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1964 Pittsburgh Pirates season

The 1964 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 83rd in franchise history. The team finished tied for sixth in the National League with a record of 80–82, 13 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals.

1964 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)John W. Galbreath (majority shareholder); Bing Crosby, Thomas P. Johnson (minority shareholders)
Manager(s)Danny Murtaugh
Local televisionKDKA-TV
Bob Prince, Jim Woods
Local radioKDKA
Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Claude Haring
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OffseasonEdit

  • December 2, 1963: Byron Browne was drafted from the Pirates by the Chicago Cubs in the 1963 first-year draft.[2]
  • January 14, 1964: Dock Ellis was signed as an amateur free agent by the Pirates.[3]
  • Prior to 1964 season: John Lamb was signed as an amateur free agent by the Pirates.[4]

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 0.574 48–33 45–36
Philadelphia Phillies 92 70 0.568 1 46–35 46–35
Cincinnati Reds 92 70 0.568 1 47–34 45–36
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 3 44–37 46–35
Milwaukee Braves 88 74 0.543 5 45–36 43–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 0.494 13 42–39 38–43
Los Angeles Dodgers 80 82 0.494 13 41–40 39–42
Chicago Cubs 76 86 0.469 17 40–41 36–45
Houston Colt .45s 66 96 0.407 27 41–40 25–56
New York Mets 53 109 0.327 40 33–48 20–61

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1964 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team CHC CIN HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 6–12 11–7 10–8 8–10 11–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 6–12
Cincinnati 12–6 12–6 14–4–1 9–9 11–7 9–9 8–10 7–11 10–8
Houston 7–11 6–12 7–11 12–6 9–9 5–13 5–13 7–11 8–10
Los Angeles 8–10 4–14–1 11–7 8–10 15–3–1 8–10 10–8 6–12 10–8
Milwaukee 10–8 9–9 6–12 10–8 14–4 10–8 12–6 9–9 8–10
New York 7–11 7–11 9–9 3–15–1 4–14 3–15 6–12 7–11 7–11
Philadelphia 12-6 9–9 13–5 10–8 8–10 15–3 10–8 10–8 5–13
Pittsburgh 9–9 10–8 13–5 8–10 6–12 12–6 8–10 8–10 6–12
San Francisco 9–9 11–7 11–7 12–6 9–9 11–7 8–10 10–8 9–9
St. Louis 12–6 8–10 10–8 8–10 10–8 11–7 13–5 12–6 9–9


Game logEdit

1964 Game Log: 80–82 (Home: 42–39; Away: 38–43)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member

Opening Day lineupEdit

Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1964 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

StatisticsEdit

Batting
Pitching

Farm systemEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ Byron Browne at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Dock Ellis at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ John Lamb at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Al Oliver at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Wilbur Wood at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Smoky Burgess at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ "Major League Baseball Regular Season Hitting Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  9. ^ "Major League Baseball Regular Season Pitching Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.

ReferencesEdit