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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
Manager(s): Fred Haney
General Manager: Branch Rickey
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 572,757 13/16
Playoffs:
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
18Cal AbramsOF2944866128
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15
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43445870062.286.368.435803.150.279.3111.2129.9195512
39Bob Addis2730000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
11Toby AtwellC291391134
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6
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0017002012328.245.340.288628.043.187.2680.60--40161
17Carlos BernierOF243104866
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31151451534111.213.324.316640.103.271.2481.04103.398362
32Roger BowmanP25702
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00000014000.286.375.286661.000.143.6674.00--28
16Pete Castiglione3B321591433
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4
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2111514174.208.232.308540.101.132.2062.8039.849171
12Dick ColeSS272352964
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023223826076.272.374.336710.064.226.3060.68--79280
16Brandy DavisOF253958
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0020203000.205.205.256461.051.000.222----1039
22Murry DicksonP366107
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000200211042.115.143.115258.000.033.1405.50--767
26Roy FaceP253014
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00200010040.133.133.167300.033.033.200----534
9Ed Fitz GeraldC291722
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1
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0010002000.118.118.176294.059.059.133----317
19Bob FriendP225247
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00100116031.135.151.154305.019.038.19416.00--856
3Joe GaragiolaC2773917
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14101011212.233.325.384709.151.301.2501.1036.52884
36Bob HallP293816
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200219010.158.200.263463.105.158.2789.5038.01041
5Dick Hall2B222424
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00011113000.167.200.167367.000.042.1903.00--425
7Gene HermanskiOF3362711
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400814102.177.271.226497.048.177.2131.7562.01470
29Johnny HetkiP312425
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020011011.208.240.417657.208.250.2171.00--1026
32Cal HogueP2550000000001010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
31Vic JanowiczC231231031
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801531123.252.281.341622.089.122.3226.2061.542130
4Ralph KinerOF301482740
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29102521201.270.376.466842.196.372.2750.8421.169173
9Nick KobackC171612
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000014012.125.176.250426.125.187.1674.00--418
37Clem Koshorek2810000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
24Paul LaPalmeP295965
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000100113032.085.100.085185.000.017.10913.00--563
28Johnny LindellP36911126
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15001615206.286.393.505898.220.396.3060.9422.846107
25Bill MacDonaldP2400000000000010.000.091.00091.000.100.000----01
44Catfish Metkovich1B-OF324156
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70063000.146.255.268523.122.268.1350.5041.01147
14Felipe MontemayorOF235556
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00200413301.109.169.182351.073.145.1433.25--1059
14Pete NatonC211222
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00010021000.167.286.167453.000.167.1820.50--214
27Eddie O'BrienSS222612162
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014611730224.238.284.280564.042.126.2681.76--73280
30Johnny O'Brien2B222792869
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22112136489.247.300.330630.082.158.2781.71139.592308
10Danny O'Connell3B2658888173
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553457424513.294.357.401758.107.202.3080.7484.0236650
13Eddie Pellagrini2B351741644
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19111420011.253.309.362671.109.190.2671.4343.563189
20Paul PettitP21802
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00000022010.250.400.250650.000.250.3331.00--211
11Howie PolletP32311
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00020000010.333.333.333666.000.000.333----14
44Hal RiceOF292863989
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42011722025.311.350.416766.105.161.3271.2971.5119305
6Mike SandlockC371861043
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0012001219133.231.278.258536.027.091.2571.58--48201
37Bob SchultzP2921000000012010.000.333.000333.000.500.0002.00--04
10Jack ShepardC21401
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00000002000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
21Dick SmithSS254347
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020166001.163.265.209474.047.163.1891.00--949
7Paul Smith1B2238941110
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443024233118.283.324.380704.098.167.2930.9697.3148424
15Frank ThomasOF2445568116
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1021250932312.255.329.505834.251.358.2591.8615.2230508
5Preston Ward1B252813559
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27134439156.210.317.327644.117.267.2180.8935.192330
23Jim WaughP192225
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00010015011.227.261.227488.000.045.2945.00--524
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
32Roger Bowman044.853020015065654235929363001.459.001.254.024.981.24.259
37Bob Schultz028.0511200301826191731051001.8912.321.424.742.370.50.303
11Howie Pollet1110.38520010122715152680002.5418.691.384.155.541.33.439
20Paul Pettit127.71105004028332724120140001.8910.610.326.434.500.70.311
35Woody Main0011.2520001045551240001.7511.252.254.509.002.00.308
25Bill MacDonald0112.8641001071210100840002.8615.430.0010.295.140.50.400
28Johnny Lindell5164.7027231313017517310692171161028001.648.850.875.935.220.88.268
24Paul LaPalme8164.6035247172176191107902064869001.459.771.023.274.401.34.279
32Cal Hogue115.2132200019191311416101001.849.001.897.584.740.62.238
29Johnny Hetki363.97542003131181206052933373101.309.150.692.522.821.12.259
36Bob Hall3125.393717618115217299911772687001.6110.181.014.264.030.94.285
19Bob Friend8114.8932248020170193103931857662101.4610.160.953.003.471.16.281
26Roy Face686.5841132013011914590871930563101.4710.971.442.274.241.87.294
22Murry Dickson10194.5245261011342002401211012758884001.4810.751.212.603.941.52.292
23Jim Waugh456.50291110309010870652156233101.8210.802.105.602.300.41.260


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