All posts tagged "Lonnie Smith"

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

    On this date in 1993, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent outfielder Lonnie Smith to a one year contract. Smith was 37 at the time of the deal, a veteran of 15 major league seasons who had hit .247 with 6 homers and 33 RBIs in 84 games for the Braves in...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: December 22

    Born on this date in 1938 was all-star outfielder Matty Alou, who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1966 to 1970. The Pirates acquired Alou from the San Francisco Giants on December 1, 1965 for Ozzie Virgil and Joe Gibbon in a trade that was covered here. Matty had been in the...

  • Analysis
    The Pittsburgh Cocaine Seven by Aaron Skirboll

    I wanted to like this book. But ultimately I was let down. The Pittsburgh Cocaine Seven by Aaron Skirboll is a book that has been practically begging to be written. Skirboll wrote it and did a credible job. However, he could've done a lot more...

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2015 Pirates Prospects