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Pittsburgh Pirates Facts

The fact sheet for the Pittsburgh Pirates.


The list of the top 20 players who have the highest batting average (AVG) in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history (min 1506 PA).

1
 
Jake Stenzel
.360
2
 
Paul Waner
.340
3
 
Kiki Cuyler
.336
4
 
Honus Wagner
.328
5
 
Matty Alou
.327
6
 
Mike Smith
.325
7
 
Arky Vaughan
.324
8
 
Ginger Beaumont
.321
9
 
Pie Traynor
.320
10
 
Lloyd Waner
.319
11
 
Roberto Clemente
.317
12
 
George Grantham
.315
13
 
Brian Giles
.308
14
 
Patsy Donovan
.307
15
 
Jason Kendall
.306
16
 
Don Slaught
.305
17
 
Dave Parker
.305
18
 
Lee Lacy
.304
19
 
Mike Easler
.302
20
 
Freddy Sanchez
.301

The list of the top 20 players who have the highest on base percentage (OBP) in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history (min 1506 PA).

1
 
Jake Stenzel
.429
2
 
Brian Giles
.426
3
 
Mike Smith
.415
4
 
Arky Vaughan
.415
5
 
Denny Lyons
.412
6
 
George Grantham
.410
7
 
Paul Waner
.407
8
 
Ralph Kiner
.405
9
 
Elbie Fletcher
.403
10
 
Kiki Cuyler
.399
11
 
Honus Wagner
.394
12
 
Jason Kendall
.387
13
 
Barry Bonds
.380
14
 
Andrew McCutchen
.379
15
 
Fred Clarke
.379
16
 
Jason Thompson
.376
17
 
Jason Bay
.375
18
 
Don Slaught
.370
19
 
Ginger Beaumont
.369
20
 
Jim Russell
.367

The list of the top 20 players who have the highest slugging percentage (SLG) in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history (min 1506 PA).

1
 
Brian Giles
.591
2
 
Ralph Kiner
.567
3
 
Willie Stargell
.529
4
 
Jake Stenzel
.528
5
 
Jason Bay
.515
6
 
Kiki Cuyler
.513
7
 
Dick Stuart
.512
8
 
Barry Bonds
.503
9
 
Dave Parker
.494
10
 
George Grantham
.491
11
 
Paul Waner
.490
12
 
Andrew McCutchen
.487
13
 
Craig Wilson
.486
14
 
Wally Westlake
.484
15
 
Bobby Bonilla
.481
16
 
Bill Robinson
.477
17
 
Richie Zisk
.477
18
 
Roberto Clemente
.475
19
 
Frank Thomas
.474
20
 
Mike Easler
.474

The list of the top 20 players who have the most games played in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Honus Wagner
2433
2
 
Roberto Clemente
2433
3
 
Willie Stargell
2360
4
 
Max Carey
2178
5
 
Bill Mazeroski
2163
6
 
Paul Waner
2154
7
 
Pie Traynor
1941
8
 
Lloyd Waner
1803
9
 
Tommy Leach
1574
10
 
Fred Clarke
1479
11
 
Bill Virdon
1415
12
 
Arky Vaughan
1411
13
 
Gus Suhr
1365
14
 
Andrew McCutchen
1346
15
 
Al Oliver
1302
16
 
Dave Parker
1301
17
 
Manny Sanguillen
1296
18
 
Dick Groat
1258
19
 
Jason Kendall
1252
20
 
Gene Alley
1195

The list of the top 20 players who have the most at bats in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Roberto Clemente
9454
2
 
Honus Wagner
9034
3
 
Paul Waner
8429
4
 
Max Carey
8406
5
 
Willie Stargell
7927
6
 
Bill Mazeroski
7755
7
 
Pie Traynor
7559
8
 
Lloyd Waner
7256
9
 
Tommy Leach
5910
10
 
Fred Clarke
5472
11
 
Bill Virdon
5375
12
 
Arky Vaughan
5268
13
 
Andrew McCutchen
5033
14
 
Al Oliver
5026
15
 
Gus Suhr
4953
16
 
Dick Groat
4950
17
 
Dave Parker
4848
18
 
Jason Kendall
4606
19
 
Manny Sanguillen
4491
20
 
Jack Wilson
4305

The list of the top 20 players who have the most runs scored in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Honus Wagner
1521
2
 
Paul Waner
1493
3
 
Roberto Clemente
1416
4
 
Max Carey
1414
5
 
Willie Stargell
1194
6
 
Pie Traynor
1183
7
 
Lloyd Waner
1151
8
 
Fred Clarke
1015
9
 
Tommy Leach
1009
10
 
Arky Vaughan
936
11
 
Patsy Donovan
842
12
 
Andrew McCutchen
814
13
 
Bill Mazeroski
769
14
 
Ginger Beaumont
757
15
 
Ralph Kiner
754
16
 
Dave Parker
728
17
 
Jason Kendall
706
18
 
Jake Beckley
701
19
 
Al Oliver
689
20
 
Gus Suhr
689

The list of the top 20 players who have the most hits in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Roberto Clemente
3000
2
 
Honus Wagner
2967
3
 
Paul Waner
2868
4
 
Max Carey
2416
5
 
Pie Traynor
2416
6
 
Lloyd Waner
2317
7
 
Willie Stargell
2232
8
 
Bill Mazeroski
2016
9
 
Arky Vaughan
1709
10
 
Fred Clarke
1638
11
 
Tommy Leach
1603
12
 
Al Oliver
1490
13
 
Dave Parker
1479
14
 
Andrew McCutchen
1463
15
 
Dick Groat
1435
16
 
Bill Virdon
1431
17
 
Jason Kendall
1409
18
 
Gus Suhr
1379
19
 
Manny Sanguillen
1343
20
 
Ginger Beaumont
1292

The list of the top 20 players who have the most doubles in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Paul Waner
558
2
 
Honus Wagner
551
3
 
Roberto Clemente
440
4
 
Willie Stargell
423
5
 
Max Carey
375
6
 
Pie Traynor
371
7
 
Dave Parker
296
8
 
Bill Mazeroski
294
9
 
Andrew McCutchen
292
10
 
Arky Vaughan
291
11
 
Al Oliver
276
12
 
Gus Suhr
276
13
 
Lloyd Waner
269
14
 
Jason Kendall
256
15
 
Fred Clarke
238
16
 
Jay Bell
233
17
 
Kevin Young
229
18
 
Dick Groat
226
19
 
Barry Bonds
220
20
 
Jack Wilson
217

The list of the top 20 players who have the most triples in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Honus Wagner
232
2
 
Paul Waner
187
3
 
Roberto Clemente
166
4
 
Pie Traynor
164
5
 
Fred Clarke
156
6
 
Max Carey
148
7
 
Tommy Leach
139
8
 
Arky Vaughan
116
9
 
Lloyd Waner
114
10
 
Jake Beckley
113
11
 
Gus Suhr
112
12
 
Mike Smith
99
13
 
Chief Wilson
94
14
 
Bill Virdon
75
15
 
Carson Bigbee
75
16
 
George Grantham
69
17
 
Bob Elliott
68
18
 
Andy Van Slyke
67
19
 
Bill Kuehne
67
20
 
Kiki Cuyler
65

The list of the top 20 players who have the most home runs in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Willie Stargell
475
2
 
Ralph Kiner
301
3
 
Roberto Clemente
240
4
 
Andrew McCutchen
203
5
 
Barry Bonds
176
6
 
Dave Parker
166
7
 
Brian Giles
165
8
 
Frank Thomas
163
9
 
Jason Bay
139
10
 
Bill Mazeroski
138
11
 
Kevin Young
136
12
 
Al Oliver
135
13
 
Pedro Alvarez
131
14
 
Richie Hebner
128
15
 
Andy Van Slyke
117
16
 
Dick Stuart
117
17
 
Bobby Bonilla
114
18
 
Paul Waner
109
19
 
Bill Robinson
109
20
 
Al Martin
107

The list of the top 20 players who have the most runs batted in (RBI) in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Willie Stargell
1540
2
 
Honus Wagner
1475
3
 
Roberto Clemente
1305
4
 
Pie Traynor
1273
5
 
Paul Waner
1177
6
 
Bill Mazeroski
853
7
 
Ralph Kiner
801
8
 
Gus Suhr
789
9
 
Arky Vaughan
764
10
 
Dave Parker
758
11
 
Andrew McCutchen
725
12
 
Max Carey
719
13
 
Al Oliver
717
14
 
Jake Beckley
664
15
 
Bob Elliott
633
16
 
Tommy Leach
626
17
 
Fred Clarke
622
18
 
Kevin Young
583
19
 
Lloyd Waner
577
20
 
Andy Van Slyke
564

The list of the top 20 players who have the most stolen bases in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Max Carey
688
2
 
Honus Wagner
639
3
 
Omar Moreno
412
4
 
Patsy Donovan
312
5
 
Tommy Leach
271
6
 
Fred Clarke
261
7
 
Barry Bonds
251
8
 
Doggie Miller
209
9
 
Frank Taveras
206
10
 
Ginger Beaumont
200
11
 
Jake Stenzel
188
12
 
Carson Bigbee
182
13
 
Starling Marte
181
14
 
Mike Smith
174
15
 
Billy Sunday
174
16
 
Andrew McCutchen
171
17
 
Pie Traynor
158
18
 
Al Martin
152
19
 
Lee Lacy
140
20
 
Jason Kendall
140

The list of the top 20 players who have the most walks (batting) in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Willie Stargell
937
2
 
Max Carey
918
3
 
Paul Waner
909
4
 
Honus Wagner
877
5
 
Ralph Kiner
795
6
 
Arky Vaughan
778
7
 
Andrew McCutchen
685
8
 
Gus Suhr
679
9
 
Fred Clarke
630
10
 
Elbie Fletcher
625
11
 
Roberto Clemente
621
12
 
Barry Bonds
611
13
 
Brian Giles
519
14
 
Tommy Leach
516
15
 
George Grantham
488
16
 
Pie Traynor
472
17
 
Jason Kendall
454
18
 
Bill Mazeroski
447
19
 
Bob Skinner
435
20
 
Andy Van Slyke
431

The list of the top 20 players who have the most strike outs (batting) in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Willie Stargell
1936
2
 
Roberto Clemente
1230
3
 
Andrew McCutchen
1038
4
 
Kevin Young
850
5
 
Donn Clendenon
840
6
 
Pedro Alvarez
809
7
 
Jay Bell
780
8
 
Dave Parker
777
9
 
Andy Van Slyke
733
10
 
Bill Mazeroski
706
11
 
Al Martin
684
12
 
Jason Bay
682
13
 
Max Carey
646
14
 
Omar Moreno
633
15
 
Gene Alley
622
16
 
Starling Marte
609
17
 
Neil Walker
593
18
 
Barry Bonds
590
19
 
Craig Wilson
584
20
 
Bill Virdon
575

The list of the top 20 players who have the most wins in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Wilbur Cooper
202
2
 
Babe Adams
194
3
 
Sam Leever
194
4
 
Bob Friend
191
5
 
Deacon Phillippe
168
6
 
Vern Law
162
7
 
Ray Kremer
143
8
 
Rip Sewell
143
9
 
Ed Morris
129
10
 
Pud Galvin
126
11
 
John Candelaria
124
12
 
Howie Camnitz
116
13
 
Bob Veale
116
14
 
Jesse Tannehill
116
15
 
Frank Killen
112
16
 
Lefty Leifield
109
17
 
Steve Blass
103
18
 
Roy Face
100
19
 
Dock Ellis
96
20
 
Doug Drabek
92

The list of the top 20 players who have the most losses in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Bob Friend
218
2
 
Wilbur Cooper
159
3
 
Vern Law
147
4
 
Babe Adams
139
5
 
Pud Galvin
110
6
 
Ed Morris
102
7
 
Sam Leever
100
8
 
Rip Sewell
97
9
 
Roy Face
93
10
 
Deacon Phillippe
92
11
 
Ron Kline
91
12
 
Bob Veale
91
13
 
John Candelaria
87
14
 
Ray Kremer
85
15
 
Murry Dickson
85
16
 
Howie Camnitz
84
17
 
Lefty Leifield
84
18
 
Larry French
83
19
 
Frank Killen
82
20
 
Dock Ellis
80

The list of the top 20 players who have the most complete games in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Wilbur Cooper
263
2
 
Sam Leever
241
3
 
Ed Morris
235
4
 
Pud Galvin
225
5
 
Deacon Phillippe
209
6
 
Babe Adams
206
7
 
Frank Killen
163
8
 
Bob Friend
161
9
 
Jesse Tannehill
149
10
 
Rip Sewell
137
11
 
Ray Kremer
134
12
 
Lefty Leifield
125
13
 
Vern Law
119
14
 
Howie Camnitz
116
15
 
Pink Hawley
114
16
 
Vic Willis
108
17
 
Larry French
103
18
 
Red Ehret
95
19
 
Mark Baldwin
93
20
 
Lee Meadows
93

The list of the top 20 players who have the most shutouts in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Babe Adams
44
2
 
Sam Leever
39
3
 
Bob Friend
35
4
 
Wilbur Cooper
33
5
 
Lefty Leifield
29
6
 
Vern Law
28
7
 
Ed Morris
25
8
 
Deacon Phillippe
25
9
 
Vic Willis
23
10
 
Rip Sewell
20
11
 
Bob Veale
20
12
 
Howie Camnitz
19
13
 
Jack Chesbro
17
14
 
Pud Galvin
17
15
 
Jesse Tannehill
17
16
 
Doug Drabek
16
17
 
Steve Blass
16
18
 
Larry French
15
19
 
Ray Kremer
14
20
 
Cy Blanton
13

The list of the top 20 players who have the most walks (pitching) in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Bob Friend
869
2
 
Bob Veale
839
3
 
Wilbur Cooper
762
4
 
Rip Sewell
740
5
 
Vern Law
597
6
 
Steve Blass
597
7
 
Sam Leever
587
8
 
Howie Camnitz
532
9
 
Frank Killen
519
10
 
Ray Kremer
483
11
 
Lefty Leifield
481
12
 
Jim Rooker
479
13
 
Bruce Kison
469
14
 
Ron Kline
459
15
 
Bob Walk
451
16
 
Don Robinson
441
17
 
Rick Rhoden
440
18
 
Dock Ellis
438
19
 
John Candelaria
436
20
 
Johnny Morrison
429

The list of the top 20 players who have the most strike outs (pitching) in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Bob Friend
1682
2
 
Bob Veale
1652
3
 
Wilbur Cooper
1191
4
 
John Candelaria
1159
5
 
Vern Law
1092
6
 
Babe Adams
1036
7
 
Steve Blass
896
8
 
Ed Morris
890
9
 
Dock Ellis
869
10
 
Deacon Phillippe
861
11
 
Rick Rhoden
852
12
 
Sam Leever
847
13
 
Roy Face
842
14
 
Bob Moose
827
15
 
Don Robinson
825
16
 
Doug Drabek
820
17
 
Howie Camnitz
806
18
 
Bruce Kison
735
19
 
Gerrit Cole
734
20
 
Paul Maholm
705

The list of the top 20 players who have the most saves in Pittsburgh Pirates franchise history.

1
 
Roy Face
188
2
 
Kent Tekulve
158
3
 
Mike Williams
140
4
 
Dave Giusti
133
5
 
Mark Melancon
130
6
 
Joel Hanrahan
82
7
 
Jose Mesa
70
8
 
Matt Capps
67
9
 
Stan Belinda
61
10
 
Al McBean
59
11
 
Bill Landrum
56
12
 
Jim Gott
50
13
 
Rich Loiselle
49
14
 
Jason Grilli
47
15
 
Don Robinson
43
16
 
Ramon Hernandez
39
17
 
Grant Jackson
36
18
 
Rod Scurry
34
19
 
Tony Watson
30
20
 
Salomon Torres
29