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1948 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-71 .539
Rank: 4th in National League
Run Differential: 706-701 + 5
Manager(s): Billy Meyer
General Manager: Roy Hamey
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 1,517,021 5/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Riddle
Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: Bill Burwell
Assistant Coach: Gordie Holt
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9162.595--
8569.5526.5
8470.5457.5
8371.5398.5
7876.50613.5
6688.42925.5
6489.41827.0
6490.41627.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Stan RojekSS2915664185186275451246141388.290.355.367722.076.209.3050.67160.3235713
4Ralph KinerOF25156555104147195401231112613015.265.391.533924.268.472.2360.5413.9296670
7Danny Murtaugh2B3014651456149215171106040148.290.365.356721.066.202.3130.67514.0183579
16Frankie Gustine3B2813144968120192942542622612.267.333.379712.111.216.2941.4849.9170499
5Ed Stevens1B2312842947109196106943553236.254.313.396709.142.233.2701.5142.9170469
15Wally WestlakeOF27132428781221061765246404110.285.360.456816.171.283.2830.8725.2195479
11Dixie WalkerOF371294083912919325415218057.316.393.392785.076.206.3270.35204.0160465
12Johnny HoppOF3112039264109151213154025037.278.345.385730.107.222.2950.63392.0151435
10Clyde KluttzC3094271266012242032019044.221.275.325600.103.188.2260.9567.888295
9Ed Fitz GeraldC2410226231709313533237123.267.349.336685.069.202.3081.16262.088297
18Eddie Bockman3B277017623427142321735127.239.309.358667.119.227.2772.0644.063196
14Max West1B318714619264082112729104.178.310.370680.192.384.1651.0718.354174
24Bob ChesnesP273991152511180711003.275.327.341668.066.143.3041.5791.03198
17Ted BeardOF2725811516130751218200.198.316.284600.086.296.2541.50--2395
37Elmer RiddleP33296461210151416060.188.235.250485.063.141.2344.0064.01674
8Monty Basgall2B26385112111026035001.216.259.353612.137.196.2051.6725.51854
35Tiny BonhamP342249280003007010.163.163.163326.000.000.190----850
13Kirby HigbeP33564841010130011002.208.208.292500.083.083.250--48.01448
28Vic LombardiP2539481102003024111.208.255.250505.042.083.2272.00--1252
21Fritz OstermuellerP402344181004016031.182.200.205405.023.045.2116.00--948
30Rip SewellP4121425610120615010.143.250.238488.095.238.1922.5042.01049
26Elmer SingletonP303823020002008010.087.087.087174.000.000.133----224
32Hal GreggP262222360011009020.273.273.409682.136.136.417--22.0924
23Mel QueenP302517010000002020.059.059.059118.000.000.067----119
3Johnny RiddleC421015130000012011.200.250.200450.000.067.2312.00--317
17Grady WilsonSS251210111001003000.100.100.200300.100.100.143----210
-Pete CastiglioneSS2742000000100000.000.000.0000.000.500.000----02
29Don Gutteridge3642000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
36Woody MainP26172000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
34Junior WalshP2922000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
38Cal McLishP2231000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
31Earl TurnerC2521000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals188252867061388191541086506858057821056100.263.335.380715.118.240.2781.0048.920115922
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
24Bob Chesnes271463.5725231500019418092771390696201.398.350.604.183.200.77
37Elmer Riddle3312103.4928271231119118483742081639001.398.670.943.822.970.78
28Vic Lombardi251093.703817901541631567267967541101.378.610.503.702.980.81
13Kirby Higbe33873.3656830311015814075591183864101.417.970.634.734.901.04
35Tiny Bonham346104.302220700013514571651823420001.249.601.191.522.781.83
21Fritz Ostermueller408114.4323221020013414373661341434001.379.600.872.752.891.05
30Rip Sewell411333.47211770301211265147937361001.349.300.662.732.660.97
26Elmer Singleton30464.9938510172929052511140539001.418.801.083.915.181.33
32Hal Gregg26244.62228109174724038334250001.438.760.364.143.040.74
23Mel Queen30446.68258006166825149840341001.8511.181.095.454.640.85
36Woody Main26118.33170006027352725419120102.0011.671.336.334.000.63
38Cal McLish22009.0021000058550211002.0014.400.003.601.800.50
22Nick Strincevich33009.0030002048440210002.5018.000.004.502.250.50
34Junior Walsh291011.2520001044551500002.259.002.2511.250.000.00
Pitching Totals83714.1532215665591191372137370163212056451936501.419.010.793.703.400.92


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