1999 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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. This was their 30th season at Three Rivers Stadium. The Pirates finished third in the National League Central with a record of 78–83.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 9765 0.599 50–32 47–33
Cincinnati Reds 9667 0.589 45–37 51–30
Pittsburgh Pirates 7883 0.484 18½ 45–36 33–47
St. Louis Cardinals 7586 0.466 21½ 38–42 37–44
Milwaukee Brewers 7487 0.460 22½ 32–48 42–39
Chicago Cubs 6795 0.414 30 34–47 33–48

Game log

1999 Game Log: 78–83 (Home: 45–36; Away: 33–47)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss
Bold = Pittsburgh Pirates team member

Record vs. opponents

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 4–57–21–86–78–15–47–65–46–37–28–15–211–29–34–47–8
Atlanta 5–42–58–15–49–46–15–45–29–49–38–56–35–44–58–19–9
Chicago 2–75–25–84–56–33–92–76–62–53–62–77–66–31–77–56–9
Cincinnati 8–11–88–57–26–19–44–36–64–35–56–37–66–34–58–47-8
Colorado 7–64–55–42–75–42–68–56–36–34–55–42–74–94–94–54–8
Florida 1–84–93–61–64–52–77–25–48–43–102–113–43–64–53–411–7
Houston 4–51–69–34–96–27-26–38–57–24–56–15–78–15–45–712–3
Los Angeles 6–74–57–23–45–82–73–67–25–44–46–33–63–98–53–68–7
Milwaukee 4–52–56–66–63–64–55–82–75–42–55–48–43–54–57–68–6
Montreal 3–64–95–23–43–64–82–74–54–55–86–63–65–34–55–48–10
New York 2–73–96–35–55–410–35–44–45–28–56–67–27–27–25–212–6
Philadelphia 1-85–87–23–64–511–21–63–64–56–66–63–46–32–64–511–7
Pittsburgh 2–53–66–76–77–24–37–56–34–86–32–74–33–64–57–57–8
San Diego 2–114–53–63–69–46–31–89–35–33–52–73–66–35–72–711–4
San Francisco 3–95–47–15–49–45–44–55–85–45–42–76–25–47–56–37–8
St. Louis 4–41–85–74–85–44-37–56–36–74–52–55–45–77–23–67–8

Detailed records

Roster

1999 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
NamePosition
Jason KendallC
Warren Morris2B
Brian GilesLF
Kevin Young1B
Brant BrownCF
Ed Sprague3B
José GuillénRF
Mike BenjaminSS
Francisco CórdovaSP

Player stats

Batting
Pitching

Awards and honors

1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game


Notable transactions

Farm system

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

  1. From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. https://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. https://www.baseball-reference.com/b/bournra01.shtml
  7. Elmer Dessens at Baseball Reference
  8. "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  9. "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  10. Dale Sveum at Baseball Reference
  11. Joe Oliver at Baseball Reference
  • 1999 Pittsburgh Pirates at Baseball Reference
  • 1999 Pittsburgh Pirates at Baseball Almanac
  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6. 
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