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1968 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 6th in National League
Run Differential: 583-532 + 51
Roster Continuity 73.73% 12/20
Manager(s): Larry Shepard
General Manager: Joe Brown
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Attendance: 693,485 18/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dick Sharon (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Bill Virdon
Pitching Coach: Vern Law
Third Base Coach: Alex Grammas

#1 Draft Picks

Richie Hebner (#15)
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
8478.51913.0
8379.51214.0
8181.50016.0
8082.49417.0
7686.46921.0
7686.46921.0
7389.45124.0
7290.44425.0
  • 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 1968 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Gene AlleySS6-0165R-R271963Not draftedMLB--
    18Matty AlouOF5-9160L-L291960Not draftedMLB--
    28Steve BlassP6-0165R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    14Jim BunningP6-3195R-R361955Not draftedMLB--
    16Chris CannizzaroC6-0190R-R301960Not draftedMLB--
    21Roberto ClementeOF5-11175R-R331955Not draftedMLB--
    17Donn Clendenon1B6-3210R-R321961Not draftedMLB--
    43Bruce DalcantonP6-2205R-R261967Not draftedMLB--
    37,40Dock EllisP6-3210B-R231968Not draftedMLB--
    26Roy FaceP5-8155R-R401953Not draftedMLB--
    20Richie Hebner3B-1B6-1200L-R201968PIT: 1966-1-15MLB--
    31Bill HenryP6-2180L-L401952Not draftedMLB--
    2Chuck Hiller2B5-11170L-R331961Not draftedMLB--
    24Manny JimenezOF6-1195L-R291962Not draftedMLB--
    27Ron KlineP6-3205R-R361952Not draftedMLB--
    10Gary KolbOF-C6-0195L-R281960Not draftedMLB--
    12Jerry MayC6-2195R-R241964Not draftedMLB--
    9Bill Mazeroski2B5-11183R-R311956Not draftedMLB--
    34Al McBeanP6-0180R-R301961Not draftedMLB--
    38Bob MooseP6-0200R-R201967PIT: 1965-18-342MLB--
    15Manny MotaOF5-11168R-R301962Not draftedMLB--
    29Al OliverOF-1B6-0195L-L211968Not draftedMLB--
    11Jose PaganSS-3B5-9165R-R331959Not draftedMLB--
    2Freddie PatekSS5-5148R-R231968PIT: 1965-22-421MLB--
    29Juan PizarroP5-11190L-L311957Not draftedMLB--
    25Tommie SiskP6-3195R-R261962Not draftedMLB--
    8Willie StargellOF-1B6-2225L-L281962Not draftedMLB--
    36Carl TaylorC-OF6-2207R-R241968Not draftedMLB--
    39Bob VealeP6-6212B-L321962Not draftedMLB--
    4Bill VirdonOF6-0175L-R371955Not draftedMLB--
    23Luke WalkerP6-2192L-L241965Not draftedMLB--
    40Dave WickershamP6-3190R-R321960Not draftedMLB--
    30Maury WillsSS-3B5-11170B-R351959Not draftedMLB--


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