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1951 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  64-90   .416
Result:   7th in National League
Manager(s):  Billy Meyer
General Manager:   Branch Rickey
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  980,590
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Wilks (35)
Youngest Player:  Bill Koski (19)
Longest Tenure:  Ralph Kiner (6)
Top Hitter:  Ralph Kiner (5)
Top Pitcher:  Murry Dickson (8)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  69.00%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Giants9859.624--
Brooklyn9760.6181.0
St. Louis8173.52615.5
Boston7678.49420.5
Philadelphia7381.47423.5
Cincinnati6886.44228.5
Pittsburgh6490.41632.5
Chi Cubs6292.40334.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
10,12Monty Basgall2BMLB175RightRight2/8/192229Pfeifer,KansasUDFA 

13Ted BeardOFMLB5-8165LeftLeft1/7/192130Woodsboro,MarylandUDFA 
18Gus BellOFMLB6-2196LeftRight11/15/192822Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
24Don CarlsenPMLB6-1175RightRight10/15/192624Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
16Pete Castiglione3B-SSMLB5-11175RightRight2/13/192130Greenwich,ConnecticutUDFA 
23Cliff ChambersPMLB6-3208LeftLeft1/10/192229Portland,OregonUDFA 
12Dick ColeSS-3BMLB6-2175RightRight5/6/192625Long Beach,CaliforniaUDFA 
30Con DempseyPMLB6-4190RightRight9/16/192327San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
21,22Murry DicksonPMLB5-10157RightRight8/21/191634Tracy,MissouriUDFA 
3Bob Dillinger3BMLB5-11170RightRight9/17/191832Glendale,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Erv DusakOFMLB6-2185RightRight7/29/192030Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
35,39Harry FisherPMLB6-0180LeftRight1/3/192625Newbury,OntarioUDFA 
9Ed Fitz GeraldCMLB RightRight5/21/192427 UDFA 
25Bob FriendPMLB6-0190RightRight11/24/193020Lafayette,IndianaUDFA 
2Joe GaragiolaCMLB6-0190LeftRight2/12/192625St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
8Bill HowertonOFMLB5-11185LeftRight12/12/192129Lompoc,CaliforniaUDFA 
4Ralph KinerOFMLB6-2195RightRight10/27/192228Santa Rita,New MexicoUDFA 
26Bill KoskiPMLB6-4185RightRight2/6/193219Madera,CaliforniaUDFA 
24Paul LaPalmePMLB5-10184LeftLeft12/14/192327Springfield,MassachusettsUDFA 
20Vern LawPMLB6-2195RightRight3/12/193021Meridian,IdahoUDFA 
2Dale Long1BMLB6-4210LeftLeft2/6/192625Springfield,MissouriUDFA 
12Jack MaguireOFMLB5-11165RightRight2/5/192526St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
3,8Clyde McCulloughCMLB5-11180RightRight3/4/191734Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
10Jack Merson2B-3BMLB5-11175RightRight1/17/192229Elkridge,MarylandUDFA 
11Catfish MetkovichOF-1BMLB6-1185LeftLeft10/8/192030Angels Camp,CaliforniaUDFA 
31Joe MuirPMLB6-1172LeftLeft11/26/192228Oriole,MarylandUDFA 
7Danny Murtaugh2BMLB5-9165RightRight10/8/191733Chester,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
6Rocky Nelson1BMLB5-11178LeftLeft11/18/192426Portsmouth,OhioUDFA 
23Paul PettitPMLB6-2195LeftLeft11/29/193119Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
5Jack Phillips1BMLB6-4193RightRight9/6/192129Clarence,New YorkUDFA 
30Howie PolletPMLB6-1175LeftLeft6/26/192130New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
36Mel QueenPMLB6-0204RightRight3/4/191833Maxwell,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
27Pete ReiserOFMLB5-11185LeftRight3/17/191932St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
21Dino RestelliOFMLB6-1191RightRight9/23/192426St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
6Stan RojekSSMLB5-10170RightRight4/21/191932North Tonawanda,New YorkUDFA 
17Tom SaffellOFMLB5-11170LeftRight7/26/192129Etowah,TennesseeUDFA 
10Hank Schenz2B-3BMLB175RightRight4/11/191932New Richmond,OhioUDFA 
6Dick Smith3B-SSMLB5-8160RightRight7/21/192723Blandburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14George StricklandSS-2BMLB6-1180RightRight1/10/192625New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
27Frank ThomasOF-3BMLB6-3205RightRight6/11/192922Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
29Junior WalshPMLB5-11185RightRight3/7/191932Newark,New JerseyUDFA 
19Bill WerlePMLB6-2182LeftLeft12/21/192030Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Wally WestlakeOFMLB6-0186RightRight11/8/192030Gridley,CaliforniaUDFA 
28Ted WilksPMLB5-9178RightRight11/13/191535Fulton,New YorkUDFA 
23Len YochimPMLB6-2200LeftLeft10/16/192822New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Babe HermanAssistant Coach 
Billy MeyerManager 
Bill PosedelFirst Base Coach 
Bob PrinceBroadcaster 
Branch RickeyGeneral Manager 
Rosey RowswellBroadcaster 
Milt StockThird Base Coach 
Honus WagnerAssistant Coach 


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