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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
Manager(s): Pie Traynor
General Manager:
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 376,734 12/16
Playoffs:
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
51Russ BauersP251519140000001010.211.211.211422.000.000.222----420
17Fern BellOF268326244755823424218054.286.385.389774.103.271.3020.43131.0102309
32Ray BerresC318123122536101611125189.229.264.264528.035.087.2572.27--61250
46Cy BlantonP301014241003003000.286.286.357643.071.071.364----514
48Joe BowmanP29709693381018059141.344.376.448824.104.156.3791.80--43105
47Mace BrownP3047644710020111041.109.123.125248.016.031.13211.00--869
25Bill Brubaker2B281003454180231743329513310.232.291.365656.133.226.2541.7649.3126377
40Max ButcherP281431431000014033.097.125.129254.032.065.1114.00--435
40Bill ClemensenP20126021001002000.333.333.500833.167.167.500----36
-Bob ElliottOF22321291843103319094024.333.377.527904.194.264.3280.4443.068140
16Elbie Fletcher1B23102370491122341271348282911.303.383.484867.181.319.3030.5830.8179427
24Johnny GeeP2336100000014000.000.143.000143.000.167.0004.00--07
-Frankie Gustine3B1922705133003094053.186.278.229507.043.171.1970.44--1684
20Lee Handley3B251013764310714514217322001312.285.341.356697.072.202.2990.63376.0134421
53Ken HeintzelmanP23179221001001000.222.222.333555.111.111.250----39
16Woody JensenOF311212020001000001.167.167.167334.000.000.167----212
22Red Juelich2B2217465110204024024.239.271.326597.087.130.2622.00--1550
14Chuck KleinOF34852703781164114712617064.300.361.511872.211.311.2890.6524.5138302
41Bob KlingerP31378491700060512012.202.247.202449.000.060.2362.40--1790
14Heinie ManushOF371012000001011001.000.077.00077.000.083.0001.00--013
30Ray MuellerC2786180144281218014220102.233.289.322611.089.167.2561.5790.058204
12Johnny RizzoOF26943304986233655042273914.261.344.403747.142.270.2690.6455.0133381
-Joe SchultzC20414342002020000.286.375.429804.143.286.2860.00--616
44Rip SewellP32525551110140311041.200.241.273514.073.127.2333.6755.01562
24Gus Suhr1B3363204235910213142523070.289.367.373740.083.225.3220.92204.076236
31George SusceC31317581731140125026.227.333.333666.107.267.2320.4275.02589
45Bill SwiftP3136426100002049023.238.304.238542.000.095.3032.25--1048
-Oad SwigartP2438120002000020.250.250.250500.000.000.250----210
50Jim TobinP264374918312110212010.243.263.392655.149.176.2676.0037.02977
-Maurice Van RobaysOF24271051333902160610013.314.351.457808.143.200.3331.6752.548112
21Arky VaughanSS271525959418230116621270206225.306.379.424803.118.255.3090.2999.2252687
10Lloyd WanerOF3311237949108153024017133115.285.316.340656.055.100.2950.76--129407
11Paul WanerOF36125461621513063450351801012.328.375.438813.111.187.3360.51153.7202506
26Pep Young2B3184293348114332912329297.276.329.375704.099.181.2991.2697.7110325
-Eddie Yount2322000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
Batting Totals178452696661453261606361744477420210156128.276.336.384720.108.207.2900.8883.620235902
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
51Russ Bauers25243.33158104153462720425121001.317.670.674.172.000.48
-Oad Swigart24114.50331100242714121680001.3810.130.382.253.001.33
45Bill Swift31573.88368211841291506056628560001.3710.380.421.943.882.00
44Rip Sewell321094.0952125120217617793801073691001.429.050.513.733.530.95
-Pep Rambert22009.0020002037440141002.0015.750.002.259.004.00
41Bob Klinger3114174.363733102302252511201091181646001.4810.040.443.242.560.79
53Ken Heintzelman23115.001721112035352320218182001.478.750.504.504.501.00
24Johnny Gee23124.053310001920179010160001.509.000.004.507.201.60
40Bill Clemensen20017.33121008027322622020131001.9310.670.006.674.330.65
40Max Butcher28443.4114125200861043733223210001.4610.760.212.382.170.91
47Mace Brown309133.384719811872002329075852713101.4210.440.362.343.201.37
48Joe Bowman2910144.48372710181184217105921543581001.4110.560.732.092.821.35
46Cy Blanton30234.29106103042452320410111001.319.640.862.142.361.10
50Jim Tobin26994.53251980401451948473733431001.5712.040.432.052.671.30
Pitching 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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