All posts tagged "Doug Drabek"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: August 3

    There have been five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, three of them played for the 1987 team. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland takes a look at a strong pitching performance from Doug Drabek, that came during the 1990 season. Kevin Elster (1964) Shortstop for the 1997 Pirates....

  • Pirates History
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher, Doug Drabek

    From 1987 until 1992, Doug Drabek was a workhorse in the Pirates rotation, averaging 33 starts and 227 innings pitched per season over his six years in Pittsburgh. He remains to this day, the last Pirates pitcher to win the Cy Young Award. Born on July 25,1962 in Victoria, Texas, the 6″1...

  • 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...

  • Pirates History
    Trade History Between Pirates and Yankees

    It seems like recently the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates have been trade partners often but that wasn’t always the case between the two teams. During the early part of the Yankees existence, the franchise started as the Baltimore Orioles in 1901, the two teams almost never made a transaction of...

  • 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...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 91 Recap: Bucs in First After Karstens Shutout

    If there is a little extra bounce in the step of Pirates fans everywhere and a little extra swagger in the gaits of Bucco players, I don’t think anyone will hold it against us or them. The Pirates are in first place. It’s mid-July. Jeff Karstens threw a complete game shutout and...

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