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1952 Pittsburgh PiratesNational League (MLB)
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Bill Howerton played for the 1952 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record42-112 (8th)League RankthMLB Rankth
BallparkForbes Field
ManagerBilly MeyerGeneral ManagerBranch Rickey
CoachesSam Narron (Bullpen Coach), Bill Posedel (First Base Coach), Milt Stock (Third Base Coach), Honus Wagner (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance686,673 (Rank: 12th)
Years Available1887-2018

Team History -- 1952 Statistics -- 1952 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1952 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
4Ralph KinerofR29149516901261723787301107770006.244.384.500.88425856633.221.256.475.40717.412.20.75.914.044.4    
7Gus BellofL2313146853117215165914367224006.250.306.419.72519642510.266.169.239.3347.114.12.03.129.335.9    
10Jack Merson2bR301113984198202538112238130011.246.287.344.63113727424.262.098.153.2945.29.01.71.279.627.6    
24Dick GroatssR219538438109611292419271110018.284.319.313.6321208415.303.029.073.2984.66.51.40.2384.07.3    
44Catfish Metkovich1bL311253734110118374152322945009.271.335.391.72614628414.279.120.214.3397.77.00.91.753.327.7    
5Tony Bartirome1bL20124355327810301633263705000.220.273.265.5389413386.245.045.118.2566.79.61.40.00.016.7    
2Joe GaragiolacL26118344359415485401502420007.273.369.410.77914127396.276.137.279.36412.66.10.52.043.028.7    
8Bobby Del GrecoofR1999341347414212065387033009.217.301.279.5809517385.270.062.176.2809.918.21.80.3341.023.0    
26Clem Koshorekss-2bR2798322278417001547263926003.261.320.314.63410117356.297.053.124.3017.311.01.50.00.020.2    
14George Strickland2b-ssR267623217416252242214512005.177.248.284.5326613256.198.107.207.2538.217.62.12.046.431.7    
16Pete Castiglione3bR31672142757914183317813002.266.323.374.6978014235.262.108.187.3257.23.40.51.753.524.6    
3Clyde McCulloughcR356617210405111501101825003.233.283.291.574507189.255.058.110.2725.39.51.80.5172.017.5    
22Murry DicksonpR354710742440060011002005.224.231.262.493284110.247.038.047.2280.99.110.00.00.016.7    
14Sonny Senerchia3bR2129100522503110342100000.220.250.360.610368104.250.140.150.2813.920.25.32.933.336.4    
17Brandy DavisofR2455951417110192112802000.179.264.211.475202108.254.032.221.23510.225.92.60.00.011.8    
6Lee WallsofR19328061501250082200001.188.261.288.54923388.232.100.200.2629.125.02.82.340.020.0    
18Dick HallofR21268061110020121701000.138.159.150.30912183.175.012.025.1472.420.58.50.00.09.1    
9Ed Fitz GeraldcR28517341710170271500004.233.300.288.58821280.281.055.123.2828.818.82.11.373.011.8    
11Howie PolletpL31316841300040081702002.191.276.191.46713078.255.000.118.23510.321.82.10.00.00.0    
6,31Dick Smith3bR242966871005009300001.106.213.121.3348175.111.015.152.17912.04.00.30.00.014.3    
12Johnny Berardino2bR351956284004004600001.143.200.214.41412460.160.071.143.1996.710.01.50.00.050.0    
25Bob FriendpR2135522300000022007001.058.093.058.1513061.094.000.038.0783.332.810.00.00.00.0    
21Ted BeardofL311544582103207901001.182.294.273.56712352.229.091.295.27613.517.31.30.00.037.5    
35Woody MainpR304837120000000903001.054.054.054.1082040.071.000.000.0500.022.50.00.00.00.0    
15Erv DusakofR312027160013002800002.222.276.333.6099129.278.111.185.2866.927.64.03.527.016.7    
8Bill HowertonofL301325381104006500001.320.452.440.89211231.400.120.360.41719.416.10.80.00.025.0    
36Cal HoguepR241924161005001601001.250.280.292.5727126.333.042.083.2683.923.16.00.00.016.7    
15Frank ThomasofR23621120000001100002.095.136.095.2312022.100.000.048.1174.64.61.00.00.00.0    
20Ron KlinepR2027190000000001100000.000.000.000.0000019.000.000.000.0000.057.90.00.00.00.0    
21Ron NecciaipR201217010001001900000.059.111.059.1701018.125.000.059.0925.650.09.00.00.00.0    
19Harry FisherpL261515051001000300001.333.333.400.7336115.417.067.067.3370.020.00.00.00.020.0    
29Jim MangancR221113120002001300000.154.214.154.3682014.200.000.077.1847.121.43.00.00.00.0    
23Jim WaughpR181710010000002501001.100.250.100.3501013.200.000.200.19815.438.52.50.00.00.0    
32Paul LaPalmepL283110111000000201000.100.100.200.3002111.125.100.100.1330.018.20.00.00.0100.0    
30Joe MuirpL29129110000001100000.111.200.111.3111010.125.000.111.16510.010.01.00.00.00.0    
28Ted WilkspR36448010000000001000.125.125.125.250109.125.000.000.1160.00.00.00.00.00.0    
19Red MungerpR3357000000000401000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0    
30Bill BellpR1844000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
24Don CarlsenpR2553010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.3100.00.00.00.00.00.0    
27Jim SucheckipR2452000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.24133.333.31.00.00.00.0    
5Jack Phillips1bR3011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
29Jim DunnpR2131000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (42 players)1545193515120118130924784341486724267000104.231.300.331.63117183035775.253.331.194.0008.412.51.51.656.525.2 

1952 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
22Murry DicksonR35STMLB14213.574334921282277.227812811026761120001.289.010.842.463.631.474.15.4003.62    
11Howie PolletL31STMLB7164.12313019110214.0217111982271901001.359.130.932.993.791.274.67.3043.88    
25Bob FriendR21S/RMLB7174.183523126140185.018696861584757101.469.050.734.093.650.894.67.2924.00    
35Woody MainR30S/RMLB2124.4648113720192153.114978761452792101.318.750.823.054.641.524.58.1433.56    
36Cal HogueR24S/RMLB184.8419127305083.2795645768341001.778.500.757.313.660.506.02.1115.10    
20Ron KlineR20S/RMLB075.49271116005078.2745548366274301.798.470.347.553.090.416.29.0004.72    
28Ted WilksR36RelMLB553.61440440034472.1653229931241001.338.091.123.862.990.773.98.5004.63    
32Paul LaPalmeL28RelMLB123.92312290016059.2563326637255001.578.450.915.583.770.684.98.3334.72    
21Ron NecciaiR20S/RMLB167.081293002054.2634543532313001.7510.370.825.275.100.977.41.1434.20    
23Jim WaughR18S/RMLB166.3617710106052.1614337432180001.7910.490.695.503.100.567.39.1434.53    
30Joe MuirL29S/RMLB236.311257100035.2422825318170001.7010.600.764.544.290.947.07.4004.05    
19Red MungerR33S/RMLB037.18541000026.130212161080001.5310.252.053.422.730.807.18.0005.88    
19Harry FisherR26S/RMLB126.87835004018.117141441351001.668.351.966.382.450.386.87.3336.81    
30Bill BellR18S/RMLB014.60413002015.21611831341001.919.191.727.472.300.316.32.0006.86    
27Jim SucheckiR24RelMLB005.40505003010.014761460001.8012.600.903.605.401.506.30.0003.69    
24Don CarlsenR25RelMLB0110.80514001010.02013121521002.5018.000.904.501.800.4011.70.0004.79    
29Jim DunnR21RelMLB003.3830300105.14220321001.376.750.005.063.380.673.38.0003.33    
19Bill WerleL31RelMLB009.0050500004.09541110002.5020.252.252.252.251.0011.25.0005.89    
34Ed WolfeR23RelMLB007.3630300103.27331510003.7517.182.4512.272.450.207.36.0009.48    
36Mel QueenR34STMLB0229.7022000003.1812112432003.8721.605.4010.808.100.7532.40.00011.99    
Pitching Totals: (20 players)421124.6515515520443411281364139579370413362556430501.489.200.884.123.720.905.23.273  

1952 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PWoody Main30MLBp48-1538154027.8520.480.15---48100.031.2Fielding by Day
PTed Wilks36MLBp44-72391113.9230.270.17---44100.028.6Fielding by Day
PMurry Dickson35MLBp43-27729624795.9582.120.33---4791.527.9Fielding by Day
PBob Friend21MLBp35-18510372349.9591.340.25---35100.022.7Fielding by Day
PHowie Pollet31MLBp31-2147483258.9481.770.26---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
PPaul LaPalme28MLBp31-591151117.9410.520.27---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
PRon Kline20MLBp27-783802111.0000.410.14---27100.017.5Fielding by Day
PCal Hogue24MLBp19-83492115.8670.680.16---19100.012.3Fielding by Day
PJim Waugh18MLBp17-520111112.9170.650.21---17100.011.0Fielding by Day
PJoe Muir29MLBp12-35451110.9000.750.26---12100.07.8Fielding by Day
PRon Necciai20MLBp12-54472213.8460.920.20---12100.07.8Fielding by Day
PHarry Fisher26MLBp8-18110021.0000.250.11---1553.35.2Fielding by Day
PRed Munger33MLBp5-261903101.0002.000.38---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PBill Werle31MLBp5-4020021.0000.400.50---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PJim Suchecki24MLBp5-1002103.6670.400.20---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PDon Carlsen25MLBp5-10060161.0001.200.60---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PBill Bell18MLBp4-15140151.0001.250.33---4100.02.6Fielding by Day
PJim Dunn21MLBp3-5200021.0000.670.40---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PEd Wolfe23MLBp3-3110121.0000.670.67---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PMel Queen34MLBp2-3000000.000.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJoe Garagiola26MLBc105--41863119492.9784.580.00--211889.068.2Fielding by Day
CClyde McCullough35MLBc61--2273854270.9814.340.00--16692.439.6Fielding by Day
CEd Fitz Gerald28MLBc18--49400531.0002.940.00--15135.311.7Fielding by Day
CJim Mangan22MLBc4--32106.8331.250.00---1136.42.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BTony Bartirome20MLB1b118--909721191992.9898.310.00---12495.276.6Fielding by Day
1BCatfish Metkovich31MLBof-1b72--53033759570.9887.820.00---12557.646.8Fielding by Day
1BGeorge Strickland26MLBss-2b1--100011.0001.000.00---761.30.6Fielding by Day
1BPete Castiglione31MLB3b-ss1--200021.0002.000.00---671.50.6Fielding by Day
1BJack Phillips30MLB1b1--200121.0002.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
1BClyde McCullough35MLBc1--000000.000.00---661.50.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJack Merson30MLB2b-3b81--190214959413.9784.990.00---11173.052.6Fielding by Day
2BGeorge Strickland26MLBss-2b45--951271130233.9534.930.00---7659.229.2Fielding by Day
2BClem Koshorek27MLBss-2b27--5472511131.9624.670.00---9827.617.5Fielding by Day
2BJohnny Berardino35MLB2b-ss18--375841399.9605.280.00---1994.711.7Fielding by Day
2BDick Smith24MLB3b-ss4--360191.0002.250.00---2913.82.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BPete Castiglione31MLB3b-ss57--67129107206.9513.440.00---6785.137.0Fielding by Day
3BSonny Senerchia21MLB3b28--30313364.9532.180.00---2996.618.2Fielding by Day
3BJack Merson30MLB2b-3b27--30523385.9653.040.00---11124.317.5Fielding by Day
3BClem Koshorek27MLBss-2b26--26413570.9572.580.00---9826.516.9Fielding by Day
3BDick Smith24MLB3b-ss16--16302348.9582.880.00---2955.210.4Fielding by Day
3BDick Hall21MLBp5--101000201.0004.000.00---2619.23.2Fielding by Day
3BEd Fitz Gerald28MLBc2--61108.8753.500.00---513.91.3Fielding by Day
3BGeorge Strickland26MLBss-2b1--510261.0006.000.00---761.30.6Fielding by Day
3BBill Howerton30MLBof1--01203.3331.000.00---137.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSDick Groat21MLBss94--2292722561526.9525.330.00---9598.961.0Fielding by Day
SSClem Koshorek27MLBss-2b33--691191031198.9495.700.00---9833.721.4Fielding by Day
SSGeorge Strickland26MLBss-2b28--4790824145.9454.890.00---7636.818.2Fielding by Day
SSDick Smith24MLB3b-ss4--5141420.9504.750.00---2913.82.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFRalph Kiner29MLBof149--250980267.9701.740.00---149100.096.8Fielding by Day
OFGus Bell23MLBof123--202862216.9721.710.00---13193.979.9Fielding by Day
OFBobby Del Greco19MLBof93--2461163263.9772.760.00---9993.960.4Fielding by Day
OFCatfish Metkovich31MLBof-1b33--72100731.0002.210.00---12526.421.4Fielding by Day
OFBrandy Davis24MLBof29--5324059.9321.900.00---5552.718.8Fielding by Day
OFLee Walls19MLBof19--44201461.0002.420.00---3259.412.3Fielding by Day
OFDick Hall21MLBp14--3411036.9722.500.00---2653.89.1Fielding by Day
OFTed Beard31MLBof13--27100281.0002.150.00---1586.78.4Fielding by Day
OFErv Dusak31MLBof11--722111.8180.820.00---2055.07.1Fielding by Day
OFFrank Thomas23MLBof-3b5--810091.0001.800.00---683.33.2Fielding by Day
OFBill Howerton30MLBof5--901010.9001.800.00---1338.53.2Fielding by Day
OFPete Castiglione31MLB3b-ss1--000000.000.00---671.50.6Fielding by Day

1952 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Don LindebergScout -- --   SCOUT
Billy MeyerManager1892-01-14 60Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1913-19171913-1917   C
Sam NarronBullpen Coach1913-08-25 38Middlesex,North Carolina MLB1935-19431935-1943   C
Bill PosedelFirst Base Coach1906-08-02 45San Francisco,California MLB1938-19461938-1946   P
Branch RickeyGeneral Manager1881-12-20 70Flat,Ohio MLB1905-19141905-1914   C-OF
Milt StockThird Base Coach1893-07-11 58Chicago,Illinois MLB1913-19261913-1926   3B-2B
Honus WagnerAssistant Coach1874-02-24 78Chartiers,Pennsylvania MLB1897-19171897-1917   SS