All posts tagged "ginger beaumont"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: July 24

    Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date. Earlier in the day, we covered one of the better outfielders in team history, the all-time home run king, Barry Bonds.  That article can be read here. In this article we have the three other players as well as a Jolly Roger Rewind...

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    This Date in Pirates History: July 23

    In a busy day for trades as we near the trading deadline, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made four trades of note on this date. We also have three players to cover, including a star center fielder for the best three year stretch of Pirates teams in franchise history. In his Jolly Roger...

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    The 1906 Pirates Season

    The Pittsburgh Pirates went into the 1906 season with the makings of a strong pitching staff and a solid top of the lineup but they had two big obstacles in their way of a trying to win a fourth National League title, the Chicago Cubs and the New York Giants. The Giants...

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    This Date in Pirates History: December 11

    On this date in 1975 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitchers Ken Brett, Dock Ellis and rookie second baseman Willie Randolph to the New York Yankees for pitcher Doc Medich. Ellis went 96-80 in eight seasons in Pittsburgh, he was 30 at the time of the trade and went just 8-9 with a...

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    The 1905 Pirates Season: Part Two

    The 1905 Pittsburgh Pirates were a strong team and almost any other year they would be winning the National League pennant or at least be giving the first place team a run for their money but the New York Giants that year were a powerhouse team, winning 105 games and their second...

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    Pirates 1905 Season: Trying to Catch the Giants

    The Pirates went into the 1905 season with changes at first base, catcher and in right field after finishing the 1904 season in fourth place. The 1905 season opened up in Cincinnati for four games with Patsy Flaherty on the mound. He went 19-9 in 1904 after leading the AL with 25...

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    1904-05 Pirates Offseason

    The 1904 Pittsburgh Pirates broke a string of three straight NL pennant winning seasons despite the fact they returned their entire starting lineup from the previous season. The main problem was they came into the 1904 season short on pitching and when they lost Deacon Phillippe for an extended time, they were...

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    The 1904 Season: Part Two

    As mentioned previously, the Pittsburgh Pirates had lost their best starter to injury, Deacon Phillippe, on June 16 after his 5-1 win. They stood in 4th place in the NL standings, just six games out of first place. Without Phillippe though, it was going to be tough to just keep up the same...

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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...

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    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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