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1959 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  78-76   .506
Result:   4th in National League
Manager(s):  Danny Murtaugh
General Manager:   Joe Brown
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  1,359,917
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob Porterfield (35)
Youngest Player:  Bill Mazeroski (22)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Friend (9)
Top Hitter:  Don Hoak (15)
Top Pitcher:  Vern Law (6)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  83.74%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers8868.564--
Milwaukee8670.5512.0
SF Giants8371.5394.0
Pittsburgh7876.5069.0
Chi Cubs7480.48113.0
Cincinnati7480.48113.0
St. Louis7183.46116.0
Philadelphia6490.41623.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
24Dick Groat+ss2928-MLB14759374163227551023235229421.275.312.361673.301214640466724.2.284
12Don Hoak+3b1531-MLB15556460166293865927175446618.294.374.399773.348225651430925.8.324
4Bob Skinner+of2327-MLB143547781531841361107676508126.280.357.399756.337218617410875.7.297
18Bill Virdon+of3728-MLB14451967132242841745565211527.254.327.355682.303184583405674.5.277
9Bill Mazeroski+2b4522-MLB135493501191567591329541110416.241.283.339621.278167537407483.2.257
21Roberto Clemente+of5724UDFA: 1954MLB10543260128177450231551323310.296.322.396718.318171456323584.8.326
7Dick Stuart+1b2826-MLB118397641181522778114286272711.297.362.549911.390218450300807.2.313
6Smoky Burgess+c3932-MLB114377411122851159003116292610.297.349.485834.358183418283747.1.284
15Roman Mejias+of5228-MLB9627628656172812214857334.236.298.341639.28094308223283.4.259
14Rocky Nelson+1b6734-MLB98175315111063200231934122.291.379.457836.36780204129357.3.296
10Danny Kravitz+c-28-MLB521621841913210151401112.253.274.377650.28561169126194.0.260
11Dick Schofield+ss-2b-24-MLB8114521341011911162200202.234.311.338648.29649163116174.0.270
3Ted Kluszewski+1b-34-MLB6012211321012170051401003.262.291.410701.3075012793164.7.283
32Vern Law+p6629-MLB389661620180032000704.167.192.219411.187211069100.1.200
31Harvey Haddix+p-33-MLB318331240050031700102.145.174.193367.1681687740-0.1.182
20Hank Foiles+c-30-MLB5380101830340071602102.225.287.375662.28830886583.5.246
19Bob Friend+p4328-MLB3573412200700225001200.164.187.192378.1731487730-0.1.250
22Ron Kline+p-27-MLB38594800060012300501.136.150.136286.13286557-3-1.5.222
8Harry Bright+1b-3b-29-MLB404841210380051000100.250.321.458779.34622543785.5.257
39Bennie Daniels+p-27-MLB36294921130051000000.310.412.552963.42116342079.2.444
2Harry Simpson+of-1b-33-MLB915342002000200000.267.267.400667.2916151124.7.308
26Roy Face+p-31-MLB5813030000000000102.231.231.231462.208314130-0.0.231
23Joe Christopher+of-23-MLB1512600000001400100.000.077.00077.05401413-1-2.7.000
30George Witt+p-25-MLB1512000000001800200.000.077.00077.05401514-2-3.3.000
48Ken Hamlin+ss-2b-24-MLB38110000002100000.125.300.125425.231110701.5.143
28R.C. Stevens+1b-24-MLB37220011000000000.286.286.7141000.42957529.5.167
35Fred Green+p-25-MLB176000000000600000.000.000.0000.000066--.000
38Al Jackson+p-23-MLB85010001000200000.200.200.200400.1801540-0.5.333
36Ron Blackburn+p-24-MLB265110011000200000.200.200.8001000.42045416.8.000
16Bob Porterfield+p-35-MLB303000000000200001.000.000.0000.000034-1-5.5.000
35Don Williams+p-27-MLB63010100000000000.333.3331.0001333.542332117.4.333
34Jim Umbricht+p-28-MLB13000000000000000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
37Bob Smith+p-28-MLB202000000000100000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
37Don Gross+p-28-MLB212000000000200100.000.000.0000.000033--.000
38Dick Hall+p-28-MLB22000000000000001.000.000.0000.000023--.000
20Hardy Peterson+c-29-MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (36 players)1545369651141423042112617322644271524597740125.263.320.384704--2064595242237074.5.284

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
32Vern Law+629-MLB1892.98343320211266.02459188255311051 01.128.290.851.793.720.48.3030.87
19Bob Friend+1928-MLB8194.0335357200234.2267129105195210457 01.3610.240.731.993.990.50.3461.25
31Harvey Haddix+733-MLB12123.13312914220224.11898878264914942 01.067.581.041.975.980.33.2900.73
22Ron Kline+3427-MLB11134.2633297010186.0186958823709192 11.389.001.113.394.400.77.2940.86
39Bennie Daniels+-27-MLB795.4534120081100.211569619396752 01.5310.280.803.495.990.58.3451.37
26Roy Face+2431-MLB1812.7057000471093.19129285256941 01.248.780.482.416.650.36.3470.94
30George Witt+-25-MLB076.931511002050.25843397323001 11.7810.301.245.685.331.07.3670.69
36Ron Blackburn+-24-MLB113.65260009144.15021185151902 01.4710.151.023.053.860.79.3041.18
35Fred Green+-25-MLB123.13171004137.13716132152020 01.398.920.483.624.820.75.3430.86
16Bob Porterfield+4635-MLB124.753000012136.04520192171850 01.7211.250.504.254.500.94--0.98
37Don Gross+-28-MLB113.552100010233.02816133101501 01.157.640.822.734.090.67.2661.23
37Bob Smith+-28-MLB003.49200006028.13216111171200 01.7310.160.325.403.811.42--1.03
38Al Jackson+-23-MLB006.5083001018.0301413181320 02.1115.000.504.006.500.62.4921.44
35Don Williams+-27-MLB006.7560002012.0179913310 01.6712.750.752.252.251.00.3720.58
38Dick Hall+-28-MLB003.122100008.2125311300 01.5012.461.041.043.120.33.3440.41
34Paul Giel+-27-MLB0014.094000007.217121206310 03.0019.960.007.043.522.00.5151.00
34Jim Umbricht+-28-MLB006.431100007.075534300 01.579.003.865.143.861.33.1901.43
16Bob Porterfield+4635-MLB001.696000205.162112100 01.5010.131.693.381.692.00--0.98
Totals: (36 players)78763.90154154486106171,393143268060411241873043--21.339.250.872.704.720.57.350 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Smoky BurgessC1014413984.9840.00 
Hank FoilesC511538031.0000.00 
Danny KravitzC451981933.9860.00 
Hardy PetersonC240001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick Stuart1B105831812287.9760.00 
Rocky Nelson1B5633718245.9940.00 
Ted Kluszewski1B20151120141.0000.00 
Bob Skinner1B10000.0000.00 
R.C. Stevens1B1111011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill Mazeroski2B13330337313100.9810.00 
Dick Schofield2B286580321.9800.00 
Harry Bright2B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don Hoak3B1551693222031.9610.00 
Harry Bright3B315001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick GroatSS1453014732997.9640.00 
Dick SchofieldSS8232544.9230.00 
Ken HamlinSS346021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill VirdonOF1444041695.9790.00 
Bob SkinnerOF1422859111.9640.00 
Roberto ClementeOF10422910131.9480.00 
Roman MejiasOF85155852.9700.00 
Joe ChristopherOF950001.0000.00 
Harry BrightOF430001.0000.00 
Dick SchofieldOF320001.0000.00 
Harry SimpsonOF350001.0000.00 
Rocky NelsonOF22010.6670.00 
Dick StuartOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Roy FaceP579371210.9501.84 
Bob FriendP35234243712.9842.34 
Bennie DanielsP3410061420.9091.80 
Vern LawP34266204715.9852.27 
Ron KlineP33186152721.9552.03 
Harvey HaddixP31224835031.0001.73 
Bob PorterfieldP30551011.93726.47 
Bob PorterfieldP30551011.93726.47 
Bob PorterfieldP30551011.93726.47 
Bob PorterfieldP30551011.93726.47 
Ron BlackburnP26442520.7781.43 
Don GrossP2133111001.0003.27 
Bob SmithP202813001.0001.28 
Fred GreenP173728001.0002.43 
George WittP15502711.9001.61 
Al JacksonP81822001.0002.00 
Bob PorterfieldP650000.0000.00 
Bob PorterfieldP650000.0000.00 
Bob PorterfieldP650000.0000.00 
Bob PorterfieldP650000.0000.00 
Don WilliamsP6120000.0000.00 
Paul GielP4702001.0002.50 
Dick HallP2801001.0001.10 
Jim UmbrichtP1711001.0002.57 


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