1962 Pittsburgh Pirates season
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|1962 Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||John W. Galbreath (majority shareholder); Bing Crosby, Thomas P. Johnson (minority shareholders)|
|General manager(s)||Joe L. Brown|
|Local television||KDKA-TV |
Bob Prince, Jim Woods
Bob Prince, Paul Long, Jim Woods
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- October 10, 1961: 1961 Major League Baseball expansion draft
- November 21, 1961: Coot Veal was purchased by the Pirates from the Washington Senators.
- December 4, 1961: Ramón Hernández was purchased from the Pirates by the Los Angeles Angels.
|San Francisco Giants||103||62||0.624||—||61–21||42–41|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||102||63||0.618||1||54–29||48–34|
|St. Louis Cardinals||84||78||0.519||17½||44–37||40–41|
|Houston Colt .45s||64||96||0.400||36½||32–48||32–48|
|New York Mets||40||120||0.250||60½||22–58||18–62|
Record vs. opponents
1962 National League Records
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|1962 Game Log: 93–68 (Home: 51–30; Away: 42–38)|
April: 13–5 (Home: 4–2; Away: 9–3)
May: 13–13 (Home: 9–4; Away: 4–9)
June: 18–14 (Home: 11–11; Away: 7–3)
July: 17–12 (Home: 9–5; Away: 8–7)
August: 18–12 (Home: 9–4; Away: 9–8)
September: 14–12 (Home: 9–4; Away: 5–8)
|Legend: = Win = Loss|
Bold = Pirates team member
Opening Day lineup
- May 7, 1962: Vinegar Bend Mizell was traded by the Pirates to the New York Mets for Jim Marshall.
- June 1962: Coot Veal was traded by the Pirates to the Detroit Tigers for Al Pehanick (minors).
- September 9, 1962: Byron Browne was signed as an amateur free agent by the Pirates.
|1962 Pittsburgh Pirates|
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Kinston
- From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
- Joe Christopher page at Baseball Reference
- Al Jackson page at Baseball Reference
- Coot Veal page at Baseball Reference
- Ramón Hernández page at Baseball Reference
- Vinegar Bend Mizell page at Baseball Reference
- "Mets Obtain Three Players". The Gazette. Montreal. Associated Press. May 7, 1962. p. 22. Retrieved December 13, 2015.
- Byron Browne page at Baseball Reference
- "Major League Baseball Regular Season Hitting Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
- "Major League Baseball Regular Season Pitching Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
- 1962 Pittsburgh Pirates team page at Baseball Reference
- 1962 Pittsburgh Pirates Page at Baseball Almanac
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.