Tag: Al Holland

This Date in Pirates History: August 16

A very busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates birthdays, ten in all, with some interesting(and tragic) stories among the group. John Fredland recaps a spectacular...

This Date in Pirates History: August 2

We have two former Pittsburgh Pirates born on this date, both young pitchers for playoff teams, the first and last(prior to the current run)...

This Date in Pirates History: June 28

Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, plus a trade that brought over a key part to the 1979 World Series run....

This Date in Pirates History: April 20

On this date in 1985, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded longtime reliever Kent Tekulve, to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for pitcher Al Holland and...

A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1988

After being as close to a perpetual contender as any team in the National League East, the Pirates went through what was to my...

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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...