All posts tagged "Bill Brubaker"

  • Pirates History
    Pirates Spring Training: 75 Years Ago Today

    The 1936 Pittsburgh Pirates finished the season with a record of 84-70, that put them in fourth place in the NL but just eight games behind the first place New York Giants. With the help of an old newspaper, I thought it would be interesting to see just what the talk was...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: November 7

    Born on this date in 1932 was Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Dick Stuart, who played for the team from 1958-62. He was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1951 and as a 19 year old in 1952 he hit .313 with 31 homers for Billings, a class C...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 111 Recap: Karstens Bombed as Streak Reaches 8

    I didn’t think when this game began that I’d be researching the last time Jeff Karstens gave up nine earned runs in a game. I also didn’t think about how many Pirates hitters bounced into three double plays in a single game. But really, I should’ve known better. Karstens performance this year...

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