1945 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1945 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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The 1945 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 64th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 59th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished fourth in the National League with a record of 82–72.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Chicago Cubs 98 56 -- .636
St. Louis Cardinals 95 59 3 .617
Brooklyn Dodgers 87 67 11 .565
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 72 16 .532
New York Giants 78 74 19 .513
Boston Braves 67 85 30 .441
Cincinnati Reds 61 93 37 .396
Philadelphia Phillies 46 108 52 .299

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1945 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
3B Elliott, BobBob Elliott 144 541 157 .290 8 108

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
Rodgers, BillBill Rodgers 1 1 1 1.000 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
Butcher, MaxMax Butcher 28 169.1 10 8 3.03 37

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
Beck, Boom-BoomBoom-Boom Beck 14 63 6 1 2.14 20

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
Cuccurullo, CookieCookie Cuccurullo 29 1 3 1 5.24 17

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League Buck Fausett
A Albany Senators Eastern League Ripper Collins
B York White Roses Interstate League Bunny Griffiths
D Salisbury Pirates North Carolina State League Tuck McWilliams
D Hornell Pirates PONY League John Morrow and Fred Hering

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Albany

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