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1948 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  83-71   .539
Result:   4th in National League
Manager(s):  Billy Meyer
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  1,517,021
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Johnny Riddle (42)
Youngest Player:  Cal McLish (22)
Longest Tenure:  Rip Sewell (11)
Top Hitter:  Ralph Kiner (3)
Top Pitcher:  Kirby Higbe (12)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  45.39%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Boston9162.595--
St. Louis8569.5526.5
Brooklyn8470.5457.5
Pittsburgh8371.5398.5
NY Giants7876.50613.5
Philadelphia6688.42925.5
Cincinnati6489.41827.0
Chi Cubs6490.41627.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
6Stan Rojek+ss1029-MLB15664185186275451246141388.290.000.367367235--
4Ralph Kiner+of325-MLB156555104147195401231112613015.265.000.533533296--
7Danny Murtaugh+2b2430-MLB14651456149215171106040148.290.000.356356183--
16Frankie Gustine+2b-3b3428-MLB13144968120192942542622612.267.000.379379170--
5Ed Stevens+1b5423-MLB12842947109196106943553236.254.000.396396170--
15Wally Westlake+of2727-MLB132428781221061765246404110.285.000.456456195--
11Dixie Walker+of-37-MLB1294083912919325415218057.316.000.392392160--
12Johnny Hopp+of-1b3931-MLB12039264109151213154025037.278.000.385385151--
10Clyde Kluttz+c-30-MLB94271266012242032019044.221.000.32532588--
9Ed Fitz Gerald+c-24-MLB10226231709313533237123.267.000.33633688--
18Eddie Bockman+3b-27-MLB7017623427142321735127.239.000.35835863--
14Max West+of-1b-31-MLB8714619264082112729104.178.000.37037054--
24Bob Chesnes+p-27-MLB3991152511180711003.275.000.34134131--
17Ted Beard+of-27-MLB25811516130751218200.198.000.28428423--
37Elmer Riddle+p-33-MLB296461210151416060.187.000.25025016--
8Monty Basgall+2b-26-MLB385112111026035001.216.000.35335318--
35Tiny Bonham+p-34-MLB2249280003007010.163.000.1631638--
13Kirby Higbe+p-33-MLB564841010130011002.208.000.29229214--
28Vic Lombardi+p-25-MLB39481102003024111.208.000.25025012--
21Fritz Ostermueller+p-40-MLB2344181004016031.182.000.2052059--
30Rip Sewell+p-41-MLB21425610120615010.143.000.23823810--
26Elmer Singleton+p-30-MLB3823020002008010.087.000.087872--
32Hal Gregg+p-26-MLB2222360011009020.273.000.4094099--
23Mel Queen+p-30-MLB2517010000002020.059.000.059591--
3Johnny Riddle+c-42-MLB1015130000012011.200.000.2002003--
17Grady Wilson+ss-25-MLB1210111001003000.100.000.2002002--
-Pete Castiglione+3b-ss-27-MLB42000000100000.000.000.00000--
36Woody Main+p-26-MLB172000000000000.000.000.00000--
34Junior Walsh+p-29-MLB22000000000000.000.000.00000--
29Don Gutteridge+2b-36-MLB42000000001000.000.000.00000--
31Earl Turner+c-25-MLB21000000000000.000.000.00000--
38Cal McLish+p-22-MLB31000000000000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
24Bob Chesnes+1627-MLB1463.57252315000194.1180927713906960 21.398.340.604.173.201.30----
37Elmer Riddle+1533-MLB12103.49282712311191.0184837420816390 01.398.670.943.822.971.29----
28Vic Lombardi+2225-MLB1093.70381790154163.015672679675410 11.378.610.503.702.981.24----
13Kirby Higbe+1233-MLB873.36568303110158.0140755911838640 11.417.970.634.734.900.97----
35Tiny Bonham+4834-MLB6104.3122207000135.2145716518234200 01.249.621.191.532.790.55----
21Fritz Ostermueller+4540-MLB8114.42232210200134.1143736613414340 01.379.580.872.752.880.95----
30Rip Sewell+5341-MLB1333.4821177030121.212651479373610 01.349.320.672.742.661.03----
26Elmer Singleton+4930-MLB464.973851017292.190525111405390 01.418.771.073.905.170.75----
32Hal Gregg+-26-MLB244.60228109174.17240383342500 01.438.720.364.123.031.36----
23Mel Queen+-30-MLB446.65258006166.18251498403410 01.8411.131.095.434.611.18----
36Woody Main+-26-MLB118.33170006027.03527254191200 12.0011.671.336.334.001.58----
38Cal McLish+-22-MLB009.002100005.085502110 02.0014.400.003.601.802.00----
34Junior Walsh+-29-MLB1010.382000104.145515000 02.088.312.0810.380.00------
22Nick Strincevich+-33-MLB008.313000204.184402100 02.3116.620.004.152.082.00----
Totals: (32 players)83714.1515415465589191,372137370163210856451936--51.439.010.793.703.411.09-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed Fitz GeraldC9633836154.9610.00 
Clyde KluttzC912985488.9780.00 
Johnny RiddleC10183011.0000.00 
Earl TurnerC10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed Stevens1B117102183494.9960.00 
Max West1B3219820214.9910.00 
Johnny Hopp1B2521118121.9960.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Danny Murtaugh2B1463754121795.9790.00 
Monty Basgall2B223735041.0000.00 
Eddie Bockman2B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frankie Gustine3B1181192562121.9470.00 
Eddie Bockman3B515010069.9620.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Stan RojekSS1562624752991.9620.00 
Grady WilsonSS77422.8460.00 
Pete CastiglioneSS101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ralph KinerOF1543826101.9750.00 
Wally WestlakeOF125274872.9760.00 
Dixie WalkerOF112168440.9770.00 
Johnny HoppOF801923011.0000.00 
Ted BeardOF22660001.0000.00 
Max WestOF16110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kirby HigbeP5615852210.9641.54 
Vic LombardiP38163337001.0002.21 
Elmer SingletonP38921318011.0003.03 
Elmer RiddleP2819193723.9582.17 
Bob ChesnesP25194214535.9573.06 
Mel QueenP25666810.9331.91 
Fritz OstermuellerP23134321001.0001.61 
Tiny BonhamP221356911.9371.00 
Hal GreggP2274710011.0002.06 
Rip SewellP21121102131.9122.30 
Woody MainP172726001.0002.67 
Nick StrincevichP3411001.0004.39 
Cal McLishP2502001.0003.60 
Junior WalshP2402001.0004.39 


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