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1952 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  42-112   .273
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Billy Meyer
General Manager:   Branch Rickey
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  686,673
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Wilks (36)
Youngest Player:  Jim Waugh (18)
Longest Tenure:  Ralph Kiner (7)
Top Hitter:  Ralph Kiner (2)
Top Pitcher:  Murry Dickson (10)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  72.70%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9657.627--
NY Giants9262.5974.5
St. Louis8866.5718.5
Philadelphia8767.5659.5
Chi Cubs7777.50019.5
Cincinnati6985.44827.5
Boston6489.41832.0
Pittsburgh42112.27354.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
5Tony Bartirome1BMLB5-10155LeftLeft5/9/193220Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 

21Ted BeardOFMLB5-8165LeftLeft1/7/192131Woodsboro,MarylandUDFA 
30Bill BellPMLB6-3200RightRight10/24/193318Goldsboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
7Gus BellOFMLB6-2196LeftRight11/15/192823Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
12Johnny Berardino2B-SSMLB6-0180RightRight5/1/191735Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
24Don CarlsenPMLB6-1175RightRight10/15/192625Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
16Pete Castiglione3B-SSMLB5-11175RightRight2/13/192131Greenwich,ConnecticutUDFA 
17Brandy DavisOFMLB6-0170RightRight9/10/192724Newark,DelawareUDFA 
8Bobby Del GrecoOFMLB5-11190RightRight4/7/193319Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
22Murry DicksonPMLB5-10157RightRight8/21/191635Tracy,MissouriUDFA 
29Jim DunnPMLB6-0185RightRight2/25/193121Valdosta,GeorgiaUDFA 
15Erv DusakOFMLB6-2185RightRight7/29/192031Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
19Harry FisherPMLB6-0180LeftRight1/3/192626Newbury,OntarioUDFA 
9Ed Fitz GeraldCMLB RightRight5/21/192428 UDFA 
25Bob FriendPMLB6-0190RightRight11/24/193021Lafayette,IndianaUDFA 
2Joe GaragiolaCMLB6-0190LeftRight2/12/192626St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
24Dick GroatSSMLB180RightRight11/4/193021Wilkinsburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
18Dick HallPMLB6-6200RightRight9/27/193021St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
36Cal HoguePMLB6-0185RightRight10/24/192724Dayton,OhioUDFA 
8Bill HowertonOFMLB5-11185LeftRight12/12/192130Lompoc,CaliforniaUDFA 
4Ralph KinerOFMLB6-2195RightRight10/27/192229Santa Rita,New MexicoUDFA 
20Ron KlinePMLB6-3205RightRight3/9/193220Callery,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
26Clem KoshorekSS-2BMLB5-4165RightRight6/20/192527Royal Oak,MichiganUDFA 
32Paul LaPalmePMLB5-10184LeftLeft12/14/192328Springfield,MassachusettsUDFA 
35Woody MainPMLB6-3195RightRight2/12/192230Delano,CaliforniaUDFA 
29Jim ManganCMLB5-10190RightRight9/24/192922San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
3Clyde McCulloughCMLB5-11180RightRight3/4/191735Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
10Jack Merson2B-3BMLB5-11175RightRight1/17/192230Elkridge,MarylandUDFA 
44Catfish MetkovichOF-1BMLB6-1185LeftLeft10/8/192031Angels Camp,CaliforniaUDFA 
30Joe MuirPMLB6-1172LeftLeft11/26/192229Oriole,MarylandUDFA 
19Red MungerPMLB6-2200RightRight10/4/191833Houston,TexasUDFA 
21Ron NecciaiPMLB6-5185RightRight6/18/193220Gallatin,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
5Jack Phillips1BMLB6-4193RightRight9/6/192130Clarence,New YorkUDFA 
11Howie PolletPMLB6-1175LeftLeft6/26/192131New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
36Mel QueenPMLB6-0204RightRight3/4/191834Maxwell,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14Sonny Senerchia3BMLB6-1195RightRight4/6/193121Newark,New JerseyUDFA 
6,31Dick Smith3B-SSMLB5-8160RightRight7/21/192724Blandburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14George StricklandSS-2BMLB6-1180RightRight1/10/192626New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
27Jim SucheckiPMLB6-0185RightRight8/25/192724Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
15Frank ThomasOF-3BMLB6-3205RightRight6/11/192923Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
6Lee WallsOFMLB6-3205RightRight1/6/193319San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
23Jim WaughPMLB6-3185RightRight11/25/193318Lancaster,OhioUDFA 
19Bill WerlePMLB6-2182LeftLeft12/21/192031Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
28Ted WilksPMLB5-9178RightRight11/13/191536Fulton,New YorkUDFA 
34Ed WolfePMLB6-3185RightRight1/2/192923Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Billy MeyerManager 
Sam NarronBullpen Coach 
Bill PosedelFirst Base Coach 
Bob PrinceBroadcaster 
Branch RickeyGeneral Manager 
Rosey RowswellBroadcaster 
Milt StockThird Base Coach 
Honus WagnerAssistant Coach 


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