1950 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1950 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 1950 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 69th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 64th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 57–96.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Philadelphia Phillies 91 63 -- .591
Brooklyn Dodgers 89 65 2 .578
New York Giants 86 68 5 .558
Boston Braves 83 71 8 .539
St. Louis Cardinals 78 75 12.5 .510
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 24.5 .431
Chicago Cubs 64 89 26.5 .418
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 96 33.5 .373

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1950 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Fernandez, NannyNanny Fernandez 65 198 51 .258 6 27

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
Phillips, JackJack Phillips 69 208 61 .293 5 34
Berardino, JohnnyJohnny Berardino 40 131 27 .206 1 12
Stevens, EdEd Stevens 17 46 9 .196 0 3

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
Chambers, CliffCliff Chambers 37 249.1 12 15 4.30 93
Chesnes, BobBob Chesnes 9 49 3 3 5.54 12

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
Queen, MelMel Queen 33 120.1 5 14 5.98 76
Borowy, HankHank Borowy 11 25.1 1 3 6.39 9

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
Barrett, FrankFrank Barrett 5 1 2 0 4.15 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Al Lopez
AA New Orleans Pelicans Southern Association Hugh Luby and Bill Burwell
A Albany Senators Eastern League Pinky May
A Charleston Rebels Sally League Rip Sewell
B Waco Pirates Big State League Buddy Hancken
B York White Roses Interstate League Frank Oceak
C Modesto Reds California League Marc Carrola
C Hutchinson Elks Western Association Wes Griffin
D Greenville Pirates Alabama State League Mickey O'Neil
D Tallahassee Pirates Georgia-Florida League Walt Tauscher
D Bartlesville Pirates Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Tedd Gullic
D Mayfield Clothiers KITTY League Jerry Gardner
D Salisbury Pirates North Carolina State League George Detore

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Modesto, Hutchinson, Tallahassee, Mayfield

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