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1945 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-72 .532
Rank: 4th in National League
Run Differential: 753-681 + 72
Roster Continuity 91.84% 1/15
Manager(s): Frankie Frisch
General Manager:
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 604,694 8/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
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 1945 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Vic BarnhartSS6-0188R-R221944Not draftedMLB--
    18Johnny BarrettOF5-10170L-L291942Not draftedMLB--
    20Boom-Boom BeckP6-2200R-R401924Not draftedMLB--
    19Max ButcherP6-2220R-R341936Not draftedMLB--
    2Hank CamelliC5-11190R-R301943Not draftedMLB--
    23Frank ColmanOF-1B5-11188L-L271942Not draftedMLB--
    5Pete Coscarart2B-SS5-11175R-R321938Not draftedMLB--
    27Cookie CuccurulloP5-10168L-L271943Not draftedMLB--
    7Babe Dahlgren1B6-0190R-R331935Not draftedMLB--
    36Spud DavisC6-1197R-R401928Not draftedMLB--
    8Bob Elliott3B-OF6-0185R-R281939Not draftedMLB--
    45Ken GablesP5-11210R-R261945Not draftedMLB--
    40Al GerheauserP6-3190L-L281943Not draftedMLB--
    3Al GionfriddoOF5-6165L-L231944Not draftedMLB--
    16Frankie Gustine2B-3B6-0180R-R251939UDFAMLB--
    6Lee Handley3B-2B5-7160R-R311936Not draftedMLB--
    25Johnny LanningP6-1185R-R341936Not draftedMLB--
    12Al LopezC5-11165R-R361928Not draftedMLB--
    11Tommy O'BrienOF5-11195R-R261943Not draftedMLB--
    21Fritz OstermuellerP5-11175L-L371934Not draftedMLB--
    4Xavier RescignoP5-10175R-R311943Not draftedMLB--
    4Bill RodgersOF6-0162L-L221944Not draftedMLB--
    29Preacher RoeP6-2170R-L301938Not draftedMLB--
    32Jim RussellOF6-1181B-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    1Bill SalkeldC5-10190L-R281945Not draftedMLB--
    4Jack Saltzgaver3B-2B5-11165L-R421932Not draftedMLB--
    30Rip SewellP6-1180L-R381932Not draftedMLB--
    20Ray StarrP6-1178R-R391932Not draftedMLB--
    22Nick StrincevichP6-1180R-R301940Not draftedMLB--
    25Joe VitelliP6-1195R-R371944Not draftedMLB--
    15Lloyd WanerOF5-9150L-R391927Not draftedMLB--
    14Frankie ZakSS5-10150R-R231944Not draftedMLB--

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