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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

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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