Tag: John Candelaria

This Date in Pirates History: August 9

Three former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, plus we have a transaction of note, that involved a future Hall of Fame manager....

This Date in Pirates History: August 2

We have two former Pittsburgh Pirates born on this date, both young pitchers for playoff teams, the first and last(prior to the current run)...

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...

Welcome Back to Pittsburgh

While writing about the nine player trade between the Oakland A's and Pittsburgh Pirates from yesterday, I noticed two of the players sent to...

A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1988

After being as close to a perpetual contender as any team in the National League East, the Pirates went through what was to my...

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...

A Recent History of the 82nd Win -1980

Though there were excellent signs of improvement in 2011, the Pittsburgh Pirates are not close to contention. Next year, though, we might reasonably expect...

This Date in Pirates History: November 6

Born on this date in 1953 was a longtime pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, John Candelaria. He was a big 6'7" lefty taken in...
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