Kansas City Athletics Managers

This is a comprehensive analysis of managers for the Kansas City Athletics organization. Win / loss statistics, winning percentage, position in division, and games behind the leader are also shown for each manager. Links include a year; which leads to the American League season in review; the manager(s) name, which leads to his career statistics; and a roster, which leads to a list of every player on the team during the year.

"Friendships are forgotten when the game begins." - Alvin Dark
Kansas City Athletics Managers
1955 - 1967

Kansas City Athletics Managers & Finishes in Chronological Order

Year
Uniform #
Manager(s)
Wins
Losses
WP
Finish
GB
Roster

5

63
91
.409
6 th
33

5

52
102
.338
8 th
45

5

36
67
.350
7 th
38½

41

23
27
.460

41

73
81
.474
7 th
19

41

66
88
.429
7 th
28

30

58
96
.377
8 th
39

39

26
33
.441
9 th
47½

9

35
67
.343

9

72
90
.444
9 th
24

30

73
89
.451
8 th
31½

30

17
35
.327
10 th
42

41

Mel McGaha

40
70
.364

41

Mel McGaha

5
21
.192
10 th
43

41

54
82
.397

5

74
86
.463
7 th
23

5

52
69
.430
10 th
29½

42

10
30
.250
Year
Uniform #
Manager(s)
Wins
Losses
WP
Finish
GB
Roster
Kansas City Athletics Managers & Finishes


The Kansas City Athletics never finished higher than sixth position and in 1968 became the modern day Oakland Athletics ( click here for their managers ). Was the team given a fair chance? Should they still be in Kansas City ? Share your opinion on our message board .

During the 1955 season the Kansas City Athletics , who had a sixty-three & ninety-one record, had their largest attendance when 1,393,054 fans attended home games.

On April 12, 1955, the Kansas City Athletics set a new team record when 32,147 fans attend an Opening Day game.

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