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1997 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 725-760 -35
Manager(s): Gene Lamont
General Manager: Cam Bonifay
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Payroll: $ 9,071,666 28/28
Attendance: 1,657,022 21/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: J.J. Davis (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Rick Renick
Bullpen Coach: Spin Williams
Third Base Coach: Jack Lind

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Eddie Williams (#4), Jeff Granger (#5), Mark Smith (#9), Dave Wainhouse (#19), John Ericks (#22), Jason Kendall (#23), Dale Sveum (#25), Midre Cummings (#29), Jermaine Allensworth (#34)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8478.519--
7983.4885.0
7686.4698.0
7389.45111.0
6894.42016.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Jose GuillenPITSFNW 5-2 @SFN400000000010000011st career game
    Emil BrownPITSFNL 5-7 @SFN100000000000000011st career game
    Jose GuillenPITSFNL 5-7 @SFN411000000000000021st career hit
    Ricardo RinconPITSFNL 5-7 @SFN000000000000000011st career game
    Emil BrownPITSDNW 2-0 @SDN502000000010000021st career hit
    Jose GuillenPITLANL 5-14 vs LAN412100100010000091st career RBI
    Tony WomackPITSDNL 5-7 vs SDN5120011000200000491st career home run
    Emil BrownPITCINL 1-6 vs CIN302000020110000051st career stolen base
    Jose GuillenPITCINW 6-5 vs CIN4110011000100000141st career home run
    Emil BrownPITCHNL 6-7 @CHN3011001001201000101st career RBI
    Jason KendallPITPHIW 9-4 @PHI31110010000200101502 hit by pitches
    Dale SveumPITPHIL 2-8 @PHI40330000000000006733 Doubles
    Al MartinPITSFNL 1-6 vs SFN40000000004000005354 strikeouts
    Clint SodowskyPITATLL 3-9 vs ATL100000000000000011st career game
    Adrian BrownPITFLOL 1-3 vs FLO300000000110000011st career game
    Adrian BrownPITFLOL 1-11 vs FLO501000010010000121st career hit, 1st career stolen base
    Kevin PolcovichPITFLOL 1-11 vs FLO100000000011000011st career game
    Adrian BrownPITFLOL 3-5 vs FLO501000100010000031st career RBI
    Kevin PolcovichPITSLNL 1-3 @SLN101000000100000031st career hit
    Tony WomackPITSLNW 3-2 @SLN5000000000400000784 strikeouts
    Adrian BrownPITMONW 9-3 @MON411001300100000061st career home run
    Mark JohnsonPITMONW 9-3 @MON12100000040000002464 walks
    Kevin PolcovichPITMONW 9-3 @MON411000100001000051st career RBI
    Emil BrownPITCHNW 4-1 vs CHN3210011000210000261st career home run
    Joe RandaPITCHNW 4-1 vs CHN40330020000000001913 Doubles
    Jose GuillenPITCHNW 3-1 @CHN4121001100100000511st career stolen base
    Kevin PolcovichPITMINW 8-6 @MIN4221012000000000261st career home run
    Tony WomackPITNYNL 2-3 @NYN42300003001000001043 stolen bases
    Lou CollierPITNYNL 3-8 vs NYN111000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Lou CollierPITNYNL 8-10 vs NYN401000100010000021st career RBI
    Kevin YoungPITNYNL 8-10 vs NYN53410110000000003774 hits
    Clint SodowskyPITSLNW 4-3 @SLN1010000000000000191st career hit
    Turner WardPITSLNW 4-3 @SLN50410010000000003444 hits
    Al MartinPITHOUW 5-3 vs HOU3010000200010000568100th career stolen base
    Kevin PolcovichPITHOUW 5-3 vs HOU3221001101000000421st career stolen base
    Tony WomackPITNYNW 4-3 vs NYN50210013000000001243 stolen bases
    Dale SveumPITPHIW 3-2 @PHI40000000004000007304 strikeouts
    Jason KendallPITSDNL 6-8 @SDN42410131000000002214 hits
    Al MartinPITSFNL 5-6 @SFN61420010100000005814 hits
    Jose SilvaPITSFNL 5-6 @SFN211000000010000071st career hit
    Mark SmithPITSFNL 5-6 @SFN6010000000400000974 strikeouts
    Kevin PolcovichPITSFNW 10-7 @SFN2200000001020000572 hit by pitches
    Tony WomackPITSFNW 10-7 @SFN51410012111000001374 hits
    Kevin YoungPITSFNW 10-7 @SFN52200240012010004022 home runs
    Tony WomackPITCOLW 8-4 vs COL41400120110000001434 hits
    Tony WomackPITFLOW 5-1 vs FLO50200003001000001473 stolen bases
    Tony WomackPITCOLL 7-8 @COL52330020000000001493 Doubles
    Jose GuillenPITFLOW 10-5 @FLO41200150010000001105 RBIs
    Jeff WallacePITSDNL 4-9 vs SDN000000000000000011st career game
    Jason JohnsonPITLANL 5-9 vs LAN000000000000000011st career game
    Abraham NunezPITLANL 5-9 vs LAN512010200000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Mark SmithPITMILW 3-1 @MIL43410110100000001164 hits
    Abraham NunezPITMILL 2-3 @MIL200000010100000031st career stolen base
    Shawon DunstonPITCLEW 6-4 vs CLE422002400000000013362 home runs
    Freddy GarciaPITCINL 6-8 @CIN3220023000100000532 home runs, 1st career home run
    Tony WomackPITCINW 13-4 @CIN43410014020000001744 hits, 4 stolen bases
    Al MartinPITMONW 8-2 vs MON21100140000000206252 sacrifice flies
    Tony WomackPITMONW 8-2 vs MON52420001000000001824 hits
    Turner WardPITSLNL 5-6 vs SLN62200230002000004052 home runs
    Joe RandaPITNYNL 5-7 @NYN50400020000000002704 hits
    Abraham NunezPITHOUL 1-8 @HOU5000000000400000184 strikeouts
    Lou CollierPITHOUW 5-4 @HOU5110001100200000181st career stolen base
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Ricardo RinconPITSFNL 5-7 @SFN 1.2111022000831171455%10-01st career game
    Rich LoisellePITLANL 5-14 vs LAN 221100200082520580%101-0Threw 80% strikes
    Ricardo RinconPITCINW 6-5 vs CINW 2200015010937221559%61-11st career win, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Rich LoisellePITPHIW 9-4 @PHI 2.2200000000102217577%162-0Threw 77% strikes
    Ricardo RinconPITSFNW 3-2 vs SFNSv 2100004000629181162%102-21st career save
    Rich LoisellePITATLW 3-2 @ATLSv 120000000041410471%172-01st career save
    Francisco CordovaPITATLW 9-0 vs ATLWSHO970004800034112733965%666-10Complete game/Shutout
    Clint SodowskyPITFLOL 1-11 vs FLO 2.14220061001048282058%163-5Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Rich LoisellePITNYNL 8-10 vs NYN 132210100062319483%352-1Threw 83% strikes
    Jon LieberPITCHAW 3-1 vs CHAWCG9511021000032107674063%10624-2710 Strikeouts
    Jason SchmidtPITCHAW 3-1 vs CHAWCG9511011000032127893870%4411-1210 Strikeouts
    Francisco CordovaPITHOUW 3-0 vs HOU 9000021000130121754662%7710-1210 Strikeouts
    Paul WagnerPITSDNL 6-8 @SDN 220000010082721678%13226-40Threw 78% strikes
    Jason ChristiansenPITATLL 0-6 vs ATL 2.120000300092620677%1135-6Threw 77% strikes
    Jeff WallacePITSDNL 4-9 vs SDN 1100022000521101148%10-01st career game
    Jason JohnsonPITLANL 5-9 vs LAN 141110100062012860%10-01st career game
    Jose SilvaPITCLEW 6-4 vs CLEW 6.193214300031109743568%91-01st career win
    Francisco CordovaPITCHNL 1-4 vs CHNL 4.17430030001851391276%8614-15Threw 76% strikes
    Jon LieberPITSLNW 14-2 vs SLNW 8422111010029107703765%12130-3310 Strikeouts


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