All posts tagged "Dee Fondy"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: May 1

    Busy day for former Pittsburgh Pirates/Alleghenys birthdays. We have seven players in all to cover today, plus a trade to breakdown. Before I start into all of that information, I want to wish a happy 57th birthday to Pirates pitching coach, Ray Searage. He has spent ten seasons coaching in the Pirates...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: December 28

    On this date in 1957 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded first baseman Dee Fondy to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for first baseman Ted Kluszewski. Fondy was veteran the Pirates had acquired from the Cubs during the 1957 season. At age 32 he hit .313 in 95 games for Pittsburgh to finish out...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: October 13

    On this date in 1960 the Pirates won game seven of the World Series at Forbes Field by a 10-9 score over the New York Yankees on a walk-off home run from Bill Mazeroski. The win gave the Pirates their third World Series title overall and first one in 35 years. The Pirates...

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