1954 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 53-101
Finished 8th in the NL
Attendance: 568,352, Avg. 7,680
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Manager: Fred Haney (53-101)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1954 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster
1954 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1954 season with a record of 53 wins and 101 losses, finishing eighth in the NL.

The Pirates plated 557 runs, worst in the circuit, and yielded 845 runs, most in the league. Frank Thomas paced Pittsburgh with 23 home runs and drove in 94 runs, while leading all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .298 clip. Dick Littlefield topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 3.60 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Fred Haney 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
Dick Littlefield1011.4763.6023211710155.014078621085092202686
Vern Law913.4095.51391817703161.7201109992056057306728
Max Surkont918.3334.41332921100208.32161241022578078404916
Bob Friend712.3685.0735208422170.3204106961658073121758
Johnny Hetki44.5004.995814600983.010253461130027002384
Paul LaPalme410.2865.5233157200120.714779741554057018552
Bob Purkey38.2735.0736117000131.31457874362038711581
Jake Thies39.2503.8733187310130.312070561349057302559
George O'Donnell39.2504.532110630187.3105504442108202373
Laurin Pepper15.1677.99148400050.7635345443017014254
Nellie King005.144030007.01054010300031
Joe Page0011.177040009.7161712470410054
Cal Hogue01.0004.9132000011.011661120700052
Len Yochim01.0007.32101500019.7301716280700595
Totals53101.3444.92349154117374151346.015108457361285640525235376023

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
Frank Thomas153653577811723272394325174.298.359.497.85628710104110
Dick Cole13854148640131225140004148.270.323.342.664166200860
Bob Skinner13253047067117159846404759.249.316.370.6861741101120
Curt Roberts13456549647115187136635549.232.309.302.61215062930
Sid Gordon131447363381111201249006724.306.405.438.843159100890
Preston Ward1174063603797162748003961.269.337.383.72113850340
Toby Atwell96340287368384326234321.289.384.376.760108113430
Gair Allie121482418388386330115684.199.294.268.56211232330
Dick Hall112353310387484227303346.239.304.310.61496140190
Jack Shepard82265227246982322002633.304.370.396.76690100840
Jerry Lynch98308284276845836222043.239.290.373.66310691120
Eddie Pellagrini7314212512276001600921.216.288.264.5523314310
Bob Friend35575161411170058.275.339.392.7312020100
Hal Rice28968110144119021424.173.295.284.5792320100
Vern Law5064521012501130058.231.310.385.6952041600
Vic Janowicz4184731011300200723.151.235.192.4261401300
Max Surkont337660310100500619.167.239.183.4221120910
Gail Henley1435307910120044.300.382.433.8161300100
Dick Littlefield23554948210200213.163.196.245.4411210400
Cal Abrams17524266110200109.143.308.214.522920000
Jim Mangan1430262500020049.192.300.192.492500000
Paul LaPalme3339352511010006.143.167.229.395801300
Laurin Pepper1417171410010002.235.235.294.529500000
Walker Cooper1417150320010021.200.294.333.627510000
Dick Smith1237312311000065.097.243.194.437610000
Johnny Hetki581091200010000.222.222.222.444200100
George O'Donnell21242312001200110.087.125.217.342500000
Bob Purkey36332622100400412.077.200.115.315300300
Len Yochim10220100000001.500.500.5001.000100000
Luis Marquez141493100000040.111.385.111.496100100
Jake Thies33403321000200511.030.158.030.188100200
Sam Jethroe2110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Cal Hogue3430000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Nick Koback410100000000008.000.000.000.000000000
Bill Hall5770000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Joe Page7000000000000000000
Nellie King4000000000000000000
Totals191258365088557126018157765262113566737.248.323.350.67317831252599580


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Bob Skinner1B1181161006.31026841687.9869.9279.4070000
Preston Ward1B4838339.733841631.9841.0427.8960000
Curt Roberts2B1311311129.03573942482.9695.9875.7330000
Dick Cole2B1718160.0434635.9675.0065.2350000
Eddie Pellagrini2B7557.02417051.0006.4745.8570000
Dick Cole3B5550434.048112107.9413.3182.9090000
Sid Gordon3B4035304.3287185.9252.9282.4750000
Eddie Pellagrini3B3114153.7184325.9683.5731.9680000
Gair Allie3B1918152.0193530.9473.1972.8420000
Vic Janowicz3B1818139.0153253.9043.0432.6110000
Preston Ward3B111296.072030.9002.5312.4550000
Dick Smith3B9767.072123.9333.7613.1110000
Toby AtwellC8883719.33603944.9904.9924.53456321531.9
Jack ShepardC6762539.32574675.9775.0564.522415151753.1
Jim ManganC7547.3243011.0005.1343.8570001100.0
Nick KobackC4221.0140001.0006.0003.5000100
Walker CooperC2111.060001.0004.9093.0000000
Bill HallC118.040001.0004.5004.00001100.0
Frank ThomasOF1531521328.04181452.9892.9282.8240000
Dick HallOF10284774.32355111.9562.7892.3530000
Jerry LynchOF8373617.01271052.9651.9981.6510000
Sid GordonOF7367578.3121931.9772.0231.7810000
Preston WardOF4241342.774863.9322.1541.9520000
Hal RiceOF2422192.7553021.0002.7092.4170000
Cal AbramsOF131197.7232001.0002.3041.9230000
Gail HenleyOF9767.3131001.0001.8711.5560000
Bob SkinnerOF2215.00000.000.0000000
Luis MarquezOF4113.040001.0002.7691.0000000
Vic JanowiczOF119.010001.0001.0001.0000000
Sam JethroeOF102.010001.0004.5001.0000000
Vern LawOF111.010001.0009.0001.0000000
Max SurkontP3329208.384011.9802.0741.4550000
Bob FriendP3520170.072711.9711.800.9710000
Vern LawP3918161.7112312.9711.893.8720000
Dick LittlefieldP2321155.051430.8641.103.8260000
Bob PurkeyP3611131.31640061.0003.8381.5560000
Jake ThiesP3318130.782442.8892.204.9700000
Paul LaPalmeP3315120.7719011.0001.939.7880000
George O'DonnellP211087.3719011.0002.6791.2380000
Johnny HetkiP58183.0311001.0001.518.2410000
Laurin PepperP14850.711710.9473.1971.2860000
Len YochimP10119.74610.9094.5761.0000000
Cal HogueP3211.002001.0001.636.6670000
Joe PageP709.702001.0001.862.2860000
Nellie KingP407.003011.0003.857.7500000
Gair AllieSS9592799.71922602359.9525.0874.7580000
Dick ColeSS6662544.31011781529.9494.6134.2270000
Eddie PellagriniSS102.00000.000.0000000
Totals1692138612114.040381741173357.9714.2933.415923483340.7




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