Tag: Bill Mazeroski

Card of the Day: 1957 Topps Bill Mazeroski

Today's Card of the Day is the rookie card of Hall of Fame second baseman Bill Mazeroski. He debuted in the majors in 1956...

Pittsburgh Pirates Great, Bill Mazeroski

On October 13,1960, Bill Mazeroski hit his famous World Series winning, walk-off homer. Not only was it the greatest single moment in Pittsburgh Pirates...

Pittsburgh Pirates in the All-Star Game

On the eve of the 2012 All-Star game in Kansas City, where the Pirates will be represented by Andrew McCutchen and Joel Hanrahan, each...

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...

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training: 45 Years Ago, Today.

Last week I took a look back exactly 90 years ago to Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training on March 17, 1922. The week prior on...

Ten for Ten

The Pittsburgh Pirates all-time top ten list for hits has something you won't see everyday. 1. Roberto Clemente 3000 2. Honus Wagner 2967 3. Paul Waner 2868 4t....

In Praise of Jason Thompson

I have a weird quest to acquire every regular issue baseball card for every Pirates player from 1952 to 1993. I'm way more than half way there, but my collection essentially starts in the early 1970s. I recently acquired a 1981 Topps Jason Thompson card, which got me thinking.

50th Anniversary of Maz’s Homerun

My sister, a senior at Pitt, spent Wednesday afternoon enjoying the 50-year celebration of Bill Mazeroski's 1960 World Series winning home run. She graciously agreed to share her thoughts on the event. Ladies and gentleman, it is my proud pleasure to welcome Eve Bandi to Pittsburgh Lumber Co. for her blogging debut. Her contribution is greatly appreciated. - Matt Bandi

Afternoon reading, 9/24/2010

Your Friday afternoon reading, with appearances by Kevin Creagh, Alex Remington and Richard Sandomir.

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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...