1893 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Owner(s)William Kerr and Phil Auten
Manager(s)Al Buckenberger
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The 1893 Pittsburgh[a] Pirates season was the 12th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; their 7th in the National League. The Pirates finished second in the National League with a record of 81–48.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 86 43 0.667 49–15 37–28
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 48 0.628 5 54–19 27–29
Cleveland Spiders 73 55 0.570 12½ 47–22 26–33
Philadelphia Phillies 72 57 0.558 14 43–22 29–35
New York Giants 68 64 0.515 19½ 49–20 19–44
Cincinnati Reds 65 63 0.508 20½ 37–27 28–36
Brooklyn Grooms 65 63 0.508 20½ 43–24 22–39
Baltimore Orioles 60 70 0.462 26½ 36–24 24–46
Chicago Colts 56 71 0.441 29 38–34 18–37
St. Louis Browns 57 75 0.432 30½ 40–30 17–45
Louisville Colonels 50 75 0.400 34 24–28 26–47
Washington Senators 40 89 0.310 46 21–27 19–62

Record vs. opponents

1893 National League Records

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 2–10 10–2 5–7 4–8 8–4 5–5 4–8 5–7 1–11 9–3 7–5
Boston 10–2 8–4 8–3–1 6–6 7–5 10–2 8–4 8–4 4–6–1 10–2 7–5
Brooklyn 2–10 4–8 7–3 4–8 5–7–1 7–5 6–6 6–5–1 8–4 8–4 8–3
Chicago 7–5 3–8–1 3–7 5–7 4–8 6–4 7–5 6–6 3–9 3–9 9–3
Cincinnati 8–4 6–6 8–4 7–5 6–5 6–6 6–6–1 1–9–1 3–9 7–5–1 7–4
Cleveland 4–8 5–7 7–5–1 8–4 5–6 6–3 6–6 3–9 9–3 9–3 11–1
Louisville 5–5 2–10 5–7 4–6 6–6 3–6 5–7–1 4–8 4–8 4–8 8–4
New York 8–4 4–8 6–6 5–7 6–6–1 6–6 7–5–1 7–5–1 4–8–1 8–4 7–5
Philadelphia 7–5 4–8 5–6–1 6–6 9–1–1 9–3 8–4 5–7–1 7–5 4–8–1 8–4
Pittsburgh 11–1 6–4–1 4–8 9–3 9–3 3–9 8–4 8–4–1 5–7 9–3 9–2
St. Louis 3–9 2–10 4–8 9–3 5–7–1 3–9 8–4 4–8 8–4–1 3–9 8–4–1
Washington 5–7 5–7 3–8 3–9 4–7 1–11 4–8 5–7 4–8 2–9 4–8–1


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1893 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 Doggie Miller 41 154 28 .182 0 17
1B Jake Beckley 131 542 164 .303 5 106
2B Lou Bierbauer 128 528 150 .284 4 94
SS Jack Glasscock 66 293 100 .341 1 74
3B Denny Lyons 131 490 150 .306 3 105
OF George Van Haltren 124 529 179 .338 3 79
OF Mike Smith 128 518 179 .346 7 103
OF Patsy Donovan 113 499 158 .317 2 56

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
Jake Stenzel 60 224 81 .362 4 37
Frank Shugart 52 210 55 .262 1 32
Connie Mack 37 133 38 .286 0 15
Billy Earle 27 95 24 .253 2 15
Joe Sugden 27 92 24 .261 0 12
Jim Gray 2 9 4 .444 0 2
Sam Gillen 3 6 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
Frank Killen 55 415 36 14 3.64 99
Red Ehret 39 314.1 18 18 3.44 70
Adonis Terry 26 170 12 8 4.45 52
Ad Gumbert 22 162.2 11 7 5.15 40
Mark Baldwin 1 2.1 0 0 11.57 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
Hank Gastright 9 59 3 1 6.25 12
Tom Colcolough 8 43.2 1 0 4.12 32

Notes

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

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