Complete List Of Pittsburgh Pirates Managers In Order

List Of Pittsburgh Pirates Managers In Order

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List of Pittsburgh Pirates Managers:

  1. Bill McGunnigle
    • Years Managed: 1894
    • Hometown: Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
  2. Patsy Donovan
    • Years Managed: 1896-1897
    • Years as a Player: 1890-1907 (Boston Beaneaters, Brooklyn Bridegrooms, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers)
    • Hometown: Queenstown, Ireland
  3. Connie Mack
    • Years Managed: 1894-1895
    • Other Teams Managed: Philadelphia Athletics
    • Years as a Player: 1886-1896 (Washington Nationals, Buffalo Bisons, Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: East Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA
  4. Bill Watkins
    • Years Managed: 1898-1899
    • Years as a Player: 1884-1898 (Indianapolis Hoosiers, Detroit Wolverines, Kansas City Cowboys, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds)
    • Hometown: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  5. Patsy Donovan (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1899
    • Years as a Player: 1890-1907 (Boston Beaneaters, Brooklyn Bridegrooms, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers)
    • Hometown: Queenstown, Ireland
  6. Fred Clarke
    • Years Managed: 1900-1915
    • Years as a Player: 1894-1915 (Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs)
    • Hometown: Winterset, Iowa, USA
  7. Barney Dreyfuss
    • Years Managed: 1905
    • Hometown: Freiburg, Baden, Germany
  8. Deacon Phillippe
    • Years Managed: 1907 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1899-1911 (Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Rural Retreat, Virginia, USA
  9. Tommy Leach
    • Years Managed: 1907 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1898-1918 (Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees)
    • Hometown: French Creek, West Virginia, USA
  10. Fred Clarke (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1916-1919
    • Years as a Player: 1894-1915 (Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs)
    • Hometown: Winterset, Iowa, USA
  11. Hugo Bezdek
    • Years Managed: 1917-1919
    • Years as a Player: 1901-1904 (Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Prague, Bohemia (now Czech Republic)
  12. George Gibson
    • Years Managed: 1920-1922
    • Years as a Player: 1905-1918 (Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees)
    • Hometown: London, Ontario, Canada
  13. Bill McKechnie
    • Years Managed: 1922-1926
    • Other Teams Managed: St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves, Cincinnati Reds
    • Years as a Player: 1907-1920 (Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves, New York Giants)
    • Hometown: Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
  14. Chuck Dressen
    • Years Managed: 1934-1937
    • Other Teams Managed: Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers, Washington Senators (now Minnesota Twins)
    • Years as a Player: 1925-1931 (New York Giants, Boston Braves, Brooklyn Robins)
    • Hometown: Decatur, Illinois, USA
  15. Pie Traynor
    • Years Managed: 1934 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1920-1937 (Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
  16. Jimmie Wilson
    • Years Managed: 1936 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1923-1934 (Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds)
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  17. Pie Traynor (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1938-1939
    • Years as a Player: 1920-1937 (Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
  18. Frankie Frisch
    • Years Managed: 1940-1946
    • Years as a Player: 1919-1937 (New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs)
    • Hometown: The Bronx, New York, USA
  19. Billy Herman
    • Years Managed: 1947-1949
    • Years as a Player: 1931-1947 (Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: New Albany, Indiana, USA
  20. Billy Meyer
    • Years Managed: 1950-1951
    • Years as a Player: 1916-1935 (Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Braves)
    • Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  21. Billy Southworth
    • Years Managed: 1952-1955
    • Other Teams Managed: St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves
    • Years as a Player: 1913-1929 (Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves, New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals)
    • Hometown: Harvard, Nebraska, USA
  22. Fred Haney
  23. Bobby Bragan
    • Years Managed: 1956-1957
    • Other Teams Managed: Milwaukee Braves, Cleveland Guardians (now Cleveland Guardians), Atlanta Braves
    • Years as a Player: 1940-1948 (Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves)
    • Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  24. Danny Murtaugh
    • Years Managed: 1957-1964, 1967-1969
    • Years as a Player: 1941-1949 (Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves)
    • Hometown: Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
  25. George “Sparky” Anderson
    • Years Managed: 1964-1965
    • Other Teams Managed: Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
    • Years as a Player: 1959 (Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Bridgewater, South Dakota, USA
  26. Harry “The Hat” Walker
    • Years Managed: 1965 (interim)
    • Other Teams Managed: St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros
    • Years as a Player: 1940-1955 (St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA
  27. Don Leppert
    • Years Managed: 1965 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1961-1965 (Washington Senators, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Braves, Houston Astros)
    • Hometown: Miami, Florida, USA
  28. Harry “The Hat” Walker (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1968 (interim)
    • Other Teams Managed: St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros
    • Years as a Player: 1940-1955 (St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA
  29. Larry Shepard
    • Years Managed: 1968-1969
    • Years as a Player: 1950 (Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Hubbard, Ohio, USA
  30. Alex Grammas
    • Years Managed: 1969 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1954-1963 (St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds)
    • Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  31. Bill Virdon
    • Years Managed: 1972-1973, 1978-1980
    • Other Teams Managed: New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Montreal Expos
    • Years as a Player: 1955-1968 (St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Hazel Park, Michigan, USA
  32. Danny Murtaugh (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1973-1976, 1978-1979
    • Years as a Player: 1941-1949 (Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves)
    • Hometown: Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
  33. Alex Grammas (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1974 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1954-1963 (St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds)
    • Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  34. Bill Virdon (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1977-1979
    • Other Teams Managed: New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Montreal Expos
    • Years as a Player: 1955-1968 (St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Hazel Park, Michigan, USA
  35. Chuck Tanner
    • Years Managed: 1977-1985
    • Other Teams Managed: Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves
    • Years as a Player: 1955-1962 (Milwaukee Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Angels, Washington Senators)
    • Hometown: New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA
  36. Bill Virdon (Third Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1986-1987
    • Other Teams Managed: New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Montreal Expos
    • Years as a Player: 1955-1968 (St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Hazel Park, Michigan, USA
  37. Jim Leyland
    • Years Managed: 1986-1996
    • Other Teams Managed: Florida Marlins, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers
    • Hometown: Perrysburg, Ohio, USA
  38. Gene Lamont
    • Years Managed: 1997-2000
    • Other Teams Managed: Chicago White Sox
    • Years as a Player: 1970-1975 (Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics)
    • Hometown: Rockford, Illinois, USA
  39. Lloyd McClendon
    • Years Managed: 2001-2005
    • Other Teams Managed: Detroit Tigers
    • Years as a Player: 1987-1994 (Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, Colorado Rockies, Milwaukee Brewers)
    • Hometown: Gary, Indiana, USA
  40. Pete Mackanin
    • Years Managed: 2005 (interim), 2010 (interim)
    • Other Teams Managed: Cincinnati Reds
    • Hometown: Buffalo, New York, USA
  41. Jim Tracy
    • Years Managed: 2006-2007
    • Other Teams Managed: Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies
    • Years as a Player: 1980 (Chicago Cubs)
    • Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio, USA
  42. John Russell
    • Years Managed: 2008-2010
    • Years as a Player: 1984-1993 (Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers)
    • Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
  43. Clint Hurdle
    • Years Managed: 2011-2019
    • Other Teams Managed: Colorado Rockies
    • Years as a Player: 1977-1987 (Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals)
    • Hometown: Big Rapids, Michigan, USA
  44. Tom Prince
  45. Derek Shelton
    • Years Managed: 2020-present
    • Hometown: Carbondale, Illinois, USA

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