Tag: Honus Wagner

McCutchen’s Contract Length in Historical Perspective

As we have just found out, Andrew McCutchen signed a contract with Pittsburgh Pirates that potentially could keep him in the black and gold...

Pirates Home Run Leaders Through the Years

Most Pittsburgh Pirates fans can tell you the team's all-time home run leader is Willie Stargell with 475. A lot of them could tell...

This Date in Pirates History: February 24

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players were born on this date. One of them being Honus Wagner, the greatest shortstop in baseball history and in...

Honus Wagner Bio

John Peter "Honus" Wagner, was born on February 24, 1874 in Chartiers, Pa., which is just outside of Pittsburgh. His older brother Albert was...

Dots Miller and the 1908-09 Pirates Off-Season

The 1908 Pittsburgh Pirates finished the season in second place with a 98-56 record, tied with the New York Giants and just one game...

The 1908 Pittsburgh Pirates: Season Recap

Last week we covered the tight playoff race that lasted nearly the entire 1908 season between the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and New York Giants....

The 1908 Pittsburgh Pirates: Second Place With 98 Wins

In the 130 season history of Pittsburgh Pirates franchise, they have finished in first place a total of 16 times and as many of...

Pittsburgh Pirates 1907 Season

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a fairly quiet 1906 off-season, making one major trade by giving up longtime second baseman Claude Ritchey, Ginger Beaumont who...

Pittsburgh Pirates: The First 25 Seasons

The current day Pittsburgh Pirates franchise started in 1882 as a member of the American Association, a rival league to the National League and...

The 1906 Pirates Season

The Pittsburgh Pirates went into the 1906 season with the makings of a strong pitching staff and a solid top of the lineup but...

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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...