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1955 Pittsburgh Pirates  (1954)  (1956)
56-98, 7th in National League
Scored 547 runs, Allowed 836 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 46-108
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .686
Park Factor: Batting - 97 / Pitching - 100 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 53-101   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 60-94
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  Frank Thomas         26  149  531   63  128  16   0  20   66   3   0   61   85  .241  .319  .384   67   4.4  4(+1)e7   -52  
 2B #Red Schoendienst     32  149  602   68  145  14   4  13   64  20   4   51   33  .241  .307  .342   65   3.7  1e14      -62  
 OF  Roberto Clemente     20  146  514   52  148  24  13   3   42   4   6   19   65  .288  .315  .403   59   4.1  2(-4)e8    52  
 OF *Irv Noren            30  128  409   45   94  23   1  10   46   4   2   41   42  .230  .302  .364   43   3.5  3(-1)e7   -40  
 SS  Alex Grammas         29  120  405   36   98  25   2   2   33   4   6   17   41  .242  .284  .328   35   2.8  3e26      -23  
 1B  Joe Adcock           27  107  319   35   73  18   0  11   40   0   0   21   54  .229  .279  .389   33   3.4  4e16     -140  
 1B *Preston Ward         27   82  191   27   48  13   5   4   20   1   0   28   20  .251  .345  .435   29   5.3  3e4       105  
 1B *Earl Torgeson        31   76  163   26   48   6   1   1   14   4   1   33   18  .294  .411  .362   26   5.6  3e8       -18  
 3B  George Freese        28   86  187   18   49   8   4   6   27   0   0   17   19  .262  .329  .444   25   4.7  5e32       71  
 UT  Eddie O'Brien        24   99  253   25   65   4   2   0   27   3   1   25   16  .257  .323  .289   25   3.5             67  
 3B  Don Zimmer           24  114  298   38   56   4   0   6   21  22   4   25   67  .188  .269  .262   22   2.3  3e18     -201  
 C   Jack Shepard         23  117  279   27   55   6   2   1   18   3   1   35   30  .197  .286  .244   21   2.5  3(+1)e5  -106  
 C   J.W. Porter          22  101  239   23   52   5   0   0   13   0   1   34   80  .218  .312  .238   19   2.6  5(+2)e16  -56  
 OF *Felipe Montemayor    25   70  104   14   23   3   3   4   17   1   0   18   30  .221  .336  .423   15   4.9  4(+1)e17   70  
 UT  Dick Cole            29   82  247   17   45   4   4   0   23   0   0   21   21  .182  .253  .231   14   1.8            -86  
 OF *Tom Saffell          33   54  123    9   14   2   0   1    7   2   0   14   25  .114  .201  .154    4   1.0  3(+2)e16 -123  
 C   Dick Rand            24   12    6    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    5    1  .333  .636  .333    1   9.7  4(+2)e16    6  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           510                  -39

     * - 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         29  11   7  .611  45  15   1  14   3   1   0  129.0  145   90   72   9   70   59  5.02   84   5.8   17  
  P  Roy Face             27   9   6  .600  45  12   0  19   5   3   0  131.0  123   48   43  11   41   96  2.95   56   3.9  -32  
  P *Jack Harshman        27   8  14  .364  30  30   4   0   0   0   0  196.0  187  116  103  14  111  145  4.73  106   4.8   20  
  P  Vern Law             25   7  12  .368  35  35   0   0   0   0   0  213.0  242  100   89  16   74   78  3.76  115   4.8  -15  
  P  Arnie Portocarrero   24   6   9  .400  33  14   4  15   5   0   0  119.0  111   75   62  14   78   37  4.69   70   5.2  -43  
  P  Clem Labine          28   5  11  .312  74   7   0  33  10   4   0  145.1  149   73   65  10   60   66  4.03   76   4.6   57  
  P  Max Surkont          33   3  19  .136  28  28   3   0   0   0   0  178.2  228  155  132  28   86   91  6.65  144   7.2   50  
  P  Nellie King          27   2   3  .400  50   0   0  20   1   2   0   54.2   71   34   31   5   13   32  5.10   38   6.3   80  
  P *Morrie Martin        32   2   5  .286  38   0   0  23   3   2   0   55.0   59   28   27   6   23   21  4.42   30   4.8   32  
  P *Lino Donoso          32   2   8  .200  42   8   2   9   0   2   0   97.2  113   70   64  18   34   38  5.90   63   5.8   22  
  P  Bob Purkey           25   1   3  .250   5   5   0   0   0   0   0   32.2   45   25   22   2   22    8  6.06   28   7.5   85  
  P  Ben Wade             32   0   1  .000  31   0   0   7   0   1   0   23.2   34   22   20   5   13    8  7.61   24   9.2  255  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      839         21

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Jack Shepard          777  85 112  449   35   5   2  .990  32  17
 J.W. Porter           594  69  86  341   23  13   3  .966  25  12
 Dick Rand               5   0   4    4    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe Adcock 652 76 83 652 73 6 76 .992 10.01 Preston Ward 345 36 54 368 42 0 30 1.000 10.70 Earl Torgeson 334 37 44 361 44 1 35 .998 10.91 J.W. Porter 45 5 6 43 6 0 5 1.000 9.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Red Schoendienst 1268 142 142 384 468 15 108 .983 6.05 Don Zimmer 90 10 11 34 27 3 8 .953 6.12 Dick Cole 18 2 3 5 4 1 1 .900 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Zimmer 441 44 64 32 94 4 7 .969 2.57 George Freese 372 46 52 29 93 6 8 .953 2.95 Eddie O'Brien 345 39 41 29 74 18 3 .851 2.69 Dick Cole 200 23 26 12 46 4 5 .935 2.61 Preston Ward 17 2 2 0 4 3 0 .571 2.12 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Alex Grammas 894 98 113 196 335 20 73 .964 5.34 Dick Cole 326 41 44 61 127 9 24 .954 5.18 Don Zimmer 153 15 25 30 55 5 14 .944 5.00 Eddie O'Brien 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Frank Thomas         1201 142 143  282   10   9   1  .970  2.19
 Irv Noren             140  12  27   42    1   2   0  .956  2.76
 Eddie O'Brien          18   0  11    1    1   0   0 1.000  1.00
 Tom Saffell             9   0   4    3    0   0   0 1.000  3.00
 Felipe Montemayor       6   0   4    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.50
 Preston Ward            2   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  4.50
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Irv Noren 500 58 61 112 6 4 1 .967 2.12 Tom Saffell 303 36 41 90 7 3 0 .970 2.88 Eddie O'Brien 279 28 44 78 3 0 0 1.000 2.61 Felipe Montemayor 158 18 24 57 2 4 0 .937 3.37 Roberto Clemente 134 14 21 38 3 2 0 .953 2.75 Frank Thomas 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roberto Clemente 1006 113 126 209 6 4 3 .982 1.92 Irv Noren 272 31 33 69 3 2 1 .973 2.38 Preston Ward 88 10 13 22 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Felipe Montemayor 7 0 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.29 Tom Saffell 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 George Freese 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1955 Draft


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