1921 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1921 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s) George Gibson
Local television none
Local radio KDKA (ad hoc)
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The 1921 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 40th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 35th in the National League. The Pirates finished second in the league standings with a record of 90–63.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 94 59 0.614 53–26 41–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 4 45–31 45–32
St. Louis Cardinals 87 66 0.569 7 48–29 39–37
Boston Braves 79 74 0.516 15 42–32 37–42
Brooklyn Robins 77 75 0.507 16½ 41–37 36–38
Cincinnati Reds 70 83 0.458 24 40–36 30–47
Chicago Cubs 64 89 0.418 30 32–44 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 51 103 0.331 43½ 29–47 22–56


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1921 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 11–11 14–8 13–9 8–13 14–8 9–13 10–12
Brooklyn 11–11 10–11 10–11 12–10 16–6 10–12 8–14
Chicago 8–14 11–10 13–9 8–14 11–11 5–17 8–14
Cincinnati 9–13 11–10 9–13 8–14 13–9 8–14 12–10
New York 13–8 10–12 14–8 14–8 16–6 16–6 11–11
Philadelphia 8–14 6–16 11–11 9–13 6–16 4–18 7–15
Pittsburgh 13–9 12–10 17–5 14–8 6–16 18–4 10–11–1
St. Louis 12–10 14–8 14–8 10–12 11–11 15–7 11–10–1


Game log[edit]

1921 Game Log: 90–63 (Home: 45–31; Away: 45–32)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Tie
Bold = Pirates team member

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1921 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
C Walter Schmidt 114 393 111 .282 0 38

Other batters[edit]

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
Pie Traynor 7 19 5 .263 0 2
Mike Wilson 5 4 0 .000 0 0
Bill Warwick 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Babe Adams 25 160 14 5 2.64 55
Johnny Morrison 21 144 9 7 2.88 52

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Wilbur Cooper 38 327 22 14 3.25 124
Hal Carlson 31 109.2 4 8 4.27 37
Chief Yellow Horse 10 48.1 5 3 2.98 19

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Lyle Bigbee 5 0 0 0 1.12 1
Bill Hughes 1 0 0 0 4.50 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Wichita Falls Spudders Texas League Walter Salm

References[edit]

  1. ^ From 1882-1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.