List of Pittsburgh Pirates owners and executives

List of Pittsburgh Pirates owners and executives

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They play in the National League Central division. The team began play in 1882 as the Alleghenies (alternately spelled "Alleghenys"[1]) in the American Association. The franchise moved to the National League after owner William Nimick became upset over a contract dispute, thus beginning the modern day franchise.[2]

From the franchise's beginning, the owner and manager fulfilled the duties of the

  • Baseball America: Executive Database

External links

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  2. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, pp. 2–3
  3. ^ a b Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 463
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  6. ^ a b Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 472
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  9. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, pp. 1–2
  10. ^ a b Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 471
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  12. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 474
  13. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WusdAAAAIBAJ&sjid=-mEEAAAAIBAJ&pg=7213%2C3202884
  14. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 473
  15. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 476
  16. ^ a b c Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 474
  17. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, pp. 465–66
  18. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, pp. 466–67
  19. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, pp. 467–68
  20. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 469
  21. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, pp. 469–70
  22. ^ Finoli, Ranier 2003, p. 470

References

Other executives

# General manager Years Div Pen WS
1 Denny McKnight 1882-1886
2 E. C. Converse 1884-1887
3 William A. Nimick 1887-1890
4 J. Palmer O'Neill 1891
5 William Chase Temple 1892
6 Al Buckenberger 1893
7 William Kerr 1894-1897
8 Bill Watkins 1898
9 William Kerr 1899
10 Harry Pulliam 1900
11 Barney Dreyfuss* 1900-1932 0 6 2
12 William Benswanger 19321945
13 Frank E. McKinney 1946-1950
14 John Galbreath 1950-1985 3 3 3
15 Malcolm Prine 1985-1989
16 Carl Barger 1989-1991 1 0 0
17 Mark Sauer 1991-1996 2 0 0
18 Kevin McClatchy 1996-2007
19 Frank Coonelly 2007-present

Presidents

# General manager Years Div Pen WS Ref
12 Ray Kennedy 1946 [16]
13 Roy Hamey 19461950 [3]
14 Branch Rickey* 19511955 [16]
15 Joe L. Brown 19561976, 1985 5 2 2 [17]
16 Harding Peterson 19761985 1 1 1 [18]
17 Syd Thrift 19851988 [19]
18 Larry Doughty 19881992 2 0 0 [16]
19 Ted Simmons 19921993 1 0 0 [20]
20 Cam Bonifay 19932001 [21]
21 Dave Littlefield 20012007 [22]
22 Neal Huntington 2007–present [5]
  • Prior to 1946, the club presidents performed the current duties of general manager.
  • As the deceased owner's son-in-law, Benswanger officially served as "president and chief executive" but in effect was general manager for his mother-in-law owner.
# General manager Years Div Pen WS
1 Denny McKnight 1882-1886
2 Edmund C. Converse 1884-1887
3 William A. Nimick 1887-1890
4 J. Palmer O'Neill 1891
5 William Chase Temple 1892
6 Al Buckenberger 1893
7 William Kerr 1894-1897
8 Bill Watkins 1898
9 William Kerr 1899
10 Barney Dreyfuss* 1900-1932 0 6 2
11 William Benswanger 19321945

General managers

Owner(s) Years Div Pen WS Ref
Denny McKnight 18821886 [9]
William A. Nimick 18871891 [10]
William Kerr and Phil Auten 18921899 [10]
Barney Dreyfuss* 19001932 0 6 2 [6]
Florence W. Dreyfess 19321946 [11]
John Galbreath (99% 1946–82, 51% 1983–86),
with Frank McKinney, Thomas Johnson,
Bing Crosby (1%) and Warner Communications (48% 1982–86)
19461986 6 3 3 [12][13]
Pittsburgh Associates 19861996 3 0 0 [14]
Kevin McClatchy 19962007 [15]
Robert Nutting 2007–present [8]

Owners

Years Seasons; each is linked to an article about that particular season
Div Division titles: number of division titles won by the general manager
Pen Pennants: number of pennants (league championships) won by the manager
WS World Series: number of World Series victories achieved by the manager
* Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Table key

Contents

  • Table key 1
  • Owners 2
  • General managers 3
  • Presidents 4
  • Other executives 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

[8] served as chairman of the board from 2003 to 2007, at which point he became majority owner of the franchise.Robert Nutting [7] Dreyfuss was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2008.[6]