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1953 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 50-104 .325
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 622-887 -265
Roster Continuity 54.71% 15/16
Manager(s): Fred Haney
General Manager: Branch Rickey
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 572,757 13/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Honus Wagner
Assistant Coach: Clyde Sukeforth
Assistant Coach: John Fitzpatrick
Bullpen Coach: Sam Narron
First Base Coach: Bill Posedel
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10549.682--
9262.59713.0
8371.53922.0
8371.53922.0
7084.45535.0
6886.44237.0
6589.42240.0
50104.32555.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Danny O'Connell3B26   58888173
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8
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553457424513.294.361.401762.107.202.3080.7484.0236654
15Frank ThomasOF24   45568116
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30
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1021250932312.255.331.505836.251.358.2591.8615.2230510
18Cal AbramsOF29   44866128
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43445870062.286.368.435803.150.279.3111.2129.9195512
7Paul Smith1B22   38941110
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443024233118.283.329.380709.098.167.2930.9697.3148427
17Carlos BernierOF24   3104866
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31151451534111.213.332.316648.103.271.2481.04103.398366
44Hal RiceOF29   2863989
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42011722025.311.350.416766.105.161.3271.2971.5119305
5Preston Ward1B25   2813559
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27134439156.210.319.327646.117.267.2180.8935.192331
30Johnny O'Brien2B22   2792869
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22112136489.247.309.330639.082.158.2781.71139.592312
27Eddie O'BrienSS22   2612162
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014611730224.238.289.280569.042.126.2681.76--73282
12Dick ColeSS27   2352964
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023223826076.272.374.336710.064.226.3060.68--79280
6Mike SandlockC37   1861043
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0012001219133.231.281.258539.027.091.2571.58--48202
13Eddie Pellagrini2B35   1741644
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19111420011.253.309.362671.109.190.2671.4343.563189
16Pete Castiglione3B32   1591433
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2111514174.208.236.308544.101.132.2062.8039.849172
4Ralph KinerOF30   1482740
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29102521201.270.383.466849.196.372.2750.8421.169175
11Toby AtwellC29   1391134
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0017002012328.245.352.288640.043.187.2680.60--40164
31Vic JanowiczC23   1231031
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801531123.252.287.341628.089.122.3226.2061.542131
28Johnny LindellP36   911126
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15001615206.286.404.505909.220.396.3060.9422.846109
3Joe GaragiolaC27   73917
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14101011212.233.341.384725.151.301.2501.1036.52886
7Gene HermanskiOF33   62711
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400814102.177.282.226508.048.177.2131.7562.01471
22Murry DicksonP36   6107
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000200211042.115.143.115258.000.033.1405.50--767
24Paul LaPalmeP29   5965
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000100113032.085.100.085185.000.017.10913.00--563
14Felipe MontemayorOF23   5556
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00200413301.109.210.182392.073.145.1433.25--1062
19Bob FriendP22   5247
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00100116031.135.151.154305.019.038.19416.00--856
21Dick SmithSS25   4347
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01
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020166001.163.265.209474.047.163.1891.00--949
44Catfish Metkovich1B-OF32   4156
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70063000.146.255.268523.122.268.1350.5041.01147
16Brandy DavisOF25   3958
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0020203000.205.205.256461.051.000.222----1039
36Bob HallP29   3816
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200219010.158.200.263463.105.158.2789.5038.01041
26Roy FaceP25   3014
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00200010040.133.133.167300.033.033.200----534
5Dick Hall2B22   2424
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00011113000.167.200.167367.000.042.1903.00--425
29Johnny HetkiP31   2425
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020011011.208.240.417657.208.250.2171.00--1026
23Jim WaughP19   2225
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00010015011.227.261.227488.000.045.2945.00--524
9Ed Fitz GeraldC29   1722
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0010002000.118.118.176294.059.059.133----317
9Nick KobackC17   1612
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000014012.125.176.250426.125.188.1674.00--418
14Pete NatonC21   1222
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00010021000.167.286.167453.000.167.1820.50--214
20Paul PettitP21   802
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00000022010.250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--211
32Roger BowmanP25   702
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00000014000.286.375.286661.000.143.6674.00--28
32Cal HogueP25   50000000001010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
10Jack ShepardC21   401
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00000002000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
39Bob Addis27   30000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
11Howie PolletP32   311
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00020000010.333.333.333666.000.000.333----14
37Bob SchultzP29   21000000012010.000.333.000333.000.500-2.00--04
37Clem Koshorek28   10000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
25Bill MacDonaldP24   00000000000010-----------01
Batting Totals1960525362212971784999571413952471536089117.247.315.356671.109.209.2701.3653.118705866
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Murry Dickson36   10194.524526101134200.22401211012758884001.4810.751.212.603.941.52
24Paul LaPalme29   8164.6035247172176.1191107902064869001.459.771.023.274.401.34
28Johnny Lindell36   5164.70272313130175.217310692171161028001.648.850.875.935.220.88
19Bob Friend22   8114.8932248020170.2193103931857662101.4610.160.953.003.471.16
36Bob Hall29   3125.3937176181152.017299911772687001.6110.181.014.264.030.94
26Roy Face25   686.58411320130119.014590871930563101.4710.971.442.274.241.87
29Johnny Hetki31   363.9754200313118.11206052933373101.309.150.692.522.821.12
23Jim Waugh19   456.502911103090.110870652156233101.8210.802.105.602.300.41
32Roger Bowman25   044.853020015065.1654235929363001.459.001.254.024.981.24
20Paul Pettit21   127.71105004028.0332724120140001.8910.610.326.434.500.70
32Cal Hogue25   115.2132200019.0191311416101001.849.001.897.584.740.63
37Bob Schultz29   028.05112003018.226191731051001.8912.321.424.742.370.50
11Howie Pollet32   1110.3852001012.22715152680002.5418.691.384.155.541.33
25Bill MacDonald24   0112.864100107.11210100840002.8615.430.0010.295.140.50
35Woody Main31   0011.252000104.05551240001.7511.252.254.509.002.00
Batting Totals501045.22365154494105101358152988778816857760744401.5510.131.113.824.021.05


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