1938 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1938 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bill Benswanger
Manager(s) Pie Traynor
Local radio KDKA
Rosey Rowswell, Jack Craddock
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The 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 57th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 52nd in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished second in the National League with a record of 86–64.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Chicago Cubs 89 63 -- .586
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 64 2 .573
New York Giants 83 67 5 .553
Cincinnati Reds 82 68 6 .547
Boston Bees 77 75 12 .507
St. Louis Cardinals 71 80 17.5 .470
Brooklyn Dodgers 69 80 18.5 .463
Philadelphia Phillies 45 105 43 .300

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1938 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
SS Vaughan, ArkyArky Vaughan 148 541 174 .322 7 68

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
Thevenow, TommyTommy Thevenow 15 25 5 .200 0 2

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
Bauers, RussRuss Bauers 40 243 13 14 3.07 117

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Montreal Royals International League Rabbit Maranville and Alex Hooks
A1 Knoxville Smokies Southern Association Neil Caldwell
B Savannah Indians Sally League Chick Autry
C Hutchinson Larks Western Association Hugh McMullen
D Carthage Pirates Arkansas-Missouri League Buzz Arlitt
D Mt. Airy Graniteers Bi-State League Dick Goldberg
D McKeesport Tubers Pennsylvania State Association Leo Mackey

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Carthage

Notes[edit]

References[edit]