1946 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 63-91
Finished 7th in the NL
Attendance: 761,362, Avg. 11,896
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Manager: Frankie Frisch (62-89)
Manager: Spud Davis (1-2)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1946 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster
1946 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1946 season with a record of 63 wins and 91 losses, finishing seventh in the NL.

The Pirates scored 552 runs and conceded 668 runs. Ralph Kiner led Pittsburgh with 23 home runs and drove in 81 runs. Jim Russell paced batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .277 clip. Fritz Ostermueller topped the squad with 13 wins, while Ed Bahr earned a 2.63 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Frankie Frisch and Spud Davis 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
Fritz Ostermueller1310.5652.84272521620193.31937061556057301810
Nick Strincevich1015.4003.58322241131176.01857770744049401745
Ed Bahr86.5712.6327147700136.71285740852044502577
Rip Sewell812.4003.68252021120149.31406861653033102641
Ken Heintzelman812.4003.7732244621157.71658466786057004708
Jack Hallett57.4173.2935912310115.01074842039064002446
Johnny Lanning45.4443.072791230191.0973631331016102400
Preacher Roe38.2735.142110810270.0835040525028200315
Al Gerheauser22.5003.973531810081.7924236225032101356
Ken Gables24.3335.2732710001100.71136459352039100463
Bill Clemensen000.001000002.000000020006
Hank Gornicki003.5570400012.7121050110400062
Lefty Wilkie0010.577040007.71399030300037
Lee Howard01.0002.0332110013.31433090600061
Al Tate01.0005.002111009.0855070200039
Junior Walsh01.0005.2342200010.39660100210049
Jim Hopper01.00011.252100004.0655130100222
Ed Albosta06.0006.13176300039.7413427335019101195
Totals6391.4093.7233615594611061370.01406668566505410458200185932

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 Russell146591516681432968501106754.277.362.403.765208112600
Elbie Fletcher148651532721362584664011137.256.384.355.73918970800
Bob Elliott14055948650128253568606444.263.351.358.709174152700
Frankie Gustine13154849560128236852204052.259.318.378.6961871331000
Ralph Kiner1445795026312417323813074109.247.345.430.775216151200
Billy Cox12144841132119226236402615.290.333.387.720159411000
Lee Handley116456416439987128402920.238.289.298.5871241011000
Jimmy Brown7926324123586001230185.241.293.266.5596480400
Bill Salkeld69200160184780319203916.294.432.400.8326410100
Al Lopez56177150134620112102314.307.399.340.7395160400
Chuck Workman58161145113241216201119.221.280.303.5844431400
Maurice Van Robays59162146143153112001115.212.272.308.5804561400
Burgess Whitehead55136127102812053066.220.261.260.5213331200
Bill Baker53127113727401800126.239.312.301.6133430200
Al Gionfriddo6411610211262201010145.255.345.314.6593210000
Fritz Ostermueller28756472130020058.328.386.375.7612431500
Hank Camelli421059682022050089.208.269.271.5402610100
Johnny Barrett327971712300610811.169.253.211.4641500000
Rip Sewell26565049200110412.180.241.220.4611140200
Frank Colman2656533930160027.170.214.283.4971501000
Ed Bahr29464528010500010.178.178.222.4001000100
Nick Strincevich32625258020300620.154.241.231.4721220400
Al Gerheauser36212137200100011.333.333.429.762900000
Ken Gables3227242630010015.250.280.375.655910200
Jack Hallett3528260610000004.231.231.269.500700200
Ken Heintzelman32554446000300512.136.224.136.361640600
Frankie Zak2122208400000010.200.238.200.438400100
Vinnie Smith722212400000015.190.227.190.418410000
Johnny Lanning2725210310000014.143.182.190.372410300
Pete Coscarart3220110000000.500.5001.0001.500200000
Al Tate2330100000000.333.333.333.667100000
Roy Jarvis2540100000011.250.400.250.650100000
Ed Albosta17880100000004.125.125.125.250110000
Preacher Roe2118152100000035.067.222.067.289100000
Ben Guintini2330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Hank Gornicki7330000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Junior Walsh4440000000004.000.000.000.000000000
Lee Howard3550000000004.000.000.000.000000000
Alf Anderson2210000000010.000.500.000.500010000
Vic Barnhart2110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Lefty Wilkie7000000000000000000
Bill Clemensen1000000000000000000
Jim Hopper2000000000000000000
Totals19195907519955213002025260508480592555.250.328.344.67217861251510100


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Maurice Van Robays1B200.081001.0004.5000000
Jim Russell1B500.043216.9789.0000000
Elbie Fletcher1B14700.01356106897.9959.9460000
Frank Colman1B200.016212.9479.0000000
Bill Baker1B100.020011.0002.0000000
Burgess Whitehead2B3000.06664514.9634.3330000
Lee Handley2B300.09220.8463.6670000
Frankie Gustine2B11300.02903282161.9675.4690000
Jimmy Brown2B2100.05569412.9695.9050000
Chuck Workman3B100.00010.000.0000000
Burgess Whitehead3B400.001001.000.2500000
Lee Handley3B10200.01072371513.9583.3730000
Frankie Gustine3B700.091911.9664.0000000
Bob Elliott3B4300.0448265.9552.9300000
Jimmy Brown3B900.0151161.8132.8890000
Vinnie SmithC700.025410.9674.1430000
Bill SalkeldC5100.01763163.9724.0596000
Al LopezC5600.01733034.9853.6250000
Roy JarvisC100.04010.8004.0000000
Hank CamelliC3900.01171842.9713.4620000
Bill BakerC4100.0951442.9652.6594000
Chuck WorkmanOF4000.01104011.0002.8500000
Maurice Van RobaysOF3700.062130.9551.7030000
Jim RussellOF13400.03087111.9662.3510000
Ralph KinerOF14000.03396112.9692.4640000
Ben GuintiniOF100.010001.0001.0000000
Al GionfriddoOF3300.049230.9441.5450000
Al GerheauserOF100.00000.0000000
Bob ElliottOF9200.0188815.9952.1300000
Frank ColmanOF800.0151001.0002.0000000
Johnny BarrettOF2100.033131.9191.6190000
Lefty WilkieP700.001001.000.1430000
Junior WalshP400.002001.000.5000000
Al TateP200.003001.0001.5000000
Nick StrincevichP3200.0142510.9751.2190000
Rip SewellP2500.082621.9441.3600000
Preacher RoeP2100.041311.944.8100000
Fritz OstermuellerP2700.093310.9771.5560000
Johnny LanningP2700.0522011.0001.0000000
Lee HowardP300.00211.667.6670000
Jim HopperP200.001011.000.5000000
Ken HeintzelmanP3200.0739031.0001.4380000
Jack HallettP3500.0820011.000.8000000
Hank GornickiP700.002001.000.2860000
Al GerheauserP3500.0321021.000.6860000
Ken GablesP3200.031210.938.4690000
Bill ClemensenP100.00000.0000000
Ed BahrP2700.082852.8781.3330000
Ed AlbostaP1700.027011.000.5290000
Frankie ZakSS1000.0132635.9293.9000000
Burgess WhiteheadSS100.001001.0001.0000000
Frankie GustineSS1300.0204028.9684.6150000
Billy CoxSS11400.02353233959.9354.8950000
Pete CoscarartSS100.00000.0000000
Jimmy BrownSS3000.05788615.9604.8330000
Totals169700.041111786184335.9703.47510000




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