1920 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1920 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s) George Gibson
Local television none
Local radio none
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The 1920 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 39th in franchise history. Managed by George Gibson, the Pirates played their home games at Forbes Field.

Regular season[edit]

  • Pirates pitcher Babe Adams had outstanding control, allowing only 18 bases on balls in 263 innings pitched.[1]
  • October 2, 1920: The Cincinnati Reds and the Pirates played in the last tripleheader of the 20th century. Umpire Peter Harrison officiated all three games.[2]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 93 61 0.604 49–29 44–32
New York Giants 86 68 0.558 7 45–35 41–33
Cincinnati Reds 82 71 0.536 10½ 42–34 40–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 75 0.513 14 42–35 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 75 79 0.487 18 38–38 37–41
Chicago Cubs 75 79 0.487 18 43–34 32–45
Boston Braves 62 90 0.408 30 36–37 26–53
Philadelphia Phillies 62 91 0.405 30½ 32–45 30–46


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1920 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

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
Lee, CliffCliff Lee 37 76 18 .237 0 8

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
Adams, BabeBabe Adams 35 263 17 13 2.16 84

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

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
Blake, SheriffSheriff Blake 6 0 0 0 8.10 7

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
B Wichita Falls Spudders Texas League Walter Salm

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.88, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.43, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0

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