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1997 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 725-760 -35
Roster Continuity 46.70% 26/28
Manager(s): Gene Lamont
General Manager: Cam Bonifay
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Payroll: $ 9,071,666 28/28
Attendance: 1,657,022 21/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: J.J. Davis (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Rick Renick
Bullpen Coach: Spin Williams
Third Base Coach: Jack Lind

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Eddie Williams (#4), Jeff Granger (#5), Mark Smith (#9), Dave Wainhouse (#19), John Ericks (#22), Jason Kendall (#23), Dale Sveum (#25), Midre Cummings (#29), Jermaine Allensworth (#34)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8478.519--
7983.4885.0
7686.4698.0
7389.45111.0
6894.42016.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Tony Womack2B27   64185178
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506074310932206.278.326.374700.097.246.3272.53106.8240689
11Jose GuillenRF21   49858133
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5
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70121788800316.267.300.412712.145.177.2985.1835.6205526
18Jason KendallC23   48671143
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4918649533121511.294.391.434825.140.265.3141.0860.8211572
16Joe Randa3B27   44358134
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60424164614510.302.366.451817.149.246.3371.5663.3200499
28Al MartinLF29   42364123
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59237458337157.291.359.473832.182.326.3311.8432.5200477
46Jermaine AllensworthCF25   3695594
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43147447971965.255.340.339679.084.222.3111.80123.0125435
29Kevin Young1B28   33359100
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74112168941186.300.332.535867.234.309.3505.5618.5178362
17Dale Sveum3B-SS33   3063080
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4703278102428.261.319.451770.190.268.3163.0025.5138339
2Kevin PolcovichSS27   2453767
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21222145942211.273.350.396746.122.208.3182.1461.397279
36Mark Johnson1B29   2193047
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2911437821031.215.345.315660.100.297.3071.8154.869267
25Mark SmithRF-LF27   1932955
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3531283601013.285.374.503877.218.373.3091.2921.497222
12Turner WardCF-RF32   1673359
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3341181722311.353.420.5871007.234.359.3610.9423.998191
13Adrian BrownCF23   1471728
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1084131840213.190.273.252525.061.177.2091.38147.037167
10Kevin ElsterSS32   1381431
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2502213910221.225.327.449776.225.362.2551.8619.762164
30Midre CummingsLF-RF25   1061120
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80082610101.189.252.368620.179.255.2213.2535.339116
15Keith OsikC28   1051027
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070192111201.257.322.362684.105.181.3212.33--38117
19Emil BrownLF22   951617
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651103271001.179.304.284588.105.253.2463.2047.527112
30Eddie Williams1B32   891222
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1110102421112.247.333.404737.157.281.3022.4029.736103
3Shawon DunstonSS34   711428
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163101100212.394.389.6901079.296.324.411--14.24974
34Esteban LoaizaP25   60410
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0050011700801.167.180.183363.017.033.23317.00--1169
47Jon LieberP27   5817
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0080042300204.121.177.155332.034.103.2005.75--964
67Francisco CordovaP25   5625
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00000042600800.089.150.089239.000.071.1676.50--568
42Jason SchmidtP24   5626
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0020022600901.107.138.143281.036.071.20013.00--867
26Steve CookeP27   5223
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0010001800701.058.058.077135.019.019.088----459
22Freddy Garcia3B24   4046
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50021700000.150.190.400590.250.300.1508.5013.31642
48Abraham NunezSS-2B21   4039
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061031010011.225.289.375664.150.250.2903.33--1545
6Lou CollierSS23   3735
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00031011100001.135.158.135293.000.054.19211.00--538
49Matt RuebelP27   7000000000700100.000.000.0000.000.000-----08
56Jose SilvaP23   711
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0000000400300.143.143.143286.000.000.333----110
38Chris PetersP25   401
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0002000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
35Marc WilkinsP26   4000001001300100.000.200.000200.000.250.0003.00--06
63Clint SodowskyP24   201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
53Dave WainhouseP29   2000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
36Jason JohnsonP23   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
51Rich LoiselleP25   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
73Ricardo RinconP27   1000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
43Paul WagnerP29   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals2194550372514402915212968616050481116192277747105.262.319.404723.142.250.3082.4142.722226108
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
34Esteban Loaiza25   11114.1333321000196.12149990175612223121.389.830.782.575.602.18
47Jon Lieber27   11144.5033321000188.11931029423511603111.309.241.102.447.663.14
42Jason Schmidt24   1094.6032322000187.21931069616761368091.439.240.773.646.511.79
67Francisco Cordova25   1183.6229292200178.2175807214491214091.258.800.702.466.082.47
26Steve Cooke27   9154.3132320000167.1184958015771098191.569.920.814.155.871.42
35Marc Wilkins26   953.677000021275.2653331733475041.297.700.833.915.571.42
51Rich Loiselle25   153.0872000582972.2762925724664011.379.370.862.968.142.75
49Matt Ruebel27   326.29440009062.2775044827504051.6511.001.143.867.141.85
73Ricardo Rincon27   483.456200023460.0512623524712321.257.650.753.6010.652.96
63Clint Sodowsky24   223.63450008052.0492221634516021.608.481.045.888.831.50
38Chris Peters25   224.62311005037.1382319621174031.599.241.465.114.140.81
56Jose Silva23   216.00114000036.1522624416300111.8913.001.004.007.501.88
41Jason Christiansen27   302.91390009033.2371111217374021.599.790.534.509.792.18
53Dave Wainhouse29   018.04250006028.0342825217211131.8210.930.645.466.751.24
43Paul Wagner29   003.94140002016.0177731393201.889.561.697.315.060.69
39Jeff Wallace21   000.75110001012.082108141001.336.000.006.0010.501.75
57John Ericks30   102.00100001069.17321460001.227.001.004.006.001.50
55Ramon Morel22   004.505000207.211442440001.8812.382.254.504.501.00
36Jason Johnson23   006.003000006.010442130001.8315.003.001.504.503.00
39Jeff Granger25   0018.009000105.01010103842003.6018.005.4014.407.200.50
71Elmer Dessens25   000.003000103.12000020010.676.000.000.006.00--
Batting Totals79834.2861316262156411436150376068314356010806112641.449.420.903.516.771.93
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jason KendallC1429521031120.9900.00
Keith OsikC321601323.9890.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kevin Young1B7761951247.9970.00
Mark Johnson1B6354244548.9920.00
Eddie Williams1B262018218.9910.00
Dale Sveum1B2110550101.0000.00
Mark Smith1B9585011.0000.00
Freddy Garcia1B2140021.0000.00
Keith Osik1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony Womack2B1523354292083.9740.00
Joe Randa2B132541061.0000.00
Abraham Nunez2B9512001.0000.00
Keith Osik2B411001.0000.00
Kevin Polcovich2B240011.0000.00
Dale Sveum2B23511.8890.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Randa3B120662472124.9370.00
Dale Sveum3B47177864.9410.00
Kevin Young3B1271632.8850.00
Freddy Garcia3B107931.8420.00
Keith Osik3B10000.0000.00
Kevin Polcovich3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kevin PolcovichSS801212481238.9690.00
Kevin ElsterSS3954123122.9940.00
Dale SveumSS282954114.9880.00
Lou CollierSS18936071.0000.00
Shawon DunstonSS18285538.9650.00
Abraham NunezSS12925051.0000.00
Tony WomackSS401001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al MartinLF110125861.9570.00
Emil BrownLF3033110.9710.00
Mark SmithLF21262001.0000.00
Midre CummingsLF14191001.0000.00
Turner WardLF1140001.0000.00
Kevin YoungLF10170001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jermaine AllensworthCF104189541.9800.00
Adrian BrownCF3570311.9860.00
Turner WardCF31532001.0000.00
Emil BrownCF816010.9410.00
Jose GuillenCF420001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose GuillenRF134224994.9630.00
Turner WardRF23140001.0000.00
Mark SmithRF22272001.0000.00
Midre CummingsRF11180001.0000.00
Emil BrownRF44111.8330.00
Adrian BrownRF340001.0000.00
Kevin YoungRF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rich LoiselleP72723731.7691.25
Marc WilkinsP707514011.0000.60
Ricardo RinconP626036001.0001.35
Clint SodowskyP455235001.0001.38
Matt RuebelP44623930.8001.74
Jason ChristiansenP39331410.8331.36
Jon LieberP33188162511.9761.96
Esteban LoaizaP33196112621.9491.70
Steve CookeP32167102911.9752.10
Jason SchmidtP321871319001.0001.54
Chris PetersP313728001.0002.43
Francisco CordovaP29178163233.9412.42
Dave WainhouseP25282410.8571.93
Paul WagnerP141613001.0002.25
Jose SilvaP113631001.0001.00
Jeff WallaceP111202001.0001.50
John EricksP10902001.0001.98
Jeff GrangerP950000.0000.00
Ramon MorelP5712001.0003.75
Elmer DessensP3311001.0005.81
Jason JohnsonP360000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mark SmithDH5.0000.00
Mark JohnsonDH1.0000.00


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