1924 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Owner(s)Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s)Bill McKechnie
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The 1924 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 43rd season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 38th in the National League. The Pirates finished third in the league standings with a record of 90–63.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 93 60 0.608 51–26 42–34
Brooklyn Robins 92 62 0.597 46–31 46–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 3 49–28 41–35
Cincinnati Reds 83 70 0.542 10 43–33 40–37
Chicago Cubs 81 72 0.529 12 46–31 35–41
St. Louis Cardinals 65 89 0.422 28½ 40–37 25–52
Philadelphia Phillies 55 96 0.364 37 26–49 29–47
Boston Braves 53 100 0.346 40 28–48 25–52


Record vs. opponents


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


Game log

1924 Game Log: 90–63 (Home: 49–28; Away: 41–35)
April: 6–8 (Home: 1–2; Away: 5–6)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 15 @ Reds 5–6 Sheehan Meadows (0–1) 35,747 0–1
2 April 16 @ Reds 1–0 Cooper (1–0) Luque 1–1
3 April 18 @ Reds 2–3 May Kremer (0–1) 1–2
4 April 19 @ Cardinals 4–2 Meadows (1–1) Pfeffer 2–2
5 April 20 @ Cardinals 2–3 Doak Morrison (0–1) 2–3
6 April 21 @ Cardinals 9–11 Sherdel Steineder (0–1) Doak 2,000 2–4
7 April 22 @ Cardinals 10–7 Kremer (1–1) Dyer 2,000 3–4
8 April 24 Reds 4–5 Donohue Meadows (1–2) 28,000 3–5
9 April 25 Reds 4–10 Luque Morrison (0–2) 3–6
10 April 26 Reds 2–0 Kremer (2–1) Mays 26,000 4–6
11 April 27 @ Cubs 2–4 Kaufmann Lundgren (0–1) 4,000 4–7
12 April 28 @ Cubs 7–4 Cooper (2–0) Keen 5–7
13 April 29 @ Cubs 1–2 (11) Alexander Meadows (1–3) 12,000 5–8
14 April 30 @ Cubs 2–1 (14) Morrison (1–2) Jacobs 5,000 6–8
May: 13–12 (Home: 11–8; Away: 2–4)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
15 May 1 Cardinals 8–6 Kremer (3–1) Haines 5,000 7–8
16 May 2 Cardinals 3–2 Cooper (3–0) Pfeffer 4,000 8–8
17 May 3 Cardinals 6–5 Stone (1–0) Stuart 8,000 9–8
18 May 4 @ Reds 0–2 Luque Meadows (1–4) 9–9
19 May 4 @ Reds 4–5 May Morrison (1–3) 9–10
20 May 6 Cubs 2–0 Kremer (4–1) Aldridge 10–10
21 May 7 Cubs 1–5 Kaufmann Cooper (3–1) 8,000 10–11
22 May 9 Braves 7–10 McNamara Morrison (1–4) Genewich 10–12
23 May 10 Braves 0–2 Barnes Kremer (4–2) 10–13
24 May 13 Braves 5–1 Cooper (4–1) Marquard 11–13
25 May 15 Phillies 4–3 Morrison (2–4) Couch 12–13
26 May 16 Phillies 3–4 (10) Betts Kremer (4–3) 12–14
27 May 17 Phillies 8–12 Couch Cooper (4–2) 12–15
28 May 19 Giants 6–3 Morrison (3–4) Watson 15,000 13–15
29 May 20 Giants 12–3 Meadows (2–4) Dean 15,000 14–15
30 May 21 Giants 8–10 Bentley Kremer (4–4) McQuillan 20,000 14–16
31 May 22 Robins 2–4 Vance Cooper (4–3) 3,000 14–17
32 May 23 Robins 1–3 Grimes Morrison (3–5) 5,000 14–18
33 May 25 @ Robins 5–2 (11) Meadows (3–4) Ruether 26,000 15–18
34 May 27 @ Cubs 5–4 (10) Morrison (4–5) Kaufmann 16–18
35 May 28 @ Cubs 6–9 Aldridge Cooper (4–4) 16–19
36 May 29 @ Cubs 2–5 Keen Morrison (4–6) 16–20
37 May 30 Cardinals 4–0 Cooper (5–4) Haines 10,000 17–20
38 May 30 Cardinals 3–2 (15) Kremer (5–4) Bell 18,000 18–20
39 May 31 Cardinals 7–0 Yde (1–0) Pfeffer 9,000 19–20
June: 14–10 (Home: 7–0; Away: 7–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
40 June 1 @ Cubs 1–2 Aldridge Morrison (4–7) 12,000 19–21
41 June 2 Cardinals 6–2 Kremer (6–4) Dyer Cooper (1) 3,000 20–21
42 June 5 @ Robins 2–6 Vance Cooper (5–5) 4,000 20–22
43 June 7 @ Robins 1–4 Grimes Meadows (3–5) 12,000 20–23
44 June 8 @ Giants 0–7 (5) Watson Morrison (4–8) 20,000 20–24
45 June 9 @ Giants 4–6 Oeschger Cooper (5–6) Barnes 10,000 20–25
46 June 10 @ Giants 10–6 Stone (2–0) Barnes Morrison (1) 10,000 21–25
47 June 11 @ Giants 4–2 Meadows (4–5) McQuillan 10,000 22–25
48 June 14 @ Phillies 1–3 Ring Morrison (4–9) 22–26
49 June 16 @ Braves 4–9 Barnes Cooper (5–7) 22–27
50 June 17 @ Braves 5–2 Kremer (7–4) Yeargin 23–27
51 June 17 @ Braves 0–1 McNamara Meadows (4–6) 12,000 23–28
52 June 18 @ Braves 4–3 Yde (2–0) Benton 2,500 24–28
53 June 20 Reds 9–4 Kremer (8–4) Rixey 25–28
54 June 21 Reds 1–0 Meadows (5–6) Sheehan 15,000 26–28
55 June 22 @ Reds 4–9 Benton Morrison (4–10) 8,513 26–29
56 June 23 @ Reds 4–2 Cooper (6–7) Luque 27–29
57 June 24 @ Reds 4–3 Kremer (9–4) Rixey 28–29
58 June 25 Cubs 8–7 (14) Yde (3–0) Alexander 7,000 29–29
59 June 26 Cubs 2–1 Morrison (5–10) Aldridge 30–29
60 June 27 Cubs 9–0 Cooper (7–7) Jacobs 31–29
61 June 28 Cubs 3–0 Kremer (10–4) Keen 32–29
62 June 29 @ Cardinals 6–5 Meadows (6–6) Dickerman Morrison (2) 33–29
63 June 30 @ Cardinals 5–7 Sherdel Stone (2–1) 3,500 33–30
July: 19–11 (Home: 11–10; Away: 8–1)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
64 July 1 @ Cardinals 2–5 Stuart Morrison (5–11) 33–31
65 July 2 @ Cardinals 3–2 Cooper (8–7) Haines 2,000 34–31
66 July 4 Reds 0–8 Luque Kremer (10–5) 34–32
67 July 4 Reds 2–4 Rixey Meadows (6–7) Benton 34–33
68 July 5 Reds 11–4 Stone (3–1) Donohue 35–33
69 July 6 @ Reds 9–2 Cooper (9–7) May 10,000 36–33
70 July 7 Robins 9–5 Yde (4–0) Grimes 37–33
71 July 8 Braves 8–3 Morrison (6–11) McNamara 38–33
72 July 9 Braves 3–6 Genewich Kremer (10–6) 5,000 38–34
73 July 10 Braves 3–5 Barnes Meadows (6–8) 38–35
74 July 11 Braves 8–2 Cooper (10–7) Lucas 39–35
75 July 12 Phillies 6–5 (10) Stone (4–1) Mitchell 40–35
76 July 12 Phillies 3–2 (11) Yde (5–0) Hubbell 41–35
77 July 14 Phillies 3–8 Carlson Kremer (10–7) 3,000 41–36
78 July 15 Phillies 3–1 Meadows (7–8) Glazner 3,000 42–36
79 July 16 Giants 7–8 Ryan Cooper (10–8) Jonnard 15,000 42–37
80 July 17 Giants 4–3 (13) Morrison (7–11) McQuillan 15,000 43–37
81 July 18 Giants 9–2 Cooper (11–8) Bentley 12,000 44–37
82 July 19 Giants 6–10 Watson Meadows (7–9) 31,000 44–38
83 July 21 Robins 2–6 Vance Meadows (7–10) 8,000 44–39
84 July 21 Robins 4–2 Kremer (11–7) Grimes 12,000 45–39
85 July 22 Robins 1–4 (5) Osborne Morrison (7–12) 4,000 45–40
86 July 23 Robins 3–4 (10) Decatur Cooper (11–9) 4,000 45–41
87 July 24 Robins 8–1 Yde (6–0) Roberts 3,500 46–41
88 July 25 @ Braves 2–1 Pfeffer (1–0) Genewich 2,000 47–41
89 July 26 @ Braves 7–6 (14) Cooper (12–9) Barnes 48–41
90 July 28 @ Braves 5–2 Yde (7–0) Yeargin 49–41
91 July 29 @ Braves 8–1 Kremer (12–7) Genewich 50–41
92 July 30 @ Giants 6–3 Cooper (13–9) Jonnard 10,000 51–41
93 July 31 @ Giants 5–0 (6) Meadows (8–10) Watson 6,000 52–41
August: 21–10 (Home: 11–7; Away: 10–3)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
94 August 1 @ Giants 1–3 Barnes Morrison (7–13) 8,000 52–42
95 August 2 @ Giants 7–6 Kremer (13–7) Dean 25,000 53–42
96 August 3 @ Robins 5–2 Yde (8–0) Grimes 54–42
97 August 4 @ Robins 5–3 Cooper (14–9) Osborne 3,000 55–42
98 August 5 @ Robins 8–1 Kremer (14–7) Ruether 4,500 56–42
99 August 6 @ Robins 3–5 Vance Stone (4–2) 4,500 56–43
100 August 7 @ Robins 6–9 Grimes Yde (8–1) 4,000 56–44
101 August 8 @ Phillies 1–0 Meadows (9–10) Ring 57–44
102 August 9 @ Phillies 16–4 Cooper (15–9) Oeschger 58–44
103 August 9 @ Phillies 7–0 Kremer (15–7) Mitchell 59–44
104 August 11 @ Phillies 7–3 Yde (9–1) Glazner 60–44
105 August 11 @ Phillies 6–4 Pfeffer (2–0) Betts Kremer (1) 61–44
106 August 13 Giants 4–2 Meadows (10–10) Barnes 20,000 62–44
107 August 14 Giants 3–1 Cooper (16–9) McQuillan 25,000 63–44
108 August 15 Giants 6–4 Kremer (16–7) Nehf 24,000 64–44
109 August 16 Giants 5–4 (12) Morrison (8–13) Barnes 33,500 65–44
110 August 18 Robins 4–7 Grimes Pfeffer (2–1) 8,000 65–45
111 August 19 Robins 3–4 Vance Cooper (16–10) 16,000 65–46
112 August 20 Robins 2–3 (11) Doak Kremer (16–8) 5,000 65–47
113 August 21 Braves 6–7 Lucas Morrison (8–14) Benton 65–48
114 August 21 Braves 5–0 Yde (10–1) Cooney 66–48
115 August 22 Braves 3–0 Cooper (17–10) Benton 67–48
116 August 23 Braves 3–2 Kremer (17–8) Yeargin 68–48
117 August 25 Phillies 7–4 Meadows (11–10) Oeschger 69–48
118 August 26 Phillies 6–1 Yde (11–1) Ring 70–48
119 August 26 Phillies 1–3 Hubbell Morrison (8–15) 70–49
120 August 27 Phillies 6–7 Carlson Pfeffer (2–2) Couch 70–50
121 August 28 Reds 4–5 Mays Cooper (17–11) 70–51
122 August 29 Reds 5–4 Morrison (9–15) Sheehan 71–51
123 August 30 Reds 12–3 Cooper (18–11) Rixey 72–51
124 August 31 @ Cubs 2–0 Yde (12–1) Jacobs 20,000 73–51
September: 17–12 (Home: 8–1; Away: 9–11)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
125 September 1 Cubs 5–4 (10) Morrison (10–15) Wheeler 20,000 74–51
126 September 1 Cubs 4–3 Adams (1–0) Aldridge 40,000 75–51
127 September 3 Cardinals 14–1 Cooper (19–11) Bell 4,500 76–51
128 September 4 Cardinals 5–9 Sothoron Kremer (17–9) 4,000 76–52
129 September 6 Cardinals 5–2 Yde (13–1) Stuart 10,000 77–52
130 September 6 Cardinals 12–5 Pfeffer (3–2) Rhem 78–52
131 September 7 @ Reds 1–4 Luque Cooper (19–12) 78–53
132 September 7 @ Reds 3–4 Mays Adams (1–1) 78–54
133 September 9 @ Cardinals 4–7 Sothoron Yde (13–2) 2,000 78–55
134 September 9 @ Cardinals 4–6 Stuart Morrison (10–16) 3,500 78–56
135 September 10 @ Cardinals 3–1 Adams (2–1) Haines 1,000 79–56
136 September 12 @ Braves 5–4 Pfeffer (4–2) Barnes 2,000 80–56
137 September 13 @ Braves 7–0 Yde (14–2) Graham 5,000 81–56
138 September 15 @ Braves 4–3 (12) Morrison (11–16) Cooney 82–56
139 September 16 @ Phillies 5–6 Hubbell Cooper (19–13) Betts 82–57
140 September 16 @ Phillies 13–7 Meadows (12–10) Ring 83–57
141 September 18 @ Phillies 5–6 Oeschger Kremer (17–10) 83–58
142 September 18 @ Phillies 6–3 Meadows (13–10) Carlson 84–58
143 September 19 @ Robins 4–2 Yde (15–2) Ehrhardt 12,000 85–58
144 September 20 @ Robins 5–4 (11) Cooper (20–13) Vance 30,000 86–58
145 September 21 @ Robins 1–2 (10) Grimes Pfeffer (4–3) 28,000 86–59
146 September 23 @ Giants 1–5 McQuillan Meadows (13–11) 30,000 86–60
147 September 24 @ Giants 2–4 Barnes Yde (15–3) 25,000 86–61
148 September 25 @ Giants 4–5 Nehf Cooper (20–14) 25,000 86–62
149 September 26 Cubs 9–3 Kremer (18–10) Keen 87–62
150 September 26 Cubs 10–6 Pfeffer (5–3) Kaufmann 4,000 88–62
151 September 27 Cubs 3–2 (10) Adams (3–1) Aldridge 4,000 89–62
152 September 28 @ Cubs 2–7 Jacobs Meadows (13–12) 7,000 89–63
153 September 29 @ Cubs 5–4 Yde (16–3) Blake Songer (1) 1,500 90–63
Legend:        = Win        = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1924 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 Johnny Gooch 70 224 65 .290 0 25
1B Charlie Grimm 151 542 156 .288 2 63
2B Rabbit Maranville 152 594 158 .266 2 71
SS Glenn Wright 153 616 177 .287 7 111
3B Pie Traynor 142 545 160 .294 5 82
OF Max Carey 149 599 178 .297 8 55
OF Kiki Cuyler 117 466 165 .354 9 85
OF Clyde Barnhart 102 344 95 .276 3 51

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
Carson Bigbee 89 282 74 .262 0 15
Eddie Moore 72 209 75 .359 2 13
Walter Schmidt 58 177 43 .243 1 20
Earl Smith 39 111 41 .369 4 21
Walter Mueller 30 50 13 .260 0 8
Cliff Knox 6 18 4 .222 0 2
Jewel Ens 5 10 3 .300 0 0
Eppie Barnes 2 5 0 .000 0 0
Johnny Rawlings 3 3 1 .333 0 2

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
Wilbur Cooper 38 268.2 20 14 3.28 62
Ray Kremer 41 259.1 18 10 3.19 64
Johnny Morrison 41 237.2 11 16 3.75 85
Lee Meadows 36 229.1 13 12 3.26 61
Emil Yde 33 194.0 16 3 2.83 53

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
Jeff Pfeffer 15 58.2 5 3 3.07 19
Babe Adams 9 39.2 3 1 1.13 5
Don Songer 4 9.1 0 0 6.75 3

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Arnie Stone 26 4 2 0 2.95 7
Del Lundgren 8 0 1 0 6.48 4
Ray Steineder 5 0 1 0 13.50 0
Buckshot May 1 0 0 0 0.00 1
Freddy Sale 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
B Williamsport Grays New York–Pennsylvania League Harry Hinchman

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Williamsport

References

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