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1971 Pittsburgh Pirates

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1970 / 1972

97-65, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Danny Murtaugh (97-65)
GM: Joe Brown, Scouting Dir: Harding Peterson
Scored 788 runs, Allowed 599 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 101-61

Ballparks: Three Rivers Stadium · Attendance: 1,501,132 (7th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 97


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1970 / 1972 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Gene Alley 30 R R 5' 10" 160 Jul 10, 1940 9 114 97 114 110 0 0 0 0 1 109 0 0 0 0 5 3 -0.3
Steve Blass 29 R R 6' 0" 165 Apr 18, 1942 7 34 33 34 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3.7
Nelson Briles 27 R R 5' 11" 195 Aug 5, 1943 7 37 14 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3
Frank Brosseau 26 R R 6' 1" 180 Jul 31, 1944 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Dave Cash 23 R R 5' 11" 170 Jun 11, 1948 3 123 114 123 121 0 0 0 105 24 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.5
Roberto Clemente HOF 36 R R 5' 11" 175 Aug 18, 1934 17 132 120 132 125 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 125 125 10 0 7.2 $125,000 All-Star
Gene Clines 24 R R 5' 9" 170 Oct 6, 1946 2 97 61 97 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 43 12 74 23 7 2.6
Vic Davalillo 34 L L 5' 7" 150 Jul 31, 1936 9 99 62 99 77 0 0 16 0 0 0 11 20 31 61 30 5 0.7
Dock Ellis 26 B R 6' 3" 205 Mar 11, 1945 4 44 31 44 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 2.2 All-Star
Dave Giusti 31 R R 5' 11" 190 Nov 27, 1939 9 58 0 58 58 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Mudcat Grant 35 R R 6' 1" 186 Aug 13, 1935 14 42 0 42 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Richie Hebner 23 L R 6' 1" 195 Nov 26, 1947 4 112 93 112 108 0 0 0 0 108 0 0 0 0 0 10 2 2.3
Jackie Hernandez 30 R R 5' 11" 165 Sep 11, 1940 7 88 68 88 84 0 0 0 0 9 75 0 0 0 0 1 8 0.4
Ramon Hernandez 30 B L 5' 11" 165 Aug 31, 1940 3 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Bob Johnson 28 L R 6' 4" 220 Apr 25, 1943 3 31 27 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Bruce Kison 21 R R 6' 4" 178 Feb 18, 1950 1st 18 13 18 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
John Lamb 24 R R 6' 3" 180 Jul 20, 1946 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Rimp Lanier 22 L R 5' 8" 150 Oct 19, 1948 1st 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 -0.1
Milt May 20 L R 6' 0" 190 Aug 1, 1950 2 49 31 49 31 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 1.2
Bill Mazeroski HOF 34 R R 5' 11" 183 Sep 5, 1936 16 70 43 70 53 0 0 0 46 7 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 -0.4
Bob Miller 32 R R 6' 1" 180 Feb 18, 1939 14 16 0 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Bob Moose 23 R R 6' 0" 200 Oct 9, 1947 5 30 18 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Jim Nelson 23 R R 6' 0" 180 Jul 4, 1947 2 17 2 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Al Oliver 24 L L 6' 0" 195 Oct 14, 1946 4 143 133 143 137 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 116 0 116 8 0 2.9
Jose Pagan 36 R R 5' 9" 160 May 5, 1935 13 57 42 57 44 0 0 2 0 41 0 3 0 0 3 14 0 0.0
Bob Robertson 24 R R 6' 1" 195 Oct 2, 1946 4 131 126 131 126 0 0 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4.0
Charlie Sands 23 L R 6' 2" 200 Dec 17, 1947 2 28 2 28 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0.2
Manny Sanguillen 27 R R 6' 0" 193 Mar 21, 1944 4 138 129 138 135 0 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 5.0 All-Star
Willie Stargell HOF 31 L L 6' 2" 188 Mar 6, 1940 10 141 137 141 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 138 0 0 138 4 0 7.9 All-Star
Rennie Stennett 20 R R 5' 11" 160 Apr 5, 1951 1st 50 33 50 36 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 1.3
Frank Taveras 21 R R 6' 0" 155 Dec 24, 1949 1st 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Carl Taylor 27 R R 6' 2" 200 Jan 20, 1944 4 7 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 -0.2 $20,000
Bob Veale 35 B L 6' 6" 212 Oct 28, 1935 10 37 0 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.9
Luke Walker 27 L L 6' 2" 190 Sep 2, 1943 6 28 24 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Richie Zisk 22 R R 6' 1" 200 Feb 6, 1949 1st 7 5 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 6 1 0 0.2
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1970 / 1972 Roster (40-man)