Tag: Roberto Clemente

Morning Report: Remembering Roberto

Today would have been the 80th birthday of the great Roberto Clemente. Back in 2012 on the Pirates Prospects blog site, I took a...

This Date in Pirates History: August 23

Just one former Pittsburgh Pirates player born on this date, and no major transactions, so we go with two game recaps today. In the...

Roberto Clemente: His First Day With the Pirates

Many stories have been told about the great Roberto Clemente during the years, highlighting his great batting and amazing throwing arm, as well as...

Pittsburgh Pirates in the All-Star Game

On the eve of the 2012 All-Star game in Kansas City, where the Pirates will be represented by Andrew McCutchen and Joel Hanrahan, each...

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...

Pittsburgh Pirates 200 Hit Seasons

In the Pittsburgh Pirates history, they have had a player reach 200 hits in a single season 31 times. The most recent being Freddy...

Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training: 45 Years Ago, Today.

Last week I took a look back exactly 90 years ago to Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training on March 17, 1922. The week prior on...

Ten for Ten

The Pittsburgh Pirates all-time top ten list for hits has something you won't see everyday. 1. Roberto Clemente 3000 2. Honus Wagner 2967 3. Paul Waner 2868 4t....

McCutchen’s Contract Length in Historical Perspective

As we have just found out, Andrew McCutchen signed a contract with Pittsburgh Pirates that potentially could keep him in the black and gold...

This Date in Pirates History: December 31

Before I get into the birthdays for today(there are no trades to mention) I have to mention the tragic passing of a legendary Pittsburgh...
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