1925 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1925 Pittsburgh Pirates
1925 World Series Champion
1925 National League Champion
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s) Bill McKechnie
Local television none
Local radio none
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The 1925 Pittsburgh Pirates finished first in the National League with a record of 95-58. They defeated the Washington Senators four games to three to win their second World Series championship.

The Pirates had three future Hall of Famers in their starting lineup: Max Carey, Kiki Cuyler, and Pie Traynor.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 95 58 0.621 52–25 43–33
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 47–29 39–37
Cincinnati Reds 80 73 0.523 15 44–32 36–41
St. Louis Cardinals 77 76 0.503 18 48–28 29–48
Boston Braves 70 83 0.458 25 37–39 33–44
Brooklyn Robins 68 85 0.444 27 38–39 30–46
Philadelphia Phillies 68 85 0.444 27 40–37 28–48
Chicago Cubs 68 86 0.442 27½ 37–40 31–46


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1925 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
3B Traynor, PiePie Traynor 150 591 189 .320 6 106
SS Wright, GlennGlenn Wright 153 614 189 .308 18 121

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

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
Meadows, LeeLee Meadows 35 255.1 19 10 3.67 87
Aldridge, VicVic Aldridge 30 213.1 15 7 3.63 88

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
Adams, BabeBabe Adams 33 101.1 6 5 5.42 18

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Songer, DonDon Songer 8 0 1 0 2.31 4

1925 World Series[edit]

Game 1[edit]

October 7, 1925 at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4 8 1
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
W: Walter Johnson (1-0)  L: Lee Meadows (0-1)
HR: WASJoe Harris (1), PITPie Traynor (1)

Game 2[edit]

October 8, 1925 at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 2
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 x 3 7 0
W: Vic Aldridge (1-0)  L: Stan Coveleski (0-1)
HR: WASJoe Judge (1), PITGlenn Wright (1), Kiki Cuyler (1)

Game 3[edit]

October 10, 1925 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 2
Washington 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 x 4 10 1
W: Alex Ferguson (1-0)   L: Ray Kremer (0-1)   S: Firpo Marberry (1)
HR: WASGoose Goslin (1)

Game 4[edit]

October 11, 1925 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Washington 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 x 4 12 0
W: Walter Johnson (2-0)   L: Emil Yde (0-1)
HR: WASGoose Goslin (2), Joe Harris (2)

Game 5[edit]

October 12, 1925 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 6 13 0
Washington 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 8 1
W: Vic Aldridge (2-0)   L: Stan Coveleski (0-2)
HR: WASJoe Harris (3)

Game 6[edit]

October 13, 1925 at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
Pittsburgh 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 x 3 7 1
W: Ray Kremer (1-1)  L: Alex Ferguson (1-1)
HR: WASGoose Goslin (3), PITEddie Moore (1)

Game 7[edit]

October 15, 1925 at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 7 7 2
Pittsburgh 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 3 x 9 15 3
W: Ray Kremer (2-1)  L: Walter Johnson (2-1),   S: Red Oldham (1)
HR: WASRoger Peckinpaugh (1)

Awards and records[edit]

League leaders[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
C Johnstown Johnnies Middle Atlantic League Norm McNeill

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Johnstown

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats8.shtml
  2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.98, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0

References[edit]

Preceded by
New York Giants
1924
National League Championship Season
1925
Succeeded by
St. Louis Cardinals
1926