Pittsburgh Pirates Clubhouse
Monday, 8/7/1947
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Jerry Curry
Record: 50 Wins, 60 Losses, .455 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 28 Wins, 27 Losses
Away Record: 22 Wins, 33 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 16 Wins, 11 Losses
X-Innings Record: 5 Wins, 1 Losses
Record vs LHP: 15 Wins, 19 Losses
Record vs RHP: 35 Wins, 41 Losses
Payroll: $58,096,291 (9th)
Fan Interest: 15/100 (16th)
Batting AVG: .290 (2nd)
Homeruns: 86 (13th)
Walks: 429 (10th)
Stolen Bases: 62 (9th)
Runs Scored: 639 (7th)

Pitching ERA: 5.44 (14th)
Opponents AVG: .288 (16th)
HRs Allowed: 101 (6th)
Walks Allowed: 449 (9th)
Runs Allowed: 694 (15th)
Reports & News
Batting Stats
Pitching Stats
Fielding Stats
Ratings Report
Top Prospects
Minor Leagues
Coaching Staff
Salary Report
Financial Report
Financial History
Team History
Team News
Major Transaction News
All Transaction News
Injury News
Player Development
Active Roster
Player#PosBirthdayBatsThrowsAVGHRRBISBOPS 
CATCHERS           
Ernie Lombardi66C 4/6/1908RightRight.2436292.679 
Bill Conroy6C 2/26/1915RightRight.2842310.725 
INFIELDER           
Jerry Priddy293B11/9/1919RightRight.2353140.772 
Cecil Travis653B8/8/1913LeftRight.3110250.777 
Bill Knickerbocker69SS12/29/1911RightRight.2643460.697 
Eddie Waitkus871B9/4/1919LeftLeft.3222440.849 
Frank Mccormick691B6/9/1911RightRight.2462170.720 
Roy Hughes743B1/11/1911RightRight.2070216.539 
Larry Doby672B12/13/1923LeftRight.370289731.148 
Lyman Bostock721B3/11/1918LeftRight.3391290.783 
Johnny Lucadello913B2/22/1919BothRight.3262190.866 
OUTFIELDER           
Barney Mccosky2LF4/11/1917LeftRight.3299508.997 
Bill Wright95CF6/6/1914BothRight.325125924.907 
Tommy Holmes11CF3/29/1917LeftLeft.26444915.762 
Mike Mccormick93LF5/6/1917RightRight.3332200.814 
Harl Maggert83RF5/4/1914RightRight.2812141.809 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Chet Johnson41SP8/1/1917LeftLeft5.0710701.60 
Harry Brecheen73SP10/14/1914LeftLeft6.135901.58 
Dick Errickson68SP3/5/1912LeftRight6.724711.90 
Ed Hanyzewski72SP9/18/1920RightRight4.1310701.46 
Wayne Osborne44SP10/11/1912LeftRight5.585901.67 
Paul Dean77SP8/14/1912RightRight6.5641301.66 
RELIEVERS           
Steve Rachunok92MR12/5/1916RightRight2.924221.75 
Ed Heusser14MR5/7/1909BothRight9.001111.94 
Tom Gorman82MR3/16/1919RightLeft2.284341.10 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Al GionfriddoOUTfull season0 daysTorn Calf Muscle
Larry DobyOUT2 weeks0 daysInflamed Tricep Tendon
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L L. BostockRF
2) L C. Travis3B
3) L T. HolmesCF
4) L L. Doby2B
5) S B. WrightLF
6) R B. ConroyC
7) L E. Waitkus1B
8) R B. KnickerbockerSS
9)
LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
1) L B. MccoskyLF
2)
3) S B. WrightCF
4) L T. HolmesRF
5) L C. Travis3B
6)
7)
8)
9)
LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) S J. Lucadello3B
2) R B. KnickerbockerSS
3) L E. Waitkus1B
4) L L. Doby2B
5) L B. MccoskyCF
6) R H. MaggertRF
7) R M. MccormickLF
8) R B. ConroyC
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
1) S B. WrightCF
2)
3)
4)
5)
6) L B. MccoskyLF
7) L C. Travis3B
8)
9)
Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R E. Hanyzewski
2) L H. Brecheen
3) R W. Osborne
4) L C. Johnson
5) R P. Dean
Mopup Reliever
1) R D. Errickson
2) R E. Heusser

Middle Reliever
1) L T. Gorman
2) R S. Rachunok
3) R D. Errickson
4) R E. Heusser
Setup Reliever
1) R S. Rachunok
2) L T. Gorman

Closer
1) L T. Gorman
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1947
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
George Case



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1947
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- Boston (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Monte Irvin



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1947
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
Pep Rambert



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1947
Subject: Are you serious
I have to say that I am VERY disappointed!
That's not the way business is done.
How can you offer ME a minor league deal???

Vic Johnson



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1947
Subject: Are you serious
I have to say that I am VERY disappointed!
That's not the way business is done.
How can you offer ME a minor league deal???

Vern Curtis



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1947
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (N) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Pep Rambert



Date: Monday, 2/6/1947
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (N) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Monte Irvin



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1947
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Kit Carson



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1947
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Ed Heusser



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1947
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Steve Rachunok



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1947
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Roy Hughes



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1947
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Bill Conroy



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1947
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Early Wynn



Date: Monday, 2/13/1947
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Pittsburgh!

Regards,
Ed Heusser



Date: Monday, 2/13/1947
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans seem to be pleased by the signing of Ed Heusser.
The overall fan interest increases slightly.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Tuesday, 2/14/1947
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Pittsburgh!

Regards,
Roy Hughes



Date: Thursday, 2/16/1947
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Pittsburgh!

Regards,
Kit Carson



Date: Sunday, 2/19/1947
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Pittsburgh!

Regards,
Steve Rachunok



Date: Monday, 2/27/1947
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Pittsburgh!

Regards,
Bill Conroy



Date: Wednesday, 3/1/1947
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Pittsburgh!

Regards,
Early Wynn



Date: Monday, 4/3/1947
Subject: Jug Thesenga
Jug Thesenga is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Friday, 5/5/1947
Subject: My role in this team
Sir,
I believe that I am deserving more than being a reliver.
I want a spot in the rotation, I think
I would do an adequate job. Otherwise, I'd like to play
elsewhere!

Regards,
Dick Errickson



Date: Tuesday, 5/16/1947
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans aren't really happy about the loss of Buck Rogers.
The overall fan interest decreases slightly.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Saturday, 5/20/1947
Subject: Contract extension
Hello,
I just wanted to let you know that I'm
in my last year of the contract.
Are you interested in giving me an extension?
I'd be happy to play for you again next year!

Regards,
Frank Mccormick



Date: Sunday, 5/21/1947
Subject: Extension?
Hello Sir,
Are you interested in negotiating a contract extension?
You know, I'm in my final year. I'd like to stay here!

Sincerely,
Ernie Lombardi



Date: Sunday, 5/21/1947
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Dick Errickson



Date: Tuesday, 5/23/1947
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Harry Brecheen



Date: Tuesday, 5/30/1947
Subject: Joe Astroth healing process
Joe Astroth is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 14 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Thursday, 6/1/1947
Subject: Ernie Lombardi
Ernie Lombardi is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Tuesday, 6/6/1947
Subject: I am a starter...
... so would you please put me in the rotation?
I want to go out there and start for my
team. Please come on, manager!

Regards,
Harry Brecheen



Date: Tuesday, 7/11/1947
Subject: Extension?
Hello Sir,
Are you interested in negotiating a contract extension?
You know, I'm in my final year. I'd like to stay here!

Sincerely,
Johnny Lucadello



Date: Tuesday, 7/18/1947
Subject: Starting pitcher
Manager,
Believe it or not, but I am a starting pitcher!
Would you please treat me as one and put
me in the rotation?

Regards,
Dick Errickson




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