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1944 Pittsburgh Pirates

1944 > Class Major League > 1944 National League
Overall: 90-63
Scored 744 runs, Allowed 662 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-68

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Frankie Frisch
Represented: Pittsburgh, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1943 / 1945

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Vic Barnhart 21 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 0 0 0
2 Johnny Barrett* 28 149 661 568 99 153 24 19 7 83 28 86 56 .269 .366 .415 .782 236 6 1 6
3 Max Butcher 33 36 70 63 4 12 2 0 0 5 0 2 8 .190 .215 .222 .438 14 3 0 5
4 Hank Camelli 29 63 146 125 14 37 5 1 1 10 0 18 12 .296 .385 .376 .761 47 6 0 3
5 Frank Colman* 26 99 252 226 30 61 9 5 6 53 0 25 27 .270 .345 .434 .779 98 5 1 0
6 Pete Coscarart 31 139 608 554 89 146 30 4 4 42 10 41 57 .264 .315 .354 .669 196 12 1 12
7 Cookie Cuccurullo* 26 36 40 38 4 14 4 0 0 4 0 2 3 .368 .400 .474 .874 18 3 0 0
8 Babe Dahlgren 32 158 659 599 67 173 28 7 12 101 2 47 56 .289 .347 .419 .766 251 20 6 7
9 Spud Davis 39 54 103 93 6 28 7 0 2 14 0 10 8 .301 .369 .441 .810 41 2 0 0
10 Vince DiMaggio 31 109 379 342 41 82 20 4 9 50 6 33 83 .240 .307 .401 .707 137 6 0 4
11 Bob Elliott 27 143 617 538 85 160 28 16 10 108 9 75 42 .297 .383 .465 .848 250 8 0 4
12 Len Gilmore 26 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
13 Al Gionfriddo* 22 4 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0 0
14 Frankie Gustine 24 127 446 405 42 93 18 3 2 42 8 33 41 .230 .288 .304 .591 123 14 0 8
15 Lee Handley 30 40 93 86 7 19 2 0 0 5 1 3 5 .221 .247 .244 .491 21 6 0 4
16 Al Lopez 35 115 371 331 27 76 12 1 1 34 4 34 24 .230 .303 .281 .584 93 7 1 5
17 Tommy O'Brien 25 85 178 156 27 39 6 2 3 20 1 21 12 .250 .343 .372 .714 58 7 1 0
18 Xavier Rescigno 31 48 27 22 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 11 .091 .231 .091 .322 2 0 0 1
19 Bill Rodgers* 21 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
20 Preacher Roe 28 39 62 53 4 7 0 0 0 1 0 3 23 .132 .179 .132 .311 7 1 0 6
21 Al Rubeling 31 92 207 184 22 45 7 2 4 30 4 19 19 .245 .322 .370 .692 68 3 2 2
22 Jim Russell# 25 152 664 580 109 181 34 14 8 66 6 79 63 .312 .399 .460 .859 267 8 5 0
23 Rip Sewell* 37 44 116 112 10 25 4 1 1 12 1 2 19 .223 .237 .304 .540 34 1 0 2
24 Ray Starr 38 27 28 22 4 3 1 0 0 3 0 6 9 .136 .321 .182 .503 4 0 0 0
25 Nick Strincevich 29 40 64 57 4 9 2 0 0 4 0 2 7 .158 .186 .193 .379 11 1 0 5
26 Harry Sweeney* 28 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
27 Joe Vitelli 36 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
28 Frankie Zak 22 87 186 160 33 48 3 1 0 11 6 22 18 .300 .385 .331 .716 53 2 0 4
28 Players 29.0 158 6099 5428 744 1441 248 80 70 706 87 573 616 .265 .338 .379 .717 2059 120 18 80
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 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 Max Butcher 33 13 11 .542 3.12 35 27 6 13 5 1 199.0 216 83 69 8 46 43 1 0 2 854 1.317 9.8 0.4 2.1 1.9 0.93
2 Cookie Cuccurullo* 26 2 1 .667 4.06 32 4 14 0 0 4 106.1 110 65 48 5 44 31 3 0 0 463 1.448 9.3 0.4 3.7 2.6 0.70
3 Len Gilmore 26 0 1 .000 7.88 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 13 7 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 36 1.625 14.6 2.2 0.0 0.0
4 Xavier Rescigno 31 10 8 .556 4.35 48 6 25 2 0 5 124.0 146 69 60 9 34 45 1 0 1 548 1.452 10.6 0.7 2.5 3.3 1.32
5 Preacher Roe* 28 13 11 .542 3.11 39 25 8 7 1 1 185.1 182 82 64 7 59 88 2 0 1 793 1.300 8.8 0.3 2.9 4.3 1.49
6 Rip Sewell 37 21 12 .636 3.18 38 33 4 24 3 2 286.0 263 112 101 15 99 87 3 1 1 1218 1.266 8.3 0.5 3.1 2.7 0.88
7 Ray Starr 38 6 5 .545 5.02 27 12 6 5 0 3 89.2 116 60 50 6 36 25 1 0 1 413 1.695 11.6 0.6 3.6 2.5 0.69
8 Nick Strincevich 29 14 7 .667 3.08 40 26 8 11 0 2 190.0 190 86 65 5 37 47 4 0 0 802 1.195 9.0 0.2 1.8 2.2 1.27
9 Joe Vitelli 36 0 0 2.57 4 0 4 0 0 0 7.0 5 6 2 1 7 2 1 0 0 36 1.714 6.4 1.3 9.0 2.6 0.29
10 Roy Wise 20 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 4 3 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 15 2.333 12.0 0.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
10 Players 31.8 90 63 .588 3.44 158 158 81 77 10 19 1414.1 1466 662 540 65 435 452 17 1 12 6093 1.344 9.3 0.4 2.8 2.9 1.04

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Al Lopez 115 372 52 7 6 .984 3.69 10 22 23 51%
Hank Camelli 61 170 16 8 0 .959 3.05 1 13 7 35%
Spud Davis 35 76 10 3 3 .966 2.46 0 7 4 36%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Babe Dahlgren 158 1440 128 20 105 .987 9.92
Frank Colman 6 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.17
Harry Sweeney 1 9 1 0 0 1.000 10.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Coscarart 136 371 389 26 71 .967 5.59
Lee Handley 19 39 32 4 7 .947 3.74
Al Rubeling 17 19 17 2 1 .947 2.12
Frankie Gustine 11 23 21 2 3 .957 4.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Elliott 140 169 285 27 22 .944 3.24
Al Rubeling 16 18 38 0 5 1.000 3.50
Lee Handley 11 6 17 0 0 1.000 2.09
Vince DiMaggio 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00
Frankie Gustine 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tommy O'Brien 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frankie Gustine 116 183 330 34 52 .938 4.42
Frankie Zak 67 93 162 14 24 .948 3.81
Pete Coscarart 4 6 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
Lee Handley 3 6 7 0 3 1.000 4.33
Vic Barnhart 1 2 6 1 0 .889 8.00
Bob Elliott 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Russell 140 0.00
Tommy O'Brien 15 0.00
Al Rubeling 9 0.00
Frank Colman 3 0.00
Johnny Barrett 1 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vince DiMaggio 101 0.00
Johnny Barrett 66 0.00
Jim Russell 6 0.00
Al Gionfriddo 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Barrett 93 0.00
Frank Colman 49 0.00
Tommy O'Brien 33 0.00
Al Rubeling 9 0.00
Jim Russell 3 0.00
Pete Coscarart 1 0.00
Bill Rodgers 1 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Russell 149 345 20 5 7 .986 2.45
Johnny Barrett 147 373 12 11 4 .972 2.62
Vince DiMaggio 101 234 8 4 4 .984 2.40
Frank Colman 53 102 4 4 0 .964 2.00
Tommy O'Brien 48 50 5 2 1 .965 1.15
Al Rubeling 18 33 1 0 1 1.000 1.89
Pete Coscarart 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Al Gionfriddo 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Bill Rodgers 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Xavier Rescigno 48 7 21 1 2 .966 0.58
Nick Strincevich 40 19 60 2 2 .975 1.98
Preacher Roe 39 11 27 2 0 .950 0.97
Rip Sewell 38 21 49 4 1 .946 1.84
Max Butcher 35 12 51 2 3 .969 1.80
Cookie Cuccurullo 32 9 23 2 2 .941 1.00
Ray Starr 27 1 16 1 0 .944 0.63
Joe Vitelli 4 1 2 1 0 .750 0.75
Roy Wise 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Len Gilmore 1 2 4 1 0 .857 6.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Vic Barnhart 21 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Sep 1, 1922 Hagerstown, MD, US
Johnny Barrett 28 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 18, 1915 Lowell, MA, US
Max Butcher 33 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Sep 21, 1910 Holden, WV, US
Hank Camelli 29 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 9, 1914 Gloucester, MA, US
Frank Colman 26 L L 5' 11.0" 186 Mar 2, 1918 London, ON, CA
Pete Coscarart 31 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 16, 1913 Escondido, CA, US
Cookie Cuccurullo 26 L L 5' 10.0" 168 Feb 8, 1918 Asbury Park, NJ, US
Babe Dahlgren 32 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 15, 1912 San Francisco, CA, US
Spud Davis 39 R R 6' 1.0" 197 Dec 20, 1904 Birmingham, AL, US
Vince DiMaggio 31 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Sep 6, 1912 Martinez, CA, US
Bob Elliott 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Johnny Gee 28 L L 6' 9.0" 225 Dec 7, 1915 Syracuse, NY, US
Len Gilmore 26 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Nov 3, 1917 Fairview Park, IN, US
Al Gionfriddo 22 L L 5' 6.0" 165 Mar 8, 1922 Dysart, PA, US
Frankie Gustine 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1920 Hoopeston, IL, US
Lee Handley 30 R R 5' 7.0" 160 Jul 13, 1913 Clarion, IA, US
Al Lopez 35 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 20, 1908 Tampa, FL, US
Tommy O'Brien 25 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 19, 1918 Anniston, AL, US
Fritz Ostermueller 36 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 15, 1907 Quincy, IL, US
Xavier Rescigno 31 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 13, 1912 New York, NY, US
Bill Rodgers 21 L L 6' 0.0" 162 Dec 5, 1922 Harrisburg, PA, US
Preacher Roe 28 R L 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 26, 1916 Ash Flat, AR, US
Al Rubeling 31 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 10, 1913 Baltimore, MD, US
Jim Russell 25 S R 6' 1.0" 181 Oct 1, 1918 Fayette City, PA, US
Rip Sewell 37 L R 6' 1.0" 180 May 11, 1907 Decatur, AL, US
Ray Starr 38 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Apr 23, 1906 Nowata, OK, US
Nick Strincevich 29 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 1, 1915 Gary, IN, US
Harry Sweeney 28 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 28, 1915 Franklin, TN, US
Joe Vitelli 36 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 12, 1908 McKees Rocks, PA, US
Lloyd Waner 38 L R 5' 9.0" 150 Mar 16, 1906 Harrah, OK, US
Roy Wise 20 S R 6' 2.0" 170 Nov 18, 1923 Springfield, IL, US
Frankie Zak 22 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Feb 22, 1922 Passaic, NJ, US

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