Tag: Ralph Kiner

This Date in Pittsburgh Pirates History: July 18th, Ralph Kiner’s Big...

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, plus a game of note Windy McCall, lefty reliever for the 1950 Pirates. He originally signed...

This Date in Pirates History: July 18

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including two that were born on the same exact day and one of them played...

Pittsburgh Pirates Run Scored: A Milestone Number

When Andrew McCutchen homered last Sunday in the top of the fifth inning against the Brewers, it scored James McDonald, with what turned out...

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...

Pirates Home Run Leaders Through the Years

Most Pittsburgh Pirates fans can tell you the team's all-time home run leader is Willie Stargell with 475. A lot of them could tell...

Ten Oldest Living Former Pittsburgh Pirates

Being a big fan of the history of the game I think it is always fun to look for links to the past. With...

This Date in Pirates History: October 27

Born on this date in 1922 was one of the greatest sluggers in baseball history, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Ralph Kiner. The Pirates signed Kiner...

Game 111 Recap: Karstens Bombed as Streak Reaches 8

I didn't think when this game began that I'd be researching the last time Jeff Karstens gave up nine earned runs in a game....

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Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...