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1939 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 68-85 .444
Rank: 6th in National League
Run Differential: 666-723 -57
Roster Continuity 86.41% 3/15
Manager(s): Pie Traynor
General Manager:
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 376,734 12/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: Jewel Ens
Assistant Coach: Johnny Gooch
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
9261.6014.5
8469.54912.5
8470.54513.0
7774.51018.5
6885.44428.5
6388.41732.5
45106.29850.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
21Arky VaughanSS27   1525959418230116621270206225.306.385.424809.118.255.3090.2999.2252693
11Paul WanerOF36   125461621513063450351801012.328.375.438813.111.187.3360.51153.7202506
10Lloyd WanerOF33   11237949108153024017133115.285.321.340661.055.100.2950.76--129410
20Lee Handley3B25   1013764310714514217322001312.285.341.356697.072.202.2990.63376.0134421
16Elbie Fletcher1B23   102370491122341271348282911.303.386.484870.181.319.3030.5830.8179429
25Bill Brubaker2B28   1003454180231743329513310.232.297.365662.133.226.2541.7649.3126380
12Johnny RizzoOF26   943304986233655042273914.261.349.403752.142.270.2690.6455.0133384
26Pep Young2B31   84293348114332912329297.276.333.375708.099.181.2991.2697.7110327
14Chuck KleinOF34   852703781164114712617064.300.361.511872.211.311.2890.6524.5138302
17Fern BellOF26   8326244755823424218054.286.385.389774.103.271.3020.43131.0102309
32Ray BerresC31   8123122536101611125189.229.267.264531.035.087.2572.27--61251
24Gus Suhr1B33   63204235910213142523070.289.367.373740.083.225.3220.92204.076236
30Ray MuellerC27   86180144281218014220102.233.289.322611.089.167.2561.5790.058204
-Bob ElliottOF22   321291843103319094024.333.377.527904.194.264.3280.4443.068140
-Maurice Van RobaysOF24   271051333902160610013.314.351.457808.143.200.3331.6752.548112
48Joe BowmanP29   709693381018059141.344.382.448830.104.156.3791.80--43106
41Bob KlingerP31   378491700060512012.202.247.202449.000.060.2362.40--1790
31George SusceC31   317581731140125026.227.333.333666.107.267.2320.4275.02589
50Jim TobinP26   4374918312110212010.243.263.392655.149.176.2676.0037.02977
-Frankie Gustine3B19   22705133003094053.186.278.229507.043.171.1970.44--1684
47Mace BrownP30   47644710020111041.109.123.125248.016.031.13211.00--869
44Rip SewellP32   525551110140311041.200.241.273514.073.127.2333.6755.01562
22Red Juelich2B22   17465110204024024.239.271.326597.087.130.2622.00--1550
45Bill SwiftP31   36426100002049023.238.304.238542.000.095.3032.25--1048
40Max ButcherP28   1431431000014033.097.125.129254.032.065.1114.00--435
51Russ BauersP25   1519140000001010.211.211.211422.000.000.222----420
46Cy BlantonP30   1014241003003000.286.286.357643.071.071.364----514
-Joe SchultzC20   414342002020000.286.375.429804.143.286.2860.00--616
16Woody JensenOF31   1212020001000001.167.167.167334.000.000.167----212
14Heinie ManushOF37   1012000001011001.000.077.00077.000.083.0001.00--013
53Ken HeintzelmanP23   179221001001000.222.222.333555.111.111.250----39
-Oad SwigartP24   38120002000020.250.250.250500.000.000.250----210
40Bill ClemensenP20   126021001002000.333.333.500833.167.167.500----36
24Johnny GeeP23   36100000014000.000.143.000143.000.167.0004.00--07
-Eddie Yount23   22000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
Batting Totals178452696661453261606361744477420210156128.276.336.384720.108.207.2900.8883.620235902
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
41Bob Klinger31   14174.36373310230225.02511201091181646001.4810.040.443.242.560.79
47Mace Brown30   9133.38471981187200.12329075852713101.4210.440.362.343.201.37
48Joe Bowman29   10144.48372710181184.2217105921543581001.4110.560.732.092.821.35
44Rip Sewell32   1094.09521251202176.117793801073691001.429.050.513.733.530.95
50Jim Tobin26   994.5325198040145.11948473733431001.5712.040.432.052.671.30
45Bill Swift31   573.8836821184129.21506056628560001.3710.380.421.943.882.00
40Max Butcher28   443.411412520086.21043733223210001.4610.760.212.382.170.91
51Russ Bauers25   243.33158104153.2462720425121001.317.670.674.172.000.48
46Cy Blanton30   234.29106103042.0452320410111001.319.640.862.142.361.10
53Ken Heintzelman23   115.001721112035.2352320218182001.478.750.504.504.501.00
40Bill Clemensen20   017.33121008027.0322622020131001.9310.670.006.674.330.65
-Oad Swigart24   114.5033110024.12714121680001.3810.130.382.253.001.33
24Johnny Gee23   124.0533100019.220179010160001.509.000.004.507.201.60
-Pep Rambert22   009.002000203.27440141002.0015.750.002.259.004.00
Batting Totals68854.15310153531010015135415377236257042346418101.4510.220.472.813.081.10
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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