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Al McBean

A native of the U.S. Virgin Islands, McBean pitched for 10 seasons in the big leagues, going 67-50 with 63 saves. He came up with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1961 and was 15-10 for them in 1962. 154 more words

Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Report Card - Trevor Williams

We continue our series of 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates reports cards with one of the biggest surprises of the season, Trevor Williams.

When the 2018 campaign began, the Pittsburgh Pirates were probably hoping that… 403 more words


The Pirates win it!

Fifty-eight years ago, on October 13, 1960, my father, a music teacher in the Neville Island school district,  took a day off and took me out of my first-grade class. 363 more words


Friday Flashback: Football/Baseball Team Names

Back in the day – like LONG before I was born when the National Football League (NFL) was just a baby sports league, many of the teams shared the names of their Major League Baseball (MLB) counterparts.  611 more words


Doubleday Double Talk Remembers: Roberto Clemente

Doubleday Double Talk Remembers is designed to connect fans with the game of baseball’s past one player and story at a time. A Doubleday Double Talk Remembers will be published every Friday and will go over the life and legacy of the players from our past, from Babe Ruth to Hank Aaron to Steve Dalkowski to Eddie Gaedel, every player has a story and Daryll Dorman and Giuseppe Vitulli are here to provide you with just that. 724 more words

Pittsburgh Pirates

Google Doodle Honors Pirates Great Roberto Clemente

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(CNET)- Roberto Clemente’s legacy as one of baseball’s greatest players is matched only by the memory of the selfless sacrifice he made trying to help others in need. 405 more words


Art Swanson

Nicknamed “Red,” Swanson was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1955 as a bonus baby and, as per the bonus rule, had to spend the next two years with the team. 124 more words