1948 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1948 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
Manager(s) Billy Meyer
Local television none
Local radio WWSW
Rosey Rowswell, Bob Prince
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The 1948 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 67th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 62nd in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished fourth in the National League with a record of 83–71.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Boston Braves 91 62 -- .595
St. Louis Cardinals 85 69 6.5 .552
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 7.5 .545
Pittsburgh Pirates 83 71 8.5 .539
New York Giants 78 76 13.5 .506
Philadelphia Phillies 66 88 25.5 .429
Cincinnati Reds 64 89 27 .418
Chicago Cubs 64 90 27.5 .416

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1948 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
1B Stevens, EdEd Stevens 128 429 109 .254 10 69

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

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
Chesnes, BobBob Chesnes 25 194.1 14 6 3.57 69
Bonham, TinyTiny Bonham 22 135.2 6 10 4.31 42

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
Lombardi, VicVic Lombardi 38 163 10 9 3.70 54
Gregg, HalHal Gregg 22 74.1 2 4 4.60 25
Queen, MelMel Queen 25 66.1 4 4 6.65 34

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
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Al Lopez
AA New Orleans Pelicans Southern Association Jimmy Brown
A Fort Wayne Generals Central League Boom-Boom Beck
A Albany Senators Eastern League Pinky May
B Waco Pirates Big State League Buster Chatham
B Davenport Pirates Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Ival Goodman
B York White Roses Interstate League Frank Oceak
B Anderson Rebels Tri-State League Bob Richards
C Keokuk Pirates Central Association Phil Seghi
C Uniontown Coal Barons Middle Atlantic League Bill Mongiello
C Fargo-Moorhead Twins Northern League Bruno Haas and Ralph DiLullo
D Greenville Pirates Alabama State League Walt Tauscher
D Rehoboth Beach Pirates Eastern Shore League Doug Peden
D New Iberia Pelicans Evangeline League George Stumpf
D Santa Rosa Pirates Far West League Dan Reagan
D Leesburg Pirates Florida State League Edgar Leip
D Tallahassee Pirates Georgia-Florida League Jack Rothrock
D Bartlesville Oilers Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Eddie Marleau
D Salisbury Pirates North Carolina State League Art Doll

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Santa Rosa

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