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The Pirates 1909-10 Off-Season: One Big Change

The 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates won the World Series over the Detroit Tigers in seven games, the first title in franchise history. The off-season that...

The 1909 World Series: Game Six

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a chance to close out their first World Series title in game six of the 1909 series. Just one day...

The 1909 World Series: Game Two

The Pittsburgh Pirates took the opener of the 1909 World Series by a 4-1 score, thanks in part to some sloppy play in the...

Vic Willis, Pirates Hall of Fame Pitcher

On December 15, 1905 the Pittsburgh Pirates sent three players to the Boston Braves for Vic Willis, a pitcher who had just led the...

Pirates VS Tigers: 1909 World Series Match-Up

The 1909 World Series pitted the NL champs, Pittsburgh Pirates(110-42) against the AL champs, Detroit Tigers(98-54). The Pirates played in the first modern day...

The 1909 Pirates Season Recap

The 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates finished their season with 110 wins, a still-standing team record that will likely never be broken. That win total has...

Pittsburgh Pirates Twenty Game Winners

In the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise, 62 times they have had a pitcher win 20 games in a season. The list includes...

The 1909 Pirates Find a New Home

When I left off last week, the 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates had just run their record to 44-14 after an 8-1 win on June 29th...

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...

Dots Miller and the 1908-09 Pirates Off-Season

The 1908 Pittsburgh Pirates finished the season in second place with a 98-56 record, tied with the New York Giants and just one game...
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