1899 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 76-73
Finished 7th in the NL
Attendance: 6,000, Avg. 6,000
Ballpark: Exposition Park
Manager: Bill Watkins (7-15)
Manager: Patsy Donovan (69-58)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1899 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1899 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1899 season with a record of 76 wins and 73 losses, finishing seventh in the NL.

The Pirates scored 841 runs and allowed 771 runs. Jimmy Williams accounted for 116 RBI and topped hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .354 clip. Jesse Tannehill recorded 24 wins on the mound for the team, while Sam Leever, too added 15 or more wins, too Jesse Tannehill registered a 2.82 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Bill Watkins and Patsy Donovan coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ginger BeaumontPLRJuly 23, 18765'8"190Rochester, WI USA
Frank BowermanPRRDecember 5, 18686'2"190Romeo, MI USA
Jack ChesbroPRRJune 5, 18745'9"180North Adams, MA USA
Willie ClarkPLLAugust 16, 18706'0"195Pittsburgh, PA USA
Pop DillonPLROctober 17, 18736'1"185Normal, IL USA
Patsy DonovanPLLMarch 16, 18655'11"175Queenstown, Ireland
Bones ElyPRRJune 7, 18636'1"155North Girard, PA USA
George FoxPDecember 1, 18685'9"185Pottstown, PA USA
Jim GardnerPROctober 4, 18730'0"0Pittsburgh, PA USA
Chummy GrayPRRJuly 17, 18735'11"163Rockland, ME USA
Bill HofferPRRNovember 8, 18705'9"155Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Sam LeeverPRRDecember 23, 18715'10"175Goshen, OH USA
Art MadisonPRRJanuary 14, 18715'9"165Clarksburg, MA USA
Jack McCarthyPLLMarch 26, 18695'9"155Hardwick, MA USA
Tom McCreeryPBROctober 19, 18745'11"180Beaver, PA USA
John O'BrienPLRJuly 13, 18665'9"175St. John, NB CAN
Jay ParkerPLRJuly 8, 18745'11"185Theresa, NY USA
Harley PaynePBLJanuary 9, 18686'0"160Windsor, OH USA
Heinie ReitzPLRJune 29, 18675'7"158Chicago, IL USA
Billy RhinesPRRMarch 14, 18695'11"168Ridgway, PA USA
Rosie RosebraughPLSeptember 8, 18750'0"0Charleston, IL USA
Pop SchriverPRRJuly 11, 18655'9"172Brooklyn, NY USA
Heinie SmithPRROctober 24, 18715'9"160Pittsburgh, PA USA
Tully SparksPRRDecember 12, 18745'10"160Etna, GA USA
Jesse TannehillPBLJuly 14, 18745'8"150Dayton, KY USA
Jimmy WilliamsPRRDecember 20, 18765'9"175St. Louis, MO USA