Bristol Pirates

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Bristol Pirates
Founded in 1969
Bristol, Virginia
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Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Appalachian League
Division West
Major league affiliations
Current Pittsburgh Pirates (2014-present)
Previous Chicago White Sox (1995-2013)
Detroit Tigers (1969-1994)
Minor league titles
League titles 1998, 2002
Division titles 1998 (West), 2002 (South)
Team data
Nickname Bristol Pirates (2014-present)
Previous names Bristol White Sox (1995-2013)
Bristol Tigers (1969-1994)
Bristol Scooter Doggies (alternate name)
Ballpark Boyce Cox Field at DeVault Memorial Stadium
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Pittsburgh Pirates
Bristol Baseball, Incorporated
Manager Edgar Varela
General manager Mahlon Luttrell

The Bristol Pirates are a minor league baseball team in Bristol, Virginia, USA. They are a Rookie-level team in the Appalachian League. As of October 16, 2013, they are owned by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[1]

The team plays home games at DeVault Memorial Stadium. Opened in 1969, Devault Memorial Stadium seats 2,000 fans. The team was previously affiliated with the Detroit Tigers, and a previous manager was the current Tigers manager, Jim Leyland. They were a farm team of the Chicago White Sox from 1995 to 2013 as the Bristol White Sox.

The team is operated by a non-profit organization, Bristol Baseball, Incorporated (BBI). BBI has no full-time paid staff, instead relying on a volunteer board and General Manager to keep and promote professional baseball in Bristol.

Roster[edit]

Bristol Pirates roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

  • Vacant

Infielders

  • Vacant

Outfielders

  • Vacant

Manager

  • -- Edgar Varela

Coaches

  • -- Terry Alexander (hitting)
  • -- Miguel Bonilla (pitching)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Pittsburgh Pirates 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated April 4, 2014
Transactions
More MiLB rosters
Pittsburgh Pirates minor league players


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, Benjamin (October 16, 2013). "Pirates return to Bristol, Appy League". MiLB.com. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 

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