All posts tagged "Dave LaPoint"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: August 13 – The Transactions

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have made two minor trades of note on this date, not enough to warrant their own article separate from the one posted earlier this morning. On August 13,1926 though, they changed the face of the franchise, just ten months after winning their second World Series title. John Fredland has...

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: July 29

    Four trades, five players and a game recap on a busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates history. Two trades involved shortstop Jack Wilson, while the other one included two veteran All-Star type players on the downside of their careers. Jon Fredland takes a look back at a game from the 1915 season in...

  • Pirates History
    A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1988

    After being as close to a perpetual contender as any team in the National League East, the Pirates went through what was to my teenage eyes the worst three years imaginable. 1984, 1985 and 1986 saw the Pirates finish dead last each season. Back then, I thought that three year stretch of...

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