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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
Roster Continuity 79.85% 7/15
Manager(s): Frankie Frisch
General Manager:
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 507,934 10/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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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
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
21Arky VaughanSS28 1565941131784015795128825345.300.393.453846.153.322.3040.2884.9269689
17,28Maurice Van RobaysOF25 1455728215627711116233583116.273.316.402718.129.191.2881.7652.0230609
8,37Bob ElliottOF23 14855188161341156413452821311.292.348.421769.129.234.3010.62110.2232611
16Frankie Gustine2B20 13352459147327155735392413.281.328.374702.094.174.3021.11524.0196565
3,5Elbie Fletcher1B24 14751094139227161045119549312.273.418.437855.165.408.2800.4531.9223641
9,18Debs Garms3B33 103358761272375573236133.355.395.500895.145.218.3520.2671.6179385
8,37Vince DiMaggioOF27 110356591032601954113783527.289.364.522886.233.368.3312.2418.7186400
4,6Lee Handley3B26 9830250857411972716062.281.340.341681.060.172.2950.59302.0103335
11Spud DavisC35 992852393141539035202215.326.404.435839.109.232.3380.5757.0124324
9,18Paul WanerOF37 89238326916113202314004.290.352.378730.088.185.3050.61238.090261
12Al LopezC31 5917415456212451313048.259.310.333643.075.178.2751.00174.058191
10Lloyd WanerOF34 7216630433003255101.259.285.277562.018.060.2671.00--46172
4,6Pep Young2B32 5413619348222011223200.250.320.382702.132.228.2881.9268.052150
21Joe BowmanP30 579011225111401414103.244.352.356708.111.267.2801.0090.032105
15Bill Brubaker3B29 387881531070816040.192.267.256523.064.167.2422.00--2090
30Rip SewellP33 4773141421140319011.192.224.288512.096.137.2456.3373.02177
32Ken HeintzelmanP24 4154490000029033.167.196.167363.000.037.2004.50--959
25Mace BrownP31 4852461003048151.115.193.135328.019.096.1362.00--762
19Max ButcherP29 365061530010027012.300.327.360687.060.100.3493.50--1853
20Bob KlingerP32 3942360000012013.143.163.143306.000.024.1502.00--644
38Joe SchultzC21 1636270104021000.194.237.250487.056.111.2000.50--938
29Johnny LanningP29 3835272003028030.200.243.257500.057.114.2594.00--940
17,28Dick LanahanP28 4034440002007011.118.118.118236.000.000.148----435
38Ed FernandesC22 2833141002076000.121.275.152427.030.242.1480.86--540
12Ray BerresC32 2132260002011001.188.212.188400.000.031.1941.00--633
22Danny MacFaydenP35 3528250001012011.179.207.179386.000.036.1922.00--530
7Johnny RizzoOF27 928151002055101.179.324.214538.036.214.2171.00--634
31Russ BauersP26 157020000002000.286.286.286572.000.000.400----27
-Dutch DietzP28 67210000002000.143.143.143286.000.000.200----17
10Ed Leip2B29 35210000000001.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
26Oad SwigartP25 75010001100010.200.200.200400.000.200.200----16
37Fern Bell27 63000001011000.000.250.000250.000.333.0001.00--04
-Frank KalinOF22 33000001020001.000.400.000400.000.667.0000.00--05
14Ray MuellerC28 43110001020000.333.600.333933.000.667.3330.00--15
-Pep RambertP23 32000000010000.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
Batting Totals19535466809151127668767406955349433063116.276.343.394737.117.231.2930.8971.921516082
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Rip Sewell33 1652.79332314231189.21697159667602001.248.010.283.172.840.90
21Joe Bowman30 9104.45322410052187.2209113931066571101.4610.010.483.162.730.86
25Mace Brown31 1093.49481751217173.01817867549734001.339.420.262.553.801.49
32Ken Heintzelman24 884.47391652123165.01938682765717101.5610.530.383.553.871.09
20Bob Klinger32 8135.3939223063142.019610285553485001.7512.420.323.363.040.91
19Max Butcher29 896.0235246252136.116199911346401101.5210.650.863.042.650.87
29Johnny Lanning29 844.0338720162115.21195952839421001.369.230.623.033.261.08
17,28Dick Lanahan28 684.2540840172108.01216351842451101.5110.080.673.503.751.07
22Danny MacFayden35 543.563580013291.11124736527240001.5311.080.492.672.370.89
31Russ Bauers26 027.55152002030.2422926218113001.9412.190.585.233.190.61
26Oad Swigart25 024.5072003022.127141111090001.6811.050.414.093.680.90
-Dutch Dietz28 016.0042001015.12211102481001.7313.201.202.404.802.00
-Pep Rambert23 017.883100108.112870400002.0013.500.004.500.000.00
27Ray Harrell28 009.003000203.15530232002.3315.000.006.009.001.50
Batting Totals78764.3637115649710724138915697856737249249128401.4810.170.473.193.181.00
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Spud DavisC87288611211.9670.00
Al LopezC592242927.9920.00
Ed FernandesC2747511.9810.00
Ray BerresC2140912.9800.00
Joe SchultzC1329430.9170.00
Ray MuellerC472001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Elbie Fletcher1B147151210411128.9930.00
Paul Waner1B8886112.9890.00
Bill Brubaker1B4252011.0000.00
Maurice Van Robays1B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frankie Gustine2B1302884024392.9410.00
Pep Young2B335179139.9090.00
Lee Handley2B25413.9000.00
Ed Leip2B222011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lee Handley3B80841391812.9250.00
Debs Garms3B6465123715.9640.00
Bill Brubaker3B19234034.9550.00
Pep Young3B547011.0000.00
Arky Vaughan3B214001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Arky VaughanSS1553085425294.9420.00
Bill BrubakerSS844001.0000.00
Pep YoungSS761226.9000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob ElliottOF1473021270.9780.00
Maurice Van RobaysOF14327610113.9630.00
Vince DiMaggioOF1082201353.9790.00
Paul WanerOF4562310.9850.00
Lloyd WanerOF4290311.9890.00
Debs GarmsOF1932320.9460.00
Johnny RizzoOF79020.8180.00
Frank KalinOF22010.6670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mace BrownP48173104021.9622.60
Dick LanahanP4010832213.9622.08
Ken HeintzelmanP3916544514.9802.67
Bob KlingerP39142633011.0002.47
Johnny LanningP3811582232.9092.34
Max ButcherP3513653422.9512.58
Danny MacFaydenP359122212.9602.37
Rip SewellP33189174650.9263.00
Joe BowmanP32187153610.9812.45
Russ BauersP153017011.0002.38
Oad SwigartP72206001.0002.44
Dutch DietzP4150211.6671.19
Ray HarrellP330000.0000.00
Pep RambertP3802001.0002.22


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