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1942 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 66-81 .449
Rank: 5th in National League
Run Differential: 585-632 -47
Roster Continuity 75.80% 7/16
Manager(s): Frankie Frisch
General Manager:
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 448,897 9/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: Spud Davis
Assistant Coach: Jake Flowers
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1942 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Alf AndersonSS5-11165R-R281941Not draftedMLB--
    15Bill BakerC6-0200R-R311940Not draftedMLB--
    7Johnny BarrettOF5-10170L-L261942Not draftedMLB--
    18Bill BrandtP5-8170R-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    19Max ButcherP6-2220R-R311936Not draftedMLB--
    -Frank ColmanOF-1B5-11188L-L241942Not draftedMLB--
    -Dick CongerP6-0185R-R211940Not draftedMLB--
    5Pete Coscarart2B-SS5-11175R-R291938Not draftedMLB--
    22Dutch DietzP5-11180R-R301940Not draftedMLB--
    9Vince DiMaggioOF5-11183R-R291937Not draftedMLB--
    8Bob Elliott3B-OF6-0185R-R251939Not draftedMLB--
    3Elbie Fletcher1B6-0180L-L261934Not draftedMLB--
    4Huck GearySS5-10170L-R251942Not draftedMLB--
    27Hank GornickiP6-1145R-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    16Frankie Gustine2B-3B6-0180R-R221939UDFAMLB--
    -Jack HallettP6-4215R-R271940Not draftedMLB--
    13Luke HamlinP6-2168L-R371933Not draftedMLB--
    32Ken HeintzelmanP5-11185R-L261937Not draftedMLB--
    24Ken JungelsP6-1180R-R261937Not draftedMLB--
    20Bob KlingerP6-0180R-R341938Not draftedMLB--
    29Johnny LanningP6-1185R-R311936Not draftedMLB--
    12Al LopezC5-11165R-R331928Not draftedMLB--
    4Stu Martin2B6-0155L-R281936Not draftedMLB--
    10Babe PhelpsC6-2225L-R341931Not draftedMLB--
    40Culley RikardOF5-11183L-R281941Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim RussellOF6-1181B-R231942Not draftedMLB--
    30Rip SewellP6-1180L-R351932Not draftedMLB--
    -Harry ShumanP6-2195R-R271942Not draftedMLB--
    14Bud StewartOF5-11170L-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    25Nick StrincevichP6-1180R-R271940Not draftedMLB--
    17Maurice Van RobaysOF6-0190R-R271939Not draftedMLB--
    11Jimmy WasdellOF-1B5-11185L-L281937Not draftedMLB--
    39Lefty WilkieP5-11175L-L271941Not draftedMLB--
    23Johnny WyrostekOF6-2180L-R221942Not draftedMLB--

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