1944 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 90-63
Finished 2nd in the NL
Attendance: 666,513, Avg. 10,580
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Manager: Frankie Frisch (90-63)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1944 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster
1944 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1944 season with a record of 90 wins and 63 losses, finishing second in the NL.

The Pirates scored 744 runs and allowed 662 runs. Babe Dahlgren led Pittsburgh with 12 home runs Bob Elliott drove in 108 runs. Jim Russell paced all regular hitters by connecting at a .312 clip. Rip Sewell topped the squad with 21 wins, while Fritz Ostermueller earned a 2.73 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Frankie Frisch 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
Rip Sewell2112.6363.18383342432286.026311210115990873111218
Nick Strincevich147.6673.08402681102190.01908665537047400802
Preacher Roe1311.5423.1139258711185.31828264759088201793
Max Butcher1311.5423.12352761351199.02168369846043102854
Fritz Ostermueller117.6112.73282421411204.72017962765080105859
Xavier Rescigno108.5564.3548625205124.01466960934045101548
Ray Starr65.5455.022712650389.71166050636025101413
Cookie Cuccurullo21.6674.0632414004106.31106548544031300463
Joe Vitelli002.574040007.0562170210036
Johnny Gee007.1540200011.320109050300159
Roy Wise009.002020003.0433030100015
Len Gilmore01.0007.881101008.01377200000036
Totals9063.5883.44298158817710191414.31466662540654350452171126096

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
Jim Russell1526645801091813414866607963.312.399.460.85926785000
Babe Dahlgren1586595996717328712101204756.289.347.419.766251206700
Bob Elliott14361753885160281610108907542.297.383.465.84825080400
Johnny Barrett1496615689915324197832808656.269.366.415.78223661600
Pete Coscarart139608554891463044421004157.264.315.354.6691961211200
Frankie Gustine1274464054293183242803341.230.288.304.591123140800
Vince DiMaggio1093793424182204950603383.240.307.401.70713760400
Al Lopez1153713312776121134403424.230.303.281.5849371500
Frank Colman99252226306195653002527.270.345.434.7799851000
Frankie Zak87186160334831011602218.300.385.331.7165320400
Al Rubeling92207184224572430401919.245.322.370.6926832200
Tommy O'Brien85178156273962320102112.250.343.372.7145871000
Hank Camelli63146125143751110001812.296.385.376.7614760300
Spud Davis54103936287021400108.301.369.441.8104120000
Rip Sewell4411611210254111210219.223.237.304.5403410200
Fritz Ostermueller29838072020061026.250.268.275.5432210100
Lee Handley40938671920051035.221.247.244.4912160400
Cookie Cuccurullo36403841440040023.368.400.474.8741830000
Max Butcher36706341220050028.190.215.222.4381430500
Nick Strincevich4064574920040027.158.186.193.3791110500
Preacher Roe39625347000100323.132.179.132.311710600
Lloyd Waner1916142500020020.357.438.357.795500000
Ray Starr2728224310030069.136.321.182.503400000
Xavier Rescigno48272242000000411.091.231.091.322200100
Vic Barnhart1320100000011.500.667.5001.167100000
Johnny Gee4221100000001.500.500.5001.000100000
Bill Rodgers2441100000001.250.250.250.500100000
Al Gionfriddo4760100000011.167.286.167.452100000
Len Gilmore1220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Harry Sweeney1220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Joe Vitelli4330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Roy Wise2000000000000000000
Totals19496099542974314422488070706870573616.266.338.379.7172060122187900


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Harry Sweeney1B100.091001.0001.0000000
Babe Dahlgren1B15800.0144012820105.9879.9240000
Frank Colman1B600.070001.0001.1670000
Al Rubeling2B1700.0191721.9472.1180000
Lee Handley2B1900.0393247.9473.7370000
Frankie Gustine2B1100.0232123.9574.0000000
Pete Coscarart2B13600.03713892671.9675.5880000
Al Rubeling3B1600.01838051.0003.5000000
Tommy O'Brien3B100.001001.0001.0000000
Lee Handley3B1100.0617001.0002.0910000
Frankie Gustine3B100.00000.0000000
Bob Elliott3B14000.01692852722.9443.2430000
Vince DiMaggio3B100.012001.0003.0000000
Al LopezC11500.03725276.9843.68710000
Spud DavisC3500.0761033.9662.4570000
Hank CamelliC6100.01701680.9593.0491000
Lloyd WanerOF700.090001.0001.2860000
Jim RussellOF14900.03452057.9862.4500000
Al RubelingOF1800.0331011.0001.8890000
Bill RodgersOF100.00000.0000000
Tommy O'BrienOF4800.050521.9651.1460000
Al GionfriddoOF100.030001.0003.0000000
Vince DiMaggioOF10100.0234844.9842.3960000
Pete CoscarartOF100.00000.0000000
Frank ColmanOF5300.0102440.9642.0000000
Johnny BarrettOF14700.037312114.9722.6190000
Roy WiseP200.00000.0000000
Joe VitelliP400.01210.750.7500000
Nick StrincevichP4000.0196022.9751.9750000
Ray StarrP2700.011610.944.6300000
Rip SewellP3800.0214941.9461.8420000
Preacher RoeP3900.0112720.950.9740000
Xavier RescignoP4800.072112.966.5830000
Fritz OstermuellerP2800.063611.9771.5000000
Len GilmoreP100.02410.8576.0000000
Johnny GeeP400.002001.000.5000000
Cookie CuccurulloP3200.092322.9411.0000000
Max ButcherP3500.0125123.9691.8000000
Frankie ZakSS6700.0931621424.9483.8060000
Lee HandleySS300.067031.0004.3330000
Frankie GustineSS11600.01833303452.9384.4220000
Bob ElliottSS100.00000.0000000
Pete CoscarartSS400.062001.0002.0000000
Vic BarnhartSS100.02610.8898.0000000
Totals174500.042481857191330.9703.49911000




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