1942 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1942 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bill Benswanger
Manager(s) Frankie Frisch
Local radio WWSW
Rosey Rowswell, Jack Craddock
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 106 48 -- .688
Brooklyn Dodgers 104 50 2 .675
New York Giants 85 67 20 .559
Cincinnati Reds 76 76 29 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 81 36.5 .449
Chicago Cubs 68 86 38 .442
Boston Braves 59 89 44 .399
Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 62.5 .278

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1942 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
3B Elliott, BobBob Elliott 143 560 166 .296 9 89

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
Martin, StuStu Martin 42 120 27 .225 1 12
Baker, BillBill Baker 18 17 2 .118 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
Butcher, MaxMax Butcher 24 150.2 5 8 2.93 49
Brandt, BillBill Brandt 3 16.1 1 1 4.96 4

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
Dietz, DutchDutch Dietz 40 134.1 6 9 3.95 35
Gornicki, HankHank Gornicki 25 112 5 6 2.57 48
Conger, DickDick Conger 2 8.1 0 0 2.16 3

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 Toronto Maple Leafs International League Burleigh Grimes
A Albany Senators Eastern League Ripper Collins
B Harrisburg Senators Interstate League Danny Taylor
C Hutchinson Pirates Western Association Walter Holke
D Moultrie Packers Georgia-Florida League F. M. McVay
D Oil City Oilers Pennsylvania State Association Frank Oceak
D Hornell Pirates PONY League Poke Whalen and Leo Mackey

Toronto affiliation shared with Philadelphia Athletics

Notes[edit]

References[edit]