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1920 Pittsburgh Pirates

1920 > Class Major League > 1920 National League
Overall: 79-75
Scored 530 runs, Allowed 552 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-80

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: George Gibson
Represented: Pittsburgh, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1919 / 1921

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 Babe Adams* 38 35 92 89 4 13 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 18 .146 .156 .180 .335 16 0 2
2 Walter Barbare 28 57 199 186 9 51 5 2 0 12 5 3 9 11 .274 .308 .323 .630 60 0 4
3 Clyde Barnhart 24 12 47 46 5 15 4 2 0 5 1 0 1 2 .326 .340 .500 .840 23 0 0
4 Carson Bigbee* 25 137 607 550 78 154 19 15 4 32 31 15 45 28 .280 .341 .391 .732 215 6 6
5 Sheriff Blake# 20 6 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0
6 Max Carey# 30 130 567 485 74 140 18 4 1 35 52 10 59 31 .289 .369 .348 .718 169 3 20
7 Hal Carlson 28 39 88 85 3 23 4 1 0 2 0 0 1 16 .271 .279 .341 .620 29 0 2
8 Howdy Caton 25 98 394 352 29 83 11 5 0 27 4 9 33 19 .236 .305 .295 .600 104 2 7
9 Nig Clarke* 37 3 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .222 .000 .222 0 0 0
10 Wilbur Cooper 28 44 120 113 11 25 1 3 0 2 0 3 5 19 .221 .254 .283 .537 32 0 2
11 George Cutshaw 33 131 549 488 56 123 16 8 0 47 17 14 23 10 .252 .287 .318 .605 155 1 37
12 Whitey Glazner 26 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
13 Charlie Grimm* 21 148 581 533 38 121 13 7 2 54 7 8 30 40 .227 .273 .289 .562 154 4 14
14 Bill Haeffner 25 54 186 175 8 34 4 1 0 14 1 1 8 14 .194 .230 .229 .458 40 0 3
15 Earl Hamilton* 28 39 80 67 4 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 18 .149 .219 .149 .368 10 1 7
16 Bill Hinchman 37 18 18 16 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .188 .278 .188 .465 3 1 0
17 Cliff Lee 23 37 81 76 9 18 2 2 0 8 0 1 4 14 .237 .275 .316 .591 24 0 1
18 Bill McKechnie# 33 40 140 133 13 29 3 1 1 13 7 4 4 7 .218 .241 .278 .519 37 0 3
19 Johnny Meador 27 12 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0
20 Johnny Morrison 24 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
21 Fred Nicholson 25 99 271 247 33 89 16 7 4 30 9 6 18 31 .360 .404 .530 .934 131 0 6
22 Elmer Ponder 27 33 64 59 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 24 .119 .148 .136 .283 8 0 3
23 Walter Schmidt 33 94 348 310 22 86 8 4 0 20 9 3 24 15 .277 .337 .329 .666 102 4 10
24 Billy Southworth* 27 146 617 546 64 155 17 13 2 53 23 25 52 20 .284 .348 .374 .722 204 2 17
25 Homer Summa* 21 10 29 22 1 7 1 1 0 1 1 0 3 1 .318 .400 .455 .855 10 0 4
26 Cotton Tierney 26 12 52 46 4 11 5 0 0 8 1 1 3 4 .239 .286 .348 .634 16 0 3
27 Pie Traynor 21 17 56 52 6 11 3 1 0 2 1 3 3 6 .212 .268 .308 .576 16 1 0
28 Possum Whitted 30 134 555 494 53 129 11 12 1 74 11 11 35 36 .261 .314 .338 .652 167 3 23
29 Jack Wisner 20 17 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 1 0
30 Jimmy Zinn* 25 8 16 15 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 5 .200 .250 .333 .583 5 0 0
30 Players 27.6 155 5796 5219 530 1342 162 90 16 449 181 117 374 405 .257 .310 .332 .642 1732 29 174
* - 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 Babe Adams 38 17 13 .567 2.16 35 33 2 18 8 2 263.0 240 83 63 6 18 84 1 0 5 1035 0.981 8.2 0.2 0.6 2.9 4.67
2 Sheriff Blake 20 0 0 8.10 6 0 5 0 0 0 13.1 21 14 12 0 6 7 1 0 2 65 2.025 14.2 0.0 4.0 4.7 1.17
3 Hal Carlson 28 14 13 .519 3.36 39 31 6 16 3 3 246.2 262 102 92 4 63 62 8 1 4 1033 1.318 9.6 0.1 2.3 2.3 0.98
4 Wilbur Cooper* 28 24 15 .615 2.39 44 37 6 28 3 2 327.0 307 113 87 4 52 114 11 0 1 1312 1.098 8.4 0.1 1.4 3.1 2.19
5 Whitey Glazner 26 0 0 3.12 2 0 1 0 0 0 8.2 9 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 33 1.269 9.3 0.0 2.1 1.0 0.50
6 Earl Hamilton* 28 10 13 .435 3.24 39 23 13 12 0 3 230.1 223 99 83 2 69 74 2 0 2 968 1.268 8.7 0.1 2.7 2.9 1.07
7 Johnny Meador 27 0 2 .000 4.21 12 2 3 0 0 0 36.1 48 18 17 1 7 5 0 0 1 153 1.514 11.9 0.2 1.7 1.2 0.71
8 Johnny Morrison 24 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 1 1 1 1 0 7.0 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 25 0.714 5.1 0.0 1.3 3.9 3.00
9 Elmer Ponder 27 11 15 .423 2.62 33 23 10 14 2 0 196.0 182 76 57 3 40 62 2 0 10 803 1.133 8.4 0.1 1.8 2.8 1.55
10 Jack Wisner 20 1 3 .250 3.43 17 2 11 1 0 0 44.2 46 19 17 1 10 13 1 1 1 185 1.254 9.3 0.2 2.0 2.6 1.30
11 Jimmy Zinn 25 1 1 .500 3.48 6 3 3 2 0 0 31.0 32 14 12 2 5 18 1 0 1 130 1.194 9.3 0.6 1.5 5.2 3.60
11 Players 29.0 79 75 .513 2.89 155 155 63 92 17 10 1415.1 1389 552 454 25 280 444 27 2 27 5797 1.179 8.8 0.2 1.8 2.8 1.59
* - 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
Walter Schmidt 92 323 109 13 10 .971 4.70 5 55 53 49%
Bill Haeffner 52 192 48 7 1 .972 4.62 2 48 24 33%
Cliff Lee 19 51 24 2 3 .974 3.95 3 15 16 52%
Nig Clarke 3 12 4 0 0 1.000 5.33 0 2 1 33%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Grimm 148 1496 95 8 95 .995 10.75
Possum Whitted 10 97 5 0 8 1.000 10.20
Bill McKechnie 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Cutshaw 129 336 423 25 62 .968 5.88
Walter Barbare 12 21 49 0 6 1.000 5.83
Cotton Tierney 10 19 34 2 4 .964 5.30
Bill McKechnie 6 12 18 2 2 .938 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Possum Whitted 125 166 229 16 16 .961 3.16
Bill McKechnie 20 21 29 3 2 .943 2.50
Clyde Barnhart 12 10 23 1 3 .971 2.75
Walter Barbare 5 4 10 0 1 1.000 2.80

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howdy Caton 96 191 296 37 40 .929 5.07
Walter Barbare 34 54 102 13 14 .923 4.59
Pie Traynor 17 35 39 12 4 .860 4.35
Bill McKechnie 10 19 37 3 7 .949 5.60
Cotton Tierney 2 1 6 0 0 1.000 3.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carson Bigbee 128 0.00
Fred Nicholson 28 0.00
Cliff Lee 1 0.00
Homer Summa 1 0.00
Possum Whitted 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Max Carey 128 0.00
Fred Nicholson 18 0.00
Carson Bigbee 6 0.00
Homer Summa 5 0.00
Cliff Lee 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Southworth 142 0.00
Fred Nicholson 13 0.00
Jimmy Zinn 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Southworth 142 337 12 3 3 .991 2.46
Carson Bigbee 133 289 16 9 4 .971 2.29
Max Carey 129 345 10 12 0 .967 2.75
Fred Nicholson 58 125 9 6 2 .957 2.31
Homer Summa 6 18 1 1 0 .950 3.17
Cliff Lee 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Possum Whitted 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jimmy Zinn 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wilbur Cooper 44 11 75 1 2 .989 1.95
Hal Carlson 39 10 47 4 2 .934 1.46
Earl Hamilton 39 10 62 1 0 .986 1.85
Babe Adams 35 3 66 2 1 .972 1.97
Elmer Ponder 33 13 55 3 2 .958 2.06
Jack Wisner 17 5 15 0 0 1.000 1.18
Johnny Meador 12 2 13 0 0 1.000 1.25
Sheriff Blake 6 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.50
Jimmy Zinn 6 2 6 0 0 1.000 1.33
Whitey Glazner 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Johnny Morrison 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Babe Adams 38 L R 5' 11.0" 185 May 18, 1882 Tipton, IN, US 1920-04-14 1920-09-26
Walter Barbare 28 R R 6' 0.0" 162 Aug 11, 1891 Greenville, SC, US 1920-06-12 1920-10-03
Clyde Barnhart 24 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Dec 29, 1895 Buck Valley, PA, US 1920-09-22 1920-10-02
Carson Bigbee 25 L R 5' 9.0" 157 Mar 31, 1895 Lebanon, OR, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Sheriff Blake 20 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 17, 1899 Ansted, WV, US 1920-06-29 1920-08-15
Max Carey 30 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 11, 1890 Terre Haute, IN, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Hal Carlson 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 17, 1892 Rockford, IL, US 1920-04-16 1920-10-03
Howdy Caton 25 R R 5' 6.0" 165 Jul 16, 1894 Zanesville, OH, US 1920-04-14 1920-09-06
Nig Clarke 37 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Dec 15, 1882 Amherstburg, ON, CA 1920-04-14 1920-04-24
Wilbur Cooper 28 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 24, 1892 Bearsville, WV, US 1920-04-15 1920-10-02
George Cutshaw 33 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jul 29, 1886 Wilmington, IL, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Whitey Glazner 26 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 17, 1893 Sycamore, AL, US 1920-09-26 1920-10-02
Charlie Grimm 21 L L 5' 11.0" 173 Aug 28, 1898 St. Louis, MO, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Bill Haeffner 25 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jul 18, 1894 Philadelphia, PA, US 1920-04-16 1920-10-02
Earl Hamilton 28 L L 5' 8.0" 160 Jul 19, 1891 Gibson, IL, US 1920-04-14 1920-09-28
Bill Hinchman 37 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 4, 1883 Philadelphia, PA, US 1920-04-15 1920-07-23
Wally Hood 25 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Feb 9, 1895 Whittier, CA, US 1920-05-31 1920-06-01
Cliff Lee 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 4, 1896 Lexington, NE, US 1920-04-17 1920-10-03
Bill McKechnie 33 S R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 7, 1886 Wilkinsburg, PA, US 1920-04-23 1920-09-28
Johnny Meador 27 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 4, 1892 Madison, NC, US 1920-04-24 1920-07-15
Johnny Morrison 24 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Oct 22, 1895 Pellville, KY, US 1920-09-28 1920-10-02
Fred Nicholson 25 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Sep 1, 1894 Honey Grove, TX, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Elmer Ponder 27 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jun 26, 1893 Reed, OK, US 1920-04-17 1920-09-25
Walter Schmidt 33 R R 5' 9.0" 159 Mar 20, 1887 London, AR, US 1920-05-05 1920-10-02
Billy Southworth 27 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 9, 1893 Harvard, NE, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-02
Homer Summa 21 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 3, 1898 Gentry, MO, US 1920-09-13 1920-09-28
Cotton Tierney 26 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Feb 10, 1894 Kansas City, KS, US 1920-09-22 1920-10-03
Pie Traynor 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 11, 1898 Framingham, MA, US 1920-09-15 1920-10-02
Mule Watson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 15, 1896 Arizona, LA, US 1920-05-31 1920-07-06
Possum Whitted 30 R R 5' 8.0" 168 Feb 4, 1890 Durham, NC, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-02
Jack Wisner 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 5, 1899 Grand Rapids, MI, US 1920-04-23 1920-10-02
Jimmy Zinn 25 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 21, 1895 Benton, AR, US 1920-09-05 1920-10-02

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