Pizarro
RP
32.4
0.2
1.2
0.8
1
N
9
21
1969
Purchased CLE AL
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Player Pos Hometown
Sal Bando 3B Warrensville Heights, OH (US)
Vida Blue SP Mansfield, LA (US)
Bobby Brooks LF Harbor City, CA (US)
Bert Campaneris SS Pueblo Nuevo (Cuba)
Danny Cater 1B Austin, TX (US)
Chuck Dobson SP Kansas City, MO (US)
John Donaldson 2B Charlotte, NC (US)
Dave Duncan C San Diego, CA (US)
Rollie Fingers SW Upland, CA (US)
Tito Francona 1B New Brighton, PA (US)
Dick Green 2B Mitchell, SD (US)
Larry Haney C Orange, VA (US)
Mike Hershberger LF Massillon, OH (US)
Catfish Hunter SP Perquimans, NC (US)
Reggie Jackson RF Cheltenham, PA (US)
Bob Johnson 1B Omaha, NE (USA)
Lew Krausse SP Chester, PA (US)
Ted Kubiak SS New Brunswick, NJ (USA)
Marcel Lachemann RP Los Angeles, CA (US)
Tony LaRussa - Tampa, FL (US)
George Lauzerique SP New York, NY (US)
Allan Lewis - Chiri Qui (PA)
Paul Lindblad RP Chanute, KS (US)
Bill McNulty LF Sacramento, CA (USA)
Rick Monday CF Santa Monica, CA (US)
Jim Nash SP Sprayberry, GA (US)
Joe Nossek LF Euclid, OH (US)
Blue Moon Odom SP Macon, GA (US)
Jim Pagliaroni C Dearborn, MI (US)
Juan Pizarro RP Santurce (P.R.)
Tommie Reynolds LF San Diego, CA (US)
Jim Roland RP Raleigh, NC (US)
Phil Roof C Paducah, KY (US)
Joe Rudi LF Downey, CA (US)
Ed Sprague RP Boston, MA (USA)
Fred Talbot SW Fairfax, VA (US)
Jose Tartabull CF Cienfuegos (Cuba)
Gene Tenace C Lucasville, OH (US)
Ray Webster 1B Colon (PA)
John Wyatt RP Buffalo, NY (US)
John Wyatt RP Buffalo, NY (US)

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