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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
21Arky VaughanSS281565941131784015795128825345.300.393.453846.153.322.3040.2884.9269689
17,28Maurice Van RobaysOF251455728215627711116233583116.273.316.402718.129.191.2881.7652.0230609
8,37Bob ElliottOF2314855188161341156413452821311.292.348.421769.129.234.3010.62110.2232611
16Frankie Gustine2B2013352459147327155735392413.281.328.374702.094.174.3021.11524.0196565
3,5Elbie Fletcher1B2414751094139227161045119549312.273.418.437855.165.408.2800.4531.9223641
9,18Debs Garms3B33103358761272375573236133.355.395.500895.145.218.3520.2671.6179385
8,37Vince DiMaggioOF27110356591032601954113783527.289.364.522886.233.368.3312.2418.7186400
4,6Lee Handley3B269830250857411972716062.281.340.341681.060.172.2950.59302.0103335
11Spud DavisC35992852393141539035202215.326.404.435839.109.232.3380.5757.0124324
9,18Paul WanerOF3789238326916113202314004.290.352.378730.088.185.3050.61238.090261
12Al LopezC315917415456212451313048.259.310.333643.075.178.2751.00174.058191
10Lloyd WanerOF347216630433003255101.259.285.277562.018.060.2671.00--46172
4,6Pep Young2B325413619348222011223200.250.320.382702.132.228.2881.9268.052150
21Joe BowmanP30579011225111401414103.244.352.356708.111.267.2801.0090.032105
15Bill Brubaker3B29387881531070816040.192.267.256523.064.167.2422.00--2090
30Rip SewellP334773141421140319011.192.224.288512.096.137.2456.3373.02177
32Ken HeintzelmanP244154490000029033.167.196.167363.000.037.2004.50--959
25Mace BrownP314852461003048151.115.193.135328.019.096.1362.00--762
19Max ButcherP29365061530010027012.300.327.360687.060.100.3493.50--1853
20Bob KlingerP323942360000012013.143.163.143306.000.024.1502.00--644
38Joe SchultzC211636270104021000.194.237.250487.056.111.2000.50--938
29Johnny LanningP293835272003028030.200.243.257500.057.114.2594.00--940
17,28Dick LanahanP284034440002007011.118.118.118236.000.000.148----435
38Ed FernandesC222833141002076000.121.275.152427.030.242.1480.86--540
12Ray BerresC322132260002011001.188.212.188400.000.031.1941.00--633
22Danny MacFaydenP353528250001012011.179.207.179386.000.036.1922.00--530
7Johnny RizzoOF27928151002055101.179.324.214538.036.214.2171.00--634
31Russ BauersP26157020000002000.286.286.286572.000.000.400----27
-Dutch DietzP2867210000002000.143.143.143286.000.000.200----17
10Ed Leip2B2935210000000001.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
26Oad SwigartP2575010001100010.200.200.200400.000.200.200----16
37Fern Bell2763000001011000.000.250.000250.000.333.0001.00--04
-Frank KalinOF2233000001020001.000.400.000400.000.667.0000.00--05
14Ray MuellerC2843110001020000.333.600.333933.000.667.3330.00--15
-Pep RambertP2332000000010000.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
Batting Totals19535466809151127668767406955349433063116.276.343.394737.117.231.2930.8971.921516082
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Rip Sewell331652.793323142311891697159667602001.248.010.283.172.840.90
21Joe Bowman309104.45322410052187209113931066571101.4610.010.483.162.730.86
25Mace Brown311093.494817512171731817867549734001.339.420.262.553.801.49
32Ken Heintzelman24884.473916521231651938682765717101.5610.530.383.553.871.09
20Bob Klinger328135.393922306314219610285553485001.7512.420.323.363.040.91
19Max Butcher29896.023524625213616199911346401101.5210.650.863.042.650.87
29Johnny Lanning29844.03387201621151195952839421001.369.230.623.033.261.08
17,28Dick Lanahan28684.25408401721081216351842451101.5110.080.673.503.751.07
22Danny MacFayden35543.5635800132911124736527240001.5311.080.492.672.370.89
31Russ Bauers26027.55152002030422926218113001.9412.190.585.233.190.61
26Oad Swigart25024.507200302227141111090001.6811.050.414.093.680.90
-Dutch Dietz28016.00420010152211102481001.7313.201.202.404.802.00
-Pep Rambert23017.88310010812870400002.0013.500.004.500.000.00
27Ray Harrell28009.0030002035530232002.3315.000.006.009.001.50
Pitching Totals78764.3637115649710724138915697856737249249128401.4810.170.473.193.181.00
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Russ Bauers261500000000001.000------------------170
Ray Berres32021000000000--.980----------------4091
Joe Bowman30320000000000.981------------------15361
Mace Brown31480000000000.962------------------10402
Bill Brubaker29004019800000----1.000--.9551.000--------52463
Max Butcher29350000000000.951------------------5342
Spud Davis35087000000000--.967----------------2886112
Dutch Dietz2840000000000.667------------------021
Vince DiMaggio270000000001080------------------.979220135
Bob Elliott230000000001470------------------.978302127
Ed Fernandes22027000000000--.981----------------4751
Elbie Fletcher240014700000000----.993--------------151210411
Debs Garms330000640000190--------.964--------.946971269
Frankie Gustine200001300000000------.941------------28840243
Lee Handley26000280000000------.900.925----------8914319
Ray Harrell2830000000000--------------------000
Ken Heintzelman24390000000000.980------------------4451
Frank Kalin2200000000020------------------.667201
Bob Klinger323900000000001.000------------------6330
Dick Lanahan28400000000000.962------------------3221
Johnny Lanning29380000000000.909------------------8223
Ed Leip2900020000000------1.000------------220
Al Lopez31059000000000--.992----------------224292
Danny MacFayden35350000000000.960------------------2221
Ray Mueller2804000000000--1.000----------------720
Pep Rambert23300000000001.000------------------020
Johnny Rizzo2700000000070------------------.818902
Joe Schultz21013000000000--.917----------------2943
Rip Sewell33330000000000.926------------------17465
Oad Swigart25700000000001.000------------------060
Maurice Van Robays250010000001430------------------.9632761011
Arky Vaughan280000215500000--------1.000.942--------30954652
Lloyd Waner34000000000420------------------.9899031
Paul Waner37008000000450----.989------------.98515092
Pep Young32000335700000------.9091.000.900--------619815


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