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1946 Pittsburgh Pirates

1946 > Class Major League > 1946 National League
Overall: 63-91
Scored 552 runs, Allowed 668 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-90

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Frankie Frisch and Spud Davis
Represented: Pittsburgh, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1945 / 1947

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 Ed Albosta 27 17 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 1 0 0
2 Alf Anderson 32 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 1 0 0
3 Ed Bahr 26 29 46 45 2 8 0 1 0 5 0 0 10 .178 .178 .222 .400 10 0 0 1
4 Bill Baker 35 53 127 113 7 27 4 0 1 8 0 12 6 .239 .312 .301 .613 34 3 0 2
5 Vic Barnhart 23 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 Jimmy Brown# 36 79 263 241 23 58 6 0 0 12 3 18 5 .241 .293 .266 .559 64 8 0 4
7 Hank Camelli 31 42 105 96 8 20 2 2 0 5 0 8 9 .208 .269 .271 .540 26 1 0 1
8 Frank Colman* 28 26 56 53 3 9 3 0 1 6 0 2 7 .170 .214 .283 .497 15 0 1 0
9 Pete Coscarart 33 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0
10 Billy Cox 26 121 448 411 32 119 22 6 2 36 4 26 15 .290 .333 .387 .720 159 4 1 10
11 Bob Elliott 29 140 559 486 50 128 25 3 5 68 6 64 44 .263 .351 .358 .709 174 15 2 7
12 Elbie Fletcher* 30 148 651 532 72 136 25 8 4 66 4 111 37 .256 .384 .355 .739 189 7 0 8
13 Ken Gables 27 32 27 24 2 6 3 0 0 1 0 1 5 .250 .280 .375 .655 9 1 0 2
14 Al Gerheauser* 29 36 21 21 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 11 .333 .333 .429 .762 9 0 0 0
15 Al Gionfriddo* 24 64 116 102 11 26 2 2 0 10 1 14 5 .255 .345 .314 .659 32 1 0 0
16 Hank Gornicki 35 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 Ben Guintini 27 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
18 Frankie Gustine 26 131 548 495 60 128 23 6 8 52 2 40 52 .259 .318 .378 .696 187 13 3 10
19 Jack Hallett 31 35 28 26 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .231 .231 .269 .500 7 0 0 2
20 Lee Handley 32 116 456 416 43 99 8 7 1 28 4 29 20 .238 .289 .298 .587 124 10 1 10
21 Ken Heintzelman 30 32 55 44 4 6 0 0 0 3 0 5 12 .136 .224 .136 .361 6 4 0 6
22 Lee Howard* 22 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
23 Roy Jarvis 20 2 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 0 0 0
24 Ralph Kiner 23 144 579 502 63 124 17 3 23 81 3 74 109 .247 .345 .430 .775 216 15 1 2
25 Johnny Lanning 35 27 25 21 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 .143 .182 .190 .372 4 1 0 3
26 Al Lopez 37 56 177 150 13 46 2 0 1 12 1 23 14 .307 .399 .340 .739 51 6 0 4
27 Fritz Ostermueller* 38 28 75 64 7 21 3 0 0 2 0 5 8 .328 .386 .375 .761 24 3 1 5
28 Preacher Roe 30 21 18 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .067 .222 .067 .289 1 0 0 0
29 Jim Russell# 27 146 591 516 68 143 29 6 8 50 11 67 54 .277 .362 .403 .765 208 11 2 6
30 Bill Salkeld* 29 69 200 160 18 47 8 0 3 19 2 39 16 .294 .432 .400 .832 64 1 0 1
31 Rip Sewell* 39 26 56 50 4 9 2 0 0 1 1 4 12 .180 .241 .220 .461 11 4 0 2
32 Vinnie Smith 30 7 22 21 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .190 .227 .190 .418 4 1 0 0
33 Nick Strincevich 31 32 62 52 5 8 0 2 0 3 0 6 20 .154 .241 .231 .472 12 2 0 4
34 Al Tate 27 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
35 Maurice Van Robays 31 59 162 146 14 31 5 3 1 12 0 11 15 .212 .272 .308 .580 45 6 1 4
36 Junior Walsh 27 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
37 Burgess Whitehead 36 55 136 127 10 28 1 2 0 5 3 6 6 .220 .261 .260 .521 33 3 1 2
38 Frankie Zak 24 21 22 20 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .238 .200 .438 4 0 0 1
38 Players 29.2 155 5907 5199 552 1300 202 52 60 508 48 592 555 .250 .328 .344 .672 1786 125 15 101
* - 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 Ed Albosta 27 0 6 .000 6.13 17 6 3 0 0 0 39.2 41 34 27 3 35 19 1 0 1 195 1.916 9.3 0.7 7.9 4.3 0.54
2 Ed Bahr 26 8 6 .571 2.63 27 14 7 7 0 0 136.2 128 57 40 8 52 44 5 0 2 577 1.317 8.4 0.5 3.4 2.9 0.85
3 Bill Clemensen 27 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
4 Ken Gables 27 2 4 .333 5.27 32 7 10 0 0 1 100.2 113 64 59 3 52 39 1 0 0 463 1.639 10.1 0.3 4.6 3.5 0.75
5 Al Gerheauser* 29 2 2 .500 3.97 35 3 18 1 0 0 81.2 92 42 36 2 25 32 1 0 1 356 1.433 10.1 0.2 2.8 3.5 1.28
6 Hank Gornicki 35 0 0 3.55 7 0 4 0 0 0 12.2 12 10 5 0 11 4 0 0 0 62 1.816 8.5 0.0 7.8 2.8 0.36
7 Jack Hallett 31 5 7 .417 3.29 35 9 12 3 1 0 115.0 107 48 42 0 39 64 0 0 2 480 1.270 8.4 0.0 3.1 5.0 1.64
8 Ken Heintzelman* 30 8 12 .400 3.77 32 24 4 6 2 1 157.2 165 84 66 7 86 57 0 0 4 708 1.592 9.4 0.4 4.9 3.3 0.66
9 Jim Hopper 26 0 1 .000 10.38 2 1 0 0 0 0 4.1 6 5 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 22 2.077 12.5 2.1 6.2 2.1 0.33
10 Lee Howard* 22 0 1 .000 2.02 3 2 1 1 0 0 13.1 14 3 3 0 9 6 0 0 0 61 1.725 9.4 0.0 6.1 4.0 0.67
11 Johnny Lanning 35 4 5 .444 3.07 27 9 12 3 0 1 91.0 97 36 31 3 31 16 1 0 2 400 1.407 9.6 0.3 3.1 1.6 0.52
12 Fritz Ostermueller* 38 13 10 .565 2.84 27 25 2 16 2 0 193.1 193 70 61 5 56 57 3 0 1 810 1.288 9.0 0.2 2.6 2.7 1.02
13 Preacher Roe* 30 3 8 .273 5.14 21 10 8 1 0 2 70.0 83 50 40 5 25 28 2 0 0 315 1.543 10.7 0.6 3.2 3.6 1.12
14 Rip Sewell 39 8 12 .400 3.68 25 20 3 11 2 0 149.1 140 68 61 6 53 33 1 0 2 641 1.292 8.4 0.4 3.2 2.0 0.62
15 Nick Strincevich 31 10 15 .400 3.58 32 22 3 11 3 1 176.0 185 77 70 7 44 49 4 0 1 745 1.301 9.5 0.4 2.2 2.5 1.11
16 Al Tate 27 0 1 .000 5.00 2 1 1 1 0 0 9.0 8 5 5 0 7 2 0 0 0 39 1.667 8.0 0.0 7.0 2.0 0.29
17 Junior Walsh 27 0 1 .000 5.23 4 2 2 0 0 0 10.1 9 6 6 0 10 2 1 0 0 49 1.839 7.8 0.0 8.7 1.7 0.20
18 Lefty Wilkie* 31 0 0 10.57 7 0 4 0 0 0 7.2 13 9 9 0 3 3 0 0 0 37 2.087 15.3 0.0 3.5 3.5 1.00
18 Players 31.4 63 91 .409 3.72 155 155 94 61 10 6 1370.0 1406 668 566 50 561 458 20 0 18 5932 1.436 9.2 0.3 3.7 3.0 0.82
* - 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
Al Lopez 56 173 30 3 4 .985 3.63 0 20 17 46%
Bill Salkeld 51 176 31 6 3 .972 4.06 6 24 18 43%
Bill Baker 41 95 14 4 2 .965 2.66 4 15 8 35%
Hank Camelli 39 117 18 4 2 .971 3.46 0 25 10 29%
Vinnie Smith 7 25 4 1 0 .967 4.14 0 2 2 50%
Roy Jarvis 1 4 0 1 0 .800 4.00 0 1 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Elbie Fletcher 147 1356 106 8 97 .995 9.95
Jim Russell 5 43 2 1 6 .978 9.00
Frank Colman 2 16 2 1 2 .947 9.00
Maurice Van Robays 2 8 1 0 0 1.000 4.50
Bill Baker 1 2 0 0 1 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frankie Gustine 113 290 328 21 61 .967 5.47
Burgess Whitehead 30 66 64 5 14 .963 4.33
Jimmy Brown 21 55 69 4 12 .969 5.90
Lee Handley 3 9 2 2 0 .846 3.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lee Handley 102 107 237 15 13 .958 3.37
Bob Elliott 43 44 82 6 5 .955 2.93
Jimmy Brown 9 15 11 6 1 .813 2.89
Frankie Gustine 7 9 19 1 1 .966 4.00
Burgess Whitehead 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Cox 114 235 323 39 59 .935 4.89
Jimmy Brown 30 57 88 6 15 .960 4.83
Frankie Gustine 13 20 40 2 8 .968 4.62
Frankie Zak 10 13 26 3 5 .929 3.90
Pete Coscarart 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Burgess Whitehead 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Russell 67 0.00
Ralph Kiner 65 0.00
Maurice Van Robays 22 0.00
Al Gionfriddo 10 0.00
Frank Colman 4 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ralph Kiner 75 0.00
Jim Russell 68 0.00
Al Gionfriddo 12 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Elliott 92 0.00
Maurice Van Robays 14 0.00
Al Gionfriddo 12 0.00
Frank Colman 4 0.00
Al Gerheauser 1 0.00
Ben Guintini 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ralph Kiner 140 339 6 11 2 .969 2.46
Jim Russell 134 308 7 11 1 .966 2.35
Bob Elliott 92 188 8 1 5 .995 2.13
Maurice Van Robays 37 62 1 3 0 .955 1.70
Al Gionfriddo 33 49 2 3 0 .944 1.55
Frank Colman 8 15 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Al Gerheauser 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ben Guintini 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Gerheauser 35 3 21 0 2 1.000 0.69
Jack Hallett 35 8 20 0 1 1.000 0.80
Ken Gables 32 3 12 1 0 .938 0.47
Ken Heintzelman 32 7 39 0 3 1.000 1.44
Nick Strincevich 32 14 25 1 0 .975 1.22
Ed Bahr 27 8 28 5 2 .878 1.33
Johnny Lanning 27 5 22 0 1 1.000 1.00
Fritz Ostermueller 27 9 33 1 0 .977 1.56
Rip Sewell 25 8 26 2 1 .944 1.36
Preacher Roe 21 4 13 1 1 .944 0.81
Ed Albosta 17 2 7 0 1 1.000 0.53
Hank Gornicki 7 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.29
Lefty Wilkie 7 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.14
Junior Walsh 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Lee Howard 3 0 2 1 1 .667 0.67
Jim Hopper 2 0 1 0 1 1.000 0.50
Al Tate 2 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50
Bill Clemensen 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ed Albosta 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 27, 1918 Saginaw, MI, US
Alf Anderson 32 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 28, 1914 Gainesville, GA, US
Ed Bahr 26 R R 6' 1.0" 172 Oct 16, 1919 Rouleau, SK, CA
Bill Baker 35 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 22, 1911 Paw Creek, NC, US
Vic Barnhart 23 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Sep 1, 1922 Hagerstown, MD, US
Johnny Barrett 30 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 18, 1915 Lowell, MA, US
Jimmy Brown 36 S R 5' 8.0" 165 Apr 25, 1910 Jamesville, NC, US
Hank Camelli 31 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 9, 1914 Gloucester, MA, US
Bill Clemensen 27 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Jun 20, 1919 New Brunswick, NJ, US
Frank Colman 28 L L 5' 11.0" 186 Mar 2, 1918 London, ON, CA
Pete Coscarart 33 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 16, 1913 Escondido, CA, US
Billy Cox 26 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Aug 29, 1919 Newport, PA, US
Bob Elliott 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Elbie Fletcher 30 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 18, 1916 Milton, MA, US
Ken Gables 27 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Jan 31, 1919 Walnut Grove, MO, US
Al Gerheauser 29 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 24, 1917 St. Louis, MO, US
Al Gionfriddo 24 L L 5' 6.0" 165 Mar 8, 1922 Dysart, PA, US
Hank Gornicki 35 R R 6' 1.0" 145 Jan 14, 1911 Niagara Falls, NY, US
Ben Guintini 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 13, 1919 Los Banos, CA, US
Frankie Gustine 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1920 Hoopeston, IL, US
Jack Hallett 31 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 13, 1914 Toledo, OH, US
Lee Handley 32 R R 5' 7.0" 160 Jul 13, 1913 Clarion, IA, US
Ken Heintzelman 30 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 14, 1915 Peruque, MO, US
Jim Hopper 26 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 1, 1919 Charlotte, NC, US
Lee Howard 22 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 11, 1923 Staten Island, NY, US
Roy Jarvis 20 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 7, 1926 Shawnee, OK, US
Ralph Kiner 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 27, 1922 Santa Rita, NM, US
Johnny Lanning 35 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 6, 1910 Asheville, NC, US
Al Lopez 37 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 20, 1908 Tampa, FL, US
Fritz Ostermueller 38 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 15, 1907 Quincy, IL, US
Preacher Roe 30 R L 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 26, 1916 Ash Flat, AR, US
Jim Russell 27 S R 6' 1.0" 181 Oct 1, 1918 Fayette City, PA, US
Bill Salkeld 29 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 8, 1917 Pocatello, ID, US
Rip Sewell 39 L R 6' 1.0" 180 May 11, 1907 Decatur, AL, US
Vinnie Smith 30 R R 6' 1.0" 176 Dec 7, 1915 Richmond, VA, US
Nick Strincevich 31 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 1, 1915 Gary, IN, US
Al Tate 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 1, 1918 Coleman, OK, US
Maurice Van Robays 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 15, 1914 Detroit, MI, US
Junior Walsh 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 7, 1919 Newark, NJ, US
Burgess Whitehead 36 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jun 29, 1910 Tarboro, NC, US
Lefty Wilkie 31 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 30, 1914 Zealandia, SK, CA
Chuck Workman 31 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 6, 1915 Leeton, MO, US
Frankie Zak 24 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Feb 22, 1922 Passaic, NJ, US

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