1917 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 51-103
Finished 8th in the NL
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Manager: Jimmy Callahan (20-40)
Manager: Honus Wagner (1-4)
Manager: Hugo Bezdek (30-59)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1917 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1917 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1917 season with a record of 51 wins and 103 losses, finishing eighth in the NL.

The Pirates scored 464 runs, worst in the league, and yielded 595 runs. Max Carey recorded 51 runs batted in and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .296 clip. Wilbur Cooper led the team with 17 wins and a team-best 2.36 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Jimmy Callahan, Honus Wagner and Hugo Bezdek coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jesse AltenburgRFLRJanuary 2, 18935'9"158Ashley, MI USA
Doug Baird3BRRSeptember 27, 18915'9"148St. Charles, MO USA
Carson BigbeeLFLRMarch 31, 18955'9"157Lebanon, OR USA
Fred BlackwellCLRSeptember 7, 18915'10"160Bowling Green, KY USA
Tony Boeckel3BRRAugust 25, 18925'10"175Los Angeles, CA USA
Bunny Brief1BRRJuly 3, 18926'0"185Remus, MI USA
Max CareyCFBRJanuary 11, 18905'11"170Terre Haute, IN USA
Hal CarlsonPRRMay 17, 18926'0"180Rockford, IL USA
Howdy CatonSSRRJuly 16, 18945'6"165Zanesville, OH USA
Wilbur CooperPRLFebruary 24, 18925'11"175Bearsville, WV USA
Adam DeBusSSRROctober 7, 18925'10"150Chicago, IL USA
Bill EvansPRRFebruary 10, 18936'0"175Reidsville, NC USA
William FischerCLRMarch 2, 18916'0"174New York, NY USA
Don FlinnLFRRNovember 17, 18926'1"185Bluffdale, TX USA
Billy Gleason2BRRSeptember 6, 18945'6"157Chicago, IL USA
Burleigh GrimesPRRAugust 18, 18935'10"175Emerald, WI USA
Bill HinchmanLFRRApril 4, 18835'11"190Philadelphia, PA USA
Charlie JacksonLFLLFebruary 7, 18945'9"150Granite City, IL USA
Elmer JacobsPRRAugust 10, 18926'0"165Salem, MO USA
High Pockets Kelly1BRRSeptember 10, 18956'4"190San Francisco, CA USA
Lee KingRFRRDecember 26, 18925'8"160Hundred, WV USA
Al MamauxPRRMay 30, 18946'0"168Pittsburgh, PA USA
Alex McCarthy3BRRMay 12, 18895'9"150Chicago, IL USA
Frank MillerPRRMay 13, 18866'0"188Salem, MI USA
Ray Miller1BLLFebruary 12, 18885'10"168Pittsburgh, PA USA
Fritz Mollwitz1BRRJune 16, 18906'2"170Koburg, Germany
Jake Pitler2BRRApril 22, 18945'8"150New York, NY USA
Elmer PonderPRRJune 26, 18936'0"178Reed, OK USA
Arch Reilly3BRRAugust 17, 18915'10"163Alton, IL USA
Walter SchmidtCRRMarch 20, 18875'9"159London, AR USA
Frank SchulteRFLRSeptember 17, 18825'11"170Cochecton, NY USA
Ben ShawPRRJune 18, 18935'11"190La Center, KY USA
Red SmithCRRApril 11, 18925'8"165Logansport, IN USA
Bob SteelePBLMarch 29, 18945'10"175Cassburn, ON CAN
Bill WagnerCRRJanuary 2, 18946'0"187Jessup, IA USA
Honus Wagner1BRRFebruary 24, 18745'11"200Chartiers, PA USA
Chuck WardSSRRJuly 30, 18945'11"170St. Louis, MO USA
Hooks Warner3BLRMay 22, 18945'10"170Del Rio, TX USA
Bill Webb2BRRJune 25, 18955'10"161Chicago, IL USA
Joe WilhoitRFLRDecember 20, 18856'2"175Hiawatha, KS USA
Harry Wolfe2BRRNovember 24, 18885'8"160Worcester, MA USA