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1961 Pittsburgh Pirates

1961 > Class Major League > 1961 National League
Overall: 75-79
Scored 694 runs, Allowed 675 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Danny Murtaugh
Represented: Pittsburgh, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

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 Gene Baker 36 9 13 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .100 .308 .100 .408 1 0 0 0 0 1
2 Smoky Burgess* 34 100 356 323 37 98 17 3 12 52 1 0 30 16 .303 .365 .486 .851 157 7 2 0 1 8
3 Joe Christopher 25 76 206 186 25 49 7 3 0 14 6 4 18 24 .263 .327 .333 .660 62 7 0 1 1 0
4 Roberto Clemente 26 146 614 572 100 201 30 10 23 89 4 1 35 59 .351 .390 .559 .949 320 18 3 1 3 10
5 Donn Clendenon 25 9 40 35 7 11 1 1 0 2 0 0 5 10 .314 .400 .400 .800 14 0 0 0 0 0
6 Roy Face 33 62 11 11 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .273 .273 .273 .545 3 0 0 0 0 0
7 Larry Foss 25 3 6 6 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Earl Francis 25 23 31 28 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 17 .107 .194 .107 .301 3 0 1 0 0 0
9 Bob Friend 30 41 89 79 6 11 0 1 0 7 0 0 1 36 .139 .150 .165 .315 13 0 0 9 0 0
10 Joe Gibbon 26 31 71 59 1 8 1 1 0 6 0 0 1 22 .136 .148 .186 .334 11 1 0 10 1 0
11 Fred Green 27 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Dick Groat 30 148 648 596 71 164 25 6 6 55 0 4 40 44 .275 .320 .367 .687 219 22 1 7 4 0
13 Harvey Haddix* 35 31 67 56 2 8 3 0 0 3 0 0 6 14 .143 .226 .196 .422 11 0 0 5 0 0
14 Don Hoak 33 145 586 503 72 150 27 7 12 61 4 2 73 53 .298 .388 .451 .839 227 14 3 3 4 8
15 Al Jackson* 25 5 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Clem Labine 34 56 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 1 0 0 0 0
17 Vern Law 31 11 24 19 0 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 4 .263 .318 .316 .634 6 0 1 2 1 0
18 Don Leppert 29 22 62 60 6 16 2 1 3 5 0 0 1 11 .267 .279 .483 .762 29 6 0 1 0 0
19 Bill Mazeroski 24 152 595 558 71 148 21 2 13 59 2 1 26 55 .265 .298 .380 .678 212 9 3 2 6 10
20 Al McBean 23 28 16 15 2 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 3 .267 .267 .467 .733 7 0 0 1 0 0
21 Roman Mejias 30 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Vinegar Bend Mizell 30 25 31 23 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .130 .192 .130 .323 3 0 0 5 1 0
23 Rocky Nelson* 36 75 146 127 15 25 5 1 5 13 0 0 17 11 .197 .301 .370 .671 47 3 2 0 0 2
24 Bob Oldis 33 4 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
25 Dick Schofield# 26 60 90 78 16 15 2 1 0 2 0 1 10 19 .192 .284 .244 .528 19 1 0 2 0 0
26 Bobby Shantz 35 44 20 16 3 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 .438 .526 .500 1.026 8 0 1 1 0 0
27 Bob Skinner* 29 119 442 381 61 102 20 3 3 42 3 5 51 49 .268 .358 .360 .718 137 6 4 4 2 9
28 Hal Smith 30 67 208 193 12 43 10 0 3 26 0 0 11 38 .223 .267 .321 .588 62 6 1 2 1 1
29 Dick Stuart 28 138 576 532 83 160 28 8 35 117 0 3 34 121 .301 .344 .581 .925 309 22 4 1 5 1
30 Tom Sturdivant* 31 13 33 32 2 8 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 8 .250 .250 .250 .500 8 1 0 1 0 0
31 Jim Umbricht 30 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
32 Bill Virdon* 30 146 660 599 81 156 22 8 9 58 5 8 49 45 .260 .313 .369 .682 221 4 0 5 7 1
33 Red Witt 29 9 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 1 0 0
33 Players 29.1 154 5867 5311 694 1448 232 57 128 646 26 30 428 721 .273 .328 .410 .738 2178 140 27 64 37 51
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 Tom Cheney 26 0 0 inf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 5 4 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 0.00
2 Roy Face 33 6 12 .333 3.82 62 0 47 0 0 17 92.0 94 44 39 12 10 4 55 1 0 5 373 1.130 9.2 1.2 1.0 5.4 5.50
3 Larry Foss 25 1 1 .500 5.87 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.1 15 11 10 3 11 0 9 2 0 0 70 1.696 8.8 1.8 6.5 5.3 0.82
4 Earl Francis 25 2 8 .200 4.21 23 15 4 0 0 0 102.2 110 60 48 4 47 7 53 1 0 5 458 1.529 9.6 0.4 4.1 4.6 1.13
5 Bob Friend 30 14 19 .424 3.85 41 35 3 10 1 1 236.0 271 119 101 16 45 10 108 3 0 4 1001 1.339 10.3 0.6 1.7 4.1 2.40
6 Joe Gibbon* 26 13 10 .565 3.32 30 29 1 7 3 0 195.1 185 85 72 16 57 4 145 4 0 3 816 1.239 8.5 0.7 2.6 6.7 2.54
7 Fred Green* 27 0 0 4.79 13 0 3 0 0 0 20.2 27 16 11 2 9 2 4 0 0 3 95 1.742 11.8 0.9 3.9 1.7 0.44
8 Harvey Haddix* 35 10 6 .625 4.10 29 22 4 5 2 0 156.0 159 72 71 15 41 6 99 2 0 4 646 1.282 9.2 0.9 2.4 5.7 2.41
9 Al Jackson* 25 1 0 1.000 3.42 3 2 0 1 0 0 23.2 20 10 9 2 4 1 15 0 0 0 91 1.014 7.6 0.8 1.5 5.7 3.75
10 Clem Labine 34 4 1 .800 3.69 56 1 28 0 0 8 92.2 102 43 38 4 31 8 49 2 0 2 399 1.435 9.9 0.4 3.0 4.8 1.58
11 Vern Law 31 3 4 .429 4.70 11 10 1 1 0 0 59.1 72 33 31 10 18 3 20 1 0 0 258 1.517 10.9 1.5 2.7 3.0 1.11
12 Al McBean 23 3 2 .600 3.75 27 2 7 0 0 0 74.1 72 35 31 4 42 5 49 4 0 10 330 1.534 8.7 0.5 5.1 5.9 1.17
13 Vinegar Bend Mizell* 30 7 10 .412 5.04 25 17 1 2 1 0 100.0 120 61 56 16 31 8 37 0 1 0 437 1.510 10.8 1.4 2.8 3.3 1.19
14 Bobby Shantz* 35 6 3 .667 3.32 43 6 16 2 1 2 89.1 91 38 33 5 26 6 61 4 0 0 377 1.310 9.2 0.5 2.6 6.1 2.35
15 Tom Sturdivant 31 5 2 .714 2.84 13 11 2 6 1 1 85.2 81 29 27 6 17 3 45 1 0 1 349 1.144 8.5 0.6 1.8 4.7 2.65
16 Jim Umbricht 30 0 0 2.70 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 5 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 17 2.100 13.5 0.0 5.4 2.7 0.50
17 Red Witt 29 0 1 .000 6.32 9 1 3 0 0 0 15.2 17 12 11 5 5 0 9 0 0 0 67 1.404 9.8 2.9 2.9 5.2 1.80
17 Players 30.6 75 79 .487 3.92 154 154 120 34 9 29 1362.0 1442 675 593 121 400 68 759 25 1 39 5790 1.352 9.5 0.8 2.6 5.0 1.90

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
Smoky Burgess 92 426 27 4 4 .991 4.92 7 20 12 38%
Hal Smith 65 290 18 3 1 .990 4.74 8 14 6 30%
Don Leppert 21 80 11 3 1 .968 4.33 4 4 3 43%
Bob Oldis 4 11 3 0 3 1.000 3.50 0 3 3 50%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Stuart 132 1152 99 21 141 .983 9.48
Rocky Nelson 35 231 15 1 26 .996 7.03

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Mazeroski 152 410 505 23 144 .975 6.02
Dick Schofield 5 8 10 1 2 .947 3.60

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Hoak 143 137 267 20 29 .953 2.83
Dick Schofield 11 4 20 2 1 .923 2.18
Gene Baker 3 0 6 0 0 1.000 2.00
Dick Groat 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Groat 144 235 473 32 117 .957 4.92
Dick Schofield 9 15 24 1 7 .975 4.33

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Skinner 97 0.00
Joe Christopher 45 0.00
Roman Mejias 2 0.00
Dick Schofield 2 0.00
Donn Clendenon 1 0.00
Dick Stuart 1 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Virdon 145 0.00
Joe Christopher 5 0.00
Roberto Clemente 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roberto Clemente 144 0.00
Donn Clendenon 7 0.00
Joe Christopher 5 0.00
Dick Schofield 2 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Virdon 145 384 6 6 4 .985 2.69
Roberto Clemente 144 256 27 9 5 .969 1.97
Bob Skinner 97 175 5 5 1 .973 1.86
Joe Christopher 55 86 2 2 1 .978 1.60
Donn Clendenon 8 15 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Dick Schofield 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Roman Mejias 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Dick Stuart 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Face 62 13 22 3 2 .921 0.56
Clem Labine 56 12 12 1 0 .960 0.43
Bobby Shantz 43 13 18 0 2 1.000 0.72
Bob Friend 41 19 37 3 3 .949 1.37
Joe Gibbon 30 3 35 0 2 1.000 1.27
Harvey Haddix 29 5 29 2 4 .944 1.17
Al McBean 27 4 23 1 1 .964 1.00
Vinegar Bend Mizell 25 6 7 2 1 .867 0.52
Earl Francis 23 8 20 1 1 .966 1.22
Fred Green 13 1 7 0 1 1.000 0.62
Tom Sturdivant 13 9 11 0 0 1.000 1.54
Vern Law 11 7 13 0 1 1.000 1.82
Red Witt 9 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.11
Larry Foss 3 1 2 1 0 .750 1.00
Al Jackson 3 2 7 0 1 1.000 3.00
Tom Cheney 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jim Umbricht 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gene Baker 36 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 15, 1925 Davenport, IA, US 1961-04-13 1961-06-10
Smoky Burgess 34 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Feb 6, 1927 Caroleen, NC, US 1961-04-11 1961-09-28
Tom Cheney 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 14, 1934 Morgan, GA, US 1961-04-16 1961-04-16
Joe Christopher 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 13, 1935 Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
Gino Cimoli 31 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 18, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US 1961-04-11 1961-06-14
Roberto Clemente 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 18, 1934 Carolina, PR 1961-04-11 1961-09-26
Donn Clendenon 25 R R 6' 4.0" 209 Jul 15, 1935 Neosho, MO, US 1961-09-22 1961-10-01
Roy Face 33 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Feb 20, 1928 Stephentown, NY, US 1961-04-11 1961-09-23
Larry Foss 25 R R 6' 2.0" 187 Apr 18, 1936 Castleton, KS, US 1961-09-18 1961-09-29
Earl Francis 25 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Jul 14, 1935 Slab Fork, WV, US 1961-06-02 1961-09-28
Bob Friend 30 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 24, 1930 Lafayette, IN, US 1961-04-11 1961-09-28
Joe Gibbon 26 R L 6' 4.0" 200 Apr 10, 1935 Hickory, MS, US 1961-04-14 1961-10-01
Fred Green 27 R L 6' 4.0" 190 Sep 14, 1933 Titusville, NJ, US 1961-04-11 1961-06-27
Dick Groat 30 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 4, 1930 Wilkinsburg, PA, US 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
Harvey Haddix 35 L L 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 18, 1925 Medway, OH, US 1961-04-13 1961-09-27
Don Hoak 33 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Feb 5, 1928 Roulette, PA, US 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
Al Jackson 25 L L 5' 10.0" 169 Dec 26, 1935 Waco, TX, US 1961-09-23 1961-09-30
Clem Labine 34 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 6, 1926 Lincoln, RI, US 1961-04-11 1961-09-29
Vern Law 31 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 12, 1930 Meridian, ID, US 1961-04-12 1961-07-02
Don Leppert 29 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Oct 19, 1931 Indianapolis, IN, US 1961-06-18 1961-10-01
Johnny Logan 35 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 23, 1926 Endicott, NY, US 1961-06-17 1961-09-19
Bill Mazeroski 24 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Sep 5, 1936 Wheeling, WV, US 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
Al McBean 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 15, 1938 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, VI 1961-07-02 1961-09-29
Roman Mejias 30 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 9, 1930 Abreus, CU 1961-04-11 1961-05-02
Vinegar Bend Mizell 30 R L 6' 3.0" 205 Aug 13, 1930 Leakesville, MS, US 1961-04-18 1961-09-24
Walt Moryn 35 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 12, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US 1961-06-16 1961-09-28
Rocky Nelson 36 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 18, 1924 Portsmouth, OH, US 1961-04-11 1961-09-29
Bob Oldis 33 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 5, 1928 Preston, IA, US 1961-04-11 1961-06-10
Dick Schofield 26 S R 5' 9.0" 163 Jan 7, 1935 Springfield, IL, US 1961-04-11 1961-09-27
Bobby Shantz 35 R L 5' 6.0" 139 Sep 26, 1925 Pottstown, PA, US 1961-04-13 1961-09-28
Bob Skinner 29 L R 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 3, 1931 La Jolla, CA, US 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
Hal Smith 30 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 7, 1930 West Frankfort, IL, US 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
Dick Stuart 28 R R 6' 4.0" 212 Nov 7, 1932 San Francisco, CA, US 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
Tom Sturdivant 31 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Apr 28, 1930 Gordon, KS, US 1961-08-05 1961-09-27
Jim Umbricht 30 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Sep 17, 1930 Chicago, IL, US 1961-05-05 1961-05-05
Bill Virdon 30 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 9, 1931 Hazel Park, MI, US 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
Red Witt 29 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 9, 1931 Long Beach, CA, US 1961-04-16 1961-07-25

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