Pittsburgh Pirates Clubhouse
Friday, 9/1/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Jerry Curry
Record: 58 Wins, 75 Losses, .436 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 34 Wins, 32 Losses
Away Record: 24 Wins, 43 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 20 Wins, 15 Losses
X-Innings Record: 8 Wins, 4 Losses
Record vs LHP: 13 Wins, 29 Losses
Record vs RHP: 45 Wins, 46 Losses
Payroll: $55,830,149 (9th)
Fan Interest: 17/100 (16th)
Batting AVG: .271 (10th)
Homeruns: 113 (14th)
Walks: 489 (13th)
Stolen Bases: 48 (14th)
Runs Scored: 682 (13th)

Pitching ERA: 5.52 (15th)
Opponents AVG: .288 (15th)
HRs Allowed: 156 (11th)
Walks Allowed: 533 (6th)
Runs Allowed: 803 (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           
Joe Astroth59C 9/1/1922RightRight.2465241.647 
Bill Conroy6C 2/26/1915RightRight.2703290.660 
INFIELDER           
Cecil Travis653B8/8/1913LeftRight.1861172.505 
Bill Knickerbocker69SS12/29/1911RightRight.2723521.721 
Dario Lodigiani993B6/6/1916RightRight.2112160.625 
Eddie Waitkus871B9/4/1919LeftLeft.3068630.819 
Frank Mccormick691B6/9/1911RightRight.197030.515 
Larry Doby672B12/13/1923LeftRight.3263511761.045 
Lyman Bostock721B3/11/1918LeftRight.3405331.821 
Johnny Lucadello913B2/22/1919BothRight.31011502.853 
OUTFIELDER           
Bill Wright95CF6/6/1914BothRight.32763819.852 
Tommy Holmes11CF3/29/1917LeftLeft.309147510.927 
Mike Mccormick93LF5/6/1917RightRight.2786371.738 
Harl Maggert83RF5/4/1914RightRight.2174220.605 
Kit Carson49LF11/15/1912LeftLeft.2423250.684 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Chet Johnson41SP8/1/1917LeftLeft6.2391201.68 
Paul Gehrman28SP5/3/1912RightRight5.5331411.83 
Harry Brecheen73SP10/14/1914LeftLeft5.688701.57 
Ed Hanyzewski72SP9/18/1920RightRight5.2461201.43 
Wayne Osborne44SP10/11/1912LeftRight5.5591301.62 
Larry Jansen23SP7/16/1920RightRight5.8371001.46 
Butch Wensloff95SP12/3/1915RightRight7.823311.72 
RELIEVERS           
Sam Lowry99MR3/25/1920RightRight2.865211.76 
Steve Rachunok92MR12/5/1916RightRight3.543111.55 
Tom Gorman82MR3/16/1919RightLeft3.145121.35 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Floyd BakerDay-to-Day (90%)2 days0 daysTight Shoulder
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L L. BostockRF
2) R M. MccormickLF
3) S J. Lucadello3B
4) L L. Doby2B
5) L T. HolmesCF
6) L E. Waitkus1B
7) R B. ConroyC
8) R B. KnickerbockerSS
9)
LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
1)
2)
3)
4) L T. HolmesRF
5) L C. Travis3B
6)
7)
8)
9)
LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) L L. Bostock1B
2) R M. MccormickLF
3) R B. KnickerbockerSS
4) L L. Doby2B
5) S J. Lucadello3B
6) R J. AstrothC
7) L T. HolmesCF
8) R H. MaggertRF
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7) L C. Travis3B
8)
9)
Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R W. Osborne
2) R L. Jansen
3) R P. Gehrman
4) R E. Hanyzewski
5) L H. Brecheen
Mopup Reliever
1) L C. Johnson
2) R B. Wensloff

Middle Reliever
1) R S. Rachunok
2) L T. Gorman
3) R S. Lowry
4) R B. Wensloff
Setup Reliever
1) R S. Rachunok
2) R S. Lowry

Closer
1) R S. Rachunok
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- Philadelphia (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Bob Lemon



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- St. Louis (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer a decent amount more money.

Regards,
Phil Masi



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
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,
Newt Kimball



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
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 Head



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
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???

Sam Lowry



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
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,
Joe Dobson



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Philadelphia (A) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Bob Lemon



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (N) has offered me a better contract!
They offer considerable more money.

Regards,
Phil Masi



Date: Wednesday, 2/8/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Brooklyn has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Joe Dobson



Date: Thursday, 2/9/1948
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,
Phil Masi



Date: Friday, 2/10/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (A) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Newt Kimball



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1948
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,
Paul Gehrman



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer a BIG amount of money!

Regards,
Manny Salvo



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1948
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,
Sam Lowry



Date: Thursday, 2/16/1948
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,
Paul Gehrman



Date: Thursday, 2/16/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (A) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Manny Salvo



Date: Thursday, 2/16/1948
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,
Sam Lowry



Date: Friday, 2/24/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- Cincinnati has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Friday, 2/24/1948
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,
Tony Lupien



Date: Friday, 2/24/1948
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,
Hack Miller



Date: Sunday, 2/26/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Cincinnati has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Wednesday, 3/1/1948
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 Head



Date: Wednesday, 3/1/1948
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,
Tony Lupien



Date: Wednesday, 3/1/1948
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,
Hack Miller



Date: Friday, 5/5/1948
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,
Butch Wensloff



Date: Wednesday, 5/17/1948
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,
Paul Gehrman



Date: Saturday, 5/20/1948
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Johnny Lucadello



Date: Monday, 5/22/1948
Subject: Contract
Dear Sir,
I would like to negotiate a contract extension!
Please let me know if you are interested!

Regards,
Frank Mccormick



Date: Saturday, 5/27/1948
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,
Bill Wright



Date: Saturday, 5/27/1948
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Dick Errickson



Date: Sunday, 6/4/1948
Subject: Contract
Dear Sir,
I would like to negotiate a contract extension!
Please let me know if you are interested!

Regards,
Steve Rachunok



Date: Tuesday, 6/6/1948
Subject: Contract
Dear Sir,
I would like to negotiate a contract extension!
Please let me know if you are interested!

Regards,
Paul Dean



Date: Friday, 6/16/1948
Subject: Contract
Dear Sir,
I would like to negotiate a contract extension!
Please let me know if you are interested!

Regards,
Cecil Travis



Date: Monday, 6/19/1948
Subject: Status of Grady Wilson
Dear Sir,
Grady Wilson shouldn't play at AA Hagerstown Hilltoppers!
He has an AVG of .246 over there, that might
be a sign that he has been promoted to soon. You
should demote him before he gets burned.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Tuesday, 6/20/1948
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,
Harl Maggert



Date: Saturday, 6/24/1948
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,
Barney Mccosky



Date: Wednesday, 7/12/1948
Subject: Bill Wright
Bill Wright is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Thursday, 7/13/1948
Subject: Progress of Armando Roche
Dear Sir,
Armando Roche is doing pretty good at AA Hagerstown Hilltoppers!
He has an ERA of 1.21, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Wednesday, 7/19/1948
Subject: Barney Mccosky
Barney Mccosky is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor




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