Tag: Jack Chesbro

This Date in Pirates History: June 5

Just two former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, although one of them went on to the Hall of Fame. It has also...

Pittsburgh Pirates Twenty Game Winners

In the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise, 62 times they have had a pitcher win 20 games in a season. The list includes...

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...

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...

This Date in Pirates History: December 8

There have been so many trades on this date in Pittsburgh Pirates history that I decided, instead of concentrating on one specific one and...

1901 Pirates Season: Part Two

I left off last week with the Pirates protecting a small lead as the month of June came to a close. The Pirates opened...

Pirates Build For a Pennant Run in 1901

When you're writing about something that happened 110 years ago it's hard to surprise anyone with the information, especially when you're dealing with baseball...

The 1900 Pittsburgh Pirates

While the Honus Wagner trade obviously added a lot of talent, and the 1899 Pirates had a winning record (76-73), they were still the...
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