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1958 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major league affiliations
Location
1958 Information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
General Manager(s) Joe L. Brown
Manager(s) Danny Murtaugh
Local television KDKA-TV
Bob Prince
Local radio KDKA
Bob Prince, Paul Long, Jim Woods

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 -- .597
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 8 .545
San Francisco Giants 80 74 12 .519
Cincinnati Redlegs 76 78 16 .494
Chicago Cubs 72 82 20 .468
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 20 .468
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 83 21 .461
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 23 .448

Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

1958 Pittsburgh Pirates roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; R = Runs; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In; Avg. = Batting Average; SB = Stolen Bases

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Foiles, HankHank Foiles 104 264 54 .205 8 50
1B Kluszewski, TedTed Kluszewski 100 301 88 .292 4 37
2B Mazeroski, BillBill Mazeroski 152 567 156 .275 19 68
3B Thomas, FrankFrank Thomas 149 562 158 .281 35 109
SS Groat, DickDick Groat 151 584 175 .300 3 66
LF
CF
RF

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Mejías, RománRomán Mejías 76 157 42 .268 5 19
O'Brien, JohnnyJohnny O'Brien 3 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Friend, BobBob Friend 38 274 22 14 3.68 135
Kline, RonRon Kline 32 237.1 13 16 3.53 109

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Daniels, BennieBennie Daniels 8 27.2 0 3 5.53 7

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Face, RoyRoy Face 57 5 2 20 2.89 47
Gross, DonDon Gross 40 5 7 7 3.98 59
Blackburn, RonRon Blackburn 38 2 1 3 3.39 31
Smith, BobBob Smith 35 2 2 1 4.43 24
Williams, DonDon Williams 2 0 0 0 6.75 3

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Jets International League Clyde King
AAA Salt Lake City Bees Pacific Coast League Larry Shepard
A Lincoln Chiefs Western League Monty Basgall
B Tri-City Braves Northwest League Ray Hathaway
C Douglas Copper Kings Arizona-Mexico League Bob Clear
C San Jose Pirates/Las Vegas Wranglers California League Jack Paepke
C Grand Forks Chiefs Northern League James Adlam
D Salem Rebels Appalachian League Larry Dorton
D Clinton Pirates Midwest League Stan Wentzel and Wally Millies
D San Angelo Pirates Sophomore League Al Kubski

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Douglas

San Jose franchised transferred to Las Vegas and re-named, May 26, 1958

Notes

References


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