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1954 Pittsburgh Pirates  (1953)  (1955)
55-99, 7th in National League
Scored 584 runs, Allowed 760 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-97
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .700
Park Factor: Batting - 96 / Pitching - 98 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 67-87   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 53-101
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 2B #Red Schoendienst     31  153  636   90  185  31  11   6   54   6   5   72   26  .291  .362  .403   93   5.4  1e20      -30  
 OF  Frank Thomas         25  154  605   75  151  36   2  20   86   1   2   51   90  .250  .314  .415   75   4.2  3(0)e5   -128  
 OF *Irv Noren            29  137  455   48  123  20  11   5   43   5   1   44   46  .270  .334  .396   61   4.8  2(-2)e7  -129  
 1B  Joe Adcock           26  133  424   54  114  20   7  12   62   2   1   39   55  .269  .328  .434   58   4.8  3e8      -122  
 C  *Smoky Burgess        27  113  377   31  113  33   3   3   49   0   3   41   13  .300  .364  .427   56   5.3  4(+1)e9  -151  
 SS  Alex Grammas         28  123  414   51  116  12   1   2   33   7   1   34   27  .280  .339  .329   47   3.9  3e27       -9  
 OF *Bob Skinner          22  114  369   47   96   5   6   7   40   2   3   38   42  .260  .328  .363   44   4.1  4(+2)e8     5  
 C   Jack Shepard         22   78  228   23   74   3   1   6   30   0   0   22   44  .325  .384  .425   36   6.0  3(+2)e7    43  
 1B *Joe Cunningham       22  104  234   24   61   7   4   5   33   0   0   30   43  .261  .345  .389   32   4.8  4e18      -86  
 UT  Dick Cole            28   96  267   24   73  15   3   0   29   0   0   29   30  .273  .342  .352   31   4.1             30  
 UT *Preston Ward         26   85  239   25   59  11   1   5   26   0   0   29   43  .247  .324  .364   30   4.3            -33  
 OF #Dave Philley         34   80  231   21   38   4   1   4   15   2   3   42   31  .165  .293  .242   16   2.1  2(-3)e5  -120  
 3B  Gair Allie           22   76  210   20   38   4   1   1   14   0   0   23   49  .181  .270  .224   13   2.0  4e26      -68  
 3B  Eddie Pellagrini     36   65  119   11   32   7   0   0    5   0   0    6   22  .269  .336  .328   13   3.7  3e16      112  
 OF *Gail Henley          25   14   28    3    5   2   0   1    3   0   0    2    4  .179  .233  .357    1   1.9  4(0)e16  -225  
 3B  Dick Smith           26   11   21    4    4   1   1   0    3   0   0    4    3  .190  .320  .333    1   1.7  4e44      217  
 3B *Floyd Baker          37    6   13    0    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    4  .231  .333  .231    1   3.1  3e18        4  
 2B  Curt Roberts         24   55   41    8    4   0   0   0    2   2   1    2   11  .098  .136  .098    0    .5  2e29     -378  
 UT  Vic Janowicz         24   17   47    1    3   1   0   0    1   0   0    2   20  .064  .137  .085    0    .3           -204  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           615                  -66

     * - 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  Arnie Portocarrero   23  13  17  .433  38  38   4   0   0   0   1  258.0  221  128  104  29  124  150  3.63  117   4.0  -57  
  P *Jack Harshman        26   7  13  .350  28  28   4   0   0   0   0  177.2  164   82   66   9   80  127  3.34   80   4.0   -8  
  P *Morrie Martin        31   6   5  .545  38   7   1  18   5   2   1   82.2   88   48   38   7   31   43  4.14   43   4.6    4  
  P  Vern Law             24   6  14  .300  50  18   1  12   0   2   0  156.1  188  106   92  20   54   62  5.30  111   6.4  -38  
  P  Jake Thies           28   5   8  .385  31  18   2  12   5   1   0  123.0  140   89   77  20   47   58  5.63   85   6.1  117  
  P  Max Surkont          32   5  17  .227  36  27   0   6   2   1   0  184.0  201  100   93  13   80   55  4.55  105   5.1  -34  
  P  Steve Ridzik         25   4   5  .444  53   1   0  29   7   4   0   78.1   56   21   17   4   29   39  1.95   23   2.7 -144  
  P  George O'Donnell     25   3   7  .300  32   5   1  11   1   2   0   69.1  108   53   49   4   23    7  6.36   64   8.5  122  
  P  Bob Purkey           24   2   5  .286  32  10   0   7   1   0   0   85.1   94   57   51   3   41   28  5.38   50   5.2   19  
  P  Clem Labine          27   2   7  .222  72   0   0  35   8   7   0  108.0  111   54   47   9   63   50  3.92   59   4.9   17  
  P  Johnny Hetki         32   1   0 1.000  29   0   0   9   0   2   0   36.0   46   19   15   1   14   12  3.75   21   5.3  -75  
  P *Karl Spooner         23   1   1  .500   2   2   2   0   0   0   0   17.0    8    3    2   1   10   25  1.06    4   2.2  129  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      767         -8

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Smoky Burgess         840  93 104  462   37  11   2  .978  29  12
 Jack Shepard          536  61  70  321   27  10   1  .972  24  11
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe Adcock 906 102 111 989 124 5 94 .996 11.06 Joe Cunningham 451 52 58 457 57 7 40 .987 10.25 Preston Ward 11 0 5 11 1 0 0 1.000 9.82 Vic Janowicz 8 0 1 6 0 0 1 1.000 7.04 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Red Schoendienst 1337 151 152 386 431 20 107 .976 5.50 Curt Roberts 38 3 7 10 12 0 1 1.000 5.26 Dick Cole 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gair Allie 375 47 50 30 81 3 1 .974 2.66 Preston Ward 322 38 41 21 79 11 4 .901 2.79 Eddie Pellagrini 286 26 61 18 83 4 8 .962 3.18 Dick Cole 250 28 32 21 61 8 6 .911 2.96 Vic Janowicz 58 7 8 7 4 2 0 .846 1.71 Dick Smith 38 5 5 1 13 1 0 .933 3.32 Floyd Baker 30 3 4 2 11 1 0 .929 3.90 Alex Grammas 17 0 4 2 4 0 3 1.000 3.24 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Alex Grammas 902 102 107 185 345 20 65 .964 5.29 Dick Cole 344 39 44 96 126 13 30 .945 5.81 Gair Allie 130 13 23 18 45 3 7 .955 4.36 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Frank Thomas          575  65  65  115    3   3   0  .975  1.85
 Bob Skinner           516  59  61  103    1   6   0  .945  1.81
 Irv Noren             144  16  19   27    3   0   1 1.000  1.88
 Dave Philley           77   7  12   16    0   0   0 1.000  1.88
 Vic Janowicz           44   5   5    7    0   1   0  .875  1.43
 Preston Ward           16   2   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.12
 Gail Henley             4   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Frank Thomas 771 86 91 239 11 2 2 .992 2.92 Irv Noren 329 36 36 99 5 2 1 .981 2.84 Dave Philley 276 32 32 89 3 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Irv Noren 546 59 69 126 5 2 1 .985 2.16 Bob Skinner 383 45 48 73 0 1 0 .986 1.72 Dave Philley 193 20 29 39 2 0 0 1.000 1.91 Preston Ward 193 23 25 26 0 4 0 .867 1.21 Gail Henley 48 5 8 6 1 0 0 1.000 1.31 Vic Janowicz 13 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.38 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1954 Draft


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