All posts tagged "Bob Patterson"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: May 16

    Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date. Two of them were very good starting pitchers from the 1980’s while the other two were not only teammates on the 1991 team, but they also shared the same birthday. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland talks about a surprisingly good start...

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: April 3

    Two Pittsburgh Pirates trades and five former players born on this date, plus a special mention at the end. Starting with the 1986 trade on this date, the Pirates sent outfielder Marvell Wynne to the San Diego Padres in exchange for pitcher Bob Patterson. Wynne came up with the Pirates in June...

  • Pirates History
    A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1990

    After climbing the hill in 1988, the Pirates slipped badly in 1989. The club fell below the .500 mark again and was never closer than 10 off the pace after the All-Star break. The Pirates re-tooled slightly heading into 1990. Bobby Bonilla was moved from third base into right field. Former first...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 161 Recap: Fielder Hits Three Homers

    Prince Fielder hit three homers and drove in five runs. Starters Ross Ohlendorf and Randy Wolf weren’t particularly effective. Each left the game before it was decided and wound up with a no decision. Fielder’s last homer was a two run shot that broke a 4-4 tie in the seventh. The small...

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