1947 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1947 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
Manager(s) Billy Herman, Bill Burwell
Local radio WWSW
Rosey Rowswell, Jack Craddock
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 94 60 -- .610
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 5 .578
Boston Braves 86 68 8 .558
New York Giants 81 73 13 .526
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 21 .474
Chicago Cubs 69 85 25 .448
Philadelphia Phillies 62 92 32 .403
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 32 .403

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1947 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
C Howell, DixieDixie Howell 76 214 59 .276 4 25
1B Greenberg, HankHank Greenberg 125 402 100 .249 25 74
2B Bloodworth, JimmyJimmy Bloodworth 88 316 79 .250 7 48
3B Gustine, FrankieFrankie Gustine 156 616 183 .297 9 67
SS Cox, BillyBilly Cox 132 529 145 .274 15 54
OF Kiner, RalphRalph Kiner 152 565 177 .313 51 127
OF Westlake, WallyWally Westlake 112 407 111 .273 17 69
OF Russell, JimJim Russell 128 478 121 .253 8 51

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
Sullivan, BillyBilly Sullivan 38 55 14 .255 0 8
Herman, BillyBilly Herman 15 47 10 .213 0 6
Gionfriddo, AlAl Gionfriddo 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
Queen, MelMel Queen 14 74 3 7 4.01 34

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
Bahr, EdEd Bahr 19 82.1 3 5 4.59 25
Behrman, HankHank Behrman 10 24.2 0 2 9.12 11
Nagy, SteveSteve Nagy 6 14 1 3 5.79 4

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
Bagby, JimJim Bagby 37 5 4 0 4.67 23

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Jimmy Brown
A Albany Senators Eastern League Pinky May
B York White Roses Interstate League Ed Turchin
B Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League Carl Fischer and Boom-Boom Beck
C Keokuk Pirates Central Association Frank Oceak
C Uniontown Coal Barons Middle Atlantic League Alex Stutzke
C Fargo-Moorhead Twins Northern League Bruno Haas
C Riverside Dons Sunset League Norm DeWeese and Jack Rothrock
D Rehoboth Beach Pirates Eastern Shore League Gordon McKinnon and Doug Peden
D Leesburg Pirates Florida State League Wilbur Good, Jr.
D Tallahassee Pirates Georgia-Florida League Phil Seghi
D Bartlesville Oilers Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Charles Marleau
D Salisbury Pirates North Carolina State League Edgar Leip
D Hornell Pirates PONY League Art Doll

Notes[edit]

References[edit]