All posts tagged "Patsy Flaherty"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: June 29

    Five former Pittsburgh Pirates birthdays on this date, plus a trade of pitchers from 51 years ago. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps a tough loss in extra innings during the 1988 season. The Trade On this date in 1961, the Pirates traded pitcher Tom Cheney to the Washington Senators...

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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...

  • Pirates History
    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 Pirates: Part One

    Last week we saw how the Pirates prepared themselves for the 1904 season and they definitely started the season with some questions among their starting rotation. The team had a rough spring training, the weather was bad and when they reported to St Louis for opening day on April 15th it quickly...

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