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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
  • 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 1948 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    8Monty Basgall2B175R-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    17Ted BeardOF5-8165L-L271948Not draftedMLB--
    18Eddie Bockman3B5-9175R-R271946Not draftedMLB--
    35Tiny BonhamP6-2215R-R341940Not draftedMLB--
    -Pete Castiglione3B-SS5-11175R-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    24Bob ChesnesP6-0180B-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    9Ed Fitz GeraldC0R-R241948Not draftedMLB--
    32Hal GreggP6-3195R-R261943Not draftedMLB--
    16Frankie Gustine2B-3B6-0180R-R281939Not draftedMLB--
    29Don Gutteridge2B5-10165R-R361936Not draftedMLB--
    13Kirby HigbeP5-11190R-R331937Not draftedMLB--
    12Johnny HoppOF-1B5-10175L-L311939Not draftedMLB--
    4Ralph KinerOF6-2195R-R251946Not draftedMLB--
    10Clyde KluttzC6-0198R-R301942Not draftedMLB--
    28Vic LombardiP5-7158L-L251945Not draftedMLB--
    36Woody MainP6-3195R-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    38Cal McLishP6-1200B-R221944Not draftedMLB--
    7Danny Murtaugh2B5-9165R-R301941Not draftedMLB--
    21Fritz OstermuellerP5-11175L-L401934Not draftedMLB--
    23Mel QueenP6-0204R-R301942Not draftedMLB--
    37Elmer RiddleP5-11170R-R331939Not draftedMLB--
    3Johnny RiddleC5-11190R-R421930Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan RojekSS5-10170R-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    30Rip SewellP6-1180L-R411932Not draftedMLB--
    26Elmer SingletonP6-2174R-R301945Not draftedMLB--
    5Ed Stevens1B6-1190L-L231945Not draftedMLB--
    22Nick StrincevichP6-1180R-R331940Not draftedMLB--
    31Earl TurnerC5-9170R-R251948Not draftedMLB--
    11Dixie WalkerOF6-1175L-R371931Not draftedMLB--
    34Junior WalshP5-11185R-R291946Not draftedMLB--
    14Max WestOF-1B6-1182L-R311938Not draftedMLB--
    15Wally WestlakeOF6-0186R-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    17Grady WilsonSS6-0170R-R251948Not draftedMLB--


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