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1953 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 50-104 .325
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 622-887 -265
Roster Continuity 54.71% 15/16
Manager(s): Fred Haney
General Manager: Branch Rickey
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 572,757 13/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clyde Sukeforth
Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: John Fitzpatrick
Bullpen Coach: Sam Narron
First Base Coach: Bill Posedel
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10549.682--
9262.59713.0
8371.53922.0
8371.53922.0
7084.45535.0
6886.44237.0
6589.42240.0
50104.32555.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Danny O'Connell3B26   58888173
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8
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553457424513.294.361.401762.107.202.3080.7484.0236654
15Frank ThomasOF24   45568116
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1
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30
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1021250932312.255.331.505836.251.358.2591.8615.2230510
18Cal AbramsOF29   44866128
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43445870062.286.368.435803.150.279.3111.2129.9195512
7Paul Smith1B22   38941110
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443024233118.283.329.380709.098.167.2930.9697.3148427
17Carlos BernierOF24   3104866
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8
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31151451534111.213.332.316648.103.271.2481.04103.398366
44Hal RiceOF29   2863989
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42011722025.311.350.416766.105.161.3271.2971.5119305
5Preston Ward1B25   2813559
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27134439156.210.319.327646.117.267.2180.8935.192331
30Johnny O'Brien2B22   2792869
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22112136489.247.309.330639.082.158.2781.71139.592312
27Eddie O'BrienSS22   2612162
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014611730224.238.289.280569.042.126.2681.76--73282
12Dick ColeSS27   2352964
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023223826076.272.374.336710.064.226.3060.68--79280
6Mike SandlockC37   1861043
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0012001219133.231.281.258539.027.091.2571.58--48202
13Eddie Pellagrini2B35   1741644
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19111420011.253.309.362671.109.190.2671.4343.563189
16Pete Castiglione3B32   1591433
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2111514174.208.236.308544.101.132.2062.8039.849172
4Ralph KinerOF30   1482740
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29102521201.270.383.466849.196.372.2750.8421.169175
11Toby AtwellC29   1391134
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0017002012328.245.352.288640.043.187.2680.60--40164
31Vic JanowiczC23   1231031
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801531123.252.287.341628.089.122.3226.2061.542131
28Johnny LindellP36   911126
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15001615206.286.404.505909.220.396.3060.9422.846109
3Joe GaragiolaC27   73917
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14101011212.233.341.384725.151.301.2501.1036.52886
7Gene HermanskiOF33   62711
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400814102.177.282.226508.048.177.2131.7562.01471
22Murry DicksonP36   6107
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000200211042.115.143.115258.000.033.1405.50--767
24Paul LaPalmeP29   5965
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000100113032.085.100.085185.000.017.10913.00--563
14Felipe MontemayorOF23   5556
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00200413301.109.210.182392.073.145.1433.25--1062
19Bob FriendP22   5247
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00100116031.135.151.154305.019.038.19416.00--856
21Dick SmithSS25   4347
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020166001.163.265.209474.047.163.1891.00--949
44Catfish Metkovich1B-OF32   4156
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70063000.146.255.268523.122.268.1350.5041.01147
16Brandy DavisOF25   3958
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0020203000.205.205.256461.051.000.222----1039
36Bob HallP29   3816
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200219010.158.200.263463.105.158.2789.5038.01041
26Roy FaceP25   3014
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00200010040.133.133.167300.033.033.200----534
5Dick Hall2B22   2424
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00011113000.167.200.167367.000.042.1903.00--425
29Johnny HetkiP31   2425
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020011011.208.240.417657.208.250.2171.00--1026
23Jim WaughP19   2225
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00010015011.227.261.227488.000.045.2945.00--524
9Ed Fitz GeraldC29   1722
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0010002000.118.118.176294.059.059.133----317
9Nick KobackC17   1612
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000014012.125.176.250426.125.188.1674.00--418
14Pete NatonC21   1222
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00010021000.167.286.167453.000.167.1820.50--214
20Paul PettitP21   802
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00000022010.250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--211
32Roger BowmanP25   702
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00000014000.286.375.286661.000.143.6674.00--28
32Cal HogueP25   50000000001010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
10Jack ShepardC21   401
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00000002000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
39Bob Addis27   30000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
11Howie PolletP32   311
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00020000010.333.333.333666.000.000.333----14
37Bob SchultzP29   21000000012010.000.333.000333.000.500-2.00--04
37Clem Koshorek28   10000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
25Bill MacDonaldP24   00000000000010-----------01
Batting Totals1960525362212971784999571413952471536089117.247.315.356671.109.209.2701.3653.118705866
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Murry Dickson36   10194.524526101134200.22401211012758884001.4810.751.212.603.941.52
24Paul LaPalme29   8164.6035247172176.1191107902064869001.459.771.023.274.401.34
28Johnny Lindell36   5164.70272313130175.217310692171161028001.648.850.875.935.220.88
19Bob Friend22   8114.8932248020170.2193103931857662101.4610.160.953.003.471.16
36Bob Hall29   3125.3937176181152.017299911772687001.6110.181.014.264.030.94
26Roy Face25   686.58411320130119.014590871930563101.4710.971.442.274.241.87
29Johnny Hetki31   363.9754200313118.11206052933373101.309.150.692.522.821.12
23Jim Waugh19   456.502911103090.110870652156233101.8210.802.105.602.300.41
32Roger Bowman25   044.853020015065.1654235929363001.459.001.254.024.981.24
20Paul Pettit21   127.71105004028.0332724120140001.8910.610.326.434.500.70
32Cal Hogue25   115.2132200019.0191311416101001.849.001.897.584.740.63
37Bob Schultz29   028.05112003018.226191731051001.8912.321.424.742.370.50
11Howie Pollet32   1110.3852001012.22715152680002.5418.691.384.155.541.33
25Bill MacDonald24   0112.864100107.11210100840002.8615.430.0010.295.140.50
35Woody Main31   0011.252000104.05551240001.7511.252.254.509.002.00
Batting Totals501045.22365154494105101358152988778816857760744401.5510.131.113.824.021.05
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike SandlockC642904934.9910.00
Toby AtwellC451872072.9670.00
Vic JanowiczC351041582.9370.00
Joe GaragiolaC22821010.9890.00
Nick KobackC682001.0000.00
Ed Fitz GeraldC5133001.0000.00
Pete NatonC4130001.0000.00
Jack ShepardC26020.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Preston Ward1B7869364765.9910.00
Paul Smith1B74622521053.9850.00
Catfish Metkovich1B5470021.0000.00
Johnny Lindell1B212010.9230.00
Dick Cole1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny O'Brien2B77172210748.9820.00
Danny O'Connell2B47107149827.9700.00
Eddie Pellagrini2B316972412.9720.00
Dick Cole2B71611021.0000.00
Dick Hall2B7212316.9780.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Danny O'Connell3B1041192211516.9580.00
Pete Castiglione3B43448836.9780.00
Eddie Pellagrini3B1262321.9350.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie O'BrienSS811222072339.9350.00
Dick ColeSS771391921240.9650.00
Dick SmithSS131856310.9610.00
Eddie PellagriniSS313001.0000.00
Johnny O'BrienSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank ThomasOF1183061781.9760.00
Cal AbramsOF1122051363.9730.00
Carlos BernierOF86220871.9700.00
Hal RiceOF701671452.9730.00
Ralph KinerOF41715011.0000.00
Paul SmithOF1931210.9710.00
Gene HermanskiOF13260001.0000.00
Felipe MontemayorOF12292001.0000.00
Brandy DavisOF921010.9550.00
Catfish MetkovichOF471001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny HetkiP54118920011.0002.21
Murry DicksonP45200143442.9232.16
Roy FaceP411191112011.0001.74
Bob HallP37152102342.8921.95
Paul LaPalmeP3517652341.8751.43
Bob FriendP3217073632.9352.27
Roger BowmanP3065611001.0002.35
Jim WaughP299051311.9471.80
Johnny LindellP2717584222.9622.57
Bob SchultzP111812001.0001.48
Paul PettitP102826001.0002.57
Howie PolletP51201001.0000.74
Bill MacDonaldP4701001.0001.27
Cal HogueP31913011.0001.89
Woody MainP240000.0000.00


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