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1923 Pittsburgh Pirates

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1922 / 1924

87-67, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill McKechnie (87-67)
Scored 786 runs, Allowed 696 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-68

Ballparks: Forbes Field · Attendance: 611,082 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 102, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 96

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1922 / 1924 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

November 5, 1922

Selected Jim Bagby off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

December, 1922

Traded Sheriff Blake, Ray Rohwer and $15,000 to Seattle (PCL). Received Spencer Adams.


Signed Mule Haas as an amateur free agent.

Signed Freddy Sale as an amateur free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

May 23, 1923 (Standings)

Traded Whitey Glazner, Cotton Tierney and $50,000 to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Lee Meadows and Johnny Rawlings.

December, 1923

Earl Hamilton selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

December 1, 1923

Purchased Buckshot May from Oklahoma City (Western).

Traded a player to be named later to Oklahoma City (Western). Received Emil Yde. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Ed Hock (June 20, 1924) to Oklahoma City (Western) to complete the trade.

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1922 / 1924 Trades and Transactions