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This Date in Pittsburgh Pirates History: July 28th, Gus Suhr/Max Butcher...

Three former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, plus two trades and a game of note. The...

Live Game Discussion: Pirates vs Brewers, 7:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (1-2) are taking on the Milwaukee Brewers (1-2) in the home opener at PNC Park. It's game one of a three-game...

July 27, 1979: Pirates Take Two From Expos, Move to...

It was a big day for Expos' fans, as it featured the return to Montreal of Rusty Staub, who'd been reacquired from Detroit.  It...

The One Who Got Away: Jack Pfiester

In this installment of The One Who Got Away, we are taking a look at a key member of the Chicago Cubs 1906-08 National...

First Pitch: Pittsburgh Baseball Network Will Launch This Week

When I started this site in 2009 it took less than a month from the idea to the launch of the site. Had I known...

This Date in Pittsburgh Pirates History: July 27th, Pirates Acquire Carson...

Only two former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, but we have a major transaction from over 100 years ago. The Transaction On this date...

Live Game Discussion: Pirates at Cardinals, 2:15 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (0-2) are on the road this afternoon to take on the St Louis Cardinals (2-0) in game three of their three-game...

July 26, 1979: Reds Win, 9-7, to Sweep Pirates

Cincinnati completed a three-game sweep of the Pirates at TRS, winning 9-7.  The loss was the Bucs' fourth straight following a nine-game winning streak. ...

Card of the Day: 1975 Kellogg’s Richie Zisk

From 1970 until 1983, Kellogg's put out their own set on baseball cards that came inside specially marked boxes of their cereal products. You...

This Date in Pittsburgh Pirates History: July 26th, the Marte/Nady Trade

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including a pair of teammates from the 1949 team. We also have a...

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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...