• This Date in Pirates History: September 10

    On a busy date for Pittsburgh Pirates birthdays, we have a Hall of Fame first baseman, one of the best sluggers of the 1950’s and a player from the 1909 World Series champs. John Fredland, in his Jolly Roger Rewind, takes a look back at a game from 1958 that broke a...

  • This Date in Pirates History: September 9

    On a very busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates birthdays, we have eight players and a manager to cover. Earlier today, we took a look at the career of Dots Miller, the starting second baseman for the World Series winning, 1909 Pirates.  In this article, we cover two Hall of Famers, pitcher Waite...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Infielder, Dots Miller

    During the 1909 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates won their first World Series title, winning 110 games during the regular season, then defeating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in the seven game postseason series. The star player on that team was Honus Wagner, but his rookie double play partner that year had a helping...

  • This Date in Pirates History: September 8

    We have six former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including one that played for the first team in franchise history and another who was part of a father-son combo in team history. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps a record setting game by Roberto Clemente from the 1958...

  • This Date in Pirates History: September 7

    There have been five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including a very recent one and four players that were born in the 19th century. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps an extra-innings victory for the Pirates from the 1974 season. Gorkys Hernandez (1987) Outfielder for the 2012...

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