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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
  • 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 1952 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    5Tony Bartirome1B5-10155L-L201952Not draftedMLB--
    21Ted BeardOF5-8165L-L311948Not draftedMLB--
    30Bill BellP6-3200R-R181952Not draftedMLB--
    7Gus BellOF6-2196L-R231950Not draftedMLB--
    12Johnny Berardino2B-SS6-0180R-R351939Not draftedMLB--
    24Don CarlsenP6-1175R-R251948Not draftedMLB--
    16Pete Castiglione3B-SS5-11175R-R311947Not draftedMLB--
    17Brandy DavisOF6-0170R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    8Bobby Del GrecoOF5-11190R-R191952Not draftedMLB--
    22Murry DicksonP5-10157R-R351939Not draftedMLB--
    29Jim DunnP6-0185R-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    15Erv DusakOF6-2185R-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    19Harry FisherP6-0180L-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    9Ed Fitz GeraldC0R-R281948Not draftedMLB--
    25Bob FriendP6-0190R-R211951Not draftedMLB--
    2Joe GaragiolaC6-0190L-R261946Not draftedMLB--
    24Dick GroatSS180R-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    18Dick HallP6-6200R-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    36Cal HogueP6-0185R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    8Bill HowertonOF5-11185L-R301949Not draftedMLB--
    4Ralph KinerOF6-2195R-R291946Not draftedMLB--
    20Ron KlineP6-3205R-R201952Not draftedMLB--
    26Clem KoshorekSS-2B5-4165R-R271952Not draftedMLB--
    32Paul LaPalmeP5-10184L-L281951Not draftedMLB--
    35Woody MainP6-3195R-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    29Jim ManganC5-10190R-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    3Clyde McCulloughC5-11180R-R351940Not draftedMLB--
    10Jack Merson2B-3B5-11175R-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    44Catfish MetkovichOF-1B6-1185L-L311943Not draftedMLB--
    30Joe MuirP6-1172L-L291951Not draftedMLB--
    19Red MungerP6-2200R-R331943Not draftedMLB--
    21Ron NecciaiP6-5185R-R201952Not draftedMLB--
    5Jack Phillips1B6-4193R-R301947Not draftedMLB--
    11Howie PolletP6-1175L-L311941Not draftedMLB--
    36Mel QueenP6-0204R-R341942Not draftedMLB--
    14Sonny Senerchia3B6-1195R-R211952Not draftedMLB--
    6,31Dick Smith3B-SS5-8160R-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    14George StricklandSS-2B6-1180R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    27Jim SucheckiP6-0185R-R241950Not draftedMLB--
    15Frank ThomasOF-3B6-3205R-R231951Not draftedMLB--
    6Lee WallsOF6-3205R-R191952Not draftedMLB--
    23Jim WaughP6-3185R-R181952Not draftedMLB--
    19Bill WerleP6-2182L-L311949Not draftedMLB--
    28Ted WilksP5-9178R-R361944Not draftedMLB--
    34Ed WolfeP6-3185R-R231952Not draftedMLB--

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