The Right Time to Spend

Dejan Kovacevic did an interview with Pittsburgh Pirates’ owner Bob Nutting, which was up on the Post-Gazette site yesterday.  In the interview, Kovacevic asked the following question about payroll, with the following response: Q: So, your expectation remains that, if this group becomes competitive, you will be able to someday spend at the level of the Brewers and Reds? A: I think that’s expected. I think it’s...

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Pirates Resource Center

One of the things I want to do with this blog is provide a one stop shopping area for Pirates information. This not only will include 40-man roster listings, 25-man roster projections, and payroll figures, but will also include information like attendance history, transaction histories, and season by season records (although I’m not sure there’s many people who want a reminder of how bad the Pirates have been these last 16...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance History

NOTES: 1. Thanks to Baseball Almanac for these figures.2. Pit vs NL compares the Pirates attendance to the NL average.3. Pit Trend shows the increase/decrease in attendance from the previous year.4. NL Trend shows the increase/decrease in attendance from the previous year, based on the NL average attendance.5. The Pirates moved from Forbes Field to Three Rivers Stadium in 1970, stayed at Three Rivers through the 2000 season, and have...

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