Tag: Jason Thompson

This Date in Pirates History: July 6

Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date. Today we stray from the usual "youngest player first" format to shine the spotlight on...

This Date in Pirates History: April 4

Four Pittsburgh Pirates trades to talk about and three players born on this date. With all the trades that occurred with these same players...

This Date in Pirates History: April 1

Two Pittsburgh Pirates trades to talk about and four former players born on this date. Starting with the biggest deal of the day, on...

A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1983

Continuing down memory lane with a look at the 82nd win in 1983. The 1982 Pirates were never in serious contention for the post-season. Althought...

A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1982

Continuing with the history of the joy of being above .500, let's have a look at 1982. After winning it all in 1979 and fading...

2011 Bradenton Marauders Preview: Bullpen

Today we wrap up the 2011 Brdenton Marauders preview with a look at the bullpen.  So far we've covered the infielders, outfielders, and the...

In Praise of Jason Thompson

I have a weird quest to acquire every regular issue baseball card for every Pirates player from 1952 to 1993. I'm way more than half way there, but my collection essentially starts in the early 1970s. I recently acquired a 1981 Topps Jason Thompson card, which got me thinking.
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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...