1999 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1999 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 78–83 (.484)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s) Cam Bonifay
Manager(s) Gene Lamont
Local television WPGH-TV/WCWB-TV
Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh
Local radio KDKA-AM
(Steve Blass, Greg Brown, Lanny Frattare, Bob Walk)
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The 1999 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 118th season of the franchise; the 113th in the National League. The Pirates finished third in the National League Central with a record of 78–83.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 97 65 0.599 50–32 47–33
Cincinnati Reds 96 67 0.589 45–37 51–30
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 83 0.484 18½ 45–36 33–47
St. Louis Cardinals 75 86 0.466 21½ 38–42 37–44
Milwaukee Brewers 74 87 0.460 22½ 32–48 42–39
Chicago Cubs 67 95 0.414 30 34–47 33–48


Game Log[edit]

1999 Game Log (78–83)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1999 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 4–5 7–2 1–8 6–7 8–1 5–4 7–6 5–4 6–3 7–2 8–1 5–2 11–2 9–3 4–4 7–8
Atlanta 5–4 2–5 8–1 5–4 9–4 6–1 5–4 5–2 9–4 9–3 8–5 6–3 5–4 4–5 8–1 9–9
Chicago 2–7 5–2 5–8 4–5 6–3 3–9 2–7 6–6 2–5 3–6 2–7 7–6 6–3 1–7 7–5 6–9
Cincinnati 8–1 1–8 8–5 7–2 6–1 9–4 4–3 6–6 4–3 5–5 6–3 7–6 6–3 4–5 8–4 7-8
Colorado 7–6 4–5 5–4 2–7 5–4 2–6 8–5 6–3 6–3 4–5 5–4 2–7 4–9 4–9 4–5 4–8
Florida 1–8 4–9 3–6 1–6 4–5 2–7 7–2 5–4 8–4 3–10 2–11 3–4 3–6 4–5 3–4 11–7
Houston 4–5 1–6 9–3 4–9 6–2 7-2 6–3 8–5 7–2 4–5 6–1 5–7 8–1 5–4 5–7 12–3
Los Angeles 6–7 4–5 7–2 3–4 5–8 2–7 3–6 7–2 5–4 4–4 6–3 3–6 3–9 8–5 3–6 8–7
Milwaukee 4–5 2–5 6–6 6–6 3–6 4–5 5–8 2–7 5–4 2–5 5–4 8–4 3–5 4–5 7–6 8–6
Montreal 3–6 4–9 5–2 3–4 3–6 4–8 2–7 4–5 4–5 5–8 6–6 3–6 5–3 4–5 5–4 8–10
New York 2–7 3–9 6–3 5–5 5–4 10–3 5–4 4–4 5–2 8–5 6–6 7–2 7–2 7–2 5–2 12–6
Philadelphia 1-8 5–8 7–2 3–6 4–5 11–2 1–6 3–6 4–5 6–6 6–6 3–4 6–3 2–6 4–5 11–7
Pittsburgh 2–5 3–6 6–7 6–7 7–2 4–3 7–5 6–3 4–8 6–3 2–7 4–3 3–6 4–5 7–5 7–8
San Diego 2–11 4–5 3–6 3–6 9–4 6–3 1–8 9–3 5–3 3–5 2–7 3–6 6–3 5–7 2–7 11–4
San Francisco 3–9 5–4 7–1 5–4 9–4 5–4 4–5 5–8 5–4 5–4 2–7 6–2 5–4 7–5 6–3 7–8
St. Louis 4–4 1–8 5–7 4–8 5–4 4-3 7–5 6–3 6–7 4–5 2–5 5–4 5–7 7–2 3–6 7–8

Detailed records[edit]

Roster[edit]

1999 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Jason Kendall C
Warren Morris 2B
Brian Giles LF
Kevin Young 1B
Brant Brown CF
Ed Sprague 3B
José Guillén RF
Mike Benjamin SS
Francisco Córdova SP

Player stats[edit]

Batting
Pitching

Awards and honors[edit]

1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game


Notable transactions[edit]

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
A-Short Season Williamsport Crosscutters New York–Penn League Curtis Wilkerson
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

References[edit]

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/sanfoch01.shtml
  3. ^ Mike Benjamin at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Brian Giles at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Rafael Bournigal at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Elmer Dessens at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. 
  8. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. 
  9. ^ Dale Sveum at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Joe Oliver at Baseball Reference