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1951 Pittsburgh Pirates  (1950)  (1952)
73-81, 5th in National League
Scored 802 runs, Allowed 884 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-84
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .674
Park Factor: Batting - 108 / Pitching - 109 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 73-81   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 64-90
Manager(s): Dennis Van Langen

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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Ralph Kiner          28  154  528  131  185  31   6  54  156   8  10  161   65  .350  .498  .739  203  14.8  4(+1)e11  157  
 1B *Earl Torgeson        27  154  616  106  160  22   3  29   96  32  12   85   84  .260  .351  .446  100   5.6  3e16      -15  
 2B #Red Schoendienst     28  145  593   83  191  31   9   6   68   1   2   46   30  .322  .372  .435   96   6.2  2e8        67  
 OF *Catfish Metkovich    30  121  427   62  144  18   3   6   44  11  11   24   25  .337  .376  .436   64   5.5  2(+2)e7    95  
 OF *Bill Howerton        29  116  304   46   88  13   4  13   44   3   4   40   71  .289  .370  .487   56   6.7  3(+1)e15   28  
 OF *Al Zarilla           32  131  393   56  101  19   3   7   56   4   4   56   55  .257  .349  .374   52   4.5  3(-2)e4   -40  
 C   Clyde McCullough     34   86  277   44   91   9   1  13   42   1   0   22   40  .329  .373  .509   51   7.0  3(0)e7     76  
 UT  Pete Castiglione     30  125  453   56  119  12   3  11   58   2   5   34   33  .263  .312  .375   51   3.9             15  
 C  *Joe Garagiola        25  104  302   43   69   8   6  12   50   6   0   42   37  .228  .325  .414   42   4.7  2(-1)e7   -23  
 3B  Dick Smith           23   98  313   42   73  11   1   0   24   1   1   59   63  .233  .354  .275   33   3.6  4e38      158  
 SS  Eddie Pellagrini     33   99  193   47   48   4   5   4   25  11   2   41   30  .249  .375  .383   31   5.2  2e56       52  
 OF  Ken Wood             27   97  216   18   49  10   0   6   28   0   0   24   46  .227  .302  .356   24   3.8  3(-5)e12  -68  
 2B  Jack Merson          29   31   50    9   17   1   1   0    5   0   0    3   11  .340  .370  .400    6   5.1  2e20     -142  
 2B  Danny Murtaugh       33   44  151   12   21   3   0   0   13   0   0   13   21  .139  .207  .159    5   1.0  2e20     -183  
 C   Harry Chiti          18   16   31    3   12   1   0   0    5   0   0    3    3  .387  .441  .419    5   6.8  4(+1)e16   47  
 2B  Monty Basgall        29   23   81    8   16   1   2   0   10   0   0    5   12  .198  .241  .259    4   2.0  3e25      -38  
 2B  Hank Schenz          32   13   41    4   11   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    3  .268  .286  .293    3   3.2  3e24      123  
 OF *Tom Saffell          29    3    5    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    0  .200  .200  .800    0   5.4  3(0)e18   497  
 1B *Johnny Hopp          34   21   12    6    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    1    2  .167  .231  .250    0   1.2  2e15     -142  
 OF  Dino Restelli        26    2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0  4(+1)e25 -514  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           835                   38

     * - 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 *Bobby Shantz         25  13  12  .520  46  26   3  12   2   1   0  216.2  255  124  113  36   84  107  4.69  146   6.0   73  
  P  Murry Dickson        34  11  18  .379  39  39   8   0   0   0   1  260.2  328  190  171  43  122  119  5.90  196   6.6   77  
  P  Vern Law             21  10   9  .526  56   8   0  25   3   2   0  120.1  135   81   67  13   62   50  5.01   74   5.4   42  
  P  Bubba Church         26  10  12  .455  38  38  12   0   0   0   2  254.0  290  154  120  28   85  136  4.25  143   5.0   23  
  P  Mel Queen            33   7   9  .438  49  19   1  11   2   0   0  162.1  158   94   80  25   91  141  4.44   99   5.5   23  
  P  Clyde King           26   5   7  .417  14  14   0   0   0   0   0   87.0  101   67   64  13   43   36  6.62   58   5.8   27  
  P *Lou Brissie          27   4   4  .500  43   4   0  19   7   2   0   74.1   71   42   32   6   52   37  3.87   37   4.3   15  
  P  Junior Walsh         32   3   0 1.000  32   0   0  13   0   0   0   53.1   72   44   32   2   29   29  5.40   40   6.4  -25  
  P *Art Schallock        27   3   2  .600  22   4   0   7   1   2   0   37.1   48   26   25   3   16   18  6.03   22   5.4   28  
  P  Bill Koski           19   3   2  .600  23   0   0  12   0   0   0   18.1   21   20   16   1   25    6  7.85   16   8.1   78  
  P  Ted Wilks            35   3   4  .429  36   0   0  18  11   7   0   46.1   60   27   21   8   12   28  4.08   33   7.1  172  
  P  Don Carlsen          24   1   0 1.000  16   2   0   7   1   0   0   32.1   32   10   10   0   11   22  2.78   11   3.4 -162  
  P  George Zuverink      26   0   2  .000   9   0   0   6   3   1   0   12.1   13    5    5   2    9    9  3.65    8   6.5  113  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      891         43

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Joe Garagiola         711  78  93  433   34  11   3  .977  19  11
 Clyde McCullough      612  70  74  361   32  12   1  .970  38  16
 Harry Chiti            51   6   7   32    2   0   0 1.000   5   1
 Al Zarilla              1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000   1   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Earl Torgeson 1362 154 154 1407 106 14 156 .991 10.00 Johnny Hopp 10 0 5 13 1 0 3 1.000 12.60 Catfish Metkovich 3 0 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 12.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Red Schoendienst 739 82 92 217 250 2 70 .996 5.69 Danny Murtaugh 310 37 38 94 110 8 28 .962 5.92 Monty Basgall 159 19 20 41 57 5 16 .951 5.54 Hank Schenz 74 8 8 22 19 2 7 .953 4.99 Jack Merson 66 6 15 24 16 4 5 .909 5.48 Eddie Pellagrini 28 2 9 12 6 0 2 1.000 5.86 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Smith 721 82 84 100 208 21 14 .936 3.84 Pete Castiglione 440 50 55 57 142 6 14 .971 4.07 Bill Howerton 151 16 24 21 44 4 4 .942 3.87 Danny Murtaugh 33 4 5 5 13 2 0 .900 4.91 Eddie Pellagrini 23 2 6 3 12 0 1 1.000 5.96 Hank Schenz 7 0 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.57 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Castiglione 540 66 69 111 179 11 34 .963 4.84 Red Schoendienst 439 50 56 92 153 23 37 .914 5.03 Eddie Pellagrini 397 38 68 84 154 19 39 .926 5.40 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ralph Kiner          1361 154 154  297    8  14   0  .956  2.02
 Al Zarilla              8   0   5    3    0   0   0 1.000  3.52
 Bill Howerton           3   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  6.00
 Catfish Metkovich       3   0   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  6.00
 Ken Wood                1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Catfish Metkovich 684 77 81 178 8 4 1 .979 2.45 Al Zarilla 643 72 77 153 9 2 0 .988 2.27 Bill Howerton 46 5 6 12 0 0 0 1.000 2.35 Ken Wood 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ken Wood 467 50 66 106 5 4 0 .965 2.14 Bill Howerton 422 48 53 80 0 6 0 .930 1.71 Al Zarilla 252 29 32 40 1 1 0 .976 1.46 Catfish Metkovich 230 27 29 53 2 0 0 1.000 2.15 Tom Saffell 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Dino Restelli 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1951 Draft


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