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1957 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 62-92 .403
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 586-696 -110
Roster Continuity 79.58% 8/16
Manager(s): Bobby Bragan, Danny Murtaugh
General Manager: Joe Brown
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 850,732 12/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Len Levy
Bullpen Coach: Sam Narron
First Base Coach: Clyde Sukeforth
Third Base Coach: Danny Murtaugh
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9559.617--
8767.5658.0
8470.54511.0
8074.51915.0
7777.50018.0
6985.44826.0
6292.40333.0
6292.40333.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
15Frank Thomas1B-OF28   59472172
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23
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893144663951216.290.335.460795.170.247.2881.5025.8273658
18Bill VirdonOF26   56159141
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11
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8
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5033336905838.251.291.383674.132.191.2732.0970.1215605
9Bill Mazeroski2B20   52659149
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7
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8
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54332749121136.283.318.407725.124.175.2991.8165.8214568
24Dick GroatSS26   50158158
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5
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7
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540127283114616.315.350.437787.122.174.3201.0471.6219551
21Roberto ClementeOF22   45142114
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7
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4
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30042345010113.253.288.348636.095.137.2731.96112.8157475
4Bob SkinnerOF25   38758118
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6
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13
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45104385026402.305.370.468838.163.276.3241.3229.8181431
23Gene Baker3B32   3653697
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4
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3632292915848.266.318.356674.090.173.2811.00182.5130407
8Gene Freese3B23   3464498
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3194174220524.283.319.399718.116.179.3072.4757.7138372
3Dee Fondy1B32   32342101
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35115255910445.313.360.384744.071.167.3722.36161.5124357
20Hank FoilesC28   2813276
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4
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3613375305135.270.352.431783.160.285.3021.4331.2121322
37Paul SmithOF26   1501238
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03
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1102121711405.253.313.340653.087.153.2691.4250.051167
25Roman MejiasOF26   1421239
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4
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152261311403.275.309.423732.148.190.2912.1771.060153
10Dick RandC26   105723
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900112401420.219.288.286574.067.171.2682.18105.030122
19Bob FriendP26   87516
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0040062200610.184.234.207441.023.092.2423.67--18100
17Hardy PetersonC27   731022
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110191002305.301.378.438816.137.247.3281.1136.53285
22Ron KlineP25   6604
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00000012400302.061.075.061136.000.015.09524.00--470
32Vern LawP27   63312
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060011110400.190.215.238453.048.063.23111.00--1569
12Jim PendletonOF33   59918
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090091411122.305.394.356750.051.203.3831.56--2172
34Bob PurkeyP27   4535
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060032210210.111.180.200380.089.156.2087.33--952
17,28Danny KravitzC26   4126
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0040021000000.146.186.171357.024.073.1945.00--743
6Johnny O'BrienP26   35711
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01001420101.314.368.429797.114.143.3554.00--1539
14John PowersOF27   35710
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02
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8005930010.286.409.543952.257.400.3201.8017.51944
39Luis ArroyoP30   3215
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0000001900101.156.182.156338.000.031.2179.00--534
3Dale Long1B31   2204
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0050041000011.182.296.227523.045.227.3082.50--527
16Lee WallsOF24   2234
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000102500000.182.250.227477.045.182.2352.50--524
31Whammy DouglasP22   1601
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00000001000003.063.063.063126.000.000.167----116
26Roy FaceP29   1612
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0001000400100.125.125.125250.000.000.167----217
11Bob SmithP26   1301
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0000000900100.077.077.077154.000.000.250----114
35Red SwansonP20   13000000001600000.000.071.00071.000.077.0006.00--014
5Buddy PritchardSS21   1111
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0000000400100.091.091.091182.000.000.143----112
36Joe TrimbleP26   711
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0000000100001.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
29Nellie KingP29   5000001000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
16Eddie O'BrienP26   4000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
30Bennie DanielsP25   2000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
28Chuck ChurnP27   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
30Dick HallP26   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
31Ken HamlinSS22   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals2022540258614472316092551463537473323409746107.268.313.384697.116.187.2931.9658.720745919
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
19Bob Friend26   14183.38403817310277.027312110428681433111.238.870.912.214.652.10
22Ron Kline25   9164.04403111220205.0214107922861882011.349.401.232.683.861.44
34Bob Purkey27   11143.85482161112179.219484771038512071.299.700.501.902.551.34
32Vern Law27   1082.8631259351172.217272551832552021.188.950.941.662.861.72
39Luis Arroyo30   3114.67541000151130.2151766819311016071.3910.371.312.136.943.26
26Roy Face29   463.0659100321093.2974132924532011.299.290.862.305.072.21
35Red Swanson20   333.70328108072.2683530931291011.368.381.113.823.580.94
11Bob Smith26   243.11204204055.0482219225352011.337.850.334.095.731.40
29Nellie King29   214.503600019152.0692726716231021.6311.941.212.773.981.44
31Whammy Douglas22   333.26118001047.0482317530280021.669.190.965.745.360.93
6Johnny O'Brien26   036.08161005040.0463227724192001.7510.351.585.404.280.79
36Joe Trimble26   028.1054000019.223191871392011.8010.353.155.854.050.69
16Eddie O'Brien26   102.2531100012.1113323100001.178.251.502.257.503.33
30Dick Hall26   0010.8080000010.01712124570012.2015.303.604.506.301.40
31Laurin Pepper26   018.005100109.011881540001.7811.001.005.004.000.80
28Chuck Churn27   004.505000308.19441441001.6310.131.134.504.501.00
30Bennie Daniels25   011.291100007.05210320001.146.430.003.862.570.67
37Bob Kuzava34   009.004000102.03220310003.0013.500.0013.504.500.33
38,52George Witt23   0154.001100001.14661510009.0036.009.0045.009.000.20
Batting Totals62923.884191554791081513951463696601158421663261271.359.441.022.724.281.57
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank FoilesC1094363292.9810.00
Dick RandC571721155.9730.00
Hardy PetersonC301161423.9850.00
Danny KravitzC15459011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dee Fondy1B73698541463.9820.00
Frank Thomas1B71597521553.9770.00
Bob Skinner1B960617.9850.00
Dale Long1B7545061.0000.00
Paul Smith1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Mazeroski2B1443084431796.9780.00
Gene Baker2B13302626.9660.00
Gene Freese2B101316041.0000.00
Buddy Pritchard2B301001.0000.00
Johnny O'Brien2B210001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gene Freese3B74621321616.9240.00
Gene Baker3B6061108812.9550.00
Frank Thomas3B31275374.9200.00
Dick Groat3B20510.8330.00
Jim Pendleton3B22210.8000.00
Bob Skinner3B102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick GroatSS1232263802074.9680.00
Gene BakerSS2838851017.9250.00
Buddy PritchardSS1011713.9470.00
Johnny O'BrienSS8111232.8850.00
Ken HamlinSS120001.0000.00
Jim PendletonSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill VirdonOF1414031362.9860.00
Roberto ClementeOF109272961.9790.00
Bob SkinnerOF93172972.9630.00
Frank ThomasOF591051433.9750.00
Roman MejiasOF42606001.0000.00
Paul SmithOF33522001.0000.00
Gene FreeseOF1019120.9090.00
Jim PendletonOF910110.9170.00
John PowersOF9141001.0000.00
Lee WallsOF7131001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy FaceP599349001.0001.26
Luis ArroyoP5413041210.9411.11
Bob PurkeyP48179133033.9352.16
Bob FriendP40277183813.9821.82
Ron KlineP40205182712.9781.98
Nellie KingP365266001.0002.08
Red SwansonP327248011.0001.50
Vern LawP31172132322.9471.88
Bob SmithP20553510.8891.31
Johnny O'BrienP16402410.8571.35
Whammy DouglasP11474610.9091.91
Dick HallP8100000.0000.00
Chuck ChurnP5824011.0006.67
Laurin PepperP5910001.0001.00
Joe TrimbleP5191511.8572.81
Bob KuzavaP420000.0000.00
Eddie O'BrienP31202011.0001.49
Bennie DanielsP171410.8336.43
George WittP110000.0000.00


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