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1939 Pittsburgh Pirates

1939 > Class Major League > 1939 National League
Overall: 68-85
Scored 666 runs, Allowed 721 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-82

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Pie Traynor
Represented: Pittsburgh, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Russ Bauers* 25 15 20 19 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211 .211 .211 .421 4 0 0 1
2 Fern Bell 26 83 309 262 44 75 5 8 2 34 2 42 18 .286 .385 .389 .774 102 4 0 5
3 Ray Berres 31 81 251 231 22 53 6 1 0 16 1 11 25 .229 .267 .264 .532 61 9 1 8
4 Cy Blanton* 30 10 14 14 2 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 .286 .286 .357 .643 5 0 0 0
5 Joe Bowman* 29 70 106 96 9 33 8 1 0 18 0 5 9 .344 .382 .448 .830 43 1 1 4
6 Mace Brown 30 47 69 64 4 7 1 0 0 2 0 1 11 .109 .123 .125 .248 8 1 0 4
7 Bill Brubaker 28 100 380 345 41 80 23 1 7 43 3 29 51 .232 .297 .365 .662 126 10 3 3
8 Bill Clemensen 20 12 6 6 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .333 .333 .500 .833 3 0 0 0
9 Bob Elliott 22 32 140 129 18 43 10 3 3 19 0 9 4 .333 .377 .527 .904 68 4 0 2
10 Johnny Gee* 23 3 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0
11 Frankie Gustine 19 22 84 70 5 13 3 0 0 3 0 9 4 .186 .278 .229 .507 16 3 0 5
12 Lee Handley 25 101 421 376 43 107 14 5 1 42 17 32 20 .285 .341 .356 .697 134 12 0 13
13 Ken Heintzelman 23 17 9 9 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .222 .222 .333 .556 3 0 0 0
14 Woody Jensen* 31 12 12 12 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 2 1 0 0
15 Red Juelich 22 17 50 46 5 11 0 2 0 4 0 2 4 .239 .271 .326 .597 15 4 0 2
16 Bob Klinger 31 37 90 84 9 17 0 0 0 6 0 5 12 .202 .247 .202 .450 17 2 0 1
17 Heinie Manush* 37 10 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .000 .077 .000 .077 0 1 0 0
18 Ray Mueller 27 86 204 180 14 42 8 1 2 18 0 14 22 .233 .289 .322 .611 58 2 0 10
19 Johnny Rizzo 26 94 384 330 49 86 23 3 6 55 0 42 27 .261 .349 .403 .752 133 14 3 9
20 Joe Schultz* 20 4 16 14 3 4 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 .286 .375 .429 .804 6 0 0 0
21 Rip Sewell* 32 52 62 55 5 11 1 0 1 4 0 3 11 .200 .241 .273 .514 15 1 0 4
22 George Susce 31 31 89 75 8 17 3 1 1 4 0 12 5 .227 .333 .333 .667 25 6 0 2
23 Bill Swift 31 36 48 42 6 10 0 0 0 2 0 4 9 .238 .304 .238 .542 10 3 0 2
24 Oad Swigart* 24 3 10 8 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 0 2
25 Jim Tobin 26 43 77 74 9 18 3 1 2 11 0 2 12 .243 .263 .392 .655 29 0 0 1
26 Maurice Van Robays 24 27 112 105 13 33 9 0 2 16 0 6 10 .314 .351 .457 .808 48 3 0 1
27 Arky Vaughan* 27 152 693 595 94 182 30 11 6 62 12 70 20 .306 .385 .424 .808 252 5 6 22
28 Lloyd Waner* 33 112 410 379 49 108 15 3 0 24 0 17 13 .285 .321 .340 .661 129 5 3 11
29 Paul Waner* 36 125 506 461 62 151 30 6 3 45 0 35 18 .328 .375 .438 .813 202 12 0 10
30 Pep Young 31 84 327 293 34 81 14 3 3 29 1 23 29 .276 .333 .375 .709 110 7 2 9
31 Eddie Yount 23 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
31 Players 28.6 153 5923 5269 666 1453 261 60 63 617 44 477 420 .276 .338 .384 .722 2023 128 21 156
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Russ Bauers 25 2 4 .333 3.35 15 8 4 1 0 1 53.2 46 27 20 4 25 12 1 0 1 226 1.323 7.7 0.7 4.2 2.0 0.48
2 Cy Blanton 30 2 3 .400 4.29 10 6 3 1 0 0 42.0 45 23 20 4 10 11 0 0 1 182 1.310 9.6 0.9 2.1 2.4 1.10
3 Joe Bowman 29 10 14 .417 4.48 37 27 8 10 1 1 184.2 217 105 92 15 43 58 7 0 1 813 1.408 10.6 0.7 2.1 2.8 1.35
4 Mace Brown 30 9 13 .409 3.37 47 19 18 8 1 7 200.1 232 90 75 8 52 71 2 1 3 872 1.418 10.4 0.4 2.3 3.2 1.37
5 Bill Clemensen 20 0 1 .000 7.33 12 1 8 0 0 0 27.0 32 26 22 0 20 13 3 0 1 133 1.926 10.7 0.0 6.7 4.3 0.65
6 Johnny Gee* 23 1 2 .333 4.12 3 3 0 1 0 0 19.2 20 17 9 0 10 16 0 0 0 94 1.525 9.2 0.0 4.6 7.3 1.60
7 Ken Heintzelman* 23 1 1 .500 5.05 17 2 12 1 1 0 35.2 35 23 20 2 18 18 0 0 2 161 1.486 8.8 0.5 4.5 4.5 1.00
8 Bob Klinger 31 14 17 .452 4.36 37 33 3 10 2 0 225.0 251 120 109 11 81 64 3 0 6 989 1.476 10.0 0.4 3.2 2.6 0.79
9 Pep Rambert 22 0 0 9.82 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.2 7 4 4 0 1 4 0 0 1 19 2.182 17.2 0.0 2.5 9.8 4.00
10 Rip Sewell 32 10 9 .526 4.08 52 12 20 5 1 2 176.1 177 93 80 10 73 69 1 0 1 763 1.418 9.0 0.5 3.7 3.5 0.95
11 Bill Swift 31 5 7 .417 3.89 36 8 18 2 1 4 129.2 150 60 56 6 28 56 3 0 0 559 1.373 10.4 0.4 1.9 3.9 2.00
12 Oad Swigart 24 1 1 .500 4.44 3 3 0 1 1 0 24.1 27 14 12 1 6 8 0 0 0 100 1.356 10.0 0.4 2.2 3.0 1.33
13 Jim Tobin 26 9 9 .500 4.52 25 19 4 8 0 0 145.1 194 84 73 7 33 43 2 0 1 655 1.562 12.0 0.4 2.0 2.7 1.30
13 Players 29.0 68 85 .444 4.15 153 153 100 53 10 15 1354.0 1537 721 625 70 423 464 22 1 18 5948 1.448 10.2 0.5 2.8 3.1 1.10
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ray Mueller 81 203 32 7 5 .971 2.90 1 18 13 42%
Ray Berres 80 269 36 2 4 .993 3.81 2 15 15 50%
George Susce 31 111 14 2 2 .984 4.03 5 5 6 55%
Joe Schultz 4 24 1 0 0 1.000 6.25 0 4 0 0%

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pep Young 84 202 270 16 61 .967 5.62
Bill Brubaker 65 162 202 19 43 .950 5.60
Red Juelich 10 19 24 3 5 .935 4.30

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lee Handley 100 83 180 18 14 .936 2.63
Bill Brubaker 32 21 84 7 4 .938 3.28
Frankie Gustine 22 17 52 8 3 .896 3.14
Red Juelich 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Fern Bell 1 2 1 3 0 .500 3.00
Maurice Van Robays 1 3 2 0 1 1.000 5.00
Lloyd Waner 1 2 4 0 1 1.000 6.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Arky Vaughan 152 330 531 34 103 .962 5.66
Bill Brubaker 1 0 4 1 0 .800 4.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Rizzo 86 0.00
Maurice Van Robays 25 0.00
Fern Bell 18 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lloyd Waner 92 0.00
Fern Bell 42 0.00
Bob Elliott 30 0.00
Woody Jensen 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Waner 106 0.00
Fern Bell 8 0.00
Woody Jensen 2 0.00
Heinie Manush 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Waner 106 206 12 5 4 .978 2.06
Lloyd Waner 92 225 9 2 1 .992 2.54
Johnny Rizzo 86 186 2 5 0 .974 2.19
Fern Bell 67 152 6 4 0 .975 2.36
Bob Elliott 30 88 1 2 0 .978 2.97
Maurice Van Robays 25 33 1 3 0 .919 1.36
Woody Jensen 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Heinie Manush 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rip Sewell 52 9 47 1 3 .982 1.08
Mace Brown 47 8 42 1 3 .980 1.06
Joe Bowman 37 6 39 0 3 1.000 1.22
Bob Klinger 37 7 62 3 5 .958 1.86
Bill Swift 36 2 14 0 0 1.000 0.44
Jim Tobin 25 2 26 0 2 1.000 1.12
Ken Heintzelman 17 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.41
Russ Bauers 15 0 7 0 3 1.000 0.47
Bill Clemensen 12 3 11 1 1 .933 1.17
Cy Blanton 10 1 9 1 0 .909 1.00
Johnny Gee 3 1 6 1 0 .875 2.33
Oad Swigart 3 2 3 0 1 1.000 1.67
Pep Rambert 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Russ Bauers 25 L R 6' 3.0" 195 May 10, 1914 Townsend, WI, US
Fern Bell 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 21, 1913 Ada, OK, US
Ray Berres 31 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 31, 1907 Kenosha, WI, US
Cy Blanton 30 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 6, 1908 Waurika, OK, US
Joe Bowman 29 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 17, 1910 Kansas City, KS, US
Mace Brown 30 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 21, 1909 North English, IA, US
Bill Brubaker 28 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 7, 1910 Cleveland, OH, US
Max Butcher 28 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Sep 21, 1910 Holden, WV, US
Bill Clemensen 20 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Jun 20, 1919 New Brunswick, NJ, US
Bob Elliott 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Elbie Fletcher 23 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 18, 1916 Milton, MA, US
Johnny Gee 23 L L 6' 9.0" 225 Dec 7, 1915 Syracuse, NY, US
Frankie Gustine 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1920 Hoopeston, IL, US
Lee Handley 25 R R 5' 7.0" 160 Jul 13, 1913 Clarion, IA, US
Ken Heintzelman 23 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 14, 1915 Peruque, MO, US
Woody Jensen 31 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 11, 1907 Bremerton, WA, US
Red Juelich 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 20, 1916 St. Louis, MO, US
Chuck Klein 34 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 7, 1904 Indianapolis, IN, US
Bob Klinger 31 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 4, 1908 Allenton, MO, US
Heinie Manush 37 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Jul 20, 1901 Tuscumbia, AL, US
Ray Mueller 27 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Mar 8, 1912 Pittsburg, KS, US
Pep Rambert 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 1, 1916 Cleveland, OH, US
Johnny Rizzo 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 30, 1912 Houston, TX, US
Joe Schultz 20 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 29, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Rip Sewell 32 L R 6' 1.0" 180 May 11, 1907 Decatur, AL, US
Gus Suhr 33 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 3, 1906 San Francisco, CA, US
George Susce 31 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 13, 1907 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Bill Swift 31 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Jun 19, 1908 Elmira, NY, US
Oad Swigart 24 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 13, 1915 Archie, MO, US
Jim Tobin 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 27, 1912 Oakland, CA, US
Maurice Van Robays 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 15, 1914 Detroit, MI, US
Arky Vaughan 27 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Mar 9, 1912 Clifty, AR, US
Lloyd Waner 33 L R 5' 9.0" 150 Mar 16, 1906 Harrah, OK, US
Paul Waner 36 L L 5' 8.0" 153 Apr 16, 1903 Harrah, OK, US
Pep Young 31 R R 5' 9.0" 162 Aug 29, 1907 Jamestown, NC, US
Eddie Yount 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 19, 1915 Newton, NC, US

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