1962 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1962 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
Manager(s) Danny Murtaugh
Local television KDKA-TV
Bob Prince, Jim Woods
Local radio KDKA
Bob Prince, Paul Long, Jim Woods
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The 1962 Pittsburgh Pirates season involved the team's 93–68 season, good for fourth place in the National League, eight games behind NL Champion San Francisco.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 103 62 -- .624
Los Angeles Dodgers 102 63 1 .618
Cincinnati Reds 98 64 3.5 .605
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 68 8 .578
Milwaukee Braves 86 76 15.5 .531
St. Louis Cardinals 84 78 17.5 .519
Philadelphia Phillies 81 80 20 .503
Houston Colt .45s 64 96 36.5 .400
Chicago Cubs 59 103 42.5 .364
New York Mets 40 120 60.5 .250

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1962 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

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 Burgess, SmokySmoky Burgess 103 360 118 .328 13 61
1B Stuart, DickDick Stuart 114 394 90 .228 16 64
2B Mazeroski, BillBill Mazeroski 159 572 155 .271 14 81
3B
SS
LF
CF
RF

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
Marshall, JimJim Marshall 55 100 22 .220 2 12
Veal, CootCoot Veal 1 1 0 .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
Mizell, Vinegar BendVinegar Bend Mizell 4 16.1 1 1 4.96 6

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

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
Face, RoyRoy Face 63 8 7 28 1.88 45
Butters, TomTom Butters 4 0 0 0 1.50 10
Priddy, BobBob Priddy 2 1 0 0 3.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Jets International League Larry Shepard
A Asheville Tourists Sally League Ray Hathaway
B Kinston Eagles Carolina League Harding "Pete" Peterson
C Grand Forks Chiefs Northern League Tom Saffell
D Kingsport Pirates Appalachian League Al Kubski
D Burlington Bees Midwest League James Adlam
D Batavia Pirates New York-Penn League Bob Clear

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Kinston

Notes[edit]

References[edit]