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1952 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 42-112 .273
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 515-793 -278
Roster Continuity 72.70% 12/16
Manager(s): Billy Meyer
General Manager: Branch Rickey
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 686,673 12/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Bullpen Coach: Sam Narron
First Base Coach: Bill Posedel
Third Base Coach: Milt Stock
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9657.627--
9262.5974.5
8866.5718.5
8767.5659.5
7777.50019.5
6985.44827.5
6489.41832.0
42112.27354.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
4Ralph KinerOF29   51690126
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2
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37
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873011077706.244.384.500884.256.475.2210.7013.9258633
7Gus BellOF23   46853117
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21
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5
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16
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59143672246.250.306.419725.169.239.2662.0029.3196510
10Jack Merson2B30   3984198
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381122381311.246.287.344631.098.153.2621.7379.6137424
24Dick GroatSS21   38438109
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2924192711118.284.319.313632.029.073.3031.42384.0120415
44Catfish Metkovich1B31   37341101
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7
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41523229459.271.335.391726.121.214.2790.9153.3146414
5Tony Bartirome1B20   3553278
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016332637050.220.273.265538.045.118.2451.42--94386
2Joe GaragiolaC26   3443594
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8
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54015024207.273.369.410779.137.279.2760.4843.0141396
8Bobby Del GrecoOF19   3413474
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20653870339.217.301.279580.062.176.2701.84341.095385
26Clem KoshorekSS-2B27   3222784
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0015472639263.261.320.314634.053.124.2971.50--101356
14George Strickland2B-SS26   2321741
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22422145125.177.248.284532.108.207.1982.1446.466256
16Pete Castiglione3B31   2142757
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1833178132.266.323.374697.107.187.2620.4753.580235
3Clyde McCulloughC35   1721040
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15011018253.233.283.291574.058.110.2551.80172.050189
22Murry DicksonP35   107424
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00600110025.224.231.262493.037.047.24710.00--28110
14Sonny Senerchia3B21   100522
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1103421000.220.250.360610.140.150.2505.2533.336104
17Brandy DavisOF24   951417
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01921128020.179.264.211475.032.221.2542.55--20108
18Dick HallOF21   80611
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00201217010.138.159.150309.013.025.1758.50--1283
6Lee WallsOF19   80615
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500822001.188.261.288549.100.200.2322.7540.02388
9Ed Fitz GeraldC28   73417
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702715004.233.300.288588.055.123.2812.1473.02180
11Howie PolletP31   68413
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000400817022.191.276.191467.000.118.2552.13--1378
6,31Dick Smith3B24   6687
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0050093001.106.213.121334.015.152.1110.33--875
12Johnny Berardino2B35   5628
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0040046001.143.200.214414.071.143.1601.50--1260
25Bob FriendP21   5223
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000000220071.058.093.058151.000.038.09410.00--361
21Ted BeardOF31   4458
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032079011.182.294.273567.091.295.2291.29--1252
35Woody MainP30   3712
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00000009031.054.054.054108.000.000.071----240
15Erv DusakOF31   2716
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30028002.222.276.333609.111.185.2784.0027.0929
8Bill HowertonOF30   2538
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040065001.320.452.440892.120.360.4000.83--1131
36Cal HogueP24   2416
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0050016011.250.280.292572.042.083.3336.00--726
15Frank ThomasOF23   2112
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00000011002.095.136.095231.000.048.1001.00--222
20Ron KlineP20   1900000000011000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----019
21Ron NecciaiP20   1701
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00010019000.059.111.059170.000.059.1259.00--118
19Harry FisherP26   1505
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0010003001.333.333.400733.067.067.417----615
29Jim ManganC22   1312
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00020013000.154.214.154368.000.077.2003.00--214
32Paul LaPalmeP28   1011
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0000002010.100.100.200300.100.100.125----211
23Jim WaughP18   1001
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00000025011.100.250.100350.000.200.2002.50--113
30Joe MuirP29   911
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00000011000.111.200.111311.000.111.1251.00--110
28Ted WilksP36   801
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00000000010.125.125.125250.000.000.125----19
19Red MungerP33   70000000004010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
30Bill BellP18   40000000004000.000.000.0000.000.000-----04
24Don CarlsenP25   301
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00000000000.333.333.333666.000.000.333----13
27Jim SucheckiP24   20000000011000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.00--03
29Jim DunnP21   10000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
5Jack Phillips1B30   10000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals1926519351512011813092478434148672426070104.231.297.331628.100.194.2531.4956.417185749
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Murry Dickson35   14213.56433421282277.227812811026761120001.279.000.842.463.631.47
11Howie Pollet31   7164.1231309110214.0217111982271901001.359.130.932.993.791.27
25Bob Friend21   7174.1835236140185.018696861584757101.469.050.734.093.650.89
35Woody Main30   2124.47481120192153.114978761452792101.318.760.823.064.651.52
36Cal Hogue24   184.821912305083.2795645768341001.758.460.757.293.640.50
20Ron Kline20   075.472711005078.2745548366274301.778.430.347.523.080.41
28Ted Wilks36   553.634400034472.1653229931241001.338.131.133.883.000.77
32Paul LaPalme28   123.903120016059.2563326637255001.558.400.905.553.750.68
21Ron Necciai20   167.04129002054.2634543532313001.7310.310.825.245.070.97
23Jim Waugh18   166.40177106052.1614337432180001.7910.560.695.543.120.56
30Joe Muir29   236.25125100035.2422825318170001.6710.500.754.504.250.94
19Red Munger33   037.2754000026.130212161080001.5410.382.083.462.770.80
19Harry Fisher26   127.0083004018.117141441351001.678.502.006.502.500.38
30Bill Bell18   014.5041002015.21611831341001.819.001.697.312.250.31
27Jim Suchecki24   005.4050003010.014761460001.8012.600.903.605.401.50
24Don Carlsen25   0110.8051001010.02013121521002.5018.000.904.501.800.40
29Jim Dunn21   003.603000105.14220321001.407.200.005.403.600.67
19Bill Werle31   009.005000004.09541110002.5020.252.252.252.251.00
34Ed Wolfe23   006.753000103.27331510003.0015.752.2511.252.250.20
36Mel Queen34   0233.002200003.1812112432004.0024.006.0012.009.000.75
Batting Totals421124.6535915543411281364139579370413362556430501.489.200.884.123.720.90
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe GaragiolaC10541863119.9780.00
Clyde McCulloughC612273854.9810.00
Ed Fitz GeraldC18494001.0000.00
Jim ManganC43210.8330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony Bartirome1B118909721191.9890.00
Catfish Metkovich1B7253033759.9880.00
Pete Castiglione1B120001.0000.00
Clyde McCullough1B10000.0000.00
Jack Phillips1B120011.0000.00
George Strickland1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jack Merson2B81190214959.9780.00
George Strickland2B45951271130.9530.00
Clem Koshorek2B275472511.9620.00
Johnny Berardino2B183758413.9600.00
Dick Smith2B436011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pete Castiglione3B5767129107.9510.00
Sonny Senerchia3B28303133.9530.00
Jack Merson3B27305233.9650.00
Clem Koshorek3B26264135.9570.00
Dick Smith3B16163023.9580.00
Dick Hall3B51010001.0000.00
Ed Fitz Gerald3B26110.8750.00
Bill Howerton3B10120.3330.00
George Strickland3B151021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick GroatSS942292722561.9520.00
Clem KoshorekSS33691191031.9490.00
George StricklandSS284790824.9450.00
Dick SmithSS451414.9500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ralph KinerOF149250980.9700.00
Gus BellOF123202862.9720.00
Bobby Del GrecoOF932461163.9770.00
Catfish MetkovichOF33721001.0000.00
Brandy DavisOF2953240.9320.00
Lee WallsOF19442011.0000.00
Dick HallOF1434110.9720.00
Ted BeardOF13271001.0000.00
Erv DusakOF117221.8180.00
Bill HowertonOF59010.9000.00
Frank ThomasOF581001.0000.00
Pete CastiglioneOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Woody MainP4815381540.8521.35
Ted WilksP44723911.9231.50
Murry DicksonP43277296247.9582.95
Bob FriendP35185103723.9592.29
Paul LaPalmeP315911511.9412.43
Howie PolletP3121474832.9482.31
Ron KlineP277838021.0001.27
Cal HogueP19834921.8671.41
Jim WaughP175201111.9171.90
Joe MuirP12354511.9002.30
Ron NecciaiP12544722.8461.83
Harry FisherP81811001.0000.99
Don CarlsenP51006011.0005.40
Red MungerP52619031.0003.45
Jim SucheckiP5100210.6671.80
Bill WerleP5402001.0004.50
Bill BellP41514011.0002.96
Jim DunnP3520001.0003.53
Ed WolfeP3311011.0005.63
Mel QueenP230000.0000.00


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