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1959 Pittsburgh Pirates  (1958)  (1960)
64-90, 6th in National League
Scored 554 runs, Allowed 728 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-98
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .696
Park Factor: Batting - 99 / Pitching - 101 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 57-97   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 78-76
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 *Joe Cunningham       27  143  491   97  161  31   4   8   36   5  10   83   61  .328  .428  .456   96   7.2  4(-1)e9   -47  
 1B  Joe Adcock           31  132  418   55  132  23   4  21   80   0   0   37   79  .316  .367  .541   81   7.3  3e4        34  
 OF *Bob Skinner          27  153  562   66  156  15   4  15   74   4   1   60   57  .278  .345  .399   78   5.0  4(+2)e13  -12  
 2B  Bill Mazeroski       22  146  527   45  129  17   7   4   41   0   3   37   59  .245  .293  .326   49   3.1  2e17       -2  
 OF  Roberto Clemente     24  137  454   39  131  17   5   2   50   1   1   21   41  .289  .319  .361   49   3.9  2(-5)e20  -38  
 OF *Bill Virdon          28  136  457   53  107  27   1   8   29  10   2   29   64  .234  .280  .350   45   3.3  1(-2)e10  -52  
 3B  Frank Thomas         30  113  398   38   94  19   4  15   54   0   0   11   58  .236  .266  .417   37   3.1  4e35       25  
 1B *Rocky Nelson         34  105  178   29   53   9   0   9   31   0   1   28   18  .298  .399  .500   37   7.6  3e10       63  
 C  *Russ Nixon           24   87  269   23   72  12   4   1   24   0   1   20   31  .268  .314  .353   27   3.5  4(+1)e7    76  
 SS  Billy Consolo        24   99  233   20   54  11   2   0   15   1   0   28   58  .232  .314  .296   23   3.3  4e42       11  
 C   Gene Oliver          24   67  172   13   46   8   0   4   22   5   2    6   40  .267  .289  .384   18   3.9  4(+2)e16    1  
 UT  Don Zimmer           28  110  260   26   41   6   0   2   14   0   2   39   61  .158  .264  .204   16   1.9  3e20      -55  
 C  *Joe Ginsberg         32   62  156   10   33   2   0   2   11   1   0   12   16  .212  .268  .263   10   2.3  3(0)e3     51  
 3B  Ray Webster          21   26   61    7   18   3   2   1    7   0   1    4    6  .295  .338  .459    8   5.4  4e37      206  
 SS  Coot Veal            26   52   96   12   22   4   0   1    6   0   1    4    4  .229  .260  .302    7   2.5  3e30       42  
 UT #Casey Wise           26   35   81    8   13   0   0   4   10   0   0   10    4  .160  .250  .309    6   2.4             54  
 SS  Bob Lillis           29   20   58    4   10   0   0   0    8   0   0    2    5  .172  .200  .172    2   1.1  3e72     -173  
 SS  Jose Pagan           24   19   38    0    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    4  .079  .103  .079    0    .3  4e48     -222  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           597                   -3

     * - 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  Vern Law             29  18  13  .581  38  38   8   0   0   0   3  279.2  273  110  103  24   64  113  3.31  113   3.6  -21  
  P  Bill Fischer         28   9  17  .346  36  36   3   0   0   0   2  205.0  243  117  100  18   61   84  4.39  117   5.1  -16  
  P  Russ Kemmerer        27   8  17  .320  37  37   0   0   0   0   0  224.1  242  140  123  20   80   98  4.93  127   5.1  -42  
  P *Juan Pizarro         22   5   5  .500  21  14   1   3   0   0   0  101.1   88   48   42  10   62   93  3.73   47   4.3  -49  
  P  Roy Face             31   5   6  .455  53   0   0  44  22   9   0   82.2   79   32   28  10   17   57  3.05   34   3.7  -13  
  P  Mike Fornieles       27   4   3  .571  53   0   0  21   3   2   0   76.0   77   28   23   5   28   51  2.72   34   4.1  -15  
  P *Don Gross            28   4   4  .500  21   0   0  14   3   0   0   28.2   29   14   12   1    5   10  3.77   10   3.4  -41  
  P  George Witt          25   4   6  .400  12  11   0   1   0   1   0   63.2   66   37   29   6   28   31  4.10   34   4.9 -121  
  P *Pete Burnside        29   2   0 1.000  42   0   0  14   2   1   0   62.0   63   25   18   4   28   53  2.61   28   4.1  -37  
  P  Clem Labine          32   2   3  .400  40   0   0  10   0   1   0   60.0   73   36   31   5   17   28  4.65   34   5.1  -23  
  P  Ron Blackburn        24   1   0 1.000  18   0   0  12   0   0   0   37.2   36   21   15   7   10   23  3.58   17   4.0  -94  
  P *Fred Green           25   1   1  .500  17   1   0   7   1   1   0   29.1   34   14   11   3    6   11  3.37   14   4.4   15  
  P *Hal Woodeshick       26   1   4  .200  18   3   0   6   0   0   0   34.0   38   20   16   1   11   17  4.24   17   4.5  -10  
  P *Bob Smith            31   0   0  .000   2   0   0   0   0   0   0    2.2    0    0    0   0    1    0  0.00    0    .0 -713  
  P  Bob Porterfield      35   0   2  .000  20   1   0   9   1   0   0   32.0   49   23   18   2   11    7  5.06   28   7.8    5  
  P  Dick Drott           23   0   9  .000  15  13   0   1   0   0   0   64.0   66   63   48  12   63   34  6.75   55   7.8   25  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      718        -30

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Russ Nixon            631  69  80  353   26   5   2  .987  32  12
 Joe Ginsberg          405  46  56  239   18   3   0  .988  24  10
 Gene Oliver           347  39  45  214   17   7   1  .971  22   8
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe Adcock 868 99 104 890 72 1 106 .999 9.97 Rocky Nelson 313 34 51 315 30 1 29 .997 9.91 Joe Cunningham 174 18 27 169 17 1 19 .995 9.64 Bob Skinner 25 3 3 21 0 1 0 .955 7.56 Gene Oliver 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Mazeroski 1249 138 144 436 404 13 101 .985 6.05 Casey Wise 83 9 10 28 22 0 4 1.000 5.44 Billy Consolo 42 6 11 17 18 0 8 1.000 7.50 Don Zimmer 9 1 4 4 2 0 0 1.000 6.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Frank Thomas 887 101 111 96 217 21 20 .937 3.17 Don Zimmer 364 38 59 33 100 5 9 .964 3.29 Ray Webster 130 15 21 12 40 1 4 .981 3.60 Jose Pagan 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Billy Consolo 479 58 63 119 142 13 36 .953 4.90 Don Zimmer 320 34 46 86 112 3 25 .985 5.56 Coot Veal 247 22 47 62 84 3 20 .980 5.33 Bob Lillis 146 19 19 31 51 5 18 .943 5.05 Casey Wise 99 12 15 20 24 3 5 .936 4.00 Jose Pagan 92 9 17 23 25 2 6 .960 4.70 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Bob Skinner          1232 143 144  237    4  15   0  .941  1.76
 Joe Cunningham        130  11  25   28    3   0   0 1.000  2.15
 Joe Adcock             10   0   4    4    0   0   0 1.000  3.60
 Rocky Nelson            9   0   4    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.00
 Gene Oliver             2   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  4.50
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Virdon 952 103 118 258 9 7 0 .974 2.52 Roberto Clemente 431 51 53 102 3 4 0 .963 2.19 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe Cunningham 831 101 102 158 4 2 0 .988 1.75 Roberto Clemente 544 53 85 109 2 7 1 .941 1.84 Rocky Nelson 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Bob Skinner 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Gene Oliver 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1959 Draft


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