Pittsburgh Allegheneys Managers

This is a comprehensive list of managers for the Pittsburgh Allegheneys organization. Win / loss statistics, winning percentage, position in division, and games behind the leader are also shown for each manager.

"The A's and their American Association brethren immediately accused Pittsburgh of 'pirating' (Lou) Bierbauer away from them. Pittsburgh kept the player and the nickname and became known as the Pirates thereafter." - Pittsburgh Pirates Website
Pittsburgh Allegheneys Managers
1882 - 1886

Managers & Finishes

Year
Uniform #
Manager(s)
Wins
Losses
WP
Finish
GB
Roster

n/a

Al Pratt

39

39

.500

4 th

15

n/a

Al Pratt

12

20

.375

7 th

35

n/a

Ormond Butler

17

36

.321

n/a

2

11

.154

n/a

Denny McKnight

4

8

.333

11 th

45½

n/a

11

31

.262

n/a

6

7

.462

n/a

0

8

.000

n/a

Horace B. Phillips

9

24

.273

n/a

Horace B. Phillips

56

55

.505

3 rd

22½

n/a

Horace B. Phillips

80

57

.584

2 nd

12

Pittsburgh Allegheneys Managers & Finishes



Did you know that this American Association team, who became the modern National League's Pittsburgh Pirates in 1891 (click for their managers) was also called the Pittsburgh Alleghenys from 1887 through 1889 (click the link for their managers)?

Following their last place finish during the 1891 season / yet another one-hundred loss season, the Pittsburgh Alleghenys fired their manager ( Guy Hecker ) and changed their name to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

On August 16, 1890, Bill Phillips of the Pittsburgh Alleghenys became the first pitcher in Major League history to give up two grand slams during the same inning.

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