1943 Philadelphia Athletics
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1943 Philadelphia Athletics / Franchise: Oakland Athletics / BR Team Page
Managed by Connie Mack
History, Comments, Contributions
The 1943 Philadelphia Athletics set a major league record with 22 consecutive losses in road games. The number has never been matched in the American League, but two National League teams have done as badly - the 1963 New York Mets who tied the mark, and the 2021 Arizona Diamondbacks who broke the record.
Awards and Honors
- All-Star: Dick Siebert
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- Norman L. Macht: "Connie Mack and Wartime Baseball — 1943", in Morris Levin, ed.: From Swampoodle to South Philly: Baseball in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, The National Pastime, SABR, 2013, pp. 199-205.