Tag: Bert Blyleven

This Date in Pirates History: April 6

The most recent Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer was born on this date in 1951. Bert Blyleven pitched for the Pirates from 1978 until...

The Pirates and Acquiring Veteran Pitchers

From a combination of my "This Date" article posted today about pitcher Jouett Meekin and my article about Tim Wakefield and what pitchers won...

Tim Wakefield and Former Pirates Pitchers

With Tim Wakefield announcing his retirement I thought I'd go through the unfortunate list for Pirates fans, of pitchers with the most wins after...

This Date in Pirates History: December 9

On this date in 1980 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Bert Blyleven and catcher Manny Sanguillen to the Cleveland Indians for catcher Gary Alexander...

This Date in Pirates History: December 8

There have been so many trades on this date in Pittsburgh Pirates history that I decided, instead of concentrating on one specific one and...

Game 101 Recap: Braves Win on Blown Call at Home

They will be talking about this one for a long, long time. The game itself was long. The game featured many, many blown chances....

Downfall of the Fam-A-Lee Redux

I have been absent for almost a month. Gone and perhaps forgotten? Hopefully not. 2009 got off to a weird start as my family...
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