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1951 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 64-90 .416
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 689-845 -156
Manager(s): Billy Meyer
General Manager: Branch Rickey
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 980,590 9/16
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: Babe Herman
First Base Coach: Bill Posedel
Third Base Coach: Milt Stock
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1951 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    10,12Monty Basgall2B175R-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    13Ted BeardOF5-8165L-L301948Not draftedMLB--
    18Gus BellOF6-2196L-R221950Not draftedMLB--
    24Don CarlsenP6-1175R-R241948Not draftedMLB--
    16Pete Castiglione3B-SS5-11175R-R301947Not draftedMLB--
    23Cliff ChambersP6-3208L-L291948Not draftedMLB--
    12Dick ColeSS-3B6-2175R-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    30Con DempseyP6-4190R-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    21,22Murry DicksonP5-10157R-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    3Bob Dillinger3B5-11170R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    15Erv DusakOF6-2185R-R301941Not draftedMLB--
    35,39Harry FisherP6-0180L-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    9Ed Fitz GeraldC0R-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    25Bob FriendP6-0190R-R201951Not draftedMLB--
    2Joe GaragiolaC6-0190L-R251946Not draftedMLB--
    8Bill HowertonOF5-11185L-R291949Not draftedMLB--
    4Ralph KinerOF6-2195R-R281946Not draftedMLB--
    26Bill KoskiP6-4185R-R191951Not draftedMLB--
    24Paul LaPalmeP5-10184L-L271951Not draftedMLB--
    20Vern LawP6-2195R-R211950Not draftedMLB--
    2Dale Long1B6-4210L-L251951Not draftedMLB--
    12Jack MaguireOF5-11165R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    3,8Clyde McCulloughC5-11180R-R341940Not draftedMLB--
    10Jack Merson2B-3B5-11175R-R291951Not draftedMLB--
    11Catfish MetkovichOF-1B6-1185L-L301943Not draftedMLB--
    31Joe MuirP6-1172L-L281951Not draftedMLB--
    7Danny Murtaugh2B5-9165R-R331941Not draftedMLB--
    6Rocky Nelson1B5-11178L-L261949Not draftedMLB--
    23Paul PettitP6-2195L-L191951Not draftedMLB--
    5Jack Phillips1B6-4193R-R291947Not draftedMLB--
    30Howie PolletP6-1175L-L301941Not draftedMLB--
    36Mel QueenP6-0204R-R331942Not draftedMLB--
    27Pete ReiserOF5-11185L-R321940Not draftedMLB--
    21Dino RestelliOF6-1191R-R261949Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan RojekSS5-10170R-R321942Not draftedMLB--
    17Tom SaffellOF5-11170L-R291949Not draftedMLB--
    10Hank Schenz2B-3B175R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    6Dick Smith3B-SS5-8160R-R231951Not draftedMLB--
    14George StricklandSS-2B6-1180R-R251950Not draftedMLB--
    27Frank ThomasOF-3B6-3205R-R221951Not draftedMLB--
    29Junior WalshP5-11185R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    19Bill WerleP6-2182L-L301949Not draftedMLB--
    15Wally WestlakeOF6-0186R-R301947Not draftedMLB--
    28Ted WilksP5-9178R-R351944Not draftedMLB--
    23Len YochimP6-2200L-L221951Not draftedMLB--

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