All posts tagged "Dick Groat"

  • News and Rumors
    Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland Will Present Andrew McCutchen and Clint Hurdle With Awards

    The Pittsburgh Pirates just sent out a press release with all of Monday's Opening Day festivities. The...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: November 19

    On this date in 1962 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded star shortstop Dick Groat and pitcher Diomedes Olivo to the St Louis Cardinals for pitcher Don Cardwell and infielder Julio Gotay. In our November 4th article we covered the career of Dick Groat, who played nine seasons in Pittsburgh with a .290 batting...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: November 4

    Born on this date in 1930 was long-time Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Dick Groat, who won the 1960 NL MVP. The Pirates signed him as an amateur free agent in June of 1952 out of Duke University and brought him right to the majors. He also played in the NBA that year as...

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