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1942 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 66-81
Finished 5th in the NL
Attendance: 512,584, Avg. 8,136
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Manager: Frankie Frisch (66-81)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1942 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1942 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1942 season with a record of 66 wins and 81 losses, finishing fifth in the NL.

The Pirates scored 585 runs and allowed 631 runs. Vince DiMaggio paced Pittsburgh with 15 home runs Bob Elliott drove in 89 runs and topped all regular hitters by connecting at a .296 clip. Rip Sewell led the team with 17 wins, while Max Butcher recorded a 2.93 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Frankie Frisch coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Alf AndersonSSRRJanuary 28, 19145'11"165Gainesville, GA USA
Bill BakerCRRFebruary 22, 19116'0"200Paw Creek, NC USA
Johnny BarrettRFLLDecember 18, 19155'10"170Lowell, MA USA
Bill BrandtPRRMarch 21, 19155'8"170Aurora, IN USA
Max ButcherPRRSeptember 21, 19106'2"220Holden, WV USA
Frank ColmanRFLLMarch 2, 19185'11"186London, ON CAN
Dick CongerPRRApril 3, 19216'0"185Los Angeles, CA USA
Pete CoscarartSSRRJune 16, 19135'11"175Escondido, CA USA
Dutch DietzPRRFebruary 12, 19125'11"180Cincinnati, OH USA
Vince DiMaggioCFRRSeptember 6, 19125'11"183Martinez, CA USA
Bob Elliott3BRRNovember 26, 19166'0"185San Francisco, CA USA
Elbie Fletcher1BLLMarch 18, 19166'0"180Milton, MA USA
Huck GearySSLRJanuary 22, 19175'10"170Buffalo, NY USA
Hank GornickiPRRJanuary 14, 19116'1"145Niagara Falls, NY USA
Frankie Gustine2BRRFebruary 20, 19206'0"175Hoopeston, IL USA
Jack HallettPRRNovember 13, 19146'4"215Toledo, OH USA
Luke HamlinPLRJuly 3, 19046'2"168Ferris Center, MI USA
Ken HeintzelmanPRLOctober 14, 19155'11"185Peruque, MO USA
Ken JungelsPRRJune 23, 19166'1"180Aurora, IL USA
Bob KlingerPRRJune 4, 19086'0"180Allenton, MO USA
Johnny LanningPRRSeptember 6, 19106'1"185Asheville, NC USA
Ed LeipPRRNovember 29, 19105'9"160Trenton, NJ USA
Al LopezCRRAugust 20, 19085'11"165Tampa, FL USA
Stu Martin2BLRNovember 19, 19126'0"155Rich Square, NC USA
Babe PhelpsCLRApril 16, 19086'2"225Odenton, MD USA
Culley RikardCFLRMay 9, 19145'11"183Oxford, MS USA
Jim RussellCFBROctober 1, 19186'1"181Fayette City, PA USA
Rip SewellPLRMay 11, 19076'1"180Decatur, AL USA
Harry ShumanPRRMarch 5, 19156'2"195Philadelphia, PA USA
Bud StewartOFLRJune 15, 19165'11"160Sacramento, CA USA
Nick StrincevichPRRMarch 1, 19156'1"180Gary, IN USA
Maurice Van RobaysLFRRNovember 15, 19146'0"190Detroit, MI USA
Jimmy WasdellRFLLMay 15, 19145'11"185Cleveland, OH USA
Lefty WilkiePLLOctober 30, 19145'11"175Zealandia, SK CAN
Johnny WyrostekLFLRJuly 12, 19196'2"180Fairmont City, IL USA