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1957 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 62-92 .403
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 586-696 -110
Roster Continuity 79.58% 8/16
Manager(s): Bobby Bragan, Danny Murtaugh
General Manager: Joe Brown
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 850,732 12/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Len Levy
Bullpen Coach: Sam Narron
First Base Coach: Clyde Sukeforth
Third Base Coach: Danny Murtaugh
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9559.617--
8767.5658.0
8470.54511.0
8074.51915.0
7777.50018.0
6985.44826.0
6292.40333.0
6292.40333.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
15Frank Thomas1B-OF28   59472172
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1
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23
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893144663951216.290.335.460795.170.247.2881.5025.8273658
18Bill VirdonOF26   56159141
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11
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8
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5033336905838.251.291.383674.132.191.2732.0970.1215605
9Bill Mazeroski2B20   52659149
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7
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8
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54332749121136.283.318.407725.124.175.2991.8165.8214568
24Dick GroatSS26   50158158
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5
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7
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540127283114616.315.350.437787.122.174.3201.0471.6219551
21Roberto ClementeOF22   45142114
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7
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4
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30042345010113.253.288.348636.095.137.2731.96112.8157475
4Bob SkinnerOF25   38758118
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6
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13
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45104385026402.305.370.468838.163.276.3241.3229.8181431
23Gene Baker3B32   3653697
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4
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3632292915848.266.318.356674.090.173.2811.00182.5130407
8Gene Freese3B23   3464498
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3194174220524.283.319.399718.116.179.3072.4757.7138372
3Dee Fondy1B32   32342101
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35115255910445.313.360.384744.071.167.3722.36161.5124357
20Hank FoilesC28   2813276
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3613375305135.270.352.431783.160.285.3021.4331.2121322
37Paul SmithOF26   1501238
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1102121711405.253.313.340653.087.153.2691.4250.051167
25Roman MejiasOF26   1421239
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152261311403.275.309.423732.148.190.2912.1771.060153
10Dick RandC26   105723
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900112401420.219.288.286574.067.171.2682.18105.030122
19Bob FriendP26   87516
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0040062200610.184.234.207441.023.092.2423.67--18100
17Hardy PetersonC27   731022
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110191002305.301.378.438816.137.247.3281.1136.53285
22Ron KlineP25   6604
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00000012400302.061.075.061136.000.015.09524.00--470
32Vern LawP27   63312
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060011110400.190.215.238453.048.063.23111.00--1569
12Jim PendletonOF33   59918
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090091411122.305.394.356750.051.203.3831.56--2172
34Bob PurkeyP27   4535
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02
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060032210210.111.180.200380.089.156.2087.33--952
17,28Danny KravitzC26   4126
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0040021000000.146.186.171357.024.073.1945.00--743
6Johnny O'BrienP26   35711
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01001420101.314.368.429797.114.143.3554.00--1539
14John PowersOF27   35710
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8005930010.286.409.543952.257.400.3201.8017.51944
39Luis ArroyoP30   3215
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0000001900101.156.182.156338.000.031.2179.00--534
3Dale Long1B31   2204
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0050041000011.182.296.227523.045.227.3082.50--527
16Lee WallsOF24   2234
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000102500000.182.250.227477.045.182.2352.50--524
31Whammy DouglasP22   1601
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00000001000003.063.063.063126.000.000.167----116
26Roy FaceP29   1612
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0001000400100.125.125.125250.000.000.167----217
11Bob SmithP26   1301
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0000000900100.077.077.077154.000.000.250----114
35Red SwansonP20   13000000001600000.000.071.00071.000.077.0006.00--014
5Buddy PritchardSS21   1111
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0000000400100.091.091.091182.000.000.143----112
36Joe TrimbleP26   711
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0000000100001.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
29Nellie KingP29   5000001000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
16Eddie O'BrienP26   4000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
30Bennie DanielsP25   2000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
28Chuck ChurnP27   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
30Dick HallP26   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
31Ken HamlinSS22   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals2022540258614472316092551463537473323409746107.268.313.384697.116.187.2931.9658.720745919
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
19Bob Friend26   14183.38403817310277.027312110428681433111.238.870.912.214.652.10
22Ron Kline25   9164.04403111220205.0214107922861882011.349.401.232.683.861.44
34Bob Purkey27   11143.85482161112179.219484771038512071.299.700.501.902.551.34
32Vern Law27   1082.8631259351172.217272551832552021.188.950.941.662.861.72
39Luis Arroyo30   3114.67541000151130.2151766819311016071.3910.371.312.136.943.26
26Roy Face29   463.0659100321093.2974132924532011.299.290.862.305.072.21
35Red Swanson20   333.70328108072.2683530931291011.368.381.113.823.580.94
11Bob Smith26   243.11204204055.0482219225352011.337.850.334.095.731.40
29Nellie King29   214.503600019152.0692726716231021.6311.941.212.773.981.44
31Whammy Douglas22   333.26118001047.0482317530280021.669.190.965.745.360.93
6Johnny O'Brien26   036.08161005040.0463227724192001.7510.351.585.404.280.79
36Joe Trimble26   028.1054000019.223191871392011.8010.353.155.854.050.69
16Eddie O'Brien26   102.2531100012.1113323100001.178.251.502.257.503.33
30Dick Hall26   0010.8080000010.01712124570012.2015.303.604.506.301.40
31Laurin Pepper26   018.005100109.011881540001.7811.001.005.004.000.80
28Chuck Churn27   004.505000308.19441441001.6310.131.134.504.501.00
30Bennie Daniels25   011.291100007.05210320001.146.430.003.862.570.67
37Bob Kuzava34   009.004000102.03220310003.0013.500.0013.504.500.33
38,52George Witt23   0154.001100001.14661510009.0036.009.0045.009.000.20
Batting Totals62923.884191554791081513951463696601158421663261271.359.441.022.724.281.57
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Luis Arroyo30540000000000.941------------------4121
Gene Baker3200013602800000------.966.955.925--------12921920
Chuck Churn27500000000001.000------------------240
Roberto Clemente220000000001090------------------.97927296
Bennie Daniels2510000000000.833------------------141
Whammy Douglas22110000000000.909------------------461
Roy Face295900000000001.000------------------490
Hank Foiles280109000000000--.981----------------436329
Dee Fondy32007300000000----.982--------------6985414
Gene Freese2300010740000100------1.000.924--------.9099414918
Bob Friend26400000000000.982------------------18381
Dick Groat260000212300000--------.833.968--------22638521
Dick Hall2680000000000--------------------000
Ken Hamlin2200000100000----------1.000--------200
Nellie King293600000000001.000------------------660
Ron Kline25400000000000.978------------------18271
Danny Kravitz26015000000000--1.000----------------4590
Bob Kuzava3440000000000--------------------000
Vern Law27310000000000.947------------------13232
Dale Long3100700000000----1.000--------------5450
Bill Mazeroski200001440000000------.978------------30844317
Roman Mejias26000000000420------------------1.0006060
Eddie O'Brien26300000000001.000------------------020
Johnny O'Brien26160020800000.857----1.000--.885--------14164
Jim Pendleton3300002100090--------.800--------.9171232
Laurin Pepper26500000000001.000------------------100
Hardy Peterson27030000000000--.985----------------116142
John Powers2700000000090------------------1.0001410
Buddy Pritchard21000301000000------1.000--.947--------1181
Bob Purkey27480000000000.935------------------13303
Dick Rand26057000000000--.973----------------172115
Bob Skinner25009010000930----.985--1.000--------.963232178
Bob Smith26200000000000.889------------------351
Paul Smith26001000000330----1.000------------1.0005320
Red Swanson203200000000001.000------------------480
Frank Thomas2800710310000590----.977--.920--------.97572911925
Joe Trimble2650000000000.857------------------151
Bill Virdon260000000001410------------------.986403136
Lee Walls2400000000070------------------1.0001310
George Witt2310000000000--------------------000


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