Tag: Vic Davalillo

This Date in Pirates History: July 31

A busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates history that includes seven birthdays and 17 trades of note, all listed below. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps the major league debut of Tim Wakefield, twenty years ago today. The Players J.J. Furmaniak (1979) Middle infielder for the 2005 Pirates. He was originally a 22nd round […]
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This Date in Pirates History: January 29

On this date in 1971 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Matty Alou along with pitcher George Brunet to the Cardinals in exchange for outfielder Vic Davalillo and pitcher Nelson Briles. Alou was the big piece in the deal, he hit .327 over five seasons with the Pirates, winning a batting title in 1966 and leading […]
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