Tag: Goose Gossage

This Date in Pirates History: July 5

There have been four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, two pitchers and two outfielders. The list includes a Hall of Famer, a player from the first team to win the World Series in franchise history, and a player for the team with the best record in club history. John Fredland recaps a […]
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This Date in Pirates History: December 10

On this date in 1976 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Richie Zisk and pitcher Silvio Martinez to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for pitchers Goose Gossage and Terry Forster. Martinez was a minor leaguer at the time while the other three were just one year away from free agency and by 1978 none of […]
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