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Historical list of General Managers for thePittsburgh Pirates Franchise. The Start and End dates are available for recent GMs . The 2nd grid below will show a list of GMs by season.
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Pittsburgh Pirates Franchise Page

Recent Pittsburgh Pirates GM History by Tenure

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General Manager NameStart DateEnd DatePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
Ben Cherington2019-11-18** Active **EXEC------------1974-07-14Meriden,NH
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Neal Huntington2007-09-252019-10-28EXEC------------1969-02-04Amherst,NH
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Brian Graham2007-09-082007-09-242B-SS6-1195RR1960-04-09San Diego,CA
1982-  4- 106-OAK
AA1979-1986
Dave Littlefield2001-07-132007-09-07C-1B6-3205RR1960-06-16Portland,ME
A+1978-1980
Roy Smith2001-06-122001-07-12P6-3200RR1961-09-06Mount Vernon,NY
1979-  3-  72-PHI
MLB1984-19911979-1993
Cam Bonifay1993-06-192001-06-131B6-1180RR1952-02-12St. Petersburg,FL
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Ted Simmons1992-01-061996-06-18C-DH6-0200BR1949-08-09Highland Park,MI
1967-  1-  10-SLN
MLB1968-19881968-1988
Larry Doughty1988-11-171992-01-05EXEC------------------
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Larry Doughty1988-10-051988-11-16EXEC------------------
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Syd Thrift1985-11-071988-10-04EXEC------------1929-02-25Locust Hill,VA
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Joe Brown1985-05-151985-11-06EXEC------------1918-09-01New York,NY
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Hardy Peterson1976-09-301985-05-14C6-0205RR1929-10-17Perth Amboy,NJ
MLB1955-19591955-1959
Joseph O'Toole1976-09-301978-12-31EXEC------------------
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Joe Brown1956-10-011976-09-29EXEC------------1918-09-01New York,NY
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Branch Rickey1950-10-151956-09-30C-OF5-9175LR1881-12-20Flat,OH
MLB1905-19141905-1914
Roy Hamey1946-10-011950-10-14EXEC------------1902-06-09Havana,IL
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16 record(s)
Glossary:
Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system

Pittsburgh Pirates General Managers by Season

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  • Playoff Team
  • YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    2021Pittsburgh PiratesBen Cherington---61101.3775dnq
    2020Pittsburgh PiratesBen Cherington---1941.3175dnq
    2019Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---6993.4265dnq
    2018Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---8279.5094dnq
    2017Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---7587.4634dnq
    2016Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---7883.4843dnq
    2015Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---9864.6052Lost NL Wild-Card Game (Cubs)
    2014Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---8874.5432Lost NL Wild-Card Game (Giants)
    2013Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---9468.5802Lost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
    2012Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---7983.4884dnq
    2011Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---7290.4444dnq
    2010Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---57105.3526dnq
    2009Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---6299.3856dnq
    2008Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---6795.4146dnq
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNeal Huntington---6894.4206dnq
    2006Pittsburgh PiratesDave LittlefieldA+1978-19806795.4145dnq
    2005Pittsburgh PiratesDave LittlefieldA+1978-19806795.4146dnq
    2004Pittsburgh PiratesDave LittlefieldA+1978-19807289.4475dnq
    2003Pittsburgh PiratesDave LittlefieldA+1978-19807587.4634dnq
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesDave LittlefieldA+1978-19807289.4474dnq
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesDave LittlefieldA+1978-198062100.3836dnq
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesCam Bonifay---62100.3836dnq
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesCam Bonifay---6993.4265dnq
    1999Pittsburgh PiratesCam Bonifay---7883.4843dnq
    1998Pittsburgh PiratesCam Bonifay---6993.4266dnq
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesCam Bonifay---7983.4882dnq
    1996Pittsburgh PiratesCam Bonifay---7389.4515dnq
    1995Pittsburgh PiratesCam Bonifay---5886.4035dnq
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesCam Bonifay---5361.4653dnq
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesTed SimmonsMLB1968-19881968-19887587.4635dnq
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesTed SimmonsMLB1968-19881968-19889666.5931Lost NLCS (Braves)
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesLarry Doughty---9864.6051Lost NLCS (Braves)
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesLarry Doughty---9567.5861Lost NLCS (Reds)
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesLarry Doughty---7488.4575dnq
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesSyd Thrift---8575.5312dnq
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesSyd Thrift---8082.4944dnq
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesSyd Thrift---6498.3956dnq
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-195957104.3546dnq
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-19597587.4636dnq
    1983Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-19598478.5192dnq
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-19598478.5194dnq
    1981Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-19594656.4510dnq
    1980Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-19598379.5123dnq
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-19599864.6051Won World Series (Orioles)
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-19598873.5472dnq
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesJoseph O'Toole---8873.5472dnq
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesJoseph O'Toole---9666.5932dnq
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesHardy PetersonMLB1955-19591955-19599666.5932dnq
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---9270.5682dnq
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---9269.5711Lost NLCS (Reds)
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---8874.5431Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---8082.4943dnq
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---9659.6191Lost NLCS (Reds)
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---9765.5991Won World Series (Orioles)
    1970Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---8973.5491Lost NLCS (Reds)
    1969Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---8874.5433dnq
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---8082.4946dnq
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---8181.5006dnq
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---9270.5683dnq
    1965Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---9072.5563dnq
    YearTeam NameGeneral Manager NameHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsWLWPctRankPlayoffs
    1964Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---8082.4946dnq
    1963Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---7488.4578dnq
    1962Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---9368.5784dnq
    1961Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---7579.4876dnq
    1960Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---9559.6171Won World Series (Yankees)
    1959Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---7876.5064dnq
    1958Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---8470.5452dnq
    1957Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---6292.4037dnq
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesJoe Brown---6688.4297dnq
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesBranch RickeyMLB1905-19141905-19146094.3908dnq
    1954Pittsburgh PiratesBranch RickeyMLB1905-19141905-191453101.3448dnq
    1953Pittsburgh PiratesBranch RickeyMLB1905-19141905-191450104.3258dnq
    1952Pittsburgh PiratesBranch RickeyMLB1905-19141905-191442112.2738dnq
    1951Pittsburgh PiratesBranch RickeyMLB1905-19141905-19146490.4167dnq
    1950Pittsburgh PiratesRoy Hamey---5796.3738dnq
    1949Pittsburgh PiratesRoy Hamey---7183.4616dnq
    1948Pittsburgh PiratesRoy Hamey---8371.5394dnq
    1947Pittsburgh PiratesRoy Hamey---6292.4037dnq
    1946Pittsburgh PiratesRoy Hamey---6391.4097dnq
    79 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank Playoffs Playoff participation description.