• This Date in Pirates History: September 15

    Five former Pittsburgh Pirates born on this date, including one that was related to a United States President. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland takes a look back at a game from 1978 with a big hit from Scrap Iron. Rich Robertson (1968) Lefty reliever for the 1993-94 Pirates. He was...

  • This Date in Pirates History: September 14

    Today is a popular day in team history for lefty relievers, three of them were born on this date, including one that pitched for the last team in franchise history to have a winning season and another that pitched for the 1960 Pirates team that won the World Series. We also have...

  • This Date in Pirates History: September 13

    Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including two that were traded for Jason Schmidt. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland takes a look at a tough loss for the 1970 Cubs. Andy LaRoche (1983) Third baseman for the 2008-10 Pirates. He was originally signed in 2003 by the...

  • This Date in Pirates History: September 12

    Four former Pittsburgh Pirates born on this date, including a pitcher for the 1990 team that won the NL East and another that was one half of a family duo that played third base for the Pirates in the 1950’s. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps a home run barrage...

  • This Date in Pirates History: September 11

    We have six players born on this date, including three players who went to the postseason with the Pirates, one that was traded for a Hall of Famer, one that got dealt for the Pirates all-time batting leader and another that played just one major league game. In his Jolly Roger Rewind,...

  • 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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