1882-2020 (139 seasons)

Pittsburgh Pirates

All-time franchise record
10564-10446 (.503)

Franchise History

Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
Pittsburg Pirates (MLB)
Pittsburg Pirates (NL)
Pittsburg Alleghenys (NL)
Pittsburg Alleghenys (AA)

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
1979 98-64 Won World Series
1971 97-65 Won World Series
1960 95-59 Won World Series
1927 94-60 Lost World Series
1925 95-58 Won World Series

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 19-41 Missed Playoffs
2019 69-93 Missed Playoffs
2018 82-79 Missed Playoffs
2017 75-87 Missed Playoffs
2016 78-83 Missed Playoffs

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2020 1 / 7 Nick Gonzales 2B
2020 1 / 31 Carmen Mlodzinski P
2019 1 / 18 Quinn Priester P
2019 1 / 37 Sammy Siani CF
2018 1 / 10 Travis Swaggerty OF

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
1900-31 32 Barney Dreyfuss
1956-85 22 Joe Brown
1932-46 15 Bill Benswanger
2007-19 13 Neal Huntington
1977-85 9 Harding Peterson

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
2007-21 15 Robert Nutting
1996-06 11 Kevin McClatchy
1986-95 10 Pittsburgh Associates
1983-86 4 Time Warner
1946-85 40 John Galbreath
1946-50 5 Frank McKinney
1932-46 15 Florence Dreyfuss
1900-31 32 Barney Dreyfuss
1892-99 8 William Kerr
1892-99 8 Phil Auten
1887-91 5 William A. Nimick Nimick
1882-86 5 Denny McKnight
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