Tag: Rick Reuschel

This Date in Pirates History: August 21

There have been seven former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, of which, we start of with the starting right fielder for the...

This Date in Pirates History: May 16

Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date. Two of them were very good starting pitchers from the 1980's while the other two...

Pirates Pitchers with Strange Records

Every now and then, while doing the player bios for the "This Date" articles, I will find a pitcher who has a record one...

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 -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...

Game 101 Recap: Braves Win on Blown Call at Home

They will be talking about this one for a long, long time. The game itself was long. The game featured many, many blown chances....

In Praise of Jason Thompson

I have a weird quest to acquire every regular issue baseball card for every Pirates player from 1952 to 1993. I'm way more than half way there, but my collection essentially starts in the early 1970s. I recently acquired a 1981 Topps Jason Thompson card, which got me thinking.
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Yesterday, our first article of the day went up at 6 a.m. That was our Morning Report, which is the first thing that goes...