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5th in Central

  • FOUNDED

    1882 as the Pittsburgh Alleghenys
  • LEAGUE

    National League
  • DIVISION

    Central
  • STADIUM

    PNC Park
  • STADIUM CAPACITY

    38,747
  • LOCATION

    Pittsburgh, PA
  • GOVERNOR

    Robert Nutting
  • PRESIDENT

    Travis Williams
  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Ben Cherington
  • MANAGER

    Derek Shelton

MAJOR AWARDS

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1925
1960
1971
1979

DIVISION TITLES

9

CONFERENCE TITLES

9

TEAM HISTORY

The Pirates compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) Central division. Founded as part of the American Association in 1881 under the name Pittsburgh Allegheny, the club joined the National League in 1887 and was a member of the National League East from 1969 through 1993. The Pirates have won five World Series championships, nine National League pennants,...

The Pirates compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) Central division. Founded as part of the American Association in 1881 under the name Pittsburgh Allegheny, the club joined the National League in 1887 and...

1882 as the Pittsburgh Alleghenys

Denny McKnight

10-9 win over the Cincinnati Red Stockings

Doug Dickerson

Al Pratt

39-39

Exposition Park

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