1956 Pittsburgh Pirates
66 - 88
1955 / 1957 (Organization)
7th place in the NL (27 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
35 - 43 (.449)
31 - 45 (.408)
-6.8 wins
-4.3 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 588 / 652 ( -64 )
Allowed/Expected: 653 / 648 ( -5 )
Pyth Record: 70 - 84 (-4)
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Forbes Field
Attendance: 949,878 Avg Att: 12,178 (0.87)
Att Rank: 5 / 8 Lg Avg: 13,928
       
Park Factor: 0.99    
HR Factor: 0.88 R/L HR: 0.87 / 0.89
Notes:


Fielding

Filters
Positions
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DRA
C
1B
2B
3B
SS
LF
CF
RF
 
C
1B
2B
3B
SS
LF
CF
RF
DH
1 Roberto Clemente
RF
15.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
-0.4
16.6
 
2
1
25
23
101
2 Bill Mazeroski
2B
5.5
5.5
 
81
3 Jack Shepard
C
1.5
1.5
-0.0
 
86
2
4 Dick Hall
SP
0.0
0.0
 
1
5 Bill Hall
C
0.0
0.0
 
1
6 Jerry Lynch
LF
-0.0
-0.0
 
1
7 John Powers
LF
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
 
4
1
8 Curt Roberts
2B
-0.2
-0.2
 
27
9 Danny Kravitz
C
-0.6
-0.6
0.0
 
26
2
10 Dick Groat
SS
-0.7
0.0
-0.7
 
2
141
11 Dick Cole
3B
-0.9
-0.6
-0.1
-0.2
 
12
18
6
12 Eddie O'Brien
SS
-1.2
-0.0
-0.0
-1.3
0.1
-0.0
-0.0
 
2
4
23
5
1
1
13 Lee Walls
LF
-1.7
-0.0
-3.8
0.1
2.0
 
1
72
11
56
14 Gene Freese
3B
-2.4
-0.2
-2.2
 
26
47
15 Johnny O'Brien
2B
-2.5
-2.5
-0.0
 
53
1
16 Bob Skinner
LF
-5.0
-3.1
0.0
-1.2
-0.7
 
23
1
26
10
17 Dale Long
1B
-9.6
-9.6
 
138
18 Frank Thomas
3B
-13.2
-0.0
-10.3
-2.8
 
4
111
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James