Pittsburgh Pirates Logos History

Originally known, simply as "Allegheny" due to their home ballpark being in adjacent Allegheny City, Pennsylvania the club eventually moved across the Allegheny River to Pittsburgh in 1887 where they were re-named the Pittsburgh Alleghenys.

Following a season in 1890 in which the Alleghenys went 23-113 the team controversially signed Lou Bierbauer, a player whom the Philadelphia Athletics (of the American Association) considered to be on their roster. The Athletics filed an official complaint calling the team's actions "piratical", the local press loved the accuastion and attached it to stories about the team and thus, the Pittsburgh Pirates were born.

Like most teams of the day, the Pirates originally used navy blue and red as their official colour scheme, however in 1948 the team switched to black and gold with a gold P on a black cap, a colour scheme and cap the Pirates still use to this day.





Pittsburgh Pirates Primary Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Alternate Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Caps History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Home Uniforms History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Road Uniforms History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Alternate Uniforms History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Wordmark Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Anniversary Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Special Event Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Event Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Memorial Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Practice Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Practice Uniforms History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Special Event Uniforms History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Stadium Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Misc Logos History

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Pittsburgh Pirates Programs History

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