1893 Pittsburg Pirates season

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1893 Pittsburg Pirates
Major League affiliations
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Other information
Owner(s) William Kerr and Phil Auten
Manager(s) Al Buckenberger
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The 1893 Pittsburg Pirates season was the 12th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates[1] franchise; their 7th in the National League. The Pirates finished second in the National League with a record of 81–48.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 86 43 0.667 49–15 37–28
Pittsburg Pirates 81 48 0.628 5 54–19 27–29
Cleveland Spiders 73 55 0.570 12½ 47–22 26–33
Philadelphia Phillies 72 57 0.558 14 43–22 29–35
New York Giants 68 64 0.515 19½ 49–20 19–44
Cincinnati Reds 65 63 0.508 20½ 37–27 28–36
Brooklyn Grooms 65 63 0.508 20½ 43–24 22–39
Baltimore Orioles 60 70 0.462 26½ 36–24 24–46
Chicago Colts 56 71 0.441 29 38–34 18–37
St. Louis Browns 57 75 0.432 30½ 40–30 17–45
Louisville Colonels 50 75 0.400 34 24–28 26–47
Washington Senators 40 89 0.310 46 21–27 19–62


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1893 Pittsburg Pirates

Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
1B Beckley, JakeJake Beckley 131 542 164 .303 5 106
OF Smith, MikeMike Smith 128 518 179 .346 7 103

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
Mack, ConnieConnie Mack 37 133 38 .286 0 15
Sugden, JoeJoe Sugden 27 92 24 .261 0 12
Gray, JimJim Gray 2 9 4 .444 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
Ehret, RedRed Ehret 39 314.1 18 18 3.44 70
Gumbert, AdAd Gumbert 22 162.2 11 7 5.15 40
Baldwin, MarkMark Baldwin 1 2.1 0 0 11.57 0

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
Gastright, HankHank Gastright 9 59 3 1 6.25 12
Colcolough, TomTom Colcolough 8 43.2 1 0 4.12 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ In 1891 the United States Board on Geographic Names forced the city of Pittsburgh to undergo a controversial name change by having them drop the "h" at the end of the name, making the team's official name the "Pittsburg Pirates" from the adoption of the Pirates nickname until Pittsburgh was able to get the "h" restored to its name in 1911.