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Forbes FieldBallpark Profile
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Basic information on Forbes Field. Essentially a list of basic park attributes and a history of tenants. The tenant list may not be complete. The tenant list could contain more than 1 team. Stadiums often change names and we have tracked them as well. Each record in the tenant list will show the name of the stadium for that year. Most changes in stadium names are related to sponsorship of the stadium changing.

LocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Address
Seating Capacity35,000SurfaceGrass
Dimensions (LF-LC-CF-RC-RF)360-0-442-0-376
ArchitectCharles Leavitt, Jr.

MLB Playoff Seasons (Games)1909 (3), 1925 (4), 1927 (2), 1960 (4)
MLB All-Star Games1944, 1959
Other Pittsburgh Pirates StadiumsExposition Park -- PNC Park -- Three Rivers Stadium

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Recent Tenant History for Forbes Field

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YearTeam NameNicknameLeagueDivisionCategoryStadium NameGWLPctGBLRkManagerPlayoffs
1970Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational LeagueEastMLBForbes Field1628973.549--1Danny MurtaughLost NLCS (Reds)
1969Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational LeagueEastMLBForbes Field1628874.54312.03Alex Grammas,Larry Shepard
1968Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1628082.49417.09Larry Shepard
1967Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1628181.50020.57Harry Walker,Danny Murtaugh
1966Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1629270.5683.04Harry Walker
1965Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1629072.5567.03Harry Walker
1964Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1628082.49413.06Danny Murtaugh
1963Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1627488.45725.08Danny Murtaugh
1962Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1619368.5788.04Danny Murtaugh
1961Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1547579.48718.06Danny Murtaugh
1960Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1549559.617--1Danny MurtaughWon World Series (Yankees)
1959Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1547876.5069.04Danny Murtaugh
1958Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548470.5458.02Danny Murtaugh
1957Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1546292.40333.08Bobby Bragan,Danny Murtaugh
1956Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1546688.42927.07Bobby Bragan
1955Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1546094.39038.58Fred Haney
1954Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field15453101.34444.08Fred Haney
1953Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field15450104.32555.08Fred Haney
1952Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field15442112.27354.58Billy Meyer
1951Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1546490.41632.57Billy Meyer
1950Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1535796.37333.58Billy Meyer
1949Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1547183.46126.06Billy Meyer
1948Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548371.5398.54Billy Meyer
1947Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1546292.40332.07Bill Burwell,Billy Herman
1946Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1546391.40934.07Spud Davis,Frankie Frisch
1945Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548272.53216.04Frankie Frisch
1944Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1539063.58814.52Frankie Frisch
1943Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548074.51925.04Frankie Frisch
1942Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1476681.44936.55Frankie Frisch
1941Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548173.52619.04Frankie Frisch
1940Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1547876.50622.54Frankie Frisch
1939Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1536885.44428.56Pie Traynor
1938Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1508664.5732.02Pie Traynor
1937Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548668.55810.03Pie Traynor
1936Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548470.5458.04Pie Traynor
1935Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1538667.56213.54Pie Traynor
1934Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1507476.49319.55Pie Traynor,George Gibson
1933Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548767.5655.02George Gibson
1932Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548668.5584.02George Gibson
1931Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1547579.48726.05Jewel Ens
1930Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548074.51912.05Jewel Ens
1929Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1538865.57510.52Jewel Ens,Donie Bush
1928Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1528567.5599.04Donie Bush
1927Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1549460.610--1Donie BushLost World Series (Yankees)
1926Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1538469.5494.53Bill McKechnie
1925Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1539558.621--1Bill McKechnieWon World Series (Senators)
1924Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1539063.5883.03Bill McKechnie
1923Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548767.5658.53Bill McKechnie
1922Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548569.5528.04Bill McKechnie,George Gibson
1921Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1539063.5884.02George Gibson
1920Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1547975.51314.04George Gibson
1919Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1397168.51124.54Hugo Bedzek
1918Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1256560.52017.04Hugo Bedzek
1917Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field15451103.33147.08Nixey Callahan,Honus Wagner,Hugo Bedzek
1916Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1546589.42229.06Nixey Callahan
1915Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1547381.47418.05Fred Clarke
1914Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1546985.44825.57Fred Clarke
1913Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1497871.52321.54Fred Clarke
1912Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1519358.61610.02Fred Clarke
1911Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1548569.55214.53Fred Clarke
1910Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field1538667.56217.53Fred Clarke
1909Pittsburgh PiratesPiratesNational League-MLBForbes Field15211042.724--1Fred ClarkeWon World Series (Tigers)
62 season(s) listed for this ballpark