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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
8Monty Basgall2B26385112111026035001.216.259.353612.137.196.2051.6725.51854
17Ted BeardOF2725811516130751218200.198.301.284585.086.296.2541.50--2393
18Eddie Bockman3B277017623427142321735127.239.306.358664.119.227.2772.0644.063195
35Tiny BonhamP342249280003007010.163.163.163326.000.000.190----850
-Pete CastiglioneSS2742000000100000.000.000.0000.000.500.000----02
24Bob ChesnesP273991152511180711003.275.327.341668.066.143.3041.5791.03198
9Ed Fitz GeraldC2410226231709313533237123.267.347.336683.069.202.3081.16262.088296
32Hal GreggP262222360011009020.273.273.409682.136.136.417--22.0924
16Frankie Gustine3B2813144968120192942542622612.267.330.379709.111.216.2941.4849.9170497
29Don Gutteridge3642000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
13Kirby HigbeP33564841010130011002.208.208.292500.083.083.250--48.01448
12Johnny HoppOF3112039264109151213154025037.278.345.385730.107.222.2950.62392.0151435
4Ralph KinerOF25156555104147195401231112613015.265.388.533921.268.472.2360.5413.9296667
10Clyde KluttzC3094271266012242032019044.221.275.325600.103.188.2260.9567.888295
28Vic LombardiP2539481102003024111.208.240.250490.042.083.2272.00--1251
36Woody MainP26172000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
38Cal McLishP2231000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
7Danny Murtaugh2B3014651456149215171106040148.290.364.356720.066.202.3130.67514.0183578
21Fritz OstermuellerP402344181004016031.182.200.205405.023.045.2116.00--948
23Mel QueenP302517010000002020.059.059.059118.000.000.067----119
37Elmer RiddleP33296461210151416060.187.235.250485.062.141.2344.0064.01674
3Johnny RiddleC421015130000012011.200.250.200450.000.067.2312.00--317
6Stan RojekSS2915664185186275451246141388.290.352.367719.076.209.3050.67160.3235710
30Rip SewellP4121425610120615010.143.250.238488.095.238.1922.5042.01049
26Elmer SingletonP303823020002008010.087.087.087174.000.000.133----224
5Ed Stevens1B2312842947109196106943553236.254.310.396706.142.233.2701.5142.9170467
31Earl TurnerC2521000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
11Dixie WalkerOF371294083912919325415218057.316.393.392785.076.206.3270.35204.0160465
34Junior WalshP2922000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
14Max West1B318714619264082112729104.178.306.370676.192.384.1651.0718.354173
15Wally WestlakeOF27132428781221061765246404110.285.354.456810.171.283.2830.8725.2195475
17Grady WilsonSS251210111001003000.100.100.200300.100.100.143----210
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
35Tiny Bonham6104.302220700013514571651823420001.249.601.191.522.781.83.257
22Nick Strincevich009.0030002048440210002.5018.000.004.502.250.50.400
26Elmer Singleton464.9938510172929052511140539001.418.801.083.915.181.32.261
30Rip Sewell1333.47211770301211265147937361001.349.300.662.732.660.97.261
37Elmer Riddle12103.4928271231119118483742081639001.398.670.943.822.970.78.243
23Mel Queen446.68258006166825149840341001.8511.181.095.454.640.85.310
21Fritz Ostermueller8114.4323221020013414373661341434001.379.600.872.752.891.05.265
38Cal McLish009.0021000058550211002.0014.400.003.601.800.50.348
36Woody Main118.33170006027352725419120102.0011.671.336.334.000.63.307
28Vic Lombardi1093.703817901541631567267967541101.378.610.503.702.980.81.252
13Kirby Higbe873.3656830311015814075591183864101.417.970.634.734.901.04.249
32Hal Gregg244.62228109174724038334250001.438.760.364.143.040.74.258
24Bob Chesnes1463.5725231500019418092771390696201.398.350.604.183.200.77.245
34Junior Walsh1011.2520001044551500002.259.002.2511.250.000.00.187


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