1939 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 68-85
Finished 6th in the NL
Attendance: 427,900, Avg. 6,686
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Manager: Pie Traynor (68-85)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1939 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster
1939 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1939 season with a record of 68 wins and 85 losses, finishing sixth in the NL.

The Pirates plated 666 runs and allowed 721 runs. Elbie Fletcher paced Pittsburgh with 12 home runs and accounted for 71 RBI. Paul Waner led batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .328 clip. Bob Klinger topped the team with 14 wins, while Mace Brown recorded a 3.37 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Pie Traynor coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Bob Klinger1417.4524.36373331020225.02511201091181064306989
Rip Sewell109.5264.08521220512176.317793801073069101763
Joe Bowman1014.4174.48372781011184.7217105921543058701813
Jim Tobin99.5004.5225194800145.31948473733043201655
Mace Brown913.4093.37471918817200.32329075852071213872
Bill Swift57.4173.8936818214129.71506056628056300559
Max Butcher44.5003.431412052086.71043733223021000382
Cy Blanton23.4004.29106310042.0452320410011001182
Russ Bauers24.3333.35158410153.7462720425012101226
Oad Swigart11.5004.4433011024.32714121608000100
Ken Heintzelman11.5005.051721211035.7352320218018002161
Johnny Gee12.3334.1233010019.72017901001600094
Pep Rambert009.822020003.7744010400119
Bill Clemensen01.0007.33121800027.0322622020013301133
Totals6885.4444.153101531005310151354.01537723625704230464221185948

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Arky Vaughan1526935959418230116621207020.306.385.424.808252562200
Paul Waner12550646162151306345003518.328.375.438.8132021201000
Elbie Fletcher102429370491122341271304828.303.386.484.869179112900
Lloyd Waner11241037949108153024001713.285.321.340.661129531100
Lee Handley101421376431071451421703220.285.341.356.6971341201300
Johnny Rizzo943843304986233655004227.261.349.403.752133143900
Chuck Klein8530227037811641147102617.300.361.511.87313840600
Pep Young843272933481143329102329.276.333.375.70911072900
Bill Brubaker1003803454180231743302951.232.297.365.662126103300
Fern Bell83309262447558234204218.286.385.389.77410240500
Gus Suhr632362042359102131402523.289.367.373.7397600700
Ray Berres81251231225361016101125.229.267.264.5326191800
Bob Elliott3214012918431033190094.333.377.527.9046840200
Ray Mueller86204180144281218001422.233.289.322.61158201000
Joe Bowman7010696933810180059.344.382.448.8304311400
Maurice Van Robays2711210513339021600610.314.351.457.8084830100
Jim Tobin4377749183121100212.243.263.392.6552900100
George Susce318975817311400125.227.333.333.6672560200
Bob Klinger379084917000600512.202.247.202.4501720100
Frankie Gustine22847051330030094.186.278.229.5071630500
Red Juelich17504651102040024.239.271.326.5971540200
Rip Sewell526255511101400311.200.241.273.5141510400
Bill Swift36484261000020049.238.304.238.5421030200
Mace Brown47696447100200111.109.123.125.248810400
Cy Blanton1014142410030003.286.286.357.643500000
Joe Schultz416143420020020.286.375.429.804600000
Russ Bauers1520191400000001.211.211.211.421400100
Max Butcher1435314310000014.097.125.129.254430300
Bill Clemensen12660210010002.333.333.500.833300000
Oad Swigart31081200020000.250.250.250.500200200
Ken Heintzelman17992210010001.222.222.333.556300000
Woody Jensen1212120200010000.167.167.167.333210000
Johnny Gee3761000000014.000.143.000.143000000
Eddie Yount2220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Heinie Manush1013120000010011.000.077.000.077010000
Pep Rambert2000000000000000000
Totals17865923526966614532616063617440477420.276.338.384.72220231282115600


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Gus Suhr1B5200.052123442.9931.4620000
Elbie Fletcher1B10100.0101056897.9931.5540000
Pep Young2B8400.02022701661.9675.6190000
Red Juelich2B1000.0192435.9354.3000000
Bill Brubaker2B6500.01622021943.9505.6000000
Lloyd Waner3B100.024011.0006.0000000
Maurice Van Robays3B100.032011.0005.0000000
Red Juelich3B200.020001.0001.0000000
Lee Handley3B10000.0831801814.9362.6300000
Frankie Gustine3B2200.0175283.8963.1360000
Bill Brubaker3B3200.0218474.9383.2810000
Fern Bell3B100.02130.5003.0000000
George SusceC3100.01111422.9844.0325000
Joe SchultzC400.0241001.0006.2500000
Ray MuellerC8100.02033275.9712.9011000
Ray BerresC8000.02693624.9933.8132000
Paul WanerOF10600.02061254.9782.0570000
Lloyd WanerOF9200.0225921.9922.5430000
Maurice Van RobaysOF2500.033130.9191.3600000
Johnny RizzoOF8600.0186250.9742.1860000
Heinie ManushOF100.010001.0001.0000000
Chuck KleinOF6600.0133470.9512.0760000
Woody JensenOF300.001001.000.3330000
Bob ElliottOF3000.088120.9782.9670000
Fern BellOF6700.0152640.9752.3580000
Jim TobinP2500.0226021.0001.1200000
Oad SwigartP300.023011.0001.6670000
Bill SwiftP3600.0214001.000.4440000
Rip SewellP5200.094713.9821.0770000
Pep RambertP200.001001.000.5000000
Bob KlingerP3700.076235.9581.8650000
Ken HeintzelmanP1700.025001.000.4120000
Johnny GeeP300.01610.8752.3330000
Bill ClemensenP1200.031111.9331.1670000
Max ButcherP1400.0128021.0002.0710000
Mace BrownP4700.084213.9801.0640000
Joe BowmanP3700.0639031.0001.2160000
Cy BlantonP1000.01910.9091.0000000
Russ BauersP1500.007031.000.4670000
Arky VaughanSS15200.033053134103.9625.6640000
Bill BrubakerSS100.00410.8004.0000000
Totals160600.040491852168413.9723.6748000




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