1926 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1926 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Location
Other information
Owner(s) Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s) Bill McKechnie
Local television none
Local radio none
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The 1926 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 45th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise. The defending World Series champion Pirates finished third in the National League with a record of 84–69.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 0.578 47–30 42–35
Cincinnati Reds 87 67 0.565 2 53–23 34–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 69 0.549 49–28 35–41
Chicago Cubs 82 72 0.532 7 49–28 33–44
New York Giants 74 77 0.490 13½ 43–33 31–44
Brooklyn Robins 71 82 0.464 17½ 38–38 33–44
Boston Braves 66 86 0.434 22 43–34 23–52
Philadelphia Phillies 58 93 0.384 29½ 33–42 25–51


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1926 National League Records

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


Game log[edit]

1926 Game Log: 84–69 (Home: 49–28; Away: 35–41)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss           = Tie
Bold = Pirates team member

Detailed records[edit]

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1926 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 Earl Smith 105 292 101 .346 2 46
3B Pie Traynor 152 574 182 .317 3 92
OF Max Carey 86 324 72 .222 0 28
OF Paul Waner 144 536 180 .336 8 79

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
Roy Spencer 28 43 17 .395 0 4

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
Vic Aldridge 30 190 10 13 4.07 61

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
Don Songer 35 126.1 7 8 3.13 27
Joe Bush 19 110.2 6 6 3.01 38

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
Babe Adams 19 2 3 3 6.14 7
Bud Culloton 4 0 0 0 7.36 1
Chet Nichols 3 0 0 0 8.22 2

References[edit]

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