Tag: Vic Willis

The 1908 Pittsburgh Pirates: Season Recap

Last week we covered the tight playoff race that lasted nearly the entire 1908 season between the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and New York Giants....

The 1908 Pittsburgh Pirates: Second Place With 98 Wins

In the 130 season history of Pittsburgh Pirates franchise, they have finished in first place a total of 16 times and as many of...

This Date in Pirates History: January 24

While today's date is a busy one for former Pittsburgh Pirates players to be born, there aren't any players who contributed significantly on the...

Pittsburgh Pirates 1907 Season

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a fairly quiet 1906 off-season, making one major trade by giving up longtime second baseman Claude Ritchey, Ginger Beaumont who...

Pittsburgh Pirates: The First 25 Seasons

The current day Pittsburgh Pirates franchise started in 1882 as a member of the American Association, a rival league to the National League and...

The 1906 Pirates Season

The Pittsburgh Pirates went into the 1906 season with the makings of a strong pitching staff and a solid top of the lineup but...

The Pirates First No-Hitter

According to the record books, the first official no-hitter thrown in Pittsburgh Pirates history was by Nick Maddox on September 20, 1907 over the...

This Date in Pirates History: December 15

On this date in 1967 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded four players to the Philadelphia Phillies for Hall of Fame pitcher, Jim Bunning. Going to...

Baseball In 1906: The Hall of Famers

In 1906 the Pittsburgh Pirates had three future Hall of Fame players on their roster, Honus Wagner, Fred Clarke and the newcomer, pitcher Vic...

The 1905 Pirates Season: Part Two

The 1905 Pittsburgh Pirates were a strong team and almost any other year they would be winning the National League pennant or at least...

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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

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...