1999 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1999 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s) Cam Bonifay
Manager(s) Gene Lamont
Local television WPGH-TV/WCWB-TV
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Local radio KDKA
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
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The 1999 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 118th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 113th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished third in the National League Central with a record of 78–83.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L GB Pct.
Houston Astros 97 65 .599    --
Cincinnati Reds 96 67 .589   1.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 83 .484 18.5
St. Louis Cardinals 75 86 .466 21.5
Milwaukee Brewers 74 87 .460 22.5
Chicago Cubs 67 95 .414 30.0

Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1999 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
3B Sprague, EdEd Sprague 137 490 131 .267 22 81
SS Benjamin, MikeMike Benjamin 110 368 91 .247 1 37

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ramírez, AramisAramis Ramírez 18 56 10 .179 0 7

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Anderson, JimmyJimmy Anderson 13 29.1 2 1 3.99 13

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League Trent Jewett
AA Altoona Curve Eastern League Marty Brown
A Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League Scott Little
A Hickory Crawdads South Atlantic League Tracy Woodson
Short-Season A Williamsport Crosscutters New York-Penn League Curtis Wilkerson
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

References[edit]