1950 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1950 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Frank E. McKinney, John W. Galbreath, Bing Crosby, Thomas Johnson
General manager(s) Roy Hamey
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 the National League . The Pirates finished eighth and last in the league standings with a record of 57–96.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 91 63 0.591 48–29 43–34
Brooklyn Dodgers 89 65 0.578 2 48–30 41–35
New York Giants 86 68 0.558 5 44–32 42–36
Boston Braves 83 71 0.539 8 46–31 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 78 75 0.510 12½ 48–28 30–47
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 0.431 24½ 38–38 28–49
Chicago Cubs 64 89 0.418 26½ 35–42 29–47
Pittsburgh Pirates 57 96 0.373 33½ 33–44 24–52


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1950 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 9–13 17–5 13–9 9–13–1 15–7–1 11–11
Brooklyn 13–9 10–12 12–10 12–10 11–11–1 19–3 12–10
Chicago 13–9 12–10 4–17 5–17 9–13–1 11–11 10–12
Cincinnati 5–17 10–12 17–4 11–11 4–18 12–10 7–15
New York 9–13 10–12 17–5 11–11 12–10 16–6 11–11
Philadelphia 13–9–1 11–11–1 13–9–1 18–4 10–12 14–8 12–10
Pittsburgh 7–15–1 3–19 11–11 10–12 6–16 8–14 12–9
St. Louis 11–11 10–12 12–10 15–7 11–11 10–12 9–12


Game log[edit]

1950 Game Log: 57–96 (Home: 33–44; Away: 24–52)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Tie
Bold = Pirates team member

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 López
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.

External links[edit]