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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: Season in progress

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
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
6Stan Rojekss1029-MLB15664185186275451246141388.290.000.3670235--
4Ralph Kinerof325-MLB156555104147195401231112613015.265.000.5331000296--
7Danny Murtaugh2b2430-MLB14651456149215171106040148.290.000.3560183--
16Frankie Gustine2b-3b3428-MLB13144968120192942542622612.267.000.3790170--
5Ed Stevens1b5423-MLB12842947109196106943553236.254.000.3960170--
15Wally Westlakeof2727-MLB132428781221061765246404110.285.000.4560195--
11Dixie Walkerof-37-MLB1294083912919325415218057.316.000.3920160--
12Johnny Hoppof-1b3931-MLB12039264109151213154025037.278.000.3850151--
10Clyde Kluttzc-30-MLB94271266012242032019044.221.000.325088--
9Ed Fitz Geraldc-24-MLB10226231709313533237123.267.000.336088--
18Eddie Bockman3b-27-MLB7017623427142321735127.239.000.358063--
14Max Westof-1b-31-MLB8714619264082112729104.178.000.370054--
24Bob Chesnesp-27-MLB3991152511180711003.275.000.341031--
17Ted Beardof-27-MLB25811516130751218200.198.000.284023--
37Elmer Riddlep-33-MLB296461210151416060.187.000.250016--
8Monty Basgall2b-26-MLB385112111026035001.216.000.353018--
35Tiny Bonhamp-34-MLB2249280003007010.163.000.16308--
28Vic Lombardip-25-MLB39481102003024111.208.000.250012--
13Kirby Higbep-33-MLB564841010130011002.208.000.292014--
21Fritz Ostermuellerp-40-MLB2344181004016031.182.000.20509--
30Rip Sewellp-41-MLB21425610120615010.143.000.238010--
26Elmer Singletonp-30-MLB3823020002008010.087.000.08702--
32Hal Greggp-26-MLB2222360011009020.273.000.40909--
23Mel Queenp-30-MLB2517010000002020.059.000.05901--
3Johnny Riddlec-42-MLB1015130000012011.200.000.20003--
17Grady Wilsonss-25-MLB1210111001003000.100.000.20002--
36Woody Mainp-26-MLB172000000000000.000.000.00000--
34Junior Walshp-29-MLB22000000000000.000.000.00000--
29Don Gutteridge2b-36-MLB42000000001000.000.000.00000--
-Pete Castiglione3b-ss-27-MLB42000000100000.000.000.00000--
31Earl Turnerc-25-MLB21000000000000.000.000.00000--
38Cal McLishp-22-MLB31000000000000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
24Bob Chesnes1627-MLB1463.57252315000194.11809277139069621.398.340.604.173.201.30----
37Elmer Riddle1533-MLB12103.49282712311191.01848374208163901.398.670.943.822.971.29----
28Vic Lombardi2225-MLB1093.70381790154163.0156726796754111.378.610.503.702.981.24----
13Kirby Higbe1233-MLB873.36568303110158.01407559118386411.417.970.634.734.900.97----
35Tiny Bonham4834-MLB6104.3122207000135.21457165182342001.249.621.191.532.790.55----
21Fritz Ostermueller4540-MLB8114.42232210200134.11437366134143401.379.580.872.752.880.95----
30Rip Sewell5341-MLB1333.4821177030121.2126514793736101.349.320.672.742.661.03----
26Elmer Singleton4930-MLB464.973851017292.1905251114053901.418.771.073.905.170.75----
32Hal Gregg-26-MLB244.60228109174.172403833425001.438.720.364.123.031.36----
23Mel Queen-30-MLB446.65258006166.182514984034101.8411.131.095.434.611.18----
36Woody Main-26-MLB118.33170006027.035272541912012.0011.671.336.334.001.58----
38Cal McLish-22-MLB009.002100005.0855021102.0014.400.003.601.802.00----
34Junior Walsh-29-MLB1010.382000104.1455150002.088.312.0810.380.00------
22Nick Strincevich-33-MLB008.313000204.1844021002.3116.620.004.152.082.00----
Totals: (32 players)83714.1515415465589191,37213737016321085645193651.439.010.793.703.411.09-- 

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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