All posts tagged "Eddie Bockman"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: July 26

    Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including a pair of teammates from the 1949 team. We also have a recent trade of note and John Fredland recaps a big game from a Pirates great, that happened against Pittsburgh after the player left the team. The Trade On this date...

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    This Date in Pirates History: January 16

    On this date in 1948 the Pittsburgh Pirates purchased third baseman Eddie Bockman from the Cleveland Indians. He had started his career in the minors in 1939 but before he could make his major league debut he spent three years serving in the military during WWII. When he returned he played briefly...

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