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1952 Pittsburgh Pirates  (1951)  (1953)
64-90, 6th in National League
Scored 537 runs, Allowed 689 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-96
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .698
Park Factor: Batting - 100 / Pitching - 102 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 63-91   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 42-112
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          29  150  502   81  113  19   2  33   92   7   3  116   92  .225  .368  .468   92   6.0  4(+1)e8   -47  
 SS #Red Schoendienst     29  148  601   81  182  29   4   9   46  19  11   55   41  .303  .361  .409   88   5.3  2e50       -2  
 C  *Joe Garagiola        26  112  323   44  104  24   2  15   49   0   0   57   26  .322  .420  .548   77   9.1  2(-1)e8   189  
 OF *Catfish Metkovich    31  130  362   43  100  19   5  10   32   1   2   21   39  .276  .320  .439   48   4.7  4(+1)e7    32  
 OF  Don Lenhardt         29  118  282   41   65   4   5   6   36   0   1   60   52  .230  .367  .344   39   4.7  4(+2)e7   -29  
 1B *Earl Torgeson        28  121  348   49   79  20   0   2   34  16   6   58   43  .227  .337  .302   38   3.6  3e16      -41  
 2B  Clem Koshorek        27   98  301   27   85  13   0   0   22   4   7   27   50  .282  .348  .326   33   3.9  3e28       40  
 2B  Jack Merson          30  117  392   33   84  14   1   3   30   2   0   28   51  .214  .264  .278   29   2.5  2e21      -89  
 3B  Pete Castiglione     31   82  212   22   54  12   1   6   23   4   1   19   13  .255  .319  .406   27   4.6  4e26       28  
 3B  Johnny Berardino     35   60  148   14   39  11   0   0   12   0   0   32   35  .264  .394  .338   22   5.4  3e22      317  
 OF *Irv Noren            27   46  135   18   39   7   2   4   17   6   3   13   15  .289  .351  .459   21   5.6  4(-2)e7   141  
 1B *Tony Bartirome       20   92  272   16   60   6   0   0   23   3   4   21   36  .221  .274  .243   18   2.2  3e14      -21  
 C   Clyde McCullough     35   77  242   13   54   6   1   1   25   1   2   16   34  .223  .274  .269   16   2.2  3(0)e6    -31  
 OF  Brandy Davis         23   98  209   16   41   1   2   0   14  11   3   20   61  .196  .270  .220   14   2.2  3(+3)e21   15  
 OF  Archie Wilson        28   77  250   10   47   5   4   0   17   0   1   10   42  .188  .221  .240   12   1.6  4(+3)e12 -119  
 UT  Dick Smith           24   45  113    3   24   4   0   0   10   0   0   10    6  .212  .280  .248    8   2.5            193  
 3B  Sonny Senerchia      21   46  100    6   17   4   0   3    8   0   0    2   26  .170  .186  .300    5   1.7  4e22     -124  
 3B *Bill Howerton        30   22   41    4    6   2   0   0    1   2   0   10    6  .146  .314  .195    3   2.8  4e65     -183  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           598                    8

     * - 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         26  13  17  .433  37  37  12   0   0   0   3  263.1  259  114   97  22   49  162  3.32  106   3.6   23  
  P  Murry Dickson        35  11  16  .407  36  35   8   1   0   0   1  246.2  273  144  110  30   74  111  4.01  136   4.9    2  
  P  Woody Main           30   8   6  .571  40  18   0   6   0   0   0  135.0  149   72   60   9   46   86  4.00   75   4.9   -8  
  P *Bill Wight           30   7  13  .350  47  20   1  11   0   0   0  151.0  171   82   73  12   68   73  4.35   86   5.1  -10  
  P *Lou Brissie          28   5   3  .625  30   0   0  18   7   4   0   45.0   46   35   28   5   27   23  5.60   29   5.7  157  
  P  Ben Wade             29   5  13  .278  24  23   2   1   0   0   0  132.1  133   82   76  10   73   95  5.17   79   5.3   21  
  P  Steve Ridzik         23   4   5  .444  39   1   1  33  11   5   1   58.2   42   16   15   9   13   24  2.30   16   2.5  -75  
  P  Bobo Newsom          44   3   0 1.000  27   0   0  12   1   0   0   44.2   43   23   23   5   29   16  4.63   26   5.3   22  
  P *Dick Littlefield     26   3   6  .333  19   9   0   4   1   0   0   75.2   59   20   19   3   36   65  2.26   25   3.0  -81  
  P  Ron Necciai          20   2   1  .667  16   2   1   6   0   0   0   39.1   37   14   14   3   15   27  3.20   16   4.0  -85  
  P  Cal Hogue            24   2   4  .333  14   7   1   5   0   1   0   43.1   34   17   17   3   31   15  3.53   21   4.3  -80  
  P  Ted Wilks            36   1   1  .500  50   0   0  20   1   1   0   78.0   70   37   34   9   37   30  3.92   34   3.9  -69  
  P  Clem Labine          25   0   2  .000  19   0   0   8   2   1   0   26.2   34   20   17   2   15   23  5.74   20   6.9  108  
  P  Jim Waugh            18   0   3  .000   4   2   1   2   0   1   0   16.0   19   13    8   2    8    9  4.50   11   5.8    2  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      685         -2

     * - 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         758  84  94  464   34  11   1  .978  20  12
 Clyde McCullough      597  70  73  377   30  16   1  .962  29  12
 Johnny Berardino        1   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tony Bartirome 628 72 74 652 77 2 65 .997 10.45 Earl Torgeson 622 71 74 635 66 4 63 .994 10.14 Catfish Metkovich 104 11 18 96 17 2 12 .983 9.81 Pete Castiglione 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jack Merson 626 71 76 173 226 8 60 .980 5.74 Clem Koshorek 486 55 58 108 187 14 38 .955 5.46 Dick Smith 125 14 18 32 39 1 7 .986 5.10 Johnny Berardino 118 14 16 30 29 2 6 .967 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Castiglione 420 51 53 55 105 4 12 .976 3.43 Johnny Berardino 243 28 39 24 51 4 5 .949 2.78 Jack Merson 193 21 27 25 51 3 6 .962 3.54 Sonny Senerchia 186 20 29 19 50 3 10 .958 3.33 Dick Smith 139 15 22 9 24 1 5 .971 2.14 Clem Koshorek 100 11 13 14 26 0 4 1.000 3.60 Bill Howerton 69 8 10 6 14 4 0 .833 2.61 Red Schoendienst 6 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Red Schoendienst 1280 147 147 299 388 35 90 .952 4.83 Johnny Berardino 50 5 6 12 7 0 1 1.000 3.40 Clem Koshorek 25 2 5 5 16 0 3 1.000 7.56 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ralph Kiner          1261 150 150  240    8   8   0  .969  1.77
 Catfish Metkovich      31   2  10   10    0   0   0 1.000  2.90
 Pete Castiglione       30   0  16    7    0   0   0 1.000  2.10
 Don Lenhardt           28   2   8    5    0   0   0 1.000  1.61
 Irv Noren               5   0   2    3    0   0   0 1.000  5.40
 Bill Howerton           1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Brandy Davis 485 55 70 131 1 4 1 .971 2.45 Catfish Metkovich 468 54 58 110 7 3 1 .975 2.25 Don Lenhardt 261 31 35 53 5 0 0 1.000 2.00 Earl Torgeson 104 11 14 17 2 2 0 .905 1.64 Irv Noren 27 3 4 4 0 1 0 .800 1.33 Bill Howerton 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 Archie Wilson 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 Pete Castiglione 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Archie Wilson 534 66 68 129 6 2 3 .985 2.28 Don Lenhardt 353 39 46 84 1 0 0 1.000 2.17 Irv Noren 273 32 34 74 3 2 1 .975 2.54 Catfish Metkovich 139 15 19 33 1 0 0 1.000 2.20 Pete Castiglione 29 2 8 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.26 Brandy Davis 14 0 8 5 0 0 0 1.000 3.14 Earl Torgeson 10 0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 3.48 Bill Howerton 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1952 Draft


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