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1968 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  80-82   .494
Result:   6th in National League
Manager(s):  Larry Shepard
General Manager:   Joe Brown
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  693,485
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bill Henry (40)
Youngest Player:  Richie Hebner (20)
Longest Tenure:  Roy Face (15)
Top Hitter:  Roberto Clemente (15)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Blass (14)
Top Draft Pick:  Dick Sharon (#9)

Roster Continuity:  73.73%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis9765.599--
SF Giants8874.5439.0
Chi Cubs8478.51913.0
Cincinnati8379.51214.0
Atlanta8181.50016.0
Pittsburgh8082.49417.0
LA Dodgers7686.46921.0
Philadelphia7686.46921.0
NY Mets7389.45124.0
Houston7290.44425.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22Gene AlleySSMLB6-0165RightRight7/10/194027Richmond,Virginia1959UDFA PIT

18Matty AlouOFMLB5-9160LeftLeft12/22/193829Haina,Dominican Republic1957UDFA Nyg
28Steve BlassPMLB6-0165RightRight4/18/194226Canaan,Connecticut1960UDFA PIT
14Jim BunningPMLB6-3195RightRight10/23/193136Southgate,KentuckyUDFA 
16Chris CannizzaroCMLB6-0190RightRight5/3/193830Oakland,California1956UDFA PHI
21Roberto ClementeOFMLB5-11175RightRight8/18/193433Carolina,Puerto Rico1954UDFA Brk
17Donn Clendenon1BMLB6-3210RightRight7/15/193532Neosho,MissouriUDFA 
43Bruce DalcantonPMLB6-2205RightRight6/15/194226California,Pennsylvania1966UDFA PIT
37,40Dock EllisPMLB6-3210BothRight3/11/194523Los Angeles,California1964UDFA PIT
26Roy FacePMLB5-8155RightRight2/20/192840Stephentown,New YorkUDFA 
20Richie Hebner3B-1BMLB6-1200LeftRight11/26/194720Boston,Massachusetts1966115PIT
31Bill HenryPMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/15/192740Alice,TexasUDFA 
2Chuck Hiller2BMLB5-11170LeftRight10/1/193433Johnsburg,IllinoisUDFA 
24Manny JimenezOFMLB6-1195LeftRight11/19/193829San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
27Ron KlinePMLB6-3205RightRight3/9/193236Callery,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
10Gary KolbOF-CMLB6-0195LeftRight3/13/194028Rock Falls,IllinoisUDFA 
12Jerry MayCMLB6-2195RightRight12/14/194324Staunton,Virginia1961UDFA PIT
9Bill Mazeroski2BMLB5-11183RightRight9/5/193631Wheeling,West VirginiaUDFA 
34Al McBeanPMLB6-0180RightRight5/15/193830Charlotte Amalie,Virgin IslandsUDFA 
38Bob MoosePMLB6-0200RightRight10/9/194720Export,Pennsylvania196518342PIT
15Manny MotaOFMLB5-11168RightRight2/18/193830Santo Domingo,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
29Al OliverOF-1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/14/194621Portsmouth,Ohio1964UDFA PIT
11Jose PaganSS-3BMLB5-9165RightRight5/5/193533Barceloneta,Puerto Rico1955UDFA Nyg
2Freddie PatekSSMLB5-5148RightRight10/9/194423Seguin,Texas196522421PIT
29Juan PizarroPMLB5-11190LeftLeft2/7/193731Santurce,Puerto Rico1956UDFA Mbr
25Tommie SiskPMLB6-3195RightRight4/12/194226Ardmore,OklahomaUDFA 
8Willie StargellOF-1BMLB6-2225LeftLeft3/6/194028Earlsboro,Oklahoma1959UDFA PIT
36Carl TaylorC-OFMLB6-2207RightRight1/20/194424Sarasota,Florida1962UDFA PIT
39Bob VealePMLB6-6212BothLeft10/28/193532Birmingham,Alabama1958UDFA PIT
4Bill VirdonOFMLB6-0175LeftRight6/9/193137Hazel Park,MichiganUDFA 
23Luke WalkerPMLB6-2192LeftLeft9/2/194324DeKalb,Texas1963UDFA BOS
40Dave WickershamPMLB6-3190RightRight9/27/193532Erie,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
30Maury WillsSS-3BMLB5-11170BothRight10/2/193235Washington,DCUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe BrownGeneral Manager 
Alex GrammasThird Base Coach 
Nellie KingBroadcaster 
Vern LawPitching Coach 
Don LeppertBullpen Coach 
Bob PrinceBroadcaster 
Herb RaybournScout 
Larry ShepardManager 
Bill VirdonHitting Coach 
Jim WoodsBroadcaster 


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