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1946 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 63-91 .409
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 552-668 -116
Roster Continuity 75.33% 1/16
Manager(s): Frankie Frisch, Spud Davis
General Manager: Roy Hamey
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 749,962 13/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: Spud Davis
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9858.628--
9660.6152.0
8271.53614.5
8172.52915.5
6985.44828.0
6787.43530.0
6391.40934.0
6193.39636.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
15Elbie Fletcher1B30   14853272136258466411137087.256.384.355739.100.316.2690.33133.0189651
32Jim RussellOF27   146516681432968501167542611.277.362.403765.126.277.2970.8164.5208591
43Ralph KinerOF23   1445026312417323813741091215.247.345.430775.183.337.2731.4721.8216579
16Frankie Gustine2B26   131495601282368522405231013.259.318.378696.119.204.2761.3061.9187548
8Bob ElliottOF29   14048650128253568664442715.263.351.358709.095.239.2810.6997.2174559
6Lee Handley3B32   1164164399871284292011010.238.289.298587.060.139.2480.69416.0124456
4Billy CoxSS26   12141132119226236426151104.290.333.387720.097.170.2970.58205.5159448
2Jimmy BrownSS-2B36   792412358600123185048.241.293.266559.025.112.2460.28--64263
1Bill SalkeldC29   6916018478031923916011.294.432.400832.106.363.3120.4153.364200
12Al LopezC37   5615013462011212314046.307.399.340739.033.193.3330.61150.051177
7,19Maurice Van RobaysOF31   5914614315311201115146.212.272.308580.096.171.2311.36146.045162
41Chuck WorkmanOF31   5814511324121621119143.221.280.303583.083.172.2421.7372.544161
9Burgess Whitehead2B36   5512710281205366123.220.261.260521.039.110.2311.00--33136
44Bill BakerC35   5311372740180126023.239.312.301613.062.168.2450.50113.034127
3Al GionfriddoOF24   641021126220101145001.255.345.314659.059.206.2680.36--32116
10Hank CamelliC31   42968202205089011.208.269.271540.063.146.2301.13--26105
18Johnny BarrettOF30   327171230061811000.169.253.211464.042.169.2001.38--1579
21Fritz OstermuellerP38   28647213002058153.328.386.375761.047.125.3751.60--2475
23Frank ColmanOF28   2653393016027100.170.214.283497.113.151.1783.5053.01556
22Nick StrincevichP31   32525802030620042.154.241.231472.077.192.2503.33--1262
30Rip SewellP39   26504920011412024.180.241.220461.040.140.2373.00--1156
46Ed BahrP26   29452801050010010.178.178.222400.044.044.229----1046
20Ken HeintzelmanP30   32444600030512064.136.224.136360.000.114.1882.40--655
39Jack HallettP31   3526061000004020.231.231.269500.038.038.273----728
45Ken GablesP27   3224263001015021.250.280.375655.125.167.3165.00--927
40Al GerheauserP29   36213720010011000.333.333.429762.095.095.700----921
25Johnny LanningP35   2721031000014031.143.182.190372.048.095.1764.00--425
28Vinnie SmithC30   721240000015001.190.227.190417.000.048.2505.00--422
14Frankie ZakSS24   2120840000010010.200.238.200438.000.050.2000.00--422
29Preacher RoeP31   2115210000035000.067.222.067289.000.200.1001.67--118
24Ed AlbostaP27   178010000004001.125.125.125250.000.000.250----18
11Lee HowardP22   35000000004000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
31Roy JarvisC20   24010000011000.250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--15
27Junior WalshP27   44000000004000.000.000.0000.000.000-----04
26Hank GornickiP35   73000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
49Ben GuintiniOF26   23000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
11,47Al TateP27   23010000000000.333.333.333666.000.000.333----13
5Pete CoscarartSS33   32011000000000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.500----22
37Alf Anderson32   21000000010001.000.500.000500.0001.000.0000.00--02
17Vic Barnhart23   21000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals190951995521300202526050848592555150101125.250.327.344671.093.217.2710.9486.717865892
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21Fritz Ostermueller38   13102.84272516220193.11937061556571001.299.000.232.612.661.02
22Nick Strincevich31   10153.58322211341176.01857770744491001.309.460.362.252.511.11
20Ken Heintzelman30   8123.7632246241157.21658466786574001.599.400.404.903.250.66
30Rip Sewell39   8123.68252011220149.11406861653332001.308.460.363.201.990.62
46Ed Bahr26   862.6327147070136.21285740852442001.318.410.533.422.890.85
39Jack Hallett31   573.2935931120115.01074842039642001.278.370.003.055.011.64
45Ken Gables27   245.2632700101100.21136459352390001.6310.070.274.633.480.75
25Johnny Lanning35   453.072793012191.0973631331162001.419.590.303.071.580.52
40Al Gerheauser29   223.953531018081.2924236225321001.4310.100.222.743.511.28
29Preacher Roe31   385.142110108270.0835040525280001.5410.670.643.213.601.12
24Ed Albosta27   066.08176003039.2413427335191001.909.230.687.884.280.54
11Lee Howard22   012.0832101013.114330960001.779.690.006.234.150.67
26Hank Gornicki35   003.4670004012.21210501140001.778.310.007.622.770.36
27Junior Walsh27   015.4042002010.196601020001.908.100.009.001.800.20
11,47Al Tate27   015.002110109.08550720001.678.000.007.002.000.29
31Lefty Wilkie31   0010.137000407.213990330002.0014.630.003.383.381.00
42Jim Hopper26   0111.252100004.06551312002.2513.502.256.752.250.33
47Bill Clemensen27   000.001000002.00000020000.000.000.000.009.00--
Batting Totals63913.723361556110946137014066685665054145818001.429.240.333.553.010.85
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al LopezC561733034.9850.00
Bill SalkeldC511763163.9720.00
Bill BakerC41951442.9650.00
Hank CamelliC391171842.9710.00
Vinnie SmithC725410.9670.00
Roy JarvisC14010.8000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Elbie Fletcher1B1471356106897.9950.00
Jim Russell1B543216.9780.00
Frank Colman1B216212.9470.00
Maurice Van Robays1B281001.0000.00
Bill Baker1B120011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frankie Gustine2B1132903282161.9670.00
Burgess Whitehead2B306664514.9630.00
Jimmy Brown2B215569412.9690.00
Lee Handley2B39220.8460.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lee Handley3B1021072371513.9580.00
Bob Elliott3B43448265.9550.00
Jimmy Brown3B9151161.8120.00
Frankie Gustine3B791911.9660.00
Burgess Whitehead3B401001.0000.00
Chuck Workman3B10010.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy CoxSS1142353233959.9350.00
Jimmy BrownSS305788615.9600.00
Frankie GustineSS13204028.9680.00
Frankie ZakSS10132635.9290.00
Pete CoscarartSS10000.0000.00
Burgess WhiteheadSS101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ralph KinerOF1403396112.9690.00
Jim RussellOF1343087111.9660.00
Bob ElliottOF92188815.9950.00
Chuck WorkmanOF401104011.0000.00
Maurice Van RobaysOF3762130.9550.00
Al GionfriddoOF3349230.9440.00
Johnny BarrettOF2133131.9190.00
Frank ColmanOF8151001.0000.00
Al GerheauserOF10000.0000.00
Ben GuintiniOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al GerheauserP3581321021.0002.66
Jack HallettP35115820011.0002.19
Ken GablesP3210031210.9371.35
Ken HeintzelmanP32157739031.0002.63
Nick StrincevichP32176142510.9751.99
Ed BahrP2713682852.8782.38
Johnny LanningP2791522011.0002.67
Fritz OstermuellerP2719393310.9771.96
Rip SewellP2514982621.9442.05
Preacher RoeP217041311.9442.19
Ed AlbostaP173927011.0002.07
Hank GornickiP71202001.0001.48
Lefty WilkieP7701001.0001.25
Junior WalshP41002001.0001.78
Lee HowardP3130211.6671.37
Jim HopperP2401011.0002.25
Al TateP2903001.0003.00
Bill ClemensenP120000.0000.00


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