1912 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1912 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Owner(s) Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s) Fred Clarke
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The 1912 Pittsburgh Pirates season was a season in American baseball, the 31st in franchise history. The team finished second in the National League with a record of 93–58, 10 games behind the New York Giants.

During the season, Chief Wilson set a major league record by hitting 36 triples in a single season.[1] After 118 games, Chief Wilson already had 33 triples and was on pace to get 43 triples.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 103 48 0.682 49–25 54–23
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 58 0.616 10 44–31 49–27
Chicago Cubs 91 59 0.607 11½ 46–30 45–29
Cincinnati Reds 75 78 0.490 29 45–32 30–46
Philadelphia Phillies 73 79 0.480 30½ 34–41 39–38
St. Louis Cardinals 63 90 0.412 41 37–40 26–50
Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers 58 95 0.379 46 33–43 25–52
Boston Braves 52 101 0.340 52 31–47 21–54


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1912 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Gibson, GeorgeGeorge Gibson 95 300 72 .240 2 35
2B McCarthy, AlexAlex McCarthy 111 401 111 .277 1 41
3B Byrne, BobbyBobby Byrne 130 528 152 .288 3 35
SS Wagner, HonusHonus Wagner 145 558 181 .324 7 102
OF Wilson, ChiefChief Wilson 152 583 175 .300 11 95

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bisland, RivingtonRivington Bisland 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Camnitz, HowieHowie Camnitz 41 276.2 22 12 2.83 121
Adams, BabeBabe Adams 28 170.1 11 8 2.91 63

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Cole, KingKing Cole 12 49 2 2 6.43 11
Ferry, JackJack Ferry 11 39 2 0 3.00 10
Cooper, WilburWilbur Cooper 6 38 3 0 1.66 30

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Chief Wilson's 36 triples[edit]

Triple Game Date Inning Location Opposing Pitcher Team
1 2 04-13-1912 2nd St. Louis Bill Steele Cardinals
2 6 04-18-1912 9th Pittsburgh Slim Sallee Cardinals
3 9 04-23-1912 6th Chicago Mordecai Browns Cubs
4 11 04-27-1912 1st Pittsburgh Art Fromme Reds
5 11 04-27-1912 8th Pittsburgh Hanson Horsey Reds
6 15 March 5, 1912 3rd Pittsburgh Larry Cheney Cubs
7 16 April 5, 1912 4th Pittsburgh Ed Reulbach Cubs
8 25 05-21-1912 7th Pittsburgh Bill McTigue Braves
9 29 05-25-1912 4th Pittsburgh Jimmy Lavender Cubs
10 29 05-25-1912 6th Pittsburgh Jimmy Lavender Cubs
11 29 05-30-1912 3rd Pittsburgh Slim Sallee Cardinals
12 48 06-17-1912 8th New York Rube Marquard Giants
13 49 06-18-1912 9th New York Doc Crandall Giants
14 50 06-19-1912 4th Pittsburgh Joe Willis Cardinals
15 51 06-20-1912 2nd Cincinnati Bobby Keefe Reds
16 51 06-20-1912 10th Cincinnati Harry Gaspar Reds
17 52 06-20-1912 6th Cincinnati Art Fromme Reds
18 64 February 7, 1912 8th Pittsburgh Larry Cheeney Cubs
19 65 April 7, 1912 4th Pittsburgh Ben Taylor Reds
20 70 August 7, 1912 8th Pittsburgh Toots Schultz Phillies
21 77 07-16-1912 4th Pittsburgh Earl Yingling Dodgers
22 78 07-17-1912 9th Pittsburgh Christy Mathewson Giants
23 79 07-19-1912 3rd Pittsburgh Rube Marquard Giants
24 82 07-22-1912 3rd Pittsburgh Buster Brown Braves
25 84 07-25-1912 1st Pittsburgh Eddie Stack Dodgers
26 85 07-26-1912 1st Philadelphia Earl Moore Phillies
27 99 October 8, 1912 6th Brooklyn Cliff Curtis Dodgers
28 106 08-16-1912 7th Pittsburgh Grover Alexander Phillies
29 114 08-23-1912 9th Pittsburgh Jeff Tesreau Giants
30 116 08-26-1912 6th Pittsburgh Otto Hess Braves
31 117 08-26-1912 6th Pittsburgh Ed Donnelly Braves
32 117 08-26-1912 8th Pittsburgh Ed Donnelly Braves
33 118 08-27-1912 4th Pittsburgh Walt Dickson Braves
34 129 July 9, 1912 6th St.Louis Pol Perritt Cardinals
35 148 09-29-1912 8th Chicago Ed Reulbach Cubs
36 152 June 10, 1912 9th Cincinnati Frank Gregory Reds

[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats27.shtml
  2. ^ Baseball’s Top 100: The Game’s Greatest Records, p.57, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  3. ^ Everitt Booe page at Baseball-Reference

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