Tag: Neal Heaton

This Date in Pirates History: March 28

For the second day in a row, we have two Pittsburgh Pirates trades and two players born on this date to talk about. Starting...

A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1990

After climbing the hill in 1988, the Pirates slipped badly in 1989. The club fell below the .500 mark again and was never closer...

This Date in Pirates History: March 10

On this date in 1992 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Neal Heaton to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for outfielder Kirk Gibson. Heaton...

This Date in Pirates History: March 3

Seven former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date and just like yesterday, there is a player from the 2011 team. Starting with the...

Live-blogging the early 1990’s Pirates

The first batch of 2012 Annuals is currently on its way to Tim’s doorstep, and should start shipping by the weekend. The section of the book that I enjoyed working on the most was easily the story of the early 1990’s Pirates teams. Beginning with Syd Thrift’s discovery of undrafted free agent Bobby Bonilla in […]
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This Date in Pirates History: December 6

Born on this date in 1950 was Tim Foli, who played shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1979 to 1981, then returned in 1985...

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Site Update: Welcome Ethan Hullihen to Pirates Prospects

One of the very first things I added to this site when it launched in 2009 was payroll information. The payroll tracker included the...