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Pittsburgh Pirates - Notable Historical Events

Bing CrosbyJan 10, 1957

Barry BondsMay 30, 1986

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Pittsburgh Pirates - Historical Events
Date Event
1902-09-03

Pittsburgh Pirates, win earliest pennent (full season)

1903-10-01

1st baseball World Series, Pittsburgh Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox)

1905-09-08

Pittsburgh Pirates strand NL record 18 men on base & lose to Reds 8-3

1909-07-24

Bkln Dodger Nap Rucker strikes out 16 Pittsburgh Pirates

1917-08-22

Pittsburgh Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers

1918-08-01

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Boston Braves, 2-0, in 21 innings

1925-10-15

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Wash Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series

1929-05-08

NY Giant Carl Hubbell no-hits Pittsburgh Pirates, 11-0

1929-12-16

Chic Blackhawks 1st game at Chicago Stadium, beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1

1946-08-08

Dreyfuss family, owners of Pittsburgh Pirates since 1900, sells club to Frank McKinney & John Galbreath for $25 million

1950-11-06

Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pittsburgh Pirates

1957-01-10

Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick rules Bing Crosby can keep token stock in the Det Tigers, even though he owns part of Pittsburgh Pirates

1960-11-03

Pittsburgh Pirates' Vern Law wins Cy Young Award

1964-04-17

1st game at Shea Stadium, NY Mets lose to Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3

1971-10-17

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Balt Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 68th World Series

1975-07-15

All star MVP: Bill Madlock (Pittsburgh Pirates) & John Matlock (NY Mets)

1979-07-17

All star MVP: Dave Parker (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1979-10-17

Pittsburgh Pirates beat Balt Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 76th World Series

1982-09-06

Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's #

1986-03-21

Pittsburgh Associates buy Pittsburgh Pirates for $218 million

1986-05-30

Barry Bonds makes his MLB debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates

1990-09-30

Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title

1991-10-17

Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates for NL pennant in 7 games

1991-10-30

Mark Sauer becomes CEO of Pittsburgh Pirates

1992-09-27

Pittsburgh Pirates win their 3rd straight NL East title

1992-10-14

Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games for NL pennant

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Pittsburgh Pirates - Notable Birthdays

Honus WagnerFeb 24, 1874

Roberto ClementeAug 18, 1934

Pittsburgh Pirates - Birthdays
Date Event
1865-02-23

Barney Dreyfuss, baseball owner (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1874-02-24

Honus Wagner, Chartiers Pennsylvana, HOF shortstop (Pittsburgh Pirates, 1900-17)

1900-10-11

Cal Hubbard, NFL tackle (Giants, Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates)

1917-10-08

Danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1922-10-27

Ralph Kiner, HR hitter (Pittsburgh Pirates)/sportscaster (NY Mets)

1927-02-06

Smokey Burgess, baseball catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1927-11-12

Jack Butler, Pittsburgh, PA, NFL hall of famer (Pittsburgh Pirates), (d. 2013)

1928-02-20

Elroy Face, baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1928-07-04

Chuck Tanner, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1928-10-18

Keith Jackson, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1930-08-18

Carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins)

1934-08-18

Roberto Clemente, US baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1942-9-23

Jim Rooker, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1942-9-28

Grant Jackson, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1943-03-23

Lee May, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1943-06-26

Bill Robinson, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1944-03-21

Manny Sanguillen, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1944-06-08

Mark Belanger, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1944-07-30

Pat Kelly, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1944-10-29

Jim Bibby, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1944-9-11

Dave Roberts, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1947-02-16

Terry Crowley, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1947-04-21

Al Bumbry, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1947-07-15

Enrique Romo, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1948-04-10

Lee Lacy, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1949-04-30

Phil Garner, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1949-12-28

John Milner, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1950-02-18

Bruce Kison, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1950-05-31

Tippy Martinez, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1950-08-29

Doug DeCinces, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1950-11-29

Mike Easler, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1950-12-08

Tim Foli, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1951-01-02

Bill Madlock, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1951-02-07

Benny Ayala, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1951-02-12

Don Stanhouse, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1951-04-05

Rennie Stennett, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1951-06-09

Dave Parker, baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, NL MVP 1978)

1951-06-12

Dave Skaggs, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1951-07-11

Ed Ott, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1952-07-27

Rich Dauer, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1953-07-14

Billy Smith, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1953-10-14

Kiko Garcia, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1953-11-06

John Candelaria, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1954-01-18

Scott McGregor, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1954-07-18

Harry Spilman, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1954-10-28

Sammy Stewart, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1955-05-14

Dennis Martinez, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1955-08-06

Steve Nicosia, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

1955-10-25

Danny Darwin, Bonham Texas, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1956-12-13

Dale Berra, baseball infeilder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)

1959-9-09

Tom Foley, New York Mets vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

1960-03-03

Neal Heaton, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Diego Padres

1960-12-28

Zane Smith, Madison WI, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1961-03-29

Mike Kingery, St James MN, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1961-06-08

Kevin Gross, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

1962-02-04

Dan Plesac, Gary IN, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1962-09-03

Dave Clark, Tupelo MS, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1964-06-03

Nelson Liriano, Puerto Plata Dom Rep, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1964-12-26

Jeff King, Marion IN, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1964-12-26

Jeff King, Philadelphia Phillies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

1965-01-01

Mark Dewey, US baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1965-05-29

Charlie Hayes, Hattisburg MS, 3rd baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)

1965-11-22

Mike Benjamin, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1965-12-11

Jay Bell, Eglin AFB FL, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1965-12-18

Willie Blair, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Diego Padres

1966-11-02

Orlando Merced, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1967-06-29

John Wehner, Pittsburgh PA, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1967-10-15

Carlos Garcia, Venezuela, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1967-10-17

Mark Johnson, Worcester MA, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1967-11-15

Pedro Borbon, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1967-11-24

Al Martin, Covina CA, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1968-06-08

Dave Mlicki, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1968-09-13

Denny Neagle, Prince Georges Cnty, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1968-10-22

Keith Osik, Port Jefferson NY, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1969-01-08

Brian Boehringer, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1969-06-16

Kevin Young, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1969-09-21

Jason Christiansen, Omaha NE, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1970-01-14

Steve Cooke, Kanai Hawaii, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1970-04-02

Jon Lieber, Council Bluffs IA, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1970-09-09

Dan Miceli, Newark NJ, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1970-10-21

Marc Wilkins, Mansfield OH, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1971-01-13

Elmer Dessens, Hermosillo Mexico, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1972-04-26

Francisco Cordova, Veracruz Mexico, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1974-06-26

Jason Kendall, San Diego CA, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1974-08-15

Ramon Morel, Villa Gonzalez Dom Rep, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1975-10-05

Brandon Puffer, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Houston Astros

1977-06-06

Mark Ellis, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

1979-03-06

Clint Barmes, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Pittsburgh Pirates - Deaths
Date Event
1976-12-02

Danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 59

1992-12-09

Carl Barger, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins), dies at 62

1998-10-06

Mark Belanger, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

2000-01-04

John Milner, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

2005-10-02

Pat Kelly, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

2007-07-29

Bill Robinson, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

2009-01-09

Dave Roberts, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

2010-02-16

Jim Bibby, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles

2011-02-11

Chuck Tanner, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles


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