1964 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1964 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath (majority shareholder); Bing Crosby, Thomas Johnson (minority shareholders)
Manager(s) Danny Murtaugh
Local television KDKA-TV
Bob Prince, Jim Woods
Local radio KDKA
Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Claude Haring
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The 1964 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 83rd in franchise history. The team finished tied for sixth in the National League with a record of 80–82, 13 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals.

Offseason[edit]

  • December 2, 1963: Byron Browne was drafted from the Pirates by the Chicago Cubs in the 1963 first-year draft.[2]
  • January 14, 1964: Dock Ellis was signed as an amateur free agent by the Pirates.[3]
  • Prior to 1964 season: John Lamb was signed as an amateur free agent by the Pirates.[4]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 0.574 48–33 45–36
Philadelphia Phillies 92 70 0.568 1 46–35 46–35
Cincinnati Reds 92 70 0.568 1 47–34 45–36
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 3 44–37 46–35
Milwaukee Braves 88 74 0.543 5 45–36 43–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 0.494 13 42–39 38–43
Los Angeles Dodgers 80 82 0.494 13 41–40 39–42
Chicago Cubs 76 86 0.469 17 40–41 36–45
Houston Colt .45s 66 96 0.407 27 41–40 25–56
New York Mets 53 109 0.327 40 33–48 20–61


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1964 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team CHC CIN HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 6–12 11–7 10–8 8–10 11–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 6–12
Cincinnati 12–6 12–6 14–4–1 9–9 11–7 9–9 8–10 7–11 10–8
Houston 7–11 6–12 7–11 12–6 9–9 5–13 5–13 7–11 8–10
Los Angeles 8–10 4–14–1 11–7 8–10 15–3–1 8–10 10–8 6–12 10–8
Milwaukee 10–8 9–9 6–12 10–8 14–4 10–8 12–6 9–9 8–10
New York 7–11 7–11 9–9 3–15–1 4–14 3–15 6–12 7–11 7–11
Philadelphia 12-6 9–9 13–5 10–8 8–10 15–3 10–8 10–8 5–13
Pittsburgh 9–9 10–8 13–5 8–10 6–12 12–6 8–10 8–10 6–12
San Francisco 9–9 11–7 11–7 12–6 9–9 11–7 8–10 10–8 9–9
St. Louis 12–6 8–10 10–8 8–10 10–8 11–7 13–5 12–6 9–9


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1964 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Statistics[edit]

Batting
Pitching

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Jets International League Larry Shepard
AA Asheville Tourists Southern League Ray Hathaway and Bob Clear
A Reno Silver Sox California League Tom Saffell and Harvey Koepf
A Kinston Eagles Carolina League Harding "Pete" Peterson
A Batavia Pirates New York–Penn League Gene Baker
A Gastonia Pirates Western Carolinas League Bob Clear and Ray Hathaway
Rookie Salem Pirates Appalachian League George Detore

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ Byron Browne at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Dock Ellis at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ John Lamb at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Al Oliver at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Wilbur Wood at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Smoky Burgess at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ "Major League Baseball Regular Season Hitting Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. 
  9. ^ "Major League Baseball Regular Season Pitching Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. 

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