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This Date in Pirates History: August 29

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including one with a rich family history in baseball, and with the Pirates. We also have a trade of note, plus… Read more »

This Date in Pirates History: August 28

There have been five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, two were involved in major trades in the franchise’s early history. We also have two trades of note,… Read more »

This Date in Pirates History: August 27

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date. Among them the brother of one of the all-time great pitchers, another who had two brothers that played in the majors… Read more »

The 1910 Pittsburgh Pirates

After winning their first World Series title in 1909, the Pirates could manage just a third place finish the following year. Led by the hitting of Honus Wagner, the managing… Read more »

This Date in Pirates History: August 26

We have two former Pittsburgh Pirates born on this date, infielders from different eras. We also have one trade of note and a Jolly Roger Rewind from John Fredland, dealing… Read more »

The 1910 Pittsburgh Pirates Season: Part Five

Through August 1st of the 1910 Pittsburgh Pirates season, the defending World Series champs had gone 50-36, putting them in third place. The Giants had a half game lead on… Read more »

This Date in Pirates History: August 25

Today in Pittsburgh Pirates history, we have two transactions of note, including one that brought the franchise it’s all-time winningest pitcher. We also have three players born on this date… Read more »

This Date in Pirates History: August 24

Three former Pittsburgh Pirates players have been born on this date, one of them went on to later manage the team. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps a… Read more »

This Date in Pirates History: August 23

Just one former Pittsburgh Pirates player born on this date, and no major transactions, so we go with two game recaps today. In the first, we go back to 1907… Read more »

Pirates Pitching Great, Howie Camnitz

In 1909, the Pittsburgh Pirates won their first World Series title. While Babe Adams was the hero of the World Series, winning three games, Howie Camnitz helped get them there… Read more »