Tag: Dock Ellis

This Date in Pirates History: June 12

Just one former Pittsburgh Pirates player born on this date and one transaction of note. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland takes a...

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 Farm System 1967: Building a Champion

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article covering the Pirates minor league system from 1962, going back fifty years to see where the Pirates...

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...

This Date in Pirates History: March 11

Born on this date in 1945 was Dock Ellis, pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1968 until 1975, then again in 1979. The Pirates...

Trade History Between Pirates and Yankees

It seems like recently the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates have been trade partners often but that wasn't always the case between the...

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...
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