The 2012 Prospect Guide eBook is Available

The Pirates Prospects 2012 Prospect Guide is now available for purchase in eBook form. The eBook is sold through our publisher, and not on the site. The price is the same as the regular version, $20.00, and all of the contents are the same. There is a benefit to the eBook being sold through the publisher. They often give discount codes which you can use towards the book. The discounts come from the publisher, and not from our cut of...

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This Date in Pirates History: December 28

On this date in 1957 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded first baseman Dee Fondy to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for first baseman Ted Kluszewski. Fondy was veteran the Pirates had acquired from the Cubs during the 1957 season. At age 32 he hit .313 in 95 games for Pittsburgh to finish out his only season with the team. He wasn’t the typical corner infielder, he had more speed and less power than you would normally see at that...

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