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1944 Pittsburgh Pirates season

1944 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Forbes Field (since 1909)
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (since 1887)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Bill Benswanger
    Manager(s) Frankie Frisch
    Local radio WWSW
    Rosey Rowswell, Jack Craddock
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    The 1944 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 63rd season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 58th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished second in the National League with a record of 90–63.

    Regular season

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    St. Louis Cardinals 105 49 -- .682
    Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 14.5 .588
    Cincinnati Reds 89 65 16 .578
    Chicago Cubs 75 79 30 .487
    New York Giants 67 87 38 .435
    Boston Braves 65 89 40 .422
    Brooklyn Dodgers 63 91 42 .409
    Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 43.5 .399

    Opening Day lineup

    All-Star Game

    The Pirates hosted the 1944 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on July 11, 1944 at Forbes Field. Pitcher Rip Sewell, infielder Bob Elliott, and outfielder Vince DiMaggio were selected for the National League squad. Pirates pitchers Max Butcher and Cookie Cuccurullo were named the NL's batting practice pitchers and Pirates catcher Spud Davis was the NL's batting practice catcher. Honus Wagner was named an honorary coach, the first time this honor was bestowed in Major League Baseball's All-Star Game.[1]

    Roster

    1944 Pittsburgh Pirates
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    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 Elliott, BobBob Elliott 143 538 160 .297 10 108

    Other batters

    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

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Sewell, RipRip Sewell 38 286 21 12 3.18 87
    Butcher, MaxMax Butcher 35 199 13 11 3.12 43

    Other pitchers

    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

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Cuccurullo, CookieCookie Cuccurullo 32 2 1 4 4.06 31
    Gee, JohnnyJohnny Gee 4 0 0 0 7.15 3
    Wise, RoyRoy Wise 3 0 0 0 9.00 1

    Farm system

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    References

    External links


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