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1968 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 6th in National League
Run Differential: 583-532 + 51
Roster Continuity 73.73% 12/20
Manager(s): Larry Shepard
General Manager: Joe Brown
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 693,485 18/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dick Sharon (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Bill Virdon
Pitching Coach: Vern Law
Third Base Coach: Alex Grammas

#1 Draft Picks

Richie Hebner (#15)
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
8478.51913.0
8379.51214.0
8181.50016.0
8082.49417.0
7686.46921.0
7686.46921.0
7389.45124.0
7290.44425.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1968 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11968-04-10L 4-5 @HOU
    21968-04-11W 3-1 @SFN
    31968-04-13W 2-1 @SFN
    41968-04-14W 3-0 @LAN
    51968-04-15L 2-3 @LAN
    61968-04-17W 13-4 HOU
    71968-04-19L 2-5 SFN
    81968-04-20L 0-1 SFN
    91968-04-21W 10-0 SFN
    101968-04-22L 3-5 LAN
    111968-04-24W 4-3 LAN
    121968-04-26L 1-2 @SLN
    131968-04-27L 5-7 @SLN
    141968-04-28L 2-4 @SLN
    151968-04-29W 7-4 CHN
    161968-04-30W 4-3 CHN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    171968-05-01W 4-0 CHN
    181968-05-02L 0-1 CHN
    191968-05-03L 2-3 @PHI
    201968-05-04L 2-3 @PHI
    211968-05-05W 5-2 @PHI
    221968-05-06W 2-1 @ATL
    231968-05-07L 1-2 @ATL
    241968-05-08W 4-3 @ATL
    251968-05-09L 2-4 @ATL
    261968-05-10W 2-1 PHI
    271968-05-12W 2-1 PHI
    281968-05-13L 0-1 SLN
    291968-05-15L 0-1 SLN
    301968-05-16W 3-0 SLN
    311968-05-17L 2-3 CIN
    321968-05-18L 3-8 CIN
    331968-05-19L 3-9 CIN
    341968-05-20L 1-2 @NYN
    351968-05-21L 3-4 @NYN
    361968-05-22W 13-6 @CHN
    371968-05-24W 8-5 @CIN
    381968-05-25W 5-4 @CIN
    391968-05-26L 8-8 @CIN
    401968-05-30L 3-6 NYN
    411968-05-30L 4-5 NYN
    421968-05-31L 2-5 ATL
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    431968-06-02W 8-4 ATL
    441968-06-02L 5-10 ATL
    451968-06-03L 0-2 @LAN
    461968-06-04L 0-5 @LAN
    471968-06-05L 1-2 @LAN
    481968-06-06L 2-4 @LAN
    491968-06-07W 5-0 @HOU
    501968-06-08L 2-3 @HOU
    511968-06-09W 3-1 @HOU
    521968-06-10L 0-8 @SFN
    531968-06-11W 7-4 @SFN
    541968-06-12L 2-4 @SFN
    551968-06-13W 8-7 @SFN
    561968-06-14W 3-0 HOU
    571968-06-15W 13-2 HOU
    581968-06-16W 3-1 HOU
    591968-06-16W 11-2 HOU
    601968-06-17W 4-3 HOU
    611968-06-18W 3-2 LAN
    621968-06-19W 2-1 LAN
    631968-06-20W 7-3 LAN
    641968-06-20L 2-3 LAN
    651968-06-21L 0-3 SFN
    661968-06-22L 3-10 SFN
    671968-06-23L 1-2 SFN
    681968-06-25W 3-2 @SLN
    691968-06-26L 0-3 @SLN
    701968-06-26W 3-1 @SLN
    711968-06-28W 10-1 @PHI
    721968-06-29W 1-0 @PHI
    731968-06-30W 5-2 @PHI
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    741968-07-02W 2-1 @NYN
    751968-07-03W 8-1 @NYN
    761968-07-04W 3-2 @NYN
    771968-07-04L 3-4 @NYN
    781968-07-05W 4-0 @CHN
    791968-07-06L 1-6 @CHN
    801968-07-06L 2-10 @CHN
    811968-07-07L 4-5 @CHN
    821968-07-07L 3-4 @CHN
    831968-07-11L 0-5 PHI
    841968-07-11L 1-4 PHI
    851968-07-12L 2-3 PHI
    861968-07-13L 2-3 PHI
    871968-07-14L 2-6 CHN
    881968-07-15L 1-2 CHN
    891968-07-16W 3-2 NYN
    901968-07-17W 8-2 NYN
    911968-07-17L 4-5 NYN
    921968-07-18L 0-3 NYN
    931968-07-19W 2-0 @ATL
    941968-07-20W 2-1 @ATL
    951968-07-21W 6-0 @ATL
    961968-07-23L 6-7 CIN
    971968-07-25L 0-2 CIN
    981968-07-26L 1-9 SLN
    991968-07-26W 5-4 SLN
    1001968-07-27L 0-4 SLN
    1011968-07-28W 7-1 SLN
    1021968-07-29W 3-2 ATL
    1031968-07-30W 8-5 ATL
    1041968-07-30W 5-4 ATL
    1051968-07-31L 2-8 @CIN
    1061968-07-31W 10-1 @CIN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1071968-08-01W 6-1 @CIN
    1081968-08-02W 3-1 @SFN
    1091968-08-03L 0-7 @SFN
    1101968-08-04L 0-2 @SFN
    1111968-08-05L 0-1 @LAN
    1121968-08-06W 4-1 @LAN
    1131968-08-07L 2-6 @LAN
    1141968-08-08W 4-3 @HOU
    1151968-08-09L 1-2 @HOU
    1161968-08-10L 3-16 @HOU
    1171968-08-10W 7-4 @HOU
    1181968-08-11L 1-5 @HOU
    1191968-08-13L 0-3 SFN
    1201968-08-14L 1-2 SFN
    1211968-08-15W 2-0 SFN
    1221968-08-16L 4-8 LAN
    1231968-08-17W 3-0 LAN
    1241968-08-18W 5-1 LAN
    1251968-08-19L 3-8 @CIN
    1261968-08-20W 8-3 @CIN
    1271968-08-21W 19-1 @CIN
    1281968-08-22L 5-7 @CIN
    1291968-08-23L 2-3 @SLN
    1301968-08-24W 6-4 @SLN
    1311968-08-25L 2-4 @SLN
    1321968-08-26W 4-0 @ATL
    1331968-08-27W 4-3 @ATL
    1341968-08-28L 0-8 SLN
    1351968-08-29L 0-5 SLN
    1361968-08-30L 0-2 ATL
    1371968-08-31W 8-0 ATL
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1381968-09-01L 7-8 ATL
    1391968-09-02W 6-1 HOU
    1401968-09-02W 4-3 HOU
    1411968-09-03W 3-2 HOU
    1421968-09-06W 2-1 NYN
    1431968-09-07L 3-4 NYN
    1441968-09-08W 3-0 NYN
    1451968-09-09L 7-8 PHI
    1461968-09-11L 6-8 PHI
    1471968-09-11W 6-4 PHI
    1481968-09-13L 0-2 @NYN
    1491968-09-14W 6-0 @NYN
    1501968-09-15W 3-0 @NYN
    1511968-09-16W 6-1 @PHI
    1521968-09-17W 4-2 @PHI
    1531968-09-18L 1-2 @PHI
    1541968-09-20W 5-0 CHN
    1551968-09-21W 5-1 CHN
    1561968-09-22W 5-1 CHN
    1571968-09-23L 6-9 CIN
    1581968-09-23W 2-1 CIN
    1591968-09-24W 2-0 CIN
    1601968-09-25L 0-3 CIN
    1611968-09-27L 1-4 @CHN
    1621968-09-28L 3-4 @CHN
    1631968-09-29L 4-5 @CHN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    80-83
    Jerry May 128
    Chris Cannizzaro 18
    Carl Taylor 15
    Gary Kolb 2
    Donn Clendenon 152
    Willie Stargell 11
    Bill Mazeroski 138
    Gene Alley 23
    Chuck Hiller 1
    Gary Kolb 1
    Maury Wills 140
    Jose Pagan 19
    Gary Kolb 3
    Freddie Patek 1
    Gene Alley 101
    Freddie Patek 49
    Maury Wills 9
    Jose Pagan 4
    Willie Stargell 105
    Manny Mota 34
    Jose Pagan 14
    Manny Jimenez 5
    Gary Kolb 3
    Freddie Patek 1
    Carl Taylor 1
    Matty Alou 134
    Manny Mota 29
    Roberto Clemente 128
    Manny Mota 14
    Gary Kolb 13
    Willie Stargell 3
    Freddie Patek 3
    Carl Taylor 1
    Al Oliver 1


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