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1939 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  68-85   .444
Result:   6th in National League
Manager(s):  Pie Traynor
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  376,734
Playoffs: Season in progress

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Heinie Manush (37)
Youngest Player:  Frankie Gustine (19)
Longest Tenure:  Paul Waner (14)
Top Hitter:  Arky Vaughan (4)
Top Pitcher:  Mace Brown (15)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  86.41%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Cincinnati9757.630--
St. Louis9261.6014.5
Brooklyn8469.54912.5
Chi Cubs8470.54513.0
NY Giants7774.51018.5
Pittsburgh6885.44428.5
Boston6388.41732.5
Philadelphia45106.29850.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
21Arky Vaughanss427-MLB1525959418230116621270206225.306.000.4240252--
11Paul Wanerof2936-MLB125461621513063450351801012.328.000.4380202--
10Lloyd Wanerof-33-MLB11237949108153024017133115.285.000.3400129--
20Lee Handley3b-2b3525-MLB1013764310714514217322001312.285.000.3560134--
16Elbie Fletcher1b3823-MLB102370491122341271348282911.303.000.4840179--
25Bill Brubaker3b4428-MLB1003454180231743329513310.232.000.3650126--
12Johnny Rizzoof-26-MLB943304986233655042273914.261.000.4030133--
26Pep Young2b-31-MLB84293348114332912329297.276.000.3750110--
14Chuck Kleinof5134-MLB852703781164114712617064.300.000.5111000138--
17Fern Bellof4526-MLB8326244755823424218054.286.000.3890102--
32Ray Berresc-31-MLB8123122536101611125189.229.000.264061--
24Gus Suhr1b4733-MLB63204235910213142523070.289.000.373076--
30Ray Muellerc-27-MLB86180144281218014220102.233.000.322058--
-Bob Elliott3b-of-22-MLB321291843103319094024.333.000.527100068--
-Maurice Van Robaysof-24-MLB271051333902160610013.314.000.457048--
48Joe Bowmanp-29-MLB709693381018059141.344.000.448043--
41Bob Klingerp-31-MLB378491700060512012.202.000.202017--
31George Suscec-31-MLB317581731140125026.227.000.333025--
50Jim Tobinp-26-MLB4374918312110212010.243.000.392029--
-Frankie Gustine2b-3b-19-MLB22705133003094053.186.000.229016--
47Mace Brownp-30-MLB47644710020111041.109.000.12508--
44Rip Sewellp-32-MLB525551110140311041.200.000.273015--
22Red Juelich2b-22-MLB17465110204024024.239.000.326015--
45Bill Swiftp-31-MLB36426100002049023.238.000.238010--
40Max Butcherp-28-MLB1431431000014033.097.000.12904--
51Russ Bauersp-25-MLB1519140000001010.211.000.21104--
-Joe Schultzc-20-MLB414342002020000.286.000.42906--
46Cy Blantonp-30-MLB1014241003003000.286.000.35705--
14Heinie Manushof-37-MLB1012000001011001.000.000.00000--
16Woody Jensenof-31-MLB1212020001000001.167.000.16702--
53Ken Heintzelmanp-23-MLB179221001001000.222.000.33303--
-Oad Swigartp-24-MLB38120002000020.250.000.25002--
24Johnny Geep-23-MLB36100000014000.000.000.00000--
40Bill Clemensenp-20-MLB126021001002000.333.000.50003--
-Eddie Yountof-23-MLB22000000002000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Bob Klinger1831-MLB14174.36373310230225.0251120109118164601.4810.040.443.242.561.27----
47Mace Brown1530-MLB9133.37471981187200.1232907585271311.4210.420.362.343.190.73----
48Joe Bowman2529-MLB10144.48372710181184.221710592154358101.4110.580.732.102.830.74----
44Rip Sewell2432-MLB1094.08521251202176.11779380107369101.429.030.513.733.521.06----
50Jim Tobin4926-MLB994.5225198040145.1194847373343101.5612.010.432.042.660.77----
45Bill Swift3931-MLB573.8936821184129.2150605662856001.3710.410.421.943.890.50----
40Max Butcher3028-MLB443.431412520086.2104373322321001.4710.800.212.392.181.10----
51Russ Bauers-25-MLB243.35158104153.246272042512101.327.710.674.192.012.08----
46Cy Blanton-30-MLB234.29106103042.045232041011101.319.640.862.142.360.91----
53Ken Heintzelman-23-MLB115.051721112035.235232021818201.498.830.504.544.541.00----
40Bill Clemensen-20-MLB017.33121008027.032262202013101.9310.670.006.674.331.54----
-Oad Swigart-24-MLB114.4433110024.1271412168001.369.990.372.222.960.75----
24Johnny Gee-23-MLB124.1233100019.22017901016001.539.150.004.587.320.63----
-Pep Rambert-22-MLB009.822000203.2744014102.1817.180.002.459.820.25----
Totals: (35 players)68854.151531535310100151,3541537723625634234641811.4310.220.472.813.080.91-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ray MuellerC812033275.9710.00 
Ray BerresC802693624.9930.00 
George SusceC311111422.9840.00 
Joe SchultzC4241001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Elbie Fletcher1B101101056897.9930.00 
Gus Suhr1B5252123442.9930.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pep Young2B842022701661.9670.00 
Bill Brubaker2B651622021943.9500.00 
Red Juelich2B10192435.9350.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lee Handley3B100831801814.9360.00 
Bill Brubaker3B32218474.9370.00 
Frankie Gustine3B22175283.8960.00 
Red Juelich3B220001.0000.00 
Fern Bell3B12130.5000.00 
Maurice Van Robays3B132011.0000.00 
Lloyd Waner3B124011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Arky VaughanSS15233053134103.9620.00 
Bill BrubakerSS10410.8000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Paul WanerOF1062061254.9780.00 
Lloyd WanerOF92225921.9920.00 
Johnny RizzoOF86186250.9740.00 
Fern BellOF67152640.9750.00 
Chuck KleinOF66133470.9510.00 
Bob ElliottOF3088120.9780.00 
Maurice Van RobaysOF2533130.9190.00 
Woody JensenOF301001.0000.00 
Heinie ManushOF110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rip SewellP5217694713.9822.86 
Mace BrownP4720084213.9802.25 
Joe BowmanP37184639031.0002.20 
Bob KlingerP3722576235.9582.76 
Bill SwiftP36129214001.0001.11 
Jim TobinP25145226021.0001.74 
Ken HeintzelmanP173525001.0001.79 
Russ BauersP155307031.0001.18 
Max ButcherP1486128021.0003.03 
Bill ClemensenP122731111.9334.67 
Cy BlantonP10421910.9092.14 
Johnny GeeP3191610.8753.28 
Oad SwigartP32423011.0001.87 
Pep RambertP2301001.0002.81 


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