1989 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

The 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1989 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day starters list, a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates salary list, a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates uniform number breakdown and a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball...The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." - Babe Ruth
1989 Pittsburgh Pirates


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Complete Roster

6-00
180
Right
Right
1949-08-22
6-03
187
Right
Right
1966-08-06
6-01
185
Right
Right
1962-07-25
6-04
200
Right
Right
1962-10-27
6-01
185
Right
Right
1961-11-04
6-04
210
Right
Right
1962-03-18
5-11
173
Left
Left
1967-04-03
6-04
220
Right
Right
1959-08-03
6-01
205
Left
Left
1960-03-03
6-02
200
Left
Right
1964-07-08
6-02
170
Right
Right
1960-09-20
6-02
200
Right
Right
1957-08-17
6-00
155
Left
Left
1960-08-31
6-01
195
Right
Right
1961-09-16
6-02
192
Left
Right
1959-05-16
6-00
205
Right
Right
1964-08-16
6-04
200
Right
Right
1960-12-13
6-05
210
Left
Left
1961-01-05
6-04
200
Left
Left
1965-03-17
6-01
195
Right
Right
1961-02-23
6-02
180
Right
Right
1958-08-11
6-04
208
Right
Right
1956-11-26
6-00
190
Right
Right
1959-05-26
5-09
190
Right
Left
1960-08-18
5-11
176
Right
Right
1959-10-24
5-11
185
Right
Right
1964-08-13
6-01
185
Right
Right
1965-12-11
5-06
150
Right
Right
1961-10-24
6-03
240
Right
Both
1963-02-23
6-04
220
Left
Left
1960-08-03
6-01
195
Left
Left
1962-01-23
6-01
180
Right
Right
1964-12-26
5-11
175
Right
Right
1964-05-01
6-00
210
Right
Left
1956-05-04
5-11
160
Right
Right
1963-11-11
6-01
185
Right
Right
1956-11-01
6-02
240
Left
Left
1964-07-24
5-08
160
Left
Both
1963-03-10
6-04
201
Right
Left
1964-12-03
5-11
155
Right
Both
1958-03-07
5-09
175
Right
Right
1960-10-04
6-00
198
Right
Right
1963-01-19
6-00
190
Right
Both
1959-04-19
6-02
192
Right
Left
1960-12-21
6-01
190
Right
Right
1958-12-22


The 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates played 162 games during the regular season, won 74 games, lost 88 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Three Rivers Stadium (Park Factors: 97/96) where 1,374,141 fans witnessed their 1989 Pirates finish the season with a .457 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day starters list, a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates salary list, a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates uniform number breakdown and a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates primary starters list:

1989 Pittsburgh Pirates
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1989 Pittsburgh Pirates
Salaries

Andy Van Slyke $2,150,000.00
Bob Walk $800,000.00
Jeff Robinson $750,000.00
Glenn Wilson $750,000.00
Bobby Bonilla $740,000.00
Ken Oberkfell $725,000.00
Neal Heaton $650,000.00
Jim Gott $600,000.00
Sid Bream $510,000.00
Gary Redus $500,000.00
Billy Hatcher $495,000.00
Mike LaValliere $482,500.00
R.J. Reynolds $425,000.00
Brian Fisher $404,000.00
Barry Bonds $360,000.00
Doug Drabek $325,000.00
Junior Ortiz $300,000.00
Bob Kipper $230,000.00
John Smiley $230,000.00
Rafael Belliard $225,000.00
Mike Dunne $222,500.00
Jose Lind $180,000.00
John Cangelosi $152,500.00
Doug Bair $150,000.00
Tom Prince $109,000.00
Jay Bell $85,000.00
Benny Distefano $85,000.00
Bill Landrum $75,000.00
Stan Belinda $68,000.00
Steve Carter $68,000.00
Logan Easley $68,000.00
Miguel Garcia $68,000.00
Jeff King $68,000.00
Randy Kramer $68,000.00
Scott Little $68,000.00
Morris Madden $68,000.00
Scott Medvin $68,000.00
Rick Reed $68,000.00
Roger Samuels $68,000.00
Dorn Taylor $68,000.00

Did you know that a 1989 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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