1906 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Owner(s)Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s)Fred Clarke
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The 1906 Pittsburgh[a] Pirates season was the 25th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 20th in the National League. The Pirates finished third in the league standings with a record of 93–60.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 116 36 0.763 56–21 60–15
New York Giants 96 56 0.632 20 51–24 45–32
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 60 0.608 23½ 49–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 71 82 0.464 45½ 37–40 34–42
Brooklyn Superbas 66 86 0.434 50 31–44 35–42
Cincinnati Reds 64 87 0.424 51½ 36–40 28–47
St. Louis Cardinals 52 98 0.347 63 28–48 24–50
Boston Beaneaters 49 102 0.325 66½ 28–47 21–55


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 5–17 11–10–1 6–15 6–16 3–19 9–12
Brooklyn 13–9 6–16 8–14 9–13 8–13 9–13 13–8–1
Chicago 17–5 16–6 18–4 15–7–1 19–3–1 16–5 15–6–1
Cincinnati 10–11–1 14–8 4–18 5–16 11–11 8–14–1 12–9–2
New York 15–6 13–9 7–15–1 16–5 15–7 11–11 19–3
Philadelphia 16–6 13–8 3–19–1 11–11 7–15 8–14 13–9
Pittsburgh 19–3 13–9 5–16 14–8–1 11–11 14–8 17–5
St. Louis 12–9 8–13–1 6–15–1 9–12–2 3–19 9–13 5–17


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1906 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 George Gibson 81 259 46 .178 0 20
1B Joe Nealon 154 556 142 .255 3 83
2B Claude Ritchey 152 484 130 .269 1 62
SS Honus Wagner 142 516 175 .339 2 71
3B Tommy Sheehan 95 315 76 .241 1 34
OF Fred Clarke 118 417 129 .309 1 39
OF Ginger Beaumont 80 310 82 .265 2 32
OF Bob Ganley 137 511 132 .258 0 31

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
Tommy Leach 133 476 136 .286 1 39
Dutch Meier 82 273 70 .256 0 16
Heinie Peitz 40 125 30 .240 0 20
Ed Phelps 43 118 28 .237 0 12
Bill Hallman 23 89 24 .270 1 6
Otis Clymer 11 45 11 .244 0 1
Bill Abstein 8 20 4 .200 0 3
Alan Storke 5 12 3 .250 0 1
Fred Carisch 4 12 1 .083 0 0
Harry Smith 1 1 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
Vic Willis 41 322.0 23 13 1.73 124
Sam Leever 36 260.1 22 7 2.32 76
Lefty Leifield 37 255.2 18 13 1.87 111
Deacon Phillippe 33 218.2 15 10 2.47 90
Mike Lynch 18 119.0 6 5 2.42 48
Bert Maxwell 1 8.0 0 1 5.63 1

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
Homer Hillebrand 7 53.0 3 2 2.21 32
Chappie McFarland 6 35.1 1 3 2.55 11
Ed Karger 6 28.0 2 3 1.93 8
King Brady 3 23.0 1 1 2.35 14
Charlie Case 2 11.0 1 1 5.73 3
Howie Camnitz 2 9.0 1 0 2.00 5
Lou Manske 2 8.0 0 0 5.63 6
Irish McIlveen 2 7.0 0 1 7.71 3

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

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Notes

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

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