The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia
From BR Bullpen
The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia by David Finoli and Bill Ranier was published in 2003. It includes a season summary for every 20th Century Pittsburgh Pirates team as well as 2001-2002 and biographical capsules of every Pirates manager, general manager, owner and announcer. There are ratings of the top 100 Pirates and biographies of over 150 Bucs. Information is presented on each stadium the team occupied, the 19th Century, other pro baseball teams in Pittsburgh, club records, the best and worst games in team history, the most memorable moments, rankings of the 10 best and 10 worst teams and yearly team stats for 1901-2002.