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1938 Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1937 / 1939

86-64, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Pie Traynor (86-64)
Scored 707 runs, Allowed 630 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-67

Ballparks: Forbes Field · Attendance: 641,033 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 98


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1937 / 1939 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Al Todd 36 133 521 491 52 130 19 7 7 75 2 18 31 .265 .296 .375 .671 83 184 25 4 8
2 1B Gus Suhr* 32 145 629 530 82 156 35 14 3 64 4 87 37 .294 .394 .430 .824 126 228 10 0 8
3 2B Pep Young 30 149 608 562 58 156 36 5 4 79 7 40 64 .278 .329 .381 .710 95 214 15 3 5
4 SS Arky Vaughan* 26 148 650 541 88 174 35 5 7 68 14 104 21 .322 .433 .444 .876 141 240 8 2 3
5 3B Lee Handley 24 139 630 570 91 153 25 8 6 51 7 53 31 .268 .332 .372 .704 93 212 13 1 5
6 OF Johnny Rizzo 25 143 617 555 97 167 31 9 23 111 1 54 61 .301 .368 .514 .882 140 285 16 5 3
7 OF Lloyd Waner* 32 147 659 619 79 194 25 7 5 57 5 28 11 .313 .343 .401 .744 104 248 12 0 11
8 OF Paul Waner* 35 148 680 625 77 175 31 6 6 69 2 47 28 .280 .331 .378 .709 94 236 16 1 7
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 OF Woody Jensen* 30 68 129 125 12 25 4 0 0 10 0 1 3 .200 .213 .232 .445 22 29 3 1 2
10 CI Bill Brubaker 27 45 123 112 18 33 5 0 3 19 2 9 14 .295 .347 .420 .767 110 47 3 0 2
11 C Ray Berres 30 40 110 100 7 23 2 0 0 6 0 8 10 .230 .287 .250 .537 49 25 5 0 2
12 OF Johnny Dickshot 28 29 43 35 3 8 0 0 0 4 3 8 5 .229 .372 .229 .601 68 8 0 0 0
13 IF Tommy Thevenow 34 15 33 25 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 50 5 0 1 3
14 Heinie Manush* 36 15 15 13 2 4 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 .308 .400 .538 .938 156 7 1 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
15 P Jim Tobin 25 56 114 103 8 25 6 1 0 11 0 9 12 .243 .310 .320 .630 73 33 2 1 1
16 P Russ Bauers* 24 40 94 88 7 21 3 2 0 2 0 3 18 .239 .264 .318 .582 59 28 1 0 3
17 P Cy Blanton* 29 29 69 64 4 13 0 0 0 7 0 1 17 .203 .215 .203 .419 16 13 3 0 4
18 P Bob Klinger 30 28 63 60 5 10 0 0 0 3 0 2 13 .167 .194 .167 .360 -0 10 1 0 1
19 P Bill Swift 30 36 54 50 3 10 3 0 1 6 0 2 10 .200 .231 .320 .551 50 16 1 0 2
20 P Red Lucas* 36 33 51 46 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 3 2 .109 .163 .109 .272 -24 5 1 0 2
21 P Mace Brown 29 51 43 38 1 5 2 0 0 5 0 0 8 .132 .132 .184 .316 -14 7 2 0 5
22 P Ed Brandt* 33 24 40 37 5 11 2 0 0 3 0 1 9 .297 .316 .351 .667 83 13 0 0 2
23 P Joe Bowman* 28 18 24 21 5 7 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 .333 .364 .429 .792 117 9 0 0 2
24 P Rip Sewell* 31 17 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .083 .083 .083 .167 -54 1 1 0 0
25 P Ken Heintzelman 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.8 152 6011 5422 707 1511 265 66 65 659 47 485 409 .279 .340 .388 .728 100 2103 139 19 81
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 4 2 2 4 4 5 3 1 1 1 4 4 3 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.9 152 5447 4903 668 1403 249 62 64 619 47 463 316 .286 .350 .401 .751 106 1968 127 18 59
Pitcher Totals 28.5 152 564 519 39 108 16 4 1 40 0 22 93 .208 .242 .260 .502 38 135 12 1 22
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Russ Bauers 24 13 14 .481 3.07 3.63 40 34 6 12 2 3 243.0 207 102 83 7 99 117 6 0 6 1008 123 1.259 7.7 0.3 3.7 4.3 1.18
2 SP Jim Tobin 25 14 12 .538 3.47 4.15 40 33 6 14 2 0 241.1 254 109 93 17 66 70 6 1 2 1029 109 1.326 9.5 0.6 2.5 2.6 1.06
3 SP Cy Blanton 29 11 7 .611 3.70 3.81 29 26 0 10 1 0 172.2 190 84 71 13 46 80 2 0 2 729 102 1.367 9.9 0.7 2.4 4.2 1.74
4 SP Bob Klinger 30 12 5 .706 2.99 3.67 28 21 4 10 1 1 159.1 152 63 53 7 42 58 6 2 0 659 127 1.218 8.6 0.4 2.4 3.3 1.38
5 SP Ed Brandt* 33 5 4 .556 3.46 3.63 24 13 7 5 1 0 96.1 93 44 37 3 35 38 0 0 0 413 110 1.329 8.7 0.3 3.3 3.6 1.09
6 SP Red Lucas 36 6 3 .667 3.54 3.85 13 13 0 4 0 0 84.0 90 33 33 5 16 19 1 0 0 342 108 1.262 9.6 0.5 1.7 2.0 1.19
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
7 CL Mace Brown 29 15 9 .625 3.80 3.58 51 2 32 0 0 5 132.2 155 68 56 5 44 55 0 0 3 585 100 1.500 10.5 0.3 3.0 3.7 1.25
8 RP Bill Swift 30 7 5 .583 3.24 3.56 36 9 20 2 0 4 150.0 155 65 54 9 40 77 4 0 0 633 117 1.300 9.3 0.5 2.4 4.6 1.93
9 RP Joe Bowman 28 3 4 .429 4.65 3.52 17 1 8 0 0 1 60.0 68 33 31 2 20 25 0 0 1 265 82 1.467 10.2 0.3 3.0 3.8 1.25
10 RP Rip Sewell 31 0 1 .000 4.23 4.85 17 0 11 0 0 1 38.1 41 27 18 3 21 17 2 0 3 176 90 1.617 9.6 0.7 4.9 4.0 0.81
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
11 Ken Heintzelman* 22 0 0 9.00 6.42 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 9 51 2.000 4.5 0.0 13.5 4.5 0.33
Team Totals 28.4 86 64 .573 3.46 3.78 152 152 95 57 7 15 1379.2 1406 630 531 71 432 557 27 3 17 5848 110 1.332 9.2 0.5 2.8 3.6 1.29
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 7 3 7 6 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 2
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Russ Bauers 24 40 34 12 47 3 38 6 1 .872 1.03 P
Ray Berres 30 40 29 20 150 128 21 1 0 .993 3.73 2 7 9 56% 45% C
Cy Blanton 29 29 26 10 51 7 42 2 7 .961 1.69 P
Joe Bowman 28 17 1 0 11 2 8 1 2 .909 0.59 P
Ed Brandt 33 24 13 5 21 2 18 1 1 .952 0.83 P
Mace Brown 29 51 2 0 33 3 28 2 1 .939 0.61 P
Bill Brubaker 27 31 25 25 156 111 36 9 10 .942 4.74 3B-1B-SS-OF
Johnny Dickshot 28 10 7 6 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.60 OF
Lee Handley 24 136 136 133 446 119 304 23 26 .948 3.11 3B
Ken Heintzelman 22 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Woody Jensen 30 37 18 17 50 45 0 5 0 .900 1.18 OF
Bob Klinger 30 28 21 10 38 4 34 0 2 1.000 1.36 P
Red Lucas 36 13 13 4 17 3 14 0 1 1.000 1.31 P
Johnny Rizzo 25 140 140 134 304 284 5 15 1 .951 2.06 OF
Rip Sewell 31 17 0 0 14 0 13 1 3 .929 0.76 P
Gus Suhr 32 145 145 143 1605 1512 81 12 150 .993 10.99 1B
Bill Swift 30 36 9 2 29 1 26 2 1 .931 0.75 P
Tommy Thevenow 34 14 6 5 46 13 31 2 7 .957 3.14 2B-SS-3B
Jim Tobin 25 40 33 14 52 11 41 0 1 1.000 1.30 P
Al Todd 36 132 123 112 673 574 89 10 7 .985 5.02 5 37 36 49% 45% C
Arky Vaughan 26 147 147 146 846 306 507 33 107 .961 5.53 SS
Lloyd Waner 32 144 144 129 361 341 15 5 5 .986 2.47 OF
Paul Waner 35 147 147 146 302 284 11 7 0 .977 2.01 OF
Pep Young 30 149 149 143 950 370 554 26 120 .973 6.20 2B
Team Totals 29.7 152 1368 1216 6219 4139 1917 163 453 .974 3.86 7 44 45 51% 45%
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 1 2
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Russ Bauers* 24 40 94 -5 0 0 0 11 6 0.5 0 6 0.5 .514 .504 0.6 -0.0 6 Free Agency 1
Ray Berres 30 40 110 -7 0 0 0 1 -6 -0.6 4 -2 -0.2 .485 .496 -0.2 0.1 -2 2
Cy Blanton* 29 29 69 -8 0 0 0 8 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1
Joe Bowman* 28 18 24 0 0 0 0 3 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .518 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 Traded 1
Ed Brandt* 33 24 40 -1 0 0 0 5 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .515 .502 0.4 -0.0 4 Traded 1
Mace Brown 29 51 43 -7 0 0 0 5 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .497 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Purchased 1
Bill Brubaker 27 45 123 1 -0 0 -3 -0 -2 -0.2 4 2 0.2 .496 .499 0.5 -0.3 5 5/367O
Johnny Dickshot 28 29 43 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 1 0 0.0 .496 .499 0.0 -0.1 0 O/79
Lee Handley 24 139 630 -4 -1 0 9 2 6 0.5 20 26 2.6 .505 .504 1.7 1.0 17 Free Agency *5
Ken Heintzelman 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Unknown /1
Woody Jensen* 30 68 129 -13 0 0 -6 -1 -19 -2.1 4 -15 -1.6 .470 .487 -1.0 -0.8 -9 O87/9
Bob Klinger 30 28 63 -8 0 0 0 7 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Rule 5 Draft 1
Red Lucas* 36 33 51 -8 0 0 0 6 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Traded 1
Heinie Manush* 36 15 15 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 2 0.2 .507 .501 0.2 -0.0 1 Waivers
Johnny Rizzo 25 143 617 29 0 0 -3 -7 20 1.9 20 40 4.0 .514 .513 4.4 -1.1 43 Traded *7O
Rip Sewell* 31 17 12 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .494 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Purchased 1
Gus Suhr* 32 145 629 22 -0 0 -1 -7 14 1.3 20 34 3.5 .510 .509 3.6 -0.9 35 *3
Bill Swift 30 36 54 -4 0 0 0 6 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .507 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 Traded 1
Tommy Thevenow 34 15 33 -1 0 0 1 1 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.0 0.2 0 Traded /465
Jim Tobin 25 56 114 -4 0 0 0 13 10 1.0 0 10 1.0 .518 .506 1.0 -0.0 10 Purchased 1
Al Todd 36 133 521 -11 0 0 1 4 -6 -0.8 17 11 1.1 .495 .496 1.0 0.5 10 Traded *2
Arky Vaughan* 26 148 650 36 -1 0 18 10 63 6.3 21 84 8.6 .544 .540 6.7 2.8 66 Minor Lg Working Ag *6
Lloyd Waner* 32 147 659 4 -0 0 3 -1 5 0.4 21 26 2.6 .504 .503 2.3 0.1 23 $11,000 Free Agency *8O
Paul Waner* 35 148 680 -3 0 0 2 -7 -8 -1.0 21 13 1.2 .494 .495 1.1 -0.6 11 $16,500 Conditional Deal *O9/8
Pep Young 30 149 608 -5 -1 0 21 5 21 2.1 20 41 4.2 .515 .514 2.0 2.7 20 *4
Team Total 29.8 1697 6011 3 -2 0 42 65 108 9.5 174 282 28.2 .507 .506 24.3 3.3 240 $27,500
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Russ Bauers 24 243.0 40 34 102 3.78 4.39 0.26 0.00 100.1 4.14 11 1.1 1.0 -0.1 3.2 31 .528 .507 Free Agency
Cy Blanton 29 173.0 29 26 84 4.37 4.53 0.27 0.00 100.5 4.28 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 1.3 13 .496 .499
Joe Bowman 28 60.0 17 1 33 4.95 4.35 0.29 0.00 99.1 4.03 -6 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .464 .496 Traded
Ed Brandt* 33 96.1 24 13 44 4.11 4.28 0.28 0.00 101.8 4.07 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.8 8 .500 .500 Traded
Mace Brown 29 132.2 51 2 68 4.61 4.40 0.29 0.00 99.4 4.09 -7 -0.8 1.0 -0.1 0.4 4 .485 .495 Purchased
Ken Heintzelman* 22 2.0 1 0 2 9.00 4.69 0.19 0.00 100.0 4.50 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .404 .499 Unknown
Bob Klinger 30 159.1 28 21 63 3.56 4.46 0.27 0.00 98.5 4.13 11 1.2 1.0 -0.1 2.5 24 .541 .507 Rule 5 Draft
Red Lucas 36 84.0 13 13 33 3.54 4.52 0.28 0.00 101.0 4.28 7 0.8 -0.0 1.5 14 .561 .505 Traded
Rip Sewell 31 38.1 17 0 27 6.34 4.58 0.28 0.00 98.7 4.25 -9 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -6 .448 .495 Purchased
Bill Swift 30 149.2 36 9 65 3.91 4.46 0.27 0.00 98.4 4.13 4 0.4 1.0 -0.1 1.7 17 .512 .503 Traded
Jim Tobin 25 241.1 40 33 109 4.06 4.43 0.29 0.00 100.8 4.18 4 0.4 1.0 -0.1 2.4 24 .510 .503 Purchased
Team Total 28.4 1379.2 296 152 630 4.11 4.44 0.27 0.00 99.9 4.16 12 1.5 1.0 -0.6 13.1 128 .505 .501
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1937 / 1939 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics