1939 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1939 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 1939 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 58th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 53rd in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished sixth in the National League with a record of 68–85.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 97 57 -- .630
St. Louis Cardinals 92 61 4.5 .601
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 69 12.5 .549
Chicago Cubs 84 70 13 .545
New York Giants 77 74 18.5 .510
Pittsburgh Pirates 68 85 28.5 .444
Boston Bees 63 88 32.5 .417
Philadelphia Phillies 45 106 50.5 .298

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1939 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
C Mueller, RayRay Mueller 86 180 42 .233 2 18

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
Susce, GeorgeGeorge Susce 31 75 17 .227 1 4

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

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
Bauers, RussRuss Bauers 15 53.2 2 4 3.35 12

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
A1 Knoxville Smokies Southern Association Neil Caldwell
B Gadsden Pilots Southeastern League Yam Yaryan
C Hutchinson Pirates Western Association Jimmy Jordan
D Carthage Pirates Arkansas-Missouri League Buzz Arlitt
D Valdosta Trojans Georgia-Florida League Bill Morrell
D McKeesport Little Pirates Pennsylvania State Association Leo Mackey and Joe Agee
D Jamestown Jaguars PONY League Mickey LaLange

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Carthage

Notes[edit]

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