All posts tagged "Ed Phelps"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: March 3

    Seven former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date and just like yesterday, there is a player from the 2011 team. Starting with the newest player first, the list of former Pirates players includes: Matt Diaz (1978) outfielder for the 2011 Pirates. He was originally a 17th round draft pick of the Devil...

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    1903 World Series: Game Eight

    Game eight of the 1903 World Series saw the return of the teams to Boston with the Americans up 4 games to 3 in the best of nine series. A win today for the Pirates and the series continues, a loss and they return to Pittsburgh for the long off-season. The game...

  • Pirates History
    1903 World Series: Game Six

    After an 11-2 blowout loss in game five, the Pirates went to 25 game winner Sam Leever for game six. He was suffering from a sore arm but on five days of rest since his loss in game two, he was ready to give it a shot. Deacon Phillippe wasn’t able to...

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    1903 World Series: Game Five

    After the Pirates barely held on to a 5-4 victory in game four to take a 3-1 lead in the best of nine series, they turned to Brickyard Kennedy to start game five against the great Cy Young. Kennedy had started just one game since August 9th and that was the last...

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    1903 World Series: Game Four

    After the Pirates won game three by a 4-2 score the best of nine 1903 World Series shifted to Pittsburgh for as many as four games. This was the first postseason appearance for a Pittsburgh team so this was the first postseason game in the city’s history. As mentioned in an earlier...

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    The 1903 World Series: Game Three

    After splitting the first two games of the 1903 World Series with the Pirates winning the opener 7-3 and the Americans taking game two by a 3-0 score the two teams met for game three on Saturday October 3rd in Boston. On that day 18,801 fans showed up at Huntington Avenue Baseball...

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    1903 World Series: Game One

    The 1903 Pittsburgh Pirates finished up their season schedule on September 26th winning the National League pennant by 6.5 games with a 91-49 record. The Boston Americans were busy winning the American League title by 14.5 games, going 91-47 and wrapping up their schedule on September 28th. The two teams agreed to...

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    1903 World Series: The Comparisons

    The 1903 Pittsburgh Pirates won the National League crown by 6.5 games over the New York Giants. In the American League the Boston Americans won the AL crown by 14.5 games over the Philadelphia Athletics. The Pirates owner, Barney Dreyfuss publicly challenged the Americans owner Henry Killilea to a post-season series and...

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