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1940 Pittsburgh Pirates  (1939)  (1941)
53-101, 5th in National League
Scored 598 runs, Allowed 834 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 52-102
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .661
Park Factor: Batting - 94 / Pitching - 96 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 65-89   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 78-76
Manager(s): Thomas Treece

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 3B  Billy Werber         32  154  608   93  170  40   6  13   83  18   3   68   55  .280  .351  .429   94   5.4  1e18        4  
 1B *Joe Kuhel            34  154  619   91  163  24   7  21   89  15   2   53   76  .263  .321  .426   88   5.0  1e17     -114  
 2B  Joe Orengo           25  120  434   60  116  20   5   4   31  19   2   65  112  .267  .364  .364   64   5.2  4e41      -68  
 OF *Debs Garms           32  119  388   55  123  18   9   2   34   8   9   30   19  .317  .365  .425   57   5.3  4(+2)e16 -105  
 OF  Maurice Van Robays   25  144  524   47  134  26   3   4   76   4   4   31   56  .256  .295  .340   49   3.1  4(+1)e12  -83  
 OF  Joe Vosmik           30  122  434   39  116  14  10   0   43   2   1   23   28  .267  .307  .346   44   3.6  2(0)e8    -22  
 OF  Danny Litwhiler      23   85  154   21   66   3   1   5   28   1   1    7   13  .429  .454  .558   38  11.2  3(-2)e8   156  
 SS  Bobby Bragan         22  149  496   32  106  15   1   5   42   2   5   29   41  .214  .255  .278   31   2.0  3e56      -31  
 2B  Frankie Gustine      20  117  266   34   71  14   4   1   18   5   3   21   27  .267  .322  .361   30   3.9  2e50      -19  
 OF *Paul Waner           37   94  251   20   58  16   1   1   21   0   0   20   27  .231  .287  .315   22   2.8  3(-2)e8  -129  
 C   Gene Desautels       33   88  240   23   51   8   0   0   28   0   1   27   23  .212  .299  .246   20   2.6  3(+1)e7   -49  
 C  *Herman Franks        26   70  135    7   25   3   0   1   15   3   0   25    5  .185  .312  .230   11   2.8  3(0)e8      9  
 OF *Jimmy Wasdell        26   25   90   11   20   6   0   3   14   6   2    7   16  .222  .278  .389    8   3.1  3(+1)e14  -14  
 C  *Hal Wagner           25   25   84    8   18   7   1   0    5   0   0   10    9  .214  .305  .321    8   3.3  1(+3)e10  -76  
 OF *Stan Spence          25   51   69    7   17   3   0   2    9   0   0    6    6  .246  .303  .377    8   4.2  3(-2)e11  -66  
 SS  Bill Brubaker        29   32   71    9   17   5   1   0    3   0   0    6   20  .239  .316  .338    7   3.5  4e44      131  
 C   Al Evans             23   14   23    6    9   0   0   0    3   0   0   12    5  .391  .600  .391    7  13.3  3(+2)e7   140  
 PH  Dutch Meyer          24   46   42    5    9   1   0   0    0   1   0    3   11  .214  .298  .238    3   2.6            -92  
 C   Al Todd              38   11   28    2    5   1   0   0    2   0   0    1    1  .179  .200  .214    1   1.5  4(+5)e6  -215  
 C   Clyde McCullough     23   15   17    1    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    4    4  .118  .286  .176    0   1.6  3(0)e8    -20  
 PH  Frank Croucher       25    8    6    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .000  .143  .000    0    .2           -126  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           599                  -48

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Bucky Walters        31  13  20  .394  39  39  13   0   0   0   2  292.1  278  140  126  30   87  154  3.88  134   4.1   65  
  P  Lon Warneke          31  10  14  .417  36  34   6   1   0   0   1  250.1  288  131  114  18   66  109  4.10  129   4.6   25  
  P  Rip Sewell           33   6  13  .316  26  25   4   1   0   0   2  165.0  172   88   65   7   62   68  3.55   78   4.1   25  
  P  Johnny Podgajny      20   4   2  .667   8   4   1   1   0   0   1   38.1   44   12   11   1    1   19  2.58   15   3.6   79  
  P *Dick Lanahan         28   4  10  .286  47   9   0  19   1   2   0  105.1  143   77   69  13   34   64  5.90   76   6.4   66  
  P  Red Lynn             26   3   1  .750  42   0   0  28  16   3   0   47.0   38   19   16   2   34   34  3.06   21   4.1  -79  
  P  Bob Klinger          32   3   7  .300  28  13   0   7   0   1   0   87.2  131   69   60   6   37   40  6.16   80   8.3   45  
  P  Max Butcher          29   3   8  .273  56   3   0  32   3   4   0  121.0  165   95   85  12   47   57  6.32   96   7.2   39  
  P  Ed Head              22   2   5  .286  35   0   0  17   0   2   0   51.0   68   30   27   0   27   31  4.76   35   6.4   97  
  P  Oad Swigart          25   1   0 1.000  11   2   0   3   0   0   0   24.2   37   13   11   0    9   17  4.01   19   6.9   25  
  P *Wes Flowers          26   1   0 1.000  11   1   1   4   1   0   0   23.2   16    5    4   1    9   16  1.52    6   2.6 -230  
  P  Woody Rich           24   1   1  .500   8   0   0   6   2   0   0   14.1   21   14   12   3    1   13  7.53   11   6.9  294  
  P *Tom Seats            29   1   2  .333  13   0   0   5   0   0   0   20.2   20   11    8   0   12    9  3.48    8   3.4 -144  
  P  Vern Kennedy         33   1  18  .053  26  24   1   2   0   0   0  139.0  188  121  111  10   79   65  7.19  116   7.4   -4  
  P  Alex Carrasquel      27   0   0  .000   3   0   0   2   0   0   0    3.1    8    9    8   0    3    3 21.60    7  18.8  578  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      837         35

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Gene Desautels        638  74  88  377   34   6   4  .986  45  22
 Herman Franks         349  36  54  195   11   5   0  .976  25   5
 Hal Wagner            209  23  24  103   15   2   0  .983  26  10
 Al Todd                76   9  10   45    5   1   1  .980  16   3
 Al Evans               62   7  11   40    0   2   0  .952   6   0
 Clyde McCullough       48   5  10   31    3   1   0  .971   4   2
 Bill Brubaker           2   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe Kuhel 1379 154 154 1327 127 15 150 .990 9.49 Maurice Van Robays 3 0 1 4 0 0 1 1.000 12.00 Bill Brubaker 2 0 1 3 0 0 1 1.000 13.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe Orengo 929 103 115 237 301 20 78 .964 5.21 Frankie Gustine 447 51 70 133 156 6 40 .980 5.82 Dutch Meyer 7 0 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 Frank Croucher 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Billy Werber 1384 154 154 190 404 24 53 .961 3.86 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Bragan 1185 133 140 270 318 46 72 .927 4.46 Bill Brubaker 173 20 24 33 35 7 11 .907 3.54 Joe Orengo 22 1 8 2 10 2 1 .857 4.91 Frank Croucher 3 0 2 1 3 0 1 1.000 10.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Maurice Van Robays    543  67  70  151    3   7   0  .957  2.55
 Paul Waner            528  58  72  162    5   5   1  .971  2.84
 Debs Garms            177  19  28   43    1   0   0 1.000  2.23
 Joe Vosmik             61   7   7   28    1   1   0  .967  4.26
 Stan Spence            43   3  12   17    0   0   0 1.000  3.53
 Danny Litwhiler        31   0  14    9    0   0   0 1.000  2.64
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe Vosmik 830 89 103 227 14 0 1 1.000 2.61 Maurice Van Robays 517 61 63 123 11 10 0 .931 2.33 Stan Spence 33 4 5 9 1 1 0 .909 2.73 Debs Garms 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Danny Litwhiler 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Debs Garms 623 70 76 141 2 8 0 .947 2.07 Danny Litwhiler 248 31 40 52 5 3 0 .950 2.07 Jimmy Wasdell 206 24 24 46 2 3 1 .941 2.10 Maurice Van Robays 93 10 14 18 0 1 0 .947 1.74 Joe Vosmik 90 10 14 21 0 1 0 .955 2.09 Paul Waner 65 4 15 14 0 0 0 1.000 1.94 Stan Spence 58 5 15 16 1 0 0 1.000 2.64 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1940 Draft


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