1892 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record
  • 1st half: 37–39 (.487)
  • 2nd half: 43–34 (.558)
  • Overall: 80–73 (.523)[1]
League place
  • 1st half: 6th (16 GB)
  • 2nd half: 4th (10+12 GB)
Other information
Owner(s)William Kerr and Phil Auten
Manager(s)Tom Burns, Al Buckenberger
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The 1892 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 11th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; their sixth in the National League.[a] In a split season schedule, the Pirates finished sixth in the first half of the season and fourth in the second half. Overall, the team had a record of 80–73, sixth-best in the 12-team National League.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 102 48 0.680 54–21 48–27
Cleveland Spiders 93 56 0.624 54–24 39–32
Brooklyn Grooms 95 59 0.617 9 51–24 44–35
Philadelphia Phillies 87 66 0.569 16½ 55–26 32–40
Cincinnati Reds 82 68 0.547 20 45–32 37–36
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 73 0.523 23½ 54–34 26–39
Chicago Colts 70 76 0.479 30 36–31 34–45
New York Giants 71 80 0.470 31½ 42–36 29–44
Louisville Colonels 63 89 0.414 40 37–31 26–58
Washington Senators 58 93 0.384 44½ 34–36 24–57
St. Louis Browns 56 94 0.373 46 37–36 19–58
Baltimore Orioles 46 101 0.313 54½ 29–44 17–57
National League
First Half Standings
W L Pct. GB
Boston Beaneaters 52 22 .703
Brooklyn Grooms 51 26 .662 2+12
Philadelphia Phillies 46 30 .605 7
Cincinnati Reds 44 31 .587 8+12
Cleveland Spiders 40 33 .548 11+12
Pittsburgh Pirates 37 39 .487 16
Washington Senators 35 41 .461 18
Chicago Colts 31 39 .443 19
St. Louis Browns 31 42 .425 20+12
New York Giants 31 43 .419 21
Louisville Colonels 30 47 .390 23+12
Baltimore Orioles 20 55 .267 32+12
National League
Second Half Standings
W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Spiders 53 23 .697
Boston Beaneaters 50 26 .658 3
Brooklyn Grooms 44 33 .571 9+12
Pittsburgh Pirates 43 34 .558 10+12
Philadelphia Phillies 41 36 .532 12+12
New York Giants 40 37 .519 13+12
Chicago Colts 39 37 .513 14
Cincinnati Reds 38 37 .507 14+12
Louisville Colonels 33 42 .440 19+12
Baltimore Orioles 26 46 .361 25
St. Louis Browns 25 52 .325 28+12
Washington Senators 23 52 .307 29+12

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS BR CHI CIN CLE LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 0–13 2–12–1 4–7 4–10 2–11–2 6–7 5–9 4–10 5–9 8–6–1 6–7–1
Boston 13–0 9–5 10–4 8–5–1 8–6 12–2 11–3–1 6–7 7–6 7–7 11–3
Brooklyn 12–2–1 5–9 10–4 6–8 8–6 9–5 7–7 9–5–2 10–4 9–5–1 10–4
Chicago 7–4 4–10 4–10 6–7–1 3–9 5–9 10–4 5–9 7–7 7–5 12–2
Cincinnati 10–4 5–8–1 8–6 7–6–1 5–9 7–6–1 8–6 5–9 5–9 12–2–1 10–3–1
Cleveland 11–2–2 6–8 6–8 9–3 9–5 13–1 8–5 10–4 7–7–1 8–5–1 6–8
Louisville 7–6 2–12 5–9 9–5 6–7–1 1–13 4–10 4–10 8–6 9–5–1 8–6
New York 9–5 3–11–1 7–7 4–10 6–8 5–8 10–4 5–9 4–10–1 9–4 9–4
Philadelphia 10–4 7–6 5–9–2 9–5 9–5 4–10 10–4 9–5 8–6 7–7 9–5
Pittsburgh 9–5 6–7 4–10 7–7 9–5 7–7–1 6–8 10–4–1 6–8 10–4 6–8
St. Louis 6–8–1 7–7 5–9–1 5–7 2–12–1 5–8–1 5–9–1 4–9 7–7 4–10 6–8
Washington 7–6–1 3–11 4–10 2–12 3–10–1 8–6 6–8 4–9 5–9 8–6 8–6

Roster

1892 Pittsburgh Pirates

Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Connie Mack 97 346 84 .243 1 31
1B Jake Beckley 151 614 145 .236 10 96
2B Lou Bierbauer 152 649 153 .236 8 65
SS Frank Shugart 137 554 148 .267 0 62
3B Duke Farrell 152 605 130 .215 8 77
OF Pop Corkhill 68 256 47 .184 0 25
OF Mike Smith 138 511 140 .274 4 63
OF Patsy Donovan 90 388 114 .294 2 26

Other batters

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
Doggie Miller 149 623 158 .254 2 59
Joe Kelley 56 205 49 .239 0 28
George Van Haltren 13 55 11 .200 0 5
Harry Raymond 12 49 4 .082 0 2
Ed Swartwood 55 42 10 .238 0 4
Tom Burns 12 39 8 .205 0 4
Billy Earle 5 13 7 .538 0 3
Jake Stenzel 3 9 0 .000 0 0
Bobby Cargo 2 4 1 .250 0 0
Jock Menefee 2 3 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mark Baldwin 56 440.1 26 27 3.47 157
Red Ehret 39 316.0 16 20 2.65 101
Adonis Terry 30 240.0 18 7 2.51 95
Mike Smith 17 134.0 6 7 3.63 51
Pud Galvin 12 96.0 5 6 2.63 29
Fred Woodcock 5 33.0 1 2 3.55 8
Duke Esper 3 18.1 2 0 5.40 5
Will Thompson 1 3.0 0 1 3.00 0

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Billy Gumbert 6 39.2 3 2 1.36 3
Kid Camp 4 23.0 0 1 6.26 6

Relief pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jock Menefee 1 0 0 0 11.25 0

Notes

  1. ^ Until the early 20th century, the name of Pittsburgh was spelled both with and without the final 'h'.

References

  1. ^ "The 1892 Season". Retrosheet. Retrieved April 4, 2021.