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Pie Traynor

MLB Player information
NamePie Traynor
PositionThird baseman
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB debutSeptember 15, 1920 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearanceAugust 14, 1937 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average.320
Hits2416
Runs batted in1273
Teams
As player * Pittsburgh Pirates (1920 1937) As manager * Pittsburgh Pirates (1934 1939)
Hall of Fame date1948

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Harold Joseph "Pie" Traynor (November 11, 1898 - March 16, 1972) was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire Major League Baseball career as a third baseman with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1920 37). He batted and threw right-handed. Following the Second World War, Traynor was often cited as the greatest third baseman in major league baseball history. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1948.


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