1967 Pittsburgh Pirates season

The 1967 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 86th season in franchise history. The sixth-place Pirates finished at 81–81, 20½ games behind the National League and World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals.

1967 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)John W. Galbreath (majority shareholder); Bing Crosby, Thomas P. Johnson (minority shareholders)
General manager(s)Joe L. Brown
Manager(s)Harry Walker, Danny Murtaugh
Local televisionKDKA-TV
Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Nellie King
Local radioKDKA
Bob Prince, Jim Woods, Nellie King
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 10160 0.627 49–32 52–28
San Francisco Giants 9171 0.562 10½ 51–31 40–40
Chicago Cubs 8774 0.540 14 49–34 38–40
Cincinnati Reds 8775 0.537 14½ 49–32 38–43
Philadelphia Phillies 8280 0.506 19½ 45–35 37–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 8181 0.500 20½ 49–32 32–49
Atlanta Braves 7785 0.475 24½ 48–33 29–52
Los Angeles Dodgers 7389 0.451 28½ 42–39 31–50
Houston Astros 6993 0.426 32½ 46–35 23–58
New York Mets 61101 0.377 40½ 36–42 25–59

Record vs. opponents


Sources:
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD NYM PHI PIT SF STL
Atlanta 11–75–1311–78–108–1010–88–1010–86–12
Chicago 7–1112–68–109–913–511–711–7–110–86–11
Cincinnati 13–56–1215–38–1012–610–810–88–105–13
Houston 7–1110–83–1510–811–77–119–96–126–12
Los Angeles 10–89–910–88–1012–66–127–115–136–12
New York 10–85–136–127–116–124–1411–75–137–11
Philadelphia 8-107–118–1011–712–614–48–108–106–12
Pittsburgh 10–87–11–18–109–911–77–1110–88–1011–7
San Francisco 8–108–1010–812–613–513–510–810–87–11
St. Louis 12–611–613–512–612–611–712–67–1111–7

Game log

1967 Game Log: 81–81 (Home: 49–32; Away: 32–49)
April: 7–5 (Home: 3–3; Away: 4–2)
#DateOpponentScoreWinLossSaveAttendanceRecord
1April 11@ Mets6–3Veale (1–0)CardwellMikkelsen (1)31,5101–0
2April 13@ Mets2–3EstradaLaw (0–1)Taylor5,0051–1
3April 14Cubs5–8SimmonsRibant (0–1)32,2961–2
4April 15Cubs3–7CulpSisk (0–1)10,6241–3
5April 16Cubs6–5Pizarro (1–0)Upham13,5102–3
6April 17Mets6–9CardwellLaw (0–2)Taylor7,5992–4
7April 21@ Cubs6–1Veale (2–0)Culp2,9743–4
8April 23@ Cubs3–7JenkinsPizarro (1–1)6,7543–5
9April 25Phillies7–3O'Dell (1–0)Bunning5,5854–5
10April 27Phillies5–4Mikkelsen (1–0)HallShort (1)4,9795–5
11April 28@ Cardinals6–2Veale (3–0)Washburn45,5656–5
12April 30@ Cardinals2–0Pizarro (2–1)Jaster20,0177–5
May: 16–13 (Home: 11–6; Away: 5–7)
#DateOpponentScoreWinLossSaveAttendanceRecord
13May 1@ Cardinals8–5O'Dell (2–0)JacksonFace (1)13,7078–5
14May 2Dodgers3–5 (11)ReganBlass (0–1)Perranoski5,7628–6
15May 3Dodgers6–5 (15)Pizarro (3–1)Singer9,1249–6
16May 4Dodgers9–3Veale (4–0)EganMikkelsen (2)9,60310–6
17May 5Giants7–2Sisk (1–1)Bolin18,29411–6
18May 6Giants6–5 (10)Face (1–0)Linzy7,66212–6
19May 8Cardinals5–6 (10)WillisLaw (0–3)Jaster5,38812–7
20May 9Cardinals3–6CarltonFryman (0–1)Hoerner4,95112–8
21May 10Cardinals4–1Veale (5–0)HughesFace (2)8,46613–8
22May 11Braves2–9BruceSisk (1–2)4,88513–9
23May 12Braves5–2O'Dell (3–0)JarvisFace (3)12,92014–9
24May 13Braves6–5 (10)Face (2–0)Niekro8,15615–9
25May 14Braves5–2Ribant (1–1)KelleyFace (4)26,07116–9
26May 15@ Reds7–8 (10)ArrigoPizarro (3–2)5,22216–10
27May 16@ Reds3–6QueenFryman (0–2)13,38916–11
28May 17@ Reds1–3EllisSisk (1–3)13,15916–12
29May 18@ Braves5–3O'Dell (4–0)CarrollFace (5)14,09217–12
30May 19@ Braves2–3LemasterRibant (1–2)20,60317–13
31May 20@ Braves6–2Veale (6–0)KelleyMcBean (1)33,88318–13
32May 21@ Braves2–7JohnsonPizarro (3–3)23,22118–14
33May 22@ Astros3–1Sisk (2–3)Zachary10,61319–14
34May 23@ Astros3–8DierkerO'Dell (4–1)Schneider10,57219–15
35May 24@ Astros7–4Face (3–0)Latman13,14020–15
36May 26Reds6–5 (12)McBean (1–0)Osteen24,35821–15
37May 27Reds1–6PappasPizarro (3–4)28,17921–16
38May 28Reds3–2Sisk (3–3)NottebartFace (6)31,77822–16
39May 30Astros2–3WilsonRibant (1–3)22–17
40May 30Astros4–3Face (4–0)Sembera32,98623–17
41May 31@ Giants4–15HerbelVeale (6–1)Linzy7,39323–18
June: 13–17 (Home: 6–7; Away: 7–10)
#DateOpponentScoreWinLossSaveAttendanceRecord
42June 1@ Giants1–7PerryPizarro (3–5)7,00023–19
43June 2@ Dodgers5–3Blass (1–1)ReganFace (7)35,54024–19
44June 3@ Dodgers1–5SuttonO'Dell (4–2)39,62124–20
45June 4@ Dodgers4–1Veale (7–1)DrysdaleFace (8)39,74125–20
46June 6Mets0–1 (10)ShawFace (4–1)25–21
47June 6Mets2–3 (10)HamiltonFace (4–2)16,71225–22
48June 7Mets3–0Sisk (4–3)Fisher7,97926–22
49June 9Phillies16–1O'Dell (5–2)Wise17,06427–22
50June 10Phillies4–3McBean (2–0)Hall17,58728–22
51June 11Phillies1–14BunningPizarro (3–6)15,91528–23
52June 12Cardinals7–5Ribant (2–3)CarltonFace (9)10,96429–23
53June 13Cardinals4–7HughesSisk (4–4)Hoerner14,32529–24
54June 14Cardinals4–7GibsonO'Dell (5–3)14,21729–25
55June 15@ Phillies1–4HallVeale (7–2)29–26
56June 15@ Phillies5–2Blass (2–1)Ellsworth24,48030–26
57June 16@ Phillies3–5JacksonO'Dell (5–4)20,79630–27
58June 17@ Phillies6–5Ribant (3–3)BunningFace (10)9,59531–27
59June 18@ Phillies5–3Sisk (5–4)WisePizarro (1)14,72632–27
60June 19Cubs4–3Veale (8–2)JenkinsMcBean (2)12,22433–27
61June 20Cubs3–5HartensteinBlass (2–2)12,39333–28
62June 21Cubs3–6SimmonsO'Dell (5–5)Radatz11,87033–29
63June 23@ Reds4–2Ribant (4–3)AbernathyMcBean (3)25,22734–29
64June 24@ Reds4–6NolanSisk (5–5)Lee28,31234–30
65June 25@ Reds5–4Veale (9–2)PappasPizarro (2)23,67335–30
66June 26@ Mets2–3TaylorFace (4–3)27,29435–31
67June 27@ Mets2–5SelmaFryman (0–3)18,16735–32
68June 28@ Cubs2–4JenkinsRibant (4–4)35–33
69June 28@ Cubs1–3CulpSisk (5–6)22,73135–34
70June 29@ Cubs3–4NiekroMcBean (2–1)Hartenstein16,41535–35
71June 30Braves3–1Blass (3–2)Carroll15,98836–35
July: 13–16 (Home: 9–6; Away: 4–10)
#DateOpponentScoreWinLossSaveAttendanceRecord
72July 1Braves2–4RaymondMikkelsen (1–1)9,35336–36
73July 3Dodgers5–2Sisk (6–6)Drysdale12,32137–36
74July 4Dodgers9–7Face (5–3)Miller9,08038–36
75July 5Dodgers3–5SuttonBlass (3–3)12,82138–37
76July 7Reds2–6EllisVeale (9–3)19,80538–38
77July 8Reds6–1Sisk (7–6)Arrigo11,18239–38
78July 9Reds2–1Ribant (5–4)Maloney25,93440–38
79July 12@ Cardinals3–4JacksonMikkelsen (1–2)14,81240–39
80July 13@ Cardinals8–5Veale (10–3)CarltonMcBean (4)24,13441–39
81July 14@ Cardinals1–2JasterSisk (7–7)Hoerner25,66841–40
82July 15@ Cardinals6–4Pizarro (4–6)BrilesFace (11)39,44042–40
83July 16@ Braves1–2NiekroLaw (0–4)35,20442–41
84July 17@ Braves2–6JohnsonVeale (10–4)18,22042–42
85July 18Giants8–6Blass (4–3)MarichalFace (12)43–42
86July 18Giants2–3GibbonO'Dell (5–6)Linzy28,02343–43
87July 19Giants2–1 (11)Ribant (6–4)McCormick16,01344–43
88July 20Giants1–6PerryLaw (0–5)10,35944–44
89July 21Astros9–1Veale (11–4)Blasingame14,68745–44
90July 22Astros15–2Fryman (1–3)Belinsky9,59746–44
91July 23Astros5–8GiustiBlass (4–4)Sherry46–45
92July 23Astros15–2Sisk (8–7)Latman22,92547–45
93July 24@ Dodgers3–4ReganFace (5–4)22,49547–46
94July 25@ Dodgers1–3SingerLaw (0–6)24,34847–47
95July 26@ Dodgers4–2Veale (12–4)SuttonPizarro (3)24,77248–47
96July 27@ Astros4–5LatmanMcBean (2–2)17,22948–48
97July 28@ Astros3–9GiustiSisk (8–8)20,90948–49
98July 29@ Astros5–6EilersPizarro (4–7)Sherry25,78548–50
99July 30@ Giants4–3Law (1–6)SadeckiFace (13)32,20949–50
100July 31@ Giants4–8McCormickPizarro (4–8)Linzy8,68349–51
August: 15–18 (Home: 10–5; Away: 5–13)
#DateOpponentScoreWinLossSaveAttendanceRecord
101August 1@ Giants1–3MarichalFryman (1–4)15,50149–52
102August 2@ Giants2–7PerryRibant (6–5)11,65449–53
103August 4Dodgers3–2 (10)Pizarro (5–8)Miller13,47450–53
104August 5Dodgers2–1Law (2–6)Regan9,65851–53
105August 6Dodgers4–5OsteenSisk (8–9)Perranoski12,38451–54
106August 7@ Cubs6–3Face (6–4)Hartenstein52–54
107August 7@ Cubs3–3 (14)11,48252–54
108August 8@ Cubs4–8NiekroGelnar (0–1)9,41252–55
109August 9@ Cubs0–6JenkinsVeale (12–5)52–56
110August 9@ Cubs10–6McBean (3–2)Stoneman16,82253–56
111August 10@ Mets3–0Sisk (9–9)Fisher20,57254–56
112August 11@ Mets2–3FrisellaRibant (6–6)Shaw29,20254–57
113August 12@ Mets1–6KoonceFryman (1–5)20,18154–58
114August 13@ Mets0–3SeaverBlass (4–5)54–59
115August 13@ Mets9–11ShawMcBean (3–3)Taylor34,12254–60
116August 14Reds4–3Veale (13–5)NolanFace (14)8,41455–60
117August 15Reds1–2AbernathySisk (9–10)9,23755–61
118August 16Reds0–4MaloneyFryman (1–6)McCool9,11655–62
119August 17Mets5–6CardwellPizarro (5–9)55–63
120August 17Mets6–5 (14)Pizarro (6–9)Seaver9,21356–63
121August 18Mets7–2Veale (14–5)Fisher6,62857–63
122August 19Mets6–5Sisk (10–10)Taylor7,57058–63
123August 20Mets4–2Pizarro (7–9)SelmaFace (15)7,26359–63
124August 21Cubs5–1Fryman (2–6)JenkinsFace (16)7,79460–63
125August 22Cubs1–8NiekroVeale (14–6)8,41460–64
126August 23Cubs2–1McBean (4–3)Hands8,95261–64
127August 25@ Phillies0–2BunningSisk (10–11)61–65
128August 25@ Phillies2–6ShortBlass (4–6)Farrell13,69661–66
129August 26@ Phillies0–1WiseVeale (14–7)16,45461–67
130August 27@ Phillies0–2 (5)JacksonFryman (2–7)10,95361–68
131August 28@ Braves4–3 (10)Ribant (7–6)RitchiePizarro (4)8,72562–68
132August 29@ Braves3–7NiekroRibant (7–7)Upshaw6,51662–69
133August 30@ Braves11–9Ribant (8–7)CarrollFace (17)8,67463–69
134August 31Phillies6–4Veale (15–7)HallPizarro (5)3,40664–69
September: 16–12 (Home: 9–5; Away: 7–7)
#DateOpponentScoreWinLossSaveAttendanceRecord
135September 1Phillies3–0Fryman (3–7)Jackson6,11365–69
136September 2Phillies9–1McBean (5–3)Bunning6,43166–69
137September 3Phillies2–7ShortSisk (10–12)Farrell7,16466–70
138September 4@ Cardinals10–8Ribant (9–7)LamabePizarro (6)67–70
139September 4@ Cardinals9–3Blass (5–6)WashburnPizarro (7)43,96068–70
140September 6Braves1–4LemasterFryman (3–8)68–71
141September 6Braves4–1McBean (6–3)Jarvis6,84969–71
142September 7Braves4–2Sisk (11–12)NiekroPizarro (8)3,99070–71
143September 8Cardinals4–3 (10)Dal Canton (1–0)Willis9,63771–71
144September 9Cardinals0–6CarltonBlass (5–7)6,44671–72
145September 10Cardinals8–7Pizarro (8–9)HoernerSisk (1)8,92072–72
146September 11@ Reds3–4DavidsonPizarro (8–10)4,15072–73
147September 12@ Reds7–15LeeVeale (15–8)Nottebart4,60572–74
148September 13@ Reds11–3Sisk (12–12)Queen4,96673–74
149September 15Giants3–6PerryBlass (5–8)6,33273–75
150September 16Giants5–4 (16)Dal Canton (2–0)McCormick5,05674–75
151September 17Giants5–4McBean (7–3)Linzy5,73375–75
152September 18@ Astros4–14GiustiSisk (12–13)6,32775–76
153September 19@ Astros11–7Face (7–4)SherryPizarro (9)5,32176–76
154September 20@ Astros4–5HouseRibant (9–8)4,62976–77
155September 22@ Giants0–1SadeckiMcBean (7–4)10,23876–78
156September 23@ Giants4–8McDanielFace (7–5)Linzy12,43176–79
157September 24@ Giants2–1Blass (6–8)PerryFryman (1)16,12377–79
158September 25@ Dodgers2–1 (11)Shellenback (1–0)Regan11,98378–79
159September 26@ Dodgers1–3DrysdaleDal Canton (2–1)Perranoski12,48678–80
160September 27@ Dodgers1–0Veale (16–8)Foster12,46779–80
161September 29Astros4–1Moose (1–0)Blasingame1,95180–80
162September 30Astros3–4CoombsShellenback (1–1)2,10980–81
October: 1–0 (Home: 1–0; Away: 0–0)
#DateOpponentScoreWinLossSaveAttendanceRecord
163October 1Astros10–3Sisk (13–13)Von Hoff28,24481–81
Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Tie
Bold = Pirates team member

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
#NamePosition
18Matty AlouCF
30Maury Wills3B
21Roberto ClementeRF
8Willie StargellLF
17Donn Clendenon1B
9Bill Mazeroski2B
14Gene AlleySS
20Jesse GonderC
39Bob VealeSP

[8]

Notable transactions

  • June 6, 1967: Richie Zisk was drafted by the Pirates in the 3rd round of the 1967 Major League Baseball Draft.[9]
  • June 21, 1967: Al Luplow was acquired by the Pirates from the New York Mets via waivers.[10]
  • July 18, 1967: Pirates fire Manager Harry Walker. Danny Murtaugh is named interim Manager.[11]
  • August 4, 1967: Pete Mikkelsen claimed on waivers by Chicago Cubs from the Pirates.[12]

Roster

1967 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Statistics

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pitching

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Jets International League Harding "Pete" Peterson
AA Macon Peaches Southern League Don Osborn and Frank Oceak
A Raleigh Pirates Carolina League Joe Morgan
A Clinton Pirates Midwest League Bob Clear
A Gastonia Pirates Western Carolinas League Don Leppert
Rookie Salem Pirates Appalachian League Buddy Pritchard

Notes

  1. From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Side in 1907.
  2. Juan Pizzaro at "Baseball Almanac"
  3. Jerry Lynch at "Baseball Almanac"
  4. Bill Short at "Baseball Almanac"
  5. Manny Jiménez page at Baseball-Reference
  6. Dodgers trade Maury Wills to Pittsburgh
  7. Mets trade Ribant, Kolb to Pittsburgh
  8. 1967 Opening Day lineup at "Baseball-Almanac"
  9. Richie Zisk at "Baseball Almanac"
  10. Luplow waived to Bucs by Mets
  11. Harry Walker
  12. Pete Mikkelsen at "Baseball Almanac"
  13. "Major League Baseball Regular Season Hitting Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. Archived from the original on October 12, 2014. Retrieved May 5, 2016.
  14. "Major League Baseball Regular Season Pitching Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. Archived from the original on October 12, 2014. Retrieved May 5, 2016.

References

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