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This Date in Pirates History: June 14

Plenty of trades in Pittsburgh Pirates history on this date, including two that involved Hall of Fame players and the same player getting traded...

This Date in Pirates History: April 18

Six former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, one stands out above the rest. Before I get to the players, one Opening Day...

Pittsburgh’s First Minor League Team

Since this site started as a minor league site (that has expanded to cover every aspect of the Pirates) and we try to give...

The Pirates and Acquiring Veteran Pitchers

From a combination of my "This Date" article posted today about pitcher Jouett Meekin and my article about Tim Wakefield and what pitchers won...

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 25

Born on this date in 1856 was James "Pud" Galvin, the winningest pitcher to ever suit up for the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise. He joined...

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...

Ned Hanlon

The following is from Pirates Prospects contributor John Dreker, as part of his ongoing Pirates History feature. The feature focuses on the history of...

Alleghenys Strike Gold

The following is from Pirates Prospects contributor John Dreker, as part of his ongoing Pirates History feature. The feature focuses on the history of...

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Site Updates: The Status of Pirates Prospects Being Under Construction

Pirates Prospects has been free for a few weeks now. That will be changing soon. A few months ago, I gave an update about how...