Pittsburgh » Major League Baseball
|Winning Percentage||Made Playoffs||Playoff Series Wins||Championships|
1909, 1925, 1960, 1971, 1979
The Pittsburgh Pirates have played a total of 137 seasons. Their first season was in 1887, and their most recent season was in 2023.
Between 1887 and 1890, the team was known as the Pittsburgh Alleghenys.
In 1891, the team changed their name to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Pittsburgh Pirates currently play in the Central Division of the National League, aka the NL Central.
The best start to a Pirates season was the 1962 Pittsburgh Pirates, who started the season 10-0. The second best start to a season was the 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates, who started the season going 7-0. The third best starts to a Pirates season was the 1902 Pittsburgh Pirates, the 1976 Pittsburgh Pirates and the 1983 Pittsburgh Pirates, who all started the season at 5-0.
The worst start to a Pirates season was the 1955 Pittsburgh Pirates, who started the season at 0-8. The second worst start to a season was the 1974 Pittsburgh Pirates, who started the season with 7 losses. The third worst start to a season was the 2006 Pittsburgh Pirates, who started the season with 6 losses.
The Pittsburgh Pirates last made the playoffs in 2015, when they lost the NL Wild Card. They've been in the playoffs a total of 17 times in their 137 seasons.
The Pittsburgh Pirates last missed the playoffs in 2022.
In 2013, the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds in the NL Wild Card.
In 2015, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Chicago Cubs in the NL Wild Card.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have appeared in the World Series 7 times, in 1903, 1909, 1925, 1927, 1960, 1971 and 1979.
The Pittsburgh Pirates won the World Series 5 times, in 1909, 1925, 1960, 1971 and 1979.
|2015||98-64||Lost NL Wild Card (Won 0 Rounds)|
|2014||88-74||Lost NL Wild Card (Won 0 Rounds)|
|2013||94-68||Lost NL Divisional Series (Won 1 Round)|
|1992||96-66||Lost NL Championship Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|1991||98-64||Lost NL Championship Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|1990||95-67||Lost NL Championship Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|1979||98-64||Won World Series|
|1975||92-69||Lost NL Championship Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|1974||88-74||Lost NL Championship Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|1972||96-59||Lost NL Championship Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|1971||97-65||Won World Series|
|1970||89-73||Lost NL Championship Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|1960||95-59||Won World Series|
|1927||94-60||Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)|
|1925||95-58||Won World Series|
|1909||111-42||Won World Series|
|1903||91-49||Lost World Series (Won 0 Rounds)|