1937 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1937 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bill Benswanger
Manager(s) Pie Traynor
Local radio KDKA
Rosey Rowswell, Jack Craddock
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The 1937 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 56th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 51st in the National League. The Pirates finished third in the league standings with a record of 86–68.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 95 57 .625
Chicago Cubs 93 61 3 .604
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 10 .558
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15 .526
Boston Bees 79 73 16 .520
Brooklyn Dodgers 62 91 33½ .405
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 34½ .399
Cincinnati Reds 56 98 40 .364

Record vs. opponents

1937 National League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 15–7 9–13 11–11 10–10 14–8 11–11 9–13
Brooklyn 7–15 8–14 12–10–1 6–16 10–11 12–10 7–15–1
Chicago 13–9 14–8 14–8 12–10 14–8 9–13 17–5
Cincinnati 11–11 10–12–1 8–14 8–14 11–11 1–21 7–15
New York 10–10 16–6 10–12 14–8 15–7 16–6 14–8
Philadelphia 8–14 11–10 8–14 11–11 7–15 11–11 5–17–2
Pittsburgh 11–11 10–12 13–9 21–1 6–16 11–11 14–8
St. Louis 13–9 15–7–1 5–17 15–7 8–14 17–5–2 8–14


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1937 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

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
Traynor, PiePie Traynor 5 12 2 .167 0 0

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
Brandt, EdEd Brandt 33 176.1 11 10 3.11 74

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
Bauers, RussRuss Bauers 34 187.2 13 6 2.88 118
Weaver, JimJim Weaver 32 109.2 8 5 3.20 44

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
B Savannah Indians Sally League Bill Steinecke and Chick Autry
C Hutchinson Larks Western Association Dick Goldberg, Dick Klinger and Hugh McMullen
D Mt. Airy Reds Bi-State League Frank Packard and Walt Novak
D Paducah Indians KITTY League Hugh McMullen, Ervin Brame, Lee Keller,
Ralph Bishop, George Block and Pete Mondino

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Savannah

References

  1. From 1882-1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. Ralph Birkofer page at Baseball-Reference

External links