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Philadelphia Athletics Had Only 2 Pitchers Win More Than 2 Games in 1916

The Philadelphia Athletics won the 1914 American League pennant. Despite being highly favored in the World Series, they were swept by the "Miracle" Boston Braves.

Facing financial problems caused primarily by the formation of the "outlaw" Federal League, Athletics' owner Connie Mack refused to match the offers the new league made to many of his stars, which resulted in a very different Athletics team in 1915.

Philadelphia finished last with a record of 43 wins and 109 losses. Their statistics were amazing, but it was only the beginning.

The Athletics used 55 different players, 27 of whom were pitchers. The average age of their pitching staff was ...

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