Baseball America Executive Database

1988 Pittsburgh Pirates

National League East: 85-75 (2nd)

Name Title Function
Pittsburgh Associates (Ownership Group) Owner
Carl Barger President President
Syd Thrift Senior VP & GM/Baseball Operations
(Tenure ended 10/4/1988)
General Manager
Elmer Gray Director of Scouting Scouting Director
Jim Bowden Assistant Director of Minor Leagues and Scouting Minor League Operations

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