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1958 Pittsburgh PiratesSeason Roster
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Bob Porterfield played for the 1958 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record84-70 (2nd)League Rank2ndMLB Rank3rd
BallparkForbes Field
ManagerDanny MurtaughGeneral ManagerJoe Brown
CoachesBill Burwell (Pitching Coach), Len Levy (First Base Coach), Sam Narron (Bullpen Coach), Frank Oceak (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,311,988 (Rank: 4th)
Years Available1887-2019

Team History -- 1958 Statistics -- 1958 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1958 Pittsburgh Pirates.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1958 baseball season.

1958 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
23Gene Baker3B6-1 170 R-R 1925-06-15 33Davenport,Iowa MLB1953-19611953-1961Davenport Central (Davenport,IA)St. Ambrose U.    
48Ron BlackburnP6-0 160 R-R 1935-04-23 23Mount Airy,North Carolina MLB1958-19591958-1959  
1953-   UDFA-PIT
 
8Harry Bright3B6-0 190 R-R 1929-09-22 28Kansas City,Missouri MLB1958-19651958-1965  
1946-   UDFA-NYA
 
21Roberto ClementeOF5-11 175 R-R 1934-08-18 23Carolina,Puerto Rico MLB1954-19721955-1972      
30Bennie DanielsP6-1 193 L-R 1932-06-17 26Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1957-19651957-1965Compton (Compton,CA)    
26Roy FaceP5-8 155 R-R 1928-02-20 30Stephentown,New York MLB1953-19691953-1969Averill Park (Sand Lake,NY)    
20Hank FoilesC6-0 195 R-R 1929-06-10 29Richmond,Virginia MLB1953-19641953-1964Granby (Norfolk,VA)Virginia    
8Gene Freese3B5-11 175 R-R 1934-01-08 24Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1955-19661955-1966Wheeling Central Catholic (Wheeling,WV)West Liberty U.    
19Bob FriendP6-0 190 R-R 1930-11-24 27Lafayette,Indiana MLB1951-19661951-1966West Lafayette (West Lafayette,IN)Purdue U.    
24Dick GroatSS 180 R-R 1930-11-04 27Wilkinsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19671952-1967Swissvale (Swissvale,PA)Duke U.    
38Don GrossP5-11 186 L-L 1931-06-30 27Weidman,Michigan MLB1955-19601955-1960   Michigan St    
11Bill HallC5-11 165 L-R 1928-07-30 29Moultrie,Georgia MLB1954-19581954-1958      
22Ron KlineP6-3 205 R-R 1932-03-09 26Callery,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19701952-1970Evans City (Evans City,PA)    
3Ted Kluszewski1B6-2 225 L-L 1924-09-10 33Argo,Illinois MLB1947-19611947-1961Argo Community (Summit,IL)Indiana U.    
28Danny KravitzC5-11 195 L-R 1930-12-21 27Lopez,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19601956-1960Dushore (Dushore,PA)    
32Vern LawP6-2 195 R-R 1930-03-12 28Meridian,Idaho MLB1950-19671950-1967Meridian (Meridian,ID)    
9Bill Mazeroski2B5-11 183 R-R 1936-09-05 21Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1956-19721956-1972Warren Consolidated (Tiltonsville,OH)    
25Roman MejiasOF6-0 175 R-R 1930-08-09 27Abreus,Cuba MLB1955-19641955-1964      
16Eddie O'BrienSS-OF5-9 165 R-R 1930-12-11 27South Amboy,New Jersey MLB1953-19581953-1958Cardinal McCarrick (South Amboy,NJ)Seattle U.    
6Johnny O'Brien2B5-9 170 R-R 1930-12-11 27South Amboy,New Jersey MLB1953-19591953-1959Cardinal McCarrick (South Amboy,NJ)Seattle U.    
12Jim PendletonOF6-0 185 R-R 1924-01-07 34St. Charles,Missouri MLB1953-19621953-1962      
47George PerezP6-2 200 R-R 1937-12-29 20San Fernando,California MLB1958-19581958-1958Verdugo Hills (Tujunga,CA)    
17Hardy PetersonC6-0 205 R-R 1929-10-17 28Perth Amboy,New Jersey MLB1955-19591955-1959   Rutgers U.    
16Bob PorterfieldP6-0 190 R-R 1923-08-10 34Newport,Virginia MLB1948-19591948-1959Newport (Newport,VA)    
14John PowersOF6-0 190 L-R 1929-07-08 28Birmingham,Alabama MLB1955-19601955-1960      
34Curt RaydonP6-4 190 R-R 1933-11-18 24Bloomington,Illinois MLB1958-19581958-1958Bloomington (Bloomington,IL)    
6Dick SchofieldSS5-9 165 B-R 1935-01-07 23Springfield,Illinois MLB1953-19711953-1971Springfield (Springfield,IL)    
4Bob SkinnerOF6-4 190 L-R 1931-10-03 26La Jolla,California MLB1954-19661954-1966La Jolla (La Jolla,CA)San Diego Mesa Col    
37Bob SmithP6-1 190 R-L 1931-02-01 27Woodsville,New Hampshire MLB1955-19591955-1959Woodsville (Woodsville,NH)    
11Paul Smith1B-OF5-8 165 L-L 1931-03-19 27New Castle,Pennsylvania MLB1953-19581953-1958      
7R.C. Stevens1B6-5 219 L-R 1934-07-22 23Moultrie,Georgia MLB1958-19611958-1961      
7Dick Stuart1B6-4 212 R-R 1932-11-07 25San Francisco,California MLB1958-19691958-1969Sequoia (Redwood City,CA)    
15Frank Thomas3B6-3 205 R-R 1929-06-11 29Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1951-19661951-1966Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Mississauga,ON)    
18Bill VirdonOF6-0 175 L-R 1931-06-09 27Hazel Park,Michigan MLB1955-19681955-1968West Plains (West Plains,MO)Drury U.    
35Don WilliamsP6-2 180 R-R 1931-09-14 26Floyd,Virginia MLB1958-19621958-1962   Tennessee
1953-   UDFA-PIT
 
29,30George WittP6-3 200 R-R 1933-11-09 24Long Beach,California MLB1957-19621957-1962      
36 Players