Tag: Joe Garagiola

This Date in Pirates History: June 15- The Trades

In an extremely busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates transactions, we split up the “This Date” article in to two separate ones. The first covers nine trades, all made between 1939 and 1982. As with most history articles now, you will notice the players name is highlighted with links to their bios from this site. Every […]
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The Date in Pirates History: June 4- Part Two

On a busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates history, we have part two of today’s article. Part one, which can be read here, covers two of the better Pirates players born on this date, catcher Tony Pena and pitcher Bob Klinger. In this article, we have one major trade, three birthdays and a game recap from […]
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This Date in Pirates History: February 12

There have been eight former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, among them two very recent ones. Chris Snyder (1981) spent two seasons with the Pirates after coming over in the five player deal the Pirates made at the 2010 trading deadline with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Pirates gave up DJ Carrasco, Ryan Church […]
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This Date in Pirates History: November 13

On this date in 1947, Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher, Gene Garber was born. He was drafted by the Pirates in the 20th round of the 1965 amateur draft and he played for Pittsburgh from 1969-70,1972. Garber played a total of just 20 games in the majors with the Pirates before being traded to the Kansas […]
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