Tag: Burleigh Grimes

This Date in Pirates History: August 18

On a day that the great Roberto Clemente would've turned 78(more on him later), we have two trades to discuss, six other players born...

This Date in Pirates History: August 8

Today we have five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including two pitchers for the 1987 team, as well another two pitchers...

This Date in Pirates History: April 9

On this date in 1930, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded away Hall of Fame pitcher, Burleigh Grimes, to the Boston Braves in exchange for veteran...

Welcome Back to Pittsburgh

While writing about the nine player trade between the Oakland A's and Pittsburgh Pirates from yesterday, I noticed two of the players sent to...

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. February 11

On this date in 1928 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Vic Aldridge to the New York Giants in exchange for future Hall of Fame...

This Date in Pirates History: January 9

On this date in 1918 the Pittsburgh Pirates and Brooklyn Robins(Dodgers, named Robins at the time for their manager Wilbert Robinson) hooked up for...
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Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We've done a lot of promotions for teachers in the...