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1968 Pittsburgh PiratesSeason Roster
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Juan Pizarro played for the 1968 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record80-82 (9th)League Rank9thMLB Rank16th
BallparkForbes Field
ManagerLarry ShepardGeneral ManagerJoe Brown
CoachesAlex Grammas (Third Base Coach), Vern Law (Pitching Coach), Don Leppert (Bullpen Coach), Bill Virdon (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDick Sharon (#9)
Attendance693,485 (Rank: 18th)
Years Available1887-2019

Team History -- 1968 Statistics -- 1968 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 1968 Pittsburgh Pirates.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1968 baseball season.

1968 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)
22Gene AlleySS6-0 165 R-R 1940-07-10 27Richmond,Virginia MLB1959-19731963-1973Hermitage (Richmond,VA)
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
18Matty AlouOF5-9 160 L-L 1938-12-22 29Haina,Dom Rep MLB1957-19741960-1974  
1957-   UDFA-NY1
 
28Steve BlassP6-0 165 R-R 1942-04-18 26Canaan,Connecticut MLB1960-19741964-1974Housatonic Valley Regional (Falls Village,CT)
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
14Jim BunningP6-3 195 R-R 1931-10-23 36Southgate,Kentucky MLB1955-19711955-1971St. Xavier (Cincinnati,OH)Xavier U.    
16Chris CannizzaroC6-0 190 R-R 1938-05-03 30Oakland,California MLB1956-19741960-1974San Leandro (San Leandro,CA)
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
21Roberto ClementeOF5-11 175 R-R 1934-08-18 33Carolina,Puerto Rico MLB1954-19721955-1972      
17Donn Clendenon1B6-3 210 R-R 1935-07-15 32Neosho,Missouri MLB1961-19721961-1972Booker T. Washington (Atlanta,GA)Morehouse Col
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
43Bruce DalcantonP6-2 205 R-R 1942-06-15 26California,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19781967-1977  
1966-   UDFA-PIT
 
37,40Dock EllisP6-3 210 B-R 1945-03-11 23Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19791968-1979Gardena (Gardena,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
26Roy FaceP5-8 155 R-R 1928-02-20 40Stephentown,New York MLB1953-19691953-1969Averill Park (Sand Lake,NY)    
20Richie Hebner3B-1B6-1 200 L-R 1947-11-26 20Boston,Massachusetts MLB1966-19851968-1985Norwood (Norwood,MA)
1966- 1-  15-PIT
 
31Bill HenryP6-2 180 L-L 1927-10-15 40Alice,Texas MLB1952-19691952-1969St. Mary's (Rutherford,NJ)Seton Hall U.    
2Chuck Hiller2B5-11 170 L-R 1934-10-01 33Johnsburg,Illinois MLB1961-19681961-1968McHenry East (McHenry,IL)
1957-   UDFA-CLE
 
24Manny JimenezOF6-1 195 L-R 1938-11-19 29San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1962-19691962-1969  
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
27Ron KlineP6-3 205 R-R 1932-03-09 36Callery,Pennsylvania MLB1952-19701952-1970Evans City (Evans City,PA)    
10Gary KolbOF6-0 195 L-R 1940-03-13 28Rock Falls,Illinois MLB1960-19691960-1969Rock Falls (Rock Falls,IL)Illinois
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
12Jerry MayC6-2 195 R-R 1943-12-14 24Staunton,Virginia MLB1961-19731964-1973  
1961-   UDFA-PIT
 
9Bill Mazeroski2B5-11 183 R-R 1936-09-05 31Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1956-19721956-1972Warren Consolidated (Tiltonsville,OH)    
34Al McBeanP6-0 180 R-R 1938-05-15 30Charlotte Amalie,Virgin Islands MLB1961-19701961-1970  
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
38Bob MooseP6-0 200 R-R 1947-10-09 20Export,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19761967-1976Franklin Area (Franklin,PA)
1965-18- 342-PIT
 
15Manny MotaOF5-11 168 R-R 1938-02-18 30Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1962-19821962-1982  
1957-   UDFA-NY1
 
29Al OliverOF6-0 195 L-L 1946-10-14 21Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1965-19851968-1985Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
11Jose Pagan3B-OF5-9 165 R-R 1935-05-05 33Barceloneta,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19731959-1973  
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
2Freddie PatekSS5-5 148 R-R 1944-10-09 23Seguin,Texas MLB1966-19811968-1981Seguin (Seguin,TX)
1965-22- 421-PIT
 
29Juan PizarroP5-11 190 L-L 1937-02-07 31Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1956-19741957-1974      
25Tommie SiskP6-3 195 R-R 1942-04-12 26Ardmore,Oklahoma MLB1962-19701962-1970Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
8Willie StargellOF6-2 225 L-L 1940-03-06 28Earlsboro,Oklahoma MLB1960-19821962-1982Encinal (Alameda,CA)
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
36Carl TaylorC6-2 207 R-R 1944-01-20 24Sarasota,Florida MLB1962-19731968-1973Key West (Key West,FL)
1962-   UDFA-PIT
 
39Bob VealeP6-6 212 B-L 1935-10-28 32Birmingham,Alabama MLB1958-19741962-1974Birmingham (Birmingham,AL)Benedictine Col
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
4Bill VirdonOF6-0 175 L-R 1931-06-09 37Hazel Park,Michigan MLB1955-19681955-1968West Plains (West Plains,MO)Drury U.    
23Luke WalkerP6-2 192 L-L 1943-09-02 24DeKalb,Texas MLB1963-19741965-1974  
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
40Dave WickershamP6-3 190 R-R 1935-09-27 32Erie,Pennsylvania MLB1960-19691960-1969   Ohio U.
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
30Maury Wills3B5-11 170 B-R 1932-10-02 35Washington,District of Columbia MLB1959-19721959-1972Cardozo (Washington,DC)
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
33 Players