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1947 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 62-92 .403
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 744-815 -71
Roster Continuity 58.03% 14/16
Manager(s): Billy Herman, Bill Burwell
General Manager: Roy Hamey
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 1,283,531 8/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: Zack Taylor
Assistant Coach: Bill Burwell
Assistant Coach: Rogers McKee
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9460.610--
8965.5785.0
8668.5588.0
8173.52613.0
7381.47421.0
6985.44825.0
6292.40332.0
6292.40332.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
16Frankie Gustine3B27   1566161021833069675636521015.297.364.409773.112.222.3211.0368.4252691
4Ralph KinerOF24   15256511817723451127198812112.313.417.6391056.326.501.2910.8311.1361666
6Billy CoxSS27   13252975145307155452928125.274.313.442755.168.233.2670.9735.3234561
17Jim RussellOF28   12847868121218851763582512.253.343.381724.128.274.2740.9259.8182548
15Wally WestlakeOF26   112407591111741769527634516.273.324.459783.187.265.2872.3323.9187443
5Hank Greenberg1B36   1254027110013225740104734016.249.408.478886.229.488.2470.7016.1192510
12Culley RikardOF33   109324579316443215039119.287.384.398782.111.269.3170.7881.0129376
2,19Jimmy Bloodworth2B29   8831627799074811639219.250.290.345635.095.149.2672.4445.1109335
10Clyde KluttzC29   7323226709264211718242.302.355.435790.134.211.3081.0638.7101255
1Dixie HowellC27   76214235911042512734042.276.357.383740.107.238.3131.2653.582245
8Eddie Basinski2B24   5616115326241701827035.199.279.335614.137.248.2151.5040.354182
3Elbie Fletcher1B31   6915722389112222924105.242.364.331695.089.287.2800.83157.052187
7Whitey WietelmannSS-2B28   481282130411701210006.234.300.305605.070.164.2480.83128.039140
14Gene WoodlingOF24   227972122010075011.266.326.342668.076.165.2840.71--2787
13Kirby HigbeP32   467261020140211062.139.162.208370.069.097.1505.5072.01580
21Fritz OstermuellerP39   266461210050412062.188.235.203438.016.078.2313.00--1374
1,2Bill SalkeldC30   47615132008068012.213.284.246530.033.131.2451.33--1568
14,42Billy SullivanC36   38551143008163001.255.328.309637.055.182.2690.50--1761
9Pete CastiglioneSS26   13506140001025000.280.308.280588.000.040.3112.50--1452
11Billy Herman2B37   15473104006027003.213.245.298543.085.128.2503.50--1449
35Tiny BonhamP33   3345471004035162.156.224.178402.022.089.1751.67--855
31Roy JarvisC21   1845471014065001.156.255.244499.089.222.1540.8345.01151
29Preacher RoeP32   38401500010215040.125.167.125292.000.050.2007.50--546
30Rip SewellP40   2440250014016003.125.146.200346.075.100.1216.0040.0841
36Jim BagbyP30   3732372003003132.219.242.281523.063.063.241----936
19,42Gene Mauch2B-SS21   1630890001076000.300.432.300732.000.233.3750.86--937
23Mel QueenP29   1426120001006011.077.077.077154.000.000.100----227
24Ed BahrP27   2123020000008032.087.087.087174.000.000.133----226
22Nick StrincevichP32   3221010000023010.048.130.048178.000.095.0561.50--124
26Elmer SingletonP29   4113140102004010.308.308.462770.154.154.444----614
2Al LyonsP28   1510120011013100.200.333.500833.300.400.1673.0010.0512
32Roger WolffP36   139000000016000.000.100.000100.000.111.0006.00--010
18Hank BehrmanP26   106000000002010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
28Steve NagyP28   64010000002000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
19Hugh MulcahyP33   23010000000000.333.333.333666.000.000.333----13
27Art HerringP41   112000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
18Al Gionfriddo25   11000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
20Ken HeintzelmanP31   20100001010000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals186553077441385216441566993060668424070136.261.337.406743.145.265.2751.1334.021575983
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
13Kirby Higbe32   11173.724630101125225.02041089322110996001.408.160.884.403.960.90
21Fritz Ostermueller39   12103.84262412300183.018194781868665001.368.900.893.343.250.97
35Tiny Bonham33   1183.84331873123149.216767641735631001.3510.021.022.103.781.80
29Preacher Roe32   4155.2538224182144.015693841963591101.529.751.193.943.690.94
30Rip Sewell40   643.5724124180121.012158481136361001.309.000.822.682.681.00
36Jim Bagby30   544.6637620180115.214375601437231001.5511.091.092.871.780.62
22Nick Strincevich32   165.263271010089.01115952937220001.6611.220.913.742.220.59
24Ed Bahr27   354.611911104082.1824542543250001.529.000.554.722.740.58
23Mel Queen29   374.011412201074.0703933851340101.648.510.976.204.140.67
26Elmer Singleton29   226.313630014167.0704947939245001.639.401.215.243.220.62
32Roger Wolff36   148.70136104030.049332941870002.2314.701.205.402.100.39
2Al Lyons28   127.39130006028.1362423412162001.7111.571.293.865.141.33
18Hank Behrman26   029.00102003024.2332625617110002.0011.882.166.123.960.65
28Steve Nagy28   135.7961001014.0181091942001.9311.570.645.792.570.44
27Art Herring41   138.18110008210.21811103460002.0014.732.453.274.911.50
19Hugh Mulcahy33   003.862100106.28731720002.1410.291.299.002.570.29
20Ken Heintzelman31   0020.252100004.091192620003.7520.254.5013.504.500.33
-Lee Howard23   003.002000102.24111020001.3312.003.000.006.00--
23Lou Tost36   009.001000001.03110000003.0027.000.000.000.00--
28,40Cal McLish21   0018.001000101.02220000002.0018.000.000.000.00--
25Ken Gables28   00-1000000.1322100000------
Batting Totals62924.68367156449112131374148881571515559250124201.519.751.023.883.280.85
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dixie HowellC742723082.9740.00
Clyde KluttzC692475547.9870.00
Roy JarvisC1550821.9670.00
Bill SalkeldC1529410.9710.00
Billy SullivanC12424011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank Greenberg1B11998379985.9920.00
Elbie Fletcher1B5032425528.9860.00
Billy Herman1B262001.0000.00
Whitey Wietelmann1B171001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jimmy Bloodworth2B87222206956.9790.00
Eddie Basinski2B56116130734.9720.00
Whitey Wietelmann2B14302438.9470.00
Billy Herman2B101413021.0000.00
Gene Mauch2B6131310.9630.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frankie Gustine3B1561933303135.9440.00
Whitey Wietelmann3B61510.8570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy CoxSS1292203882063.9680.00
Whitey WietelmannSS22313896.8850.00
Pete CastiglioneSS13263926.9700.00
Gene MauchSS45721.8570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ralph KinerOF152390871.9830.00
Jim RussellOF119343673.9800.00
Wally WestlakeOF109239830.9880.00
Culley RikardOF79177240.9780.00
Gene WoodlingOF2159120.9680.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kirby HigbeP4622592310.9701.28
Preacher RoeP3814462012.9631.63
Jim BagbyP3711572822.9462.73
Elmer SingletonP366791111.9522.69
Tiny BonhamP3314971121.9001.09
Nick StrincevichP3289217011.0001.92
Fritz OstermuellerP26183925041.0001.67
Rip SewellP24121102613.9732.68
Ed BahrP198221211.9331.53
Mel QueenP14745711.9231.46
Al LyonsP132828011.0003.20
Roger WolffP133032001.0001.50
Art HerringP111001001.0000.88
Hank BehrmanP10241120.5000.74
Steve NagyP61422001.0002.57
Ken HeintzelmanP240000.0000.00
Lee HowardP220000.0000.00
Hugh MulcahyP2613011.0005.81
Ken GablesP100000.0000.00
Cal McLishP1111001.00018.00
Lou TostP1101001.0009.00


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