1916 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Owner(s)Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s)Nixey Callahan
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The 1916 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 35th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 30th in the National League. The Pirates finished sixth in the league standings with a record of 65–89.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 94 60 0.610 50–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 91 62 0.595 50–29 41–33
Boston Braves 89 63 0.586 4 41–31 48–32
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 7 47–30 39–36
Chicago Cubs 67 86 0.438 26½ 37–41 30–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 89 0.422 29 37–40 28–49
St. Louis Cardinals 60 93 0.392 33½ 36–40 24–53
Cincinnati Reds 60 93 0.392 33½ 32–44 28–49

Record vs. opponents


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


Game log

1916 Game Log: 65–89 (Home: 37–40; Away: 28–49)
April: 6–8 (Home: 3–1; Away: 3–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 12 @ Cardinals 1–2 Doak Kantlehner (0–1) 0–1
2 April 13 @ Cardinals 4–0 Adams (1–0) Meadows 1–1
3 April 14 @ Cardinals 3–5 Jasper Harmon (0–1) Griner 1–2
4 April 15 @ Cardinals 6–1 Mamaux (1–0) Hall 2–2
5 April 16 @ Reds 1–6 Toney Miller (0–1) 2–3
6 April 17 @ Reds 10–1 Kantlehner (1–1) Dale 3–3
7 April 18 @ Reds 3–4 (10) Schneider Adams (1–1) 3–4
8 April 20 Cardinals 0–5 Meadows Mamaux (1–1) Sallee 3–5
9 April 21 Cardinals 8–0 Harmon (1–1) Steele 4–5
10 April 23 @ Cubs 0–3 McConnell Kantlehner (1–2) 16,000 4–6
11 April 26 @ Cubs 3–6 Lavender Adams (1–2) Prendergast 4–7
12 April 28 Reds 5–1 Harmon (2–1) Schneider 5–7
13 April 29 Reds 2–1 Mamaux (2–1) Toney Miller (1) 6–7
14 April 30 @ Reds 7–8 Schneider Harmon (2–2) 6–8
May: 11–14 (Home: 6–12; Away: 5–2)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
15 May 1 @ Reds 0–3 Mitchell Adams (1–3) 6–9
16 May 4 Cubs 4–2 Cooper (1–0) Lavender 4,000 7–9
17 May 5 Cubs 3–5 (13) Seaton Kantlehner (1–3) 7–10
18 May 6 Cubs 1–2 Vaughn Adams (1–4) 8,000 7–11
19 May 7 @ Cubs 1–0 Kantlehner (2–3) Lavender 19,000 8–11
20 May 8 @ Cubs 1–2 McConnell Cooper (1–1) 8–12
21 May 8 @ Cubs 6–4 Mamaux (3–1) Packard 9–12
22 May 9 Giants 5–13 Tesreau Harmon (2–3) Mathewson 9–13
23 May 10 Giants 1–7 Anderson Adams (1–5) 2,000 9–14
24 May 11 Giants 2–3 Perritt Kantlehner (2–4) Stroud 2,000 9–15
25 May 12 Giants 2–3 (10) Schauer Mamaux (3–2) 2,000 9–16
26 May 13 Braves 5–3 Adams (2–5) Reulbach Kantlehner (1) 10–16
27 May 15 Braves 8–7 Harmon (3–3) Rudolph Mamaux (1) 11–16
28 May 18 Phillies 0–3 Alexander Kantlehner (2–5) 11–17
29 May 19 Phillies 4–2 Mamaux (4–2) McQuillan 12–17
30 May 20 Phillies 1–5 Demaree Adams (2–6) 12–18
31 May 23 Robins 0–6 Pfeffer Kantlehner (2–6) 12–19
32 May 24 Robins 2–3 (10) Cheney Harmon (3–4) 12–20
33 May 25 Robins 5–0 Miller (1–1) Dell 13–20
34 May 26 @ Cardinals 6–5 (11) Mamaux (5–2) Sallee 2,000 14–20
35 May 28 @ Cardinals 4–0 Cooper (2–1) Doak 15–20
36 May 28 @ Cardinals 4–1 (5) Mamaux (6–2) Meadows 16–20
37 May 29 Reds 1–6 Mitchell Jacobs (0–1) 16–21
38 May 30 Reds 9–8 Cooper (3–1) Schulz 17–21
39 May 31 Reds 2–5 (16) Toney Miller (1–2) 17–22
June: 11–9 (Home: 4–2; Away: 7–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
40 June 1 Reds 8–4 Harmon (4–4) Schneider 18–22
41 June 2 @ Robins 5–2 Mamaux (7–2) Appleton 19–22
42 June 5 @ Robins 2–3 Dell Miller (1–3) 2,500 19–23
43 June 6 @ Giants 3–2 Mamaux (8–2) Benton 9,000 20–23
44 June 12 @ Phillies 1–2 Alexander Mamaux (8–3) 20–24
45 June 13 @ Phillies 3–5 Bender Adams (2–7) 4,000 20–25
46 June 14 @ Phillies 2–3 (12) Rixey Jacobs (0–2) 20–26
47 June 15 @ Braves 2–1 Mamaux (9–3) Reulbach 21–26
48 June 16 @ Braves 0–2 Hughes Kantlehner (2–7) 21–27
49 June 20 Cardinals 6–10 (12) Jasper Miller (1–4) Williams 21–28
50 June 22 Cardinals 8–4 Jacobs (1–2) Williams 22–28
51 June 23 Cardinals 7–8 Jasper Harmon (4–5) Ames 22–29
52 June 24 Cardinals 4–3 Mamaux (10–3) Steele 23–29
53 June 24 Cardinals 5–2 Miller (2–4) Hall 24–29
54 June 25 @ Cubs 8–3 (12) Cooper (4–1) Vaughn 25–29
55 June 27 @ Cubs 0–1 Prendergast Cooper (4–2) 25–30
56 June 27 @ Cubs 4–10 Seaton Adams (2–8) Prendergast 25–31
57 June 28 @ Cubs 3–2 Mamaux (11–3) Lavender 26–31
58 June 28 @ Cubs 3–2 (18) Cooper (5–2) McConnell 27–31
59 June 30 @ Reds 3–2 Harmon (5–5) Schneider 28–31
July: 11–18 (Home: 8–10; Away: 3–8)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
60 July 1 @ Reds 2–1 Mamaux (12–3) Knetzer 29–31
61 July 2 @ Reds 2–3 Toney Miller (2–5) 29–32
62 July 2 @ Reds 6–1 (5) Kantlehner (3–7) Dale 6,000 30–32
63 July 3 Cubs 2–3 Seaton Cooper (5–3) Packard 30–33
64 July 4 Cubs 0–5 Vaughn Kantlehner (3–8) 30–34
65 July 4 Cubs 1–0 Mamaux (13–3) Prendergast 31–34
66 July 5 Cubs 3–4 Hendrix Miller (2–6) Lavender 31–35
67 July 6 Giants 6–12 Perritt Cooper (5–4) 31–36
68 July 7 Giants 5–2 Jacobs (2–2) Anderson 32–36
69 July 8 Giants 4–6 Benton Mamaux (13–4) 32–37
70 July 10 Giants 7–1 Miller (3–6) Schauer 33–37
71 July 11 Braves 3–2 Jacobs (3–2) Barnes 34–37
72 July 12 Braves 5–6 Barnes Mamaux (13–5) Hughes 34–38
73 July 14 Braves 0–3 Ragan Harmon (5–6) 2,500 34–39
74 July 15 Phillies 0–4 Alexander Jacobs (3–3) 34–40
75 July 15 Phillies 7–5 Mamaux (14–5) Chalmers Kantlehner (2) 35–40
76 July 19 Robins 1–0 Kantlehner (4–8) Pfeffer 36–40
77 July 19 Robins 2–1 (14) Miller (4–6) Smith 37–40
78 July 22 Robins 1–7 Pfeffer Kantlehner (4–9) 37–41
79 July 22 Robins 2–3 (15) Marquard Miller (4–7) 37–42
80 July 24 Phillies 9–1 Mamaux (15–5) Demaree 38–42
81 July 26 @ Phillies 1–7 Alexander Adams (2–9) 38–43
82 July 26 @ Phillies 5–2 Miller (5–7) Rixey 12,000 39–43
83 July 27 @ Phillies 4–5 Chalmers Harmon (5–7) 3,500 39–44
84 July 28 @ Phillies 2–5 Bender Jacobs (3–4) 4,500 39–45
85 July 29 @ Giants 3–4 (11) Perritt Mamaux (15–6) 39–46
86 July 29 @ Giants 0–5 Anderson Kantlehner (4–10) 25,000 39–47
87 July 31 @ Giants 0–7 Sallee Miller (5–8) 39–48
88 July 31 @ Giants 0–7 Tesreau Jacobs (3–5) 39–49
August: 16–15 (Home: 10–9; Away: 6–6)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
89 August 1 @ Giants 4–3 (10) Cooper (6–4) Schupp 5,000 40–49
90 August 2 @ Giants 2–6 Benton Mamaux (15–7) 40–50
91 August 3 @ Robins 2–7 Cheney Miller (5–9) 2,500 40–51
92 August 4 @ Robins 0–2 Smith Harmon (5–8) 40–52
93 August 5 @ Robins 0–4 Marquard Cooper (6–5) 40–53
94 August 5 @ Robins 7–1 Mamaux (16–7) Pfeffer 41–53
95 August 11 @ Braves 2–1 Miller (6–9) Barnes 42–53
96 August 11 @ Braves 1–4 Tyler Mamaux (16–8) 10,000 42–54
97 August 12 Cubs 3–0 Cooper (7–5) Lavender 43–54
98 August 13 @ Cardinals 8–9 (11) Ames Kantlehner (4–11) 43–55
99 August 13 @ Cardinals 9–5 (5) Mamaux (17–8) Watson 44–55
100 August 15 @ Cardinals 1–0 Harmon (6–8) Meadows 45–55
101 August 15 @ Cardinals 2–1 Cooper (8–5) Ames 46–55
102 August 17 Robins 1–5 Pfeffer Mamaux (17–9) 46–56
103 August 18 Robins 0–6 Cheney Harmon (6–9) 46–57
104 August 19 Robins 2–1 (10) Cooper (9–5) Smith 47–57
105 August 19 Robins 0–1 Marquard Kantlehner (4–12) 47–58
106 August 21 Phillies 6–3 Jacobs (4–5) Alexander 48–58
107 August 21 Phillies 2–1 Evans (1–0) Demaree 49–58
108 August 22 Phillies 2–6 Mayer Harmon (6–10) McQuillan 49–59
109 August 22 Phillies 9–7 Cooper (10–5) Bender 50–59
110 August 23 Phillies 2–1 (16) Evans (2–0) Rixey 1,000 51–59
111 August 24 Giants 10–1 Jacobs (5–5) Tesreau 52–59
112 August 25 Giants 2–6 (11) Tesreau Harmon (6–11) 3,000 52–60
113 August 26 Giants 1–1 (14) 52–60
114 August 28 Braves 5–1 Mamaux (18–9) Rudolph 53–60
115 August 28 Braves 2–8 (7) Allen Kantlehner (4–13) 5,000 53–61
116 August 29 Braves 1–6 Tyler Jacobs (5–6) 53–62
117 August 29 Braves 5–9 Hughes Kantlehner (4–14) 7,000 53–63
118 August 30 Braves 0–1 Rudolph Cooper (10–6) 53–64
119 August 30 Braves 7–6 Jacobs (6–6) Allen Cooper (1) 5,000 54–64
120 August 31 Braves 3–2 (8) Mamaux (19–9) Nehf 2,000 55–64
September: 10–24 (Home: 6–6; Away: 4–18)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
121 September 1 Reds 3–6 Toney Jacobs (6–7) 55–65
122 September 2 Reds 4–3 Harmon (7–11) Knetzer 56–65
123 September 2 Reds 2–7 Moseley Evans (2–1) Schulz 10,000 56–66
124 September 3 @ Reds 6–7 Mitchell Mamaux (19–10) 56–67
125 September 4 Cardinals 7–0 Miller (7–9) Meadows 5,000 57–67
126 September 4 Cardinals 2–0 Cooper (11–6) Watson 12,000 58–67
127 September 6 Cardinals 3–2 Kantlehner (5–14) Steele 59–67
128 September 6 Cardinals 6–3 Harmon (8–11) Ames 3,500 60–67
129 September 7 Cubs 5–4 Mamaux (20–10) Packard Cooper (2) 61–67
130 September 9 Cubs 0–3 Vaughn Kantlehner (5–15) 61–68
131 September 9 Cubs 0–2 Lavender Cooper (11–7) 12,000 61–69
132 September 10 @ Cubs 8–7 Grimes (1–0) Prendergast Mamaux (2) 62–69
133 September 12 @ Robins 0–6 Pfeffer Evans (2–2) 62–70
134 September 12 @ Robins 2–1 Mamaux (21–10) Coombs 10,000 63–70
135 September 13 @ Robins 6–3 Cooper (12–7) Smith 64–70
136 September 14 @ Robins 2–3 Cheney Grimes (1–1) 64–71
137 September 15 @ Robins 1–8 (5) Marquard Jacobs (6–8) 64–72
138 September 16 @ Giants 2–8 Benton Mamaux (21–11) 64–73
139 September 16 @ Giants 3–4 Tesreau Cooper (12–8) 64–74
140 September 18 @ Giants 0–2 Schupp Miller (7–10) 64–75
141 September 18 @ Giants 1–1 (8) 64–75
142 September 19 @ Giants 2–9 Benton Jacobs (6–9) 64–76
143 September 19 @ Giants 1–5 Tesreau Evans (2–3) 64–77
144 September 20 @ Phillies 0–7 Demaree Cooper (12–9) 64–78
145 September 20 @ Phillies 2–3 Demaree Mamaux (21–12) 64–79
146 September 21 @ Phillies 8–3 Grimes (2–1) Rixey 65–79
147 September 22 @ Phillies 4–7 Mayer Evans (2–4) 65–80
148 September 23 @ Braves 2–4 Rudolph Mamaux (21–13) 65–81
149 September 23 @ Braves 1–1 (13) 65–81
150 September 25 @ Braves 0–5 Tyler Grimes (2–2) 65–82
151 September 25 @ Braves 2–3 Reulbach Mamaux (21–14) 65–83
152 September 26 @ Braves 0–3 Nehf Evans (2–5) 65–84
153 September 26 @ Braves 1–2 Allen Jacobs (6–10) 65–85
154 September 27 @ Braves 0–1 Tyler Cooper (12–10) 65–86
155 September 30 Reds 4–5 Mitchell Mamaux (21–15) 65–87
October: 0–1 (Home: 0–0; Away: 0–1)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
157 October 1 @ Reds 0–4 Toney Cooper (12–11) 65–89
Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Tie
Bold = Pirates team member

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1916 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Walter Schmidt 64 184 35 .190 2 15
1B Doc Johnston 114 404 86 .213 0 39
2B Jack Farmer 55 166 45 .271 0 14
SS Honus Wagner 123 432 124 .287 1 39
3B Doug Baird 128 430 93 .216 1 28
OF Bill Hinchman 152 555 175 .315 4 76
OF Frank Schulte 55 177 45 .254 0 14
OF Max Carey 154 599 158 .264 7 42

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
Joe Schultz 77 204 53 .260 0 22
Hooks Warner 44 168 40 .238 2 14
Carson Bigbee 43 164 41 .250 0 3
Dan Costello 60 159 38 .239 0 8
Alex McCarthy 50 146 29 .199 0 3
Ed Barney 45 137 27 .197 0 9
Jim Viox 43 132 33 .250 1 17
Art Wilson 53 128 33 .258 1 12
William Fischer 42 113 29 .257 1 6
Jimmy Smith 36 96 18 .188 0 5
Otto Knabe 28 89 17 .191 0 9
George Gibson 33 84 17 .202 0 4
Ray O'Brien 16 57 12 .211 0 3
Bill Wagner 19 38 9 .237 0 2
Lee King 8 18 2 .111 0 1
Pete Compton 5 16 1 .063 0 0
Jesse Altenburg 8 14 6 .429 0 0
Frank Smykal 6 10 3 .300 0 2
Ike McAuley 4 8 2 .250 0 1
Paddy Siglin 3 4 1 .250 0 0
Billy Gleason 1 2 0 .000 0 0
Newt Halliday 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Gene Madden 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Wilbur Fisher 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Bill Batsch 1 0 0 ---- 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
Al Mamaux 45 310.0 21 15 2.53 163
Wilbur Cooper 42 246.0 12 11 1.87 111
Frank Miller 30 173.0 7 10 2.29 88
Burleigh Grimes 6 45.2 2 3 2.36 20

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
Bob Harmon 31 172.2 8 11 2.81 62
Erv Kantlehner 34 165.0 5 15 3.16 49
Elmer Jacobs 34 153.0 6 10 2.94 46
Babe Adams 16 72.1 2 9 5.72 22
Bill Evans 13 63.0 2 5 3.00 21

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
Paul Carpenter 5 0 0 0 1.17 5
Carmen Hill 2 0 0 0 8.53 5
Jack Scott 1 0 0 0 10.80 4

References

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Side in 1907.