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1945 Pittsburgh Pirates

1945 > Class Major League > 1945 National League
Overall: 82-72
Scored 753 runs, Allowed 686 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-70

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Frankie Frisch
Represented: Pittsburgh, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1944 / 1946

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 22 71 215 201 21 54 7 0 0 19 2 9 11 .269 .300 .303 .603 61 9 0 5
2 Johnny Barrett* 29 142 594 507 97 130 29 4 15 67 25 79 68 .256 .357 .418 .775 212 5 0 8
3 Max Butcher 34 28 61 54 6 12 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 .222 .236 .241 .477 13 0 0 6
4 Hank Camelli 30 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0
5 Frank Colman* 27 77 162 153 18 32 11 1 4 30 0 9 16 .209 .253 .373 .626 57 4 0 0
6 Pete Coscarart 32 123 455 392 59 95 17 2 8 38 2 55 55 .242 .341 .357 .699 140 10 4 4
7 Cookie Cuccurullo* 27 29 14 14 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .214 .214 .214 .429 3 0 0 0
8 Babe Dahlgren 33 144 591 531 57 133 24 8 5 75 1 51 51 .250 .318 .354 .673 188 23 2 7
9 Spud Davis 40 23 36 33 2 8 2 0 0 6 0 2 2 .242 .306 .303 .609 10 2 1 0
10 Bob Elliott 28 144 608 541 80 157 36 6 8 108 5 64 38 .290 .366 .423 .790 229 16 1 2
11 Ken Gables 26 29 42 39 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 .103 .103 .128 .231 5 0 0 3
12 Al Gerheauser* 28 32 50 48 2 12 2 2 0 7 0 2 11 .250 .280 .375 .655 18 0 0 0
13 Al Gionfriddo* 23 122 476 409 74 116 18 9 2 42 12 60 22 .284 .377 .386 .763 158 4 1 6
14 Frankie Gustine 25 128 523 478 67 134 27 5 2 66 8 37 33 .280 .335 .370 .705 177 14 2 6
15 Lee Handley 31 98 340 312 39 93 16 2 1 32 7 20 16 .298 .340 .372 .712 116 5 0 8
16 Al Lopez 36 91 280 243 22 53 8 0 0 18 1 35 12 .218 .317 .251 .568 61 5 0 2
17 Tommy O'Brien 26 58 175 161 23 54 6 5 0 18 0 9 13 .335 .374 .435 .809 70 1 1 4
18 Fritz Ostermueller* 37 14 32 28 2 9 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 .321 .387 .321 .709 9 2 0 1
19 Xavier Rescigno 32 44 17 15 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 .133 .188 .200 .388 3 1 0 1
20 Bill Rodgers* 22 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
21 Preacher Roe 29 33 89 75 3 8 1 0 0 3 0 6 21 .107 .173 .120 .293 9 1 0 8
22 Jim Russell# 26 146 589 510 88 145 24 8 12 77 15 71 40 .284 .377 .433 .810 221 7 5 3
23 Bill Salkeld* 28 95 317 267 45 83 16 1 15 52 2 50 16 .311 .420 .547 .966 146 8 0 0
24 Jack Saltzgaver* 42 52 126 117 20 38 5 3 0 10 0 8 8 .325 .368 .419 .787 49 1 0 1
25 Rip Sewell* 38 35 72 64 10 20 3 0 0 6 1 7 11 .313 .380 .359 .740 23 1 0 1
26 Nick Strincevich 30 36 94 84 4 17 1 0 0 8 0 4 11 .202 .239 .214 .453 18 3 0 6
27 Lloyd Waner* 39 23 20 19 5 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 .263 .300 .263 .563 5 0 0 0
28 Frankie Zak 23 15 32 28 2 4 2 0 0 3 0 3 5 .143 .226 .214 .440 6 0 0 1
28 Players 29.0 155 6038 5343 753 1425 259 56 72 695 81 590 480 .267 .342 .377 .718 2012 122 17 88
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 34 10 8 .556 3.03 28 20 3 12 2 0 169.1 184 76 57 7 46 37 4 0 0 728 1.358 9.8 0.4 2.4 2.0 0.80
2 Cookie Cuccurullo* 27 1 3 .250 5.24 29 4 11 0 0 1 56.2 68 41 33 2 34 17 1 0 1 263 1.800 10.8 0.3 5.4 2.7 0.50
3 Ken Gables 26 11 7 .611 4.15 29 16 10 6 0 1 138.2 139 69 64 5 46 49 4 1 2 599 1.334 9.0 0.3 3.0 3.2 1.07
4 Al Gerheauser* 28 5 10 .333 3.91 32 14 14 5 0 1 140.1 170 72 61 5 54 55 1 0 4 629 1.596 10.9 0.3 3.5 3.5 1.02
5 Johnny Lanning 34 0 0 36.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 8 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 4.000 36.0 4.5 0.0 0.0
6 Fritz Ostermueller* 37 5 4 .556 4.57 14 11 1 4 1 0 80.2 74 45 41 6 37 29 2 1 1 360 1.376 8.3 0.7 4.1 3.2 0.78
7 Xavier Rescigno 32 3 5 .375 5.72 44 1 27 0 0 9 78.2 95 57 50 6 34 29 1 0 0 354 1.640 10.9 0.7 3.9 3.3 0.85
8 Preacher Roe* 29 14 13 .519 2.87 33 31 1 15 3 1 235.0 228 77 75 11 46 148 1 0 2 936 1.166 8.7 0.4 1.8 5.7 3.22
9 Rip Sewell 38 11 9 .550 4.07 33 24 7 9 1 1 188.0 212 116 85 9 91 60 2 0 5 863 1.612 10.1 0.4 4.4 2.9 0.66
10 Nick Strincevich 30 16 10 .615 3.31 36 29 5 18 1 2 228.1 235 94 84 7 49 74 3 0 2 966 1.244 9.3 0.3 1.9 2.9 1.51
10 Players 31.1 82 72 .532 3.76 155 155 82 73 8 16 1387.1 1477 686 580 61 455 518 19 2 17 5997 1.393 9.6 0.4 3.0 3.4 1.14

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 91 326 38 3 7 .992 4.00 4 24 19 44%
Bill Salkeld 86 279 40 9 8 .973 3.71 3 46 20 30%
Spud Davis 13 26 4 1 0 .968 2.31 0 6 2 25%
Hank Camelli 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00 0 1 0 0%
Frankie Gustine 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Babe Dahlgren 144 1373 93 6 115 .996 10.18
Frank Colman 22 126 14 1 10 .993 6.36

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Coscarart 122 257 361 14 74 .978 5.07
Jack Saltzgaver 31 63 66 5 11 .963 4.16
Frankie Gustine 29 69 75 6 11 .960 4.97
Frankie Zak 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Elliott 81 94 178 21 18 .928 3.36
Lee Handley 79 85 183 15 13 .947 3.39
Vic Barnhart 4 4 8 1 1 .923 3.00
Jack Saltzgaver 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frankie Gustine 104 177 291 35 52 .930 4.50
Vic Barnhart 60 104 166 21 31 .928 4.50
Frankie Zak 10 9 25 1 3 .971 3.40
Pete Coscarart 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Russell 139 0.00
Al Gionfriddo 12 0.00
Tommy O'Brien 12 0.00
Frank Colman 7 0.00
Lloyd Waner 2 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Gionfriddo 82 0.00
Johnny Barrett 77 0.00
Jim Russell 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Elliott 61 0.00
Johnny Barrett 56 0.00
Tommy O'Brien 33 0.00
Al Gionfriddo 14 0.00
Frank Colman 5 0.00
Lloyd Waner 1 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Russell 140 313 9 9 1 .973 2.30
Johnny Barrett 132 318 8 8 0 .976 2.47
Al Gionfriddo 106 235 6 9 2 .964 2.27
Bob Elliott 61 125 7 2 0 .985 2.16
Tommy O'Brien 45 72 2 3 0 .961 1.64
Frank Colman 12 17 0 0 0 1.000 1.42
Lloyd Waner 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Xavier Rescigno 44 4 14 0 1 1.000 0.41
Nick Strincevich 36 14 36 2 1 .962 1.39
Preacher Roe 33 16 40 0 3 1.000 1.70
Rip Sewell 33 10 35 1 2 .978 1.36
Al Gerheauser 32 9 33 2 3 .955 1.31
Cookie Cuccurullo 29 2 12 1 1 .933 0.48
Ken Gables 29 5 17 0 0 1.000 0.76
Max Butcher 28 8 37 1 2 .978 1.61
Fritz Ostermueller 14 8 14 1 0 .957 1.57
Johnny Lanning 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Vic Barnhart 22 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Sep 1, 1922 Hagerstown, MD, US
Johnny Barrett 29 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 18, 1915 Lowell, MA, US
Boom-Boom Beck 40 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 16, 1904 Decatur, IL, US
Max Butcher 34 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Sep 21, 1910 Holden, WV, US
Hank Camelli 30 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 9, 1914 Gloucester, MA, US
Frank Colman 27 L L 5' 11.0" 186 Mar 2, 1918 London, ON, CA
Pete Coscarart 32 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 16, 1913 Escondido, CA, US
Cookie Cuccurullo 27 L L 5' 10.0" 168 Feb 8, 1918 Asbury Park, NJ, US
Babe Dahlgren 33 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 15, 1912 San Francisco, CA, US
Spud Davis 40 R R 6' 1.0" 197 Dec 20, 1904 Birmingham, AL, US
Bob Elliott 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Ken Gables 26 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Jan 31, 1919 Walnut Grove, MO, US
Al Gerheauser 28 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 24, 1917 St. Louis, MO, US
Al Gionfriddo 23 L L 5' 6.0" 165 Mar 8, 1922 Dysart, PA, US
Frankie Gustine 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1920 Hoopeston, IL, US
Lee Handley 31 R R 5' 7.0" 160 Jul 13, 1913 Clarion, IA, US
Johnny Lanning 34 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 6, 1910 Asheville, NC, US
Al Lopez 36 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 20, 1908 Tampa, FL, US
Tommy O'Brien 26 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 19, 1918 Anniston, AL, US
Fritz Ostermueller 37 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 15, 1907 Quincy, IL, US
Xavier Rescigno 32 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 13, 1912 New York, NY, US
Bill Rodgers 22 L L 6' 0.0" 162 Dec 5, 1922 Harrisburg, PA, US
Preacher Roe 29 R L 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 26, 1916 Ash Flat, AR, US
Jim Russell 26 S R 6' 1.0" 181 Oct 1, 1918 Fayette City, PA, US
Bill Salkeld 28 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 8, 1917 Pocatello, ID, US
Jack Saltzgaver 42 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 23, 1903 Croton, IA, US
Rip Sewell 38 L R 6' 1.0" 180 May 11, 1907 Decatur, AL, US
Ray Starr 39 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Apr 23, 1906 Nowata, OK, US
Nick Strincevich 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 1, 1915 Gary, IN, US
Joe Vitelli 37 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 12, 1908 McKees Rocks, PA, US
Lloyd Waner 39 L R 5' 9.0" 150 Mar 16, 1906 Harrah, OK, US
Frankie Zak 23 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Feb 22, 1922 Passaic, NJ, US

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