Tag: Willie Stargell

This Date in Pirates History: August 7 Part Two

Earlier in the day we covered seven former Pirates players born on this date. That article can be read here. In part two we...

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 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...

Pittsburgh Pirates Farm System: Fifty Years Ago

In 1962 the Pittsburgh Pirates had seven minor league affiliates. The list of teams is as follows: AAA: Columbus, International League A: Asheville, South Atlantic League B:...

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: March 6

For the second day in a row we have a current Pittsburgh Pirates player celebrating a birthday before he actually played a game for...

Pirates Home Run Leaders Through the Years

Most Pittsburgh Pirates fans can tell you the team's all-time home run leader is Willie Stargell with 475. A lot of them could tell...

This Date in Pirates History: January 12

On this date in 1988, Willie Stargell was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year on the ballot. Willie...

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Site Updates: The Pirates Prospects Player Pages Are a Useful Resource

This is just a reminder that we have a resource here that you may find useful from time to time.  We have pages for...