Record: 42-112, Finished 8th in National League (1952 NL)
Managed by Billy Meyer
Coaches: Sam Narron, Bill Posedel, Milt Stock and Clyde Sukeforth
Ballpark: Forbes Field
Awards and Honors
- Andrew O'Toole: Branch Rickey in Pittsburgh: Baseball's Trailblazing General Manager for the Pirates, 1950-1955, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2000.
- Jonathan Weeks: Cellar Dwellers: The Worst Teams in Baseball History, Scarecrow Press, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Lanham, MD, 2012. ISBN 978-0-8108-8532-5