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1940 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 78-76 .506
Rank: 4th in National League
Run Differential: 809-785 + 24
Manager(s): Frankie Frisch
General Manager:
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 507,934 10/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: Jake Flowers
Assistant Coach: Mike Kelly
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10053.654--
8865.57512.0
8469.54916.0
7876.50622.5
7579.48725.5
7280.47427.5
6587.42834.5
50103.32750.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
31Russ BauersP26157020000002000.286.286.286572.000.000.400----27
37Fern Bell2763000001011000.000.250.000250.000.333.0001.00--04
12Ray BerresC322132260002011001.187.212.187399.000.031.1941.00--633
21Joe BowmanP30579011225111401414103.244.346.356702.111.267.2801.0090.032104
25Mace BrownP314852461003048151.115.179.135314.019.096.1362.00--761
15Bill Brubaker3B29387881531070816040.192.267.256523.064.167.2422.00--2090
19Max ButcherP29365061530010027012.300.327.360687.060.100.3493.50--1853
11Spud DavisC35992852393141539035202215.326.400.435835.109.232.3380.5757.0124322
-Dutch DietzP2867210000002000.143.143.143286.000.000.200----17
8,37Vince DiMaggioOF27110356591032601954113783527.289.356.522878.233.368.3312.2418.7186395
8,37Bob ElliottOF2314855188161341156413452821311.292.346.421767.129.234.3010.62110.2232609
38Ed FernandesC222833141002076000.121.275.152427.030.242.1480.86--540
3,5Elbie Fletcher1B2414751094139227161045119549312.273.410.437847.165.408.2800.4531.9223632
9,18Debs Garms3B33103358761272375573236133.355.394.500894.145.218.3520.2671.6179384
16Frankie Gustine2B2013352459147327155735392413.281.326.374700.094.174.3021.11524.0196563
4,6Lee Handley3B269830250857411972716062.281.340.341681.060.172.2950.59302.0103335
32Ken HeintzelmanP244154490000029033.167.196.167363.000.037.2004.50--959
-Frank KalinOF2233000001020001.000.400.000400.000.667.0000.00--05
20Bob KlingerP323942360000012013.143.163.143306.000.024.1502.00--644
17,28Dick LanahanP284034440002007011.118.118.118236.000.000.148----435
29Johnny LanningP293835272003028030.200.243.257500.057.114.2594.00--940
10Ed Leip2B2935210000000001.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
12Al LopezC315917415456212451313048.259.310.333643.075.178.2751.00174.058191
22Danny MacFaydenP353528250001012011.179.207.179386.000.036.1922.00--530
14Ray MuellerC2843110001020000.333.600.333933.000.667.3330.00--15
-Pep RambertP2332000000010000.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
7Johnny RizzoOF27928151002055101.179.303.214517.036.214.2171.00--633
38Joe SchultzC211636270104021000.194.237.250487.056.111.2000.50--938
30Rip SewellP334773141421140319011.192.224.288512.096.137.2456.3373.02177
26Oad SwigartP2575010001100010.200.200.200400.000.200.200----16
17,28Maurice Van RobaysOF251455728215627711116233583116.273.312.402714.129.191.2881.7652.0230606
21Arky VaughanSS281565941131784015795128825345.300.390.453843.153.322.3040.2884.9269686
10Lloyd WanerOF347216630433003255101.259.281.277558.018.060.2671.00--46171
9,18Paul WanerOF3789238326916113202314004.290.352.378730.088.185.3050.61238.090261
4,6Pep Young2B325413619348222011223200.250.311.382693.132.228.2881.9268.052148
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
31Russ Bauers027.55152002030422926218113001.9412.190.585.233.190.61.325
30Rip Sewell1652.793323142311891697159667602001.248.010.283.172.840.90.242
-Pep Rambert017.87310010812870400002.0013.500.004.500.000.00.324
22Danny MacFayden543.5635800132911124736527240001.5311.080.492.672.370.89.300
29Johnny Lanning844.03387201621151195952839421001.369.230.623.033.261.08.266
17,28Dick Lanahan684.25408401721081216351842451101.5110.080.673.503.751.07.288
20Bob Klinger8135.393922306314219610285553485001.7512.420.323.363.040.91.335
32Ken Heintzelman884.473916521231651938682765717101.5610.530.383.553.871.09.304
27Ray Harrell009.0030002035530232002.3315.000.006.009.001.50.417
-Dutch Dietz016.00420010152211102481001.7313.201.202.404.802.00.345
19Max Butcher896.023524625213616199911346401101.5210.650.863.042.650.87.286
25Mace Brown1093.494817512171731817867549734001.339.420.262.553.801.49.283
21Joe Bowman9104.45322410052187209113931066571101.4610.010.483.162.730.86.281
26Oad Swigart024.507200302227141111090001.6811.050.414.093.680.90.310


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