1934 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1934 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bill Benswanger
Manager(s) George Gibson, Pie Traynor
Local television none
Local radio none
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Regular season[edit]

The roster featured seven future Hall of Famers: player-manager Pie Traynor, pitcher Waite Hoyt, pitcher Burleigh Grimes, shortstop Arky Vaughan, outfielder Freddie Lindstrom, center fielder Lloyd Waner, and right fielder Paul Waner.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 95 58 -- .621
New York Giants 93 60 2 .608
Chicago Cubs 86 65 8 .570
Boston Braves 78 73 16 .517
Pittsburgh Pirates 74 76 19.5 .493
Brooklyn Dodgers 61 81 23.5 .467
Philadelphia Phillies 56 93 37 .376
Cincinnati Reds 52 99 42 .344

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1934 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 Grace, EarlEarl Grace 95 289 78 .270 4 24
1B Suhr, GusGus Suhr 151 573 162 .283 13 103
2B Lavagetto, CookieCookie Lavagetto 87 304 67 .220 3 46
3B Traynor, PiePie Traynor 119 444 137 .309 1 61
SS Vaughan, ArkyArky Vaughan 149 558 186 .333 12 94
OF Waner, PaulPaul Waner 146 599 217 .362 14 90
OF Waner, LloydLloyd Waner 140 611 173 .283 1 48
OF Lindstrom, FreddieFreddie Lindstrom 97 383 111 .290 4 49

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
Finney, HalHal Finney 5 0 0 ---- 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
French, LarryLarry French 49 263.2 12 18 3.58 103
Swift, BillBill Swift 37 212.2 11 13 3.98 81
Blanton, CyCy Blanton 1 8 0 1 3.38 5

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
Birkofer, RalphRalph Birkofer 41 204 11 12 4.10 71
Harris, BillBill Harris 11 19 0 0 6.63 8
Grimes, BurleighBurleigh Grimes 8 27.1 1 2 7.24 9

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
Chagnon, LeonLeon Chagnon 33 4 1 1 4.81 19

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
C Springfield Pirates Middle Atlantic League Al DeVormer and Rube Bressler
D McKeesport Tubers Pennsylvania State Association Leo Mackey

References[edit]