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1952 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  42-112   .273
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Billy Meyer
General Manager:   Branch Rickey
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  686,673
Playoffs: Season in progress

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Wilks (36)
Youngest Player:  Jim Waugh (18)
Longest Tenure:  Ralph Kiner (7)
Top Hitter:  Ralph Kiner (2)
Top Pitcher:  Murry Dickson (10)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  72.70%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9657.627--
NY Giants9262.5974.5
St. Louis8866.5718.5
Philadelphia8767.5659.5
Chi Cubs7777.50019.5
Cincinnati6985.44827.5
Boston6489.41832.0
Pittsburgh42112.27354.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
4Ralph Kinerof229-MLB1495169012617237873011077706.244.000.5000258--
7Gus Bellof3123-MLB131468531172151659143672246.250.000.4190196--
10Jack Merson2b-3b-30-MLB11139841982025381122381311.246.000.3440137--
24Dick Groatss4521-MLB95384381096112924192711118.284.000.3120120--
44Catfish Metkovichof-1b5831-MLB12537341101183741523229459.271.000.3910146--
5Tony Bartirome1b-20-MLB1243553278103016332637050.220.000.265094--
2Joe Garagiolac-26-MLB1183443594154854015024207.273.000.4100141--
8Bobby Del Grecoof4719-MLB993413474142120653870339.217.000.279095--
26Clem Koshorekss-2b-27-MLB983222784170015472639263.261.000.3140101--
14George Stricklandss-2b-26-MLB76232174162522422145125.177.000.284066--
16Pete Castiglione3b-ss-31-MLB6721427579141833178132.266.000.374080--
3Clyde McCulloughc-35-MLB66172104051115011018253.233.000.291050--
22Murry Dicksonp-35-MLB47107424400600110025.224.000.262028--
14Sonny Senerchia3b-21-MLB291005225031103421000.220.000.360036--
17Brandy Davisof4824-MLB559514171101921128020.179.000.211020--
6Lee Wallsof-19-MLB3280615012500822001.187.000.287023--
18Dick Hallp-21-MLB2680611100201217010.137.000.150012--
9Ed Fitz Geraldc-28-MLB5173417101702715004.233.000.288021--
11Howie Polletp-31-MLB3168413000400817022.191.000.191013--
6,31Dick Smith3b-ss-24-MLB29668710050093001.106.000.12108--
12Johnny Berardino2b-ss-35-MLB19562840040046001.143.000.214012--
25Bob Friendp-21-MLB355223000000220071.058.000.05803--
21Ted Beardof-31-MLB15445821032079011.182.000.273012--
35Woody Mainp-30-MLB48371200000009031.054.000.05402--
15Erv Dusakof-31-MLB20271600130028002.222.000.33309--
8Bill Howertonof-30-MLB13253811040065001.320.000.440011--
36Cal Hoguep-24-MLB19241610050016011.250.000.29207--
15Frank Thomasof-3b-23-MLB6211200000011002.095.000.09502--
20Ron Klinep-20-MLB271900000000011000.000.000.00000--
21Ron Necciaip-20-MLB12170100010019000.059.000.05901--
19Harry Fisherp-26-MLB15150510010003001.333.000.40006--
29Jim Manganc-22-MLB11131200020013000.154.000.15402--
23Jim Waughp-18-MLB17100100000025011.100.000.10001--
32Paul LaPalmep-28-MLB31101110000002010.100.000.20002--
30Joe Muirp-29-MLB1291100000011000.111.000.11101--
28Ted Wilksp-36-MLB4480100000000010.125.000.12501--
19Red Mungerp-33-MLB570000000004010.000.000.00000--
30Bill Bellp-18-MLB440000000004000.000.000.00000--
24Don Carlsenp-25-MLB530100000000000.333.000.33301--
27Jim Sucheckip-24-MLB520000000011000.000.000.00000--
5Jack Phillips1b-30-MLB110000000000000.000.000.00000--
29Jim Dunnp-21-MLB310000000000000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Murry Dickson1035-MLB14213.57433421282277.22781281102676112001.279.010.842.463.630.68--0.97
11Howie Pollet2331-MLB7164.1231309110214.021711198227190101.359.130.932.993.790.79--1.01
25Bob Friend3921-MLB7174.1835236140185.01869686158475711.469.050.734.093.651.12--1.42
35Woody Main3530-MLB2124.46481120192153.11497876145279211.318.750.823.054.640.66--1.20
36Cal Hogue-24-MLB184.841912305083.279564576834101.768.500.757.313.662.00--0.70
20Ron Kline-20-MLB075.492711005078.274554836627431.788.470.347.553.092.44--1.21
28Ted Wilks3236-MLB553.614400034472.165322993124101.338.091.123.862.991.29--0.73
32Paul LaPalme4828-MLB123.923120016059.256332663725501.568.450.915.583.771.48--1.26
21Ron Necciai-20-MLB167.08129002054.263454353231301.7410.370.825.275.101.03--0.70
23Jim Waugh-18-MLB166.36177106052.161433743218001.7810.490.695.503.101.78--1.32
30Joe Muir-29-MLB236.31125100035.242282531817001.6810.600.764.544.291.06--1.50
19Red Munger-33-MLB037.1854000026.13021216108001.5210.252.053.422.731.25--1.29
19Harry Fisher-26-MLB126.8783004018.11714144135101.648.351.966.382.452.60--0.63
30Bill Bell-18-MLB014.6041002015.2161183134101.859.191.727.472.303.25--0.93
27Jim Suchecki-24-MLB005.4050003010.01476146001.8012.600.903.605.400.67--1.33
24Don Carlsen-25-MLB0110.8051001010.0201312152102.5018.000.904.501.802.50--0.88
29Jim Dunn-21-MLB003.383000105.1422032101.316.750.005.063.381.50--5.00
19Bill Werle-31-MLB009.005000004.0954111002.5020.252.252.252.251.00--1.50
34Ed Wolfe-23-MLB007.363000103.2733151003.2717.182.4512.272.455.00--2.50
36Mel Queen-34-MLB0229.702200003.181211243203.6021.605.4010.808.101.33--2.00
Totals: (42 players)421124.6515415443411181,3641395793704926255643051.249.210.884.123.721.11-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe GaragiolaC10541863119.9780.00 
Clyde McCulloughC612273854.9810.00 
Ed Fitz GeraldC18494001.0000.00 
Jim ManganC43210.8330.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tony Bartirome1B118909721191.9890.00 
Catfish Metkovich1B7253033759.9880.00 
Pete Castiglione1B120001.0000.00 
Clyde McCullough1B10000.0000.00 
Jack Phillips1B120011.0000.00 
George Strickland1B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jack Merson2B81190214959.9780.00 
George Strickland2B45951271130.9530.00 
Clem Koshorek2B275472511.9620.00 
Johnny Berardino2B183758413.9600.00 
Dick Smith2B436011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pete Castiglione3B5767129107.9510.00 
Sonny Senerchia3B28303133.9530.00 
Jack Merson3B27305233.9650.00 
Clem Koshorek3B26264135.9570.00 
Dick Smith3B16163023.9580.00 
Dick Hall3B51010001.0000.00 
Ed Fitz Gerald3B26110.8750.00 
Bill Howerton3B10120.3330.00 
George Strickland3B151021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick GroatSS942292722561.9520.00 
Clem KoshorekSS33691191031.9490.00 
George StricklandSS284790824.9450.00 
Dick SmithSS451414.9500.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ralph KinerOF149250980.9700.00 
Gus BellOF123202862.9720.00 
Bobby Del GrecoOF932461163.9770.00 
Catfish MetkovichOF33721001.0000.00 
Brandy DavisOF2953240.9320.00 
Lee WallsOF19442011.0000.00 
Dick HallOF1434110.9720.00 
Ted BeardOF13271001.0000.00 
Erv DusakOF117221.8180.00 
Bill HowertonOF59010.9000.00 
Frank ThomasOF581001.0000.00 
Pete CastiglioneOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Woody MainP4815381540.8521.35 
Ted WilksP44723911.9231.50 
Murry DicksonP43277296247.9582.95 
Bob FriendP35185103723.9592.29 
Paul LaPalmeP315911511.9412.43 
Howie PolletP3121474832.9482.31 
Ron KlineP277838021.0001.27 
Cal HogueP19834921.8671.41 
Jim WaughP175201111.9171.90 
Joe MuirP12354511.9002.30 
Ron NecciaiP12544722.8461.83 
Harry FisherP81811001.0000.99 
Don CarlsenP51006011.0005.40 
Red MungerP52619031.0003.45 
Jim SucheckiP5100210.6671.80 
Bill WerleP5402001.0004.50 
Bill BellP41514011.0002.96 
Jim DunnP3520001.0003.53 
Ed WolfeP3311011.0005.63 
Mel QueenP230000.0000.00 


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