The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia

The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia


By (author) David Finoli, By (author) Bill Ranier

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  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 670 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 277mm x 33mm | 1,905g
  • Publication date: 19 February 2015
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 1613217196
  • ISBN 13: 9781613217191
  • Edition: 2
  • Edition statement: 2nd

Product description

The Pittsburgh Pirates have one of the most storied histories in the annals of baseball. "The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia" captures these fabulous times through the stories of the individuals and the collective teams that have thrilled the Steel City for 125 years. The book breaks down the team with a year-by-year synopsis of the club, including biographies of more than 180 of the most memorable Pirates through the ages as well as a look at each manager, owner, general manager, and announcer who has served the club proudly. Now updated through the 2014 season, "The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia" will provide Pirates fans as well as baseball fans in general a complete look into the team's history, sparking memories of glories past and hopes for the future. Highlights include: - Single-season and career records- Player and manager profiles- Pirates award winners- Synopses of key games in Pirates history Now fully updated, this is one of the most comprehensive books ever written about the Pirates, and a resource that no Bucs fan should be without.

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Author information

David Finoli is a sportswriter from Monroeville, Pennsylvania, where he lives with his wife and three children. The Duquesne University graduate has penned six other books, including " The Pittsburgh Pirates" and "The Birthplace of Professional Football: Southwestern Pennsylvania." Finoli has also contributed to "Pittsburgh Magazine," and the Pirate Gameday Program. Bill Ranier is the co-author, with David Finoli, of " When the Bucs Won It All: The 1979 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates."