1946 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1946 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bill Benswanger, John W. Galbreath
General manager(s) Ray Kennedy
Manager(s) Frankie Frisch, Spud Davis
Local radio WWSW
Rosey Rowswell, Jack Craddock
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The 1946 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 65th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 60th in the National League. The Pirates finished seventh in the league standings with a record of 63–91.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 98 58 0.628 49–29 49–29
Brooklyn Dodgers 96 60 0.615 2 56–22 40–38
Chicago Cubs 82 71 0.536 14½ 44–33 38–38
Boston Braves 81 72 0.529 15½ 45–31 36–41
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 0.448 28 41–36 28–49
Cincinnati Reds 67 87 0.435 30 35–42 32–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 63 91 0.409 34 37–40 26–51
New York Giants 61 93 0.396 36 38–39 23–54

Record vs. opponents

1946 National League Records

Sources:

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


Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

1946 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
SS Cox, BillyBilly Cox 121 411 119 .290 2 36

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
Colman, FrankFrank Colman 26 53 9 .170 1 6

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

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
Bahr, EdEd Bahr 27 136.2 8 6 2.63 44
Albosta, EdEd Albosta 17 39.2 0 6 6.13 19

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
Gornicki, HankHank Gornicki 7 0 0 0 3.55 4

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League Buck Fausett and Jimmy Dykes
AA Birmingham Barons Southern Association Frank Snyder
A Albany Senators Eastern League Ripper Collins
B York White Roses Interstate League Boom-Boom Beck
B Anniston Rams Southeastern League Tommy West
B Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League Frank Oceak
B Yakima Stars Western International League Spencer Harris and Harlond Clift
C Oil City Oilers Middle Atlantic League Charles Muse and Charles Harig
D Tallassee Indians Georgia-Alabama League Johnnie Heving
D Tallahassee Pirates Georgia-Florida League Art Doll
D Bartlesville Owls Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Keith Willoughby
D Salisbury Pirates North Carolina State League Tuck McWilliams
D Hornell Pirates PONY League Lou Briganti and Phil Seghi

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Anniston, Tallassee

References

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