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Current and Former MLB Players Still Basking in the Clemente Glow

For many MLB players, the Roberto Clemente Award is the highest honor they could aspire to.

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VIDEO: Andy Van Slyke Records Rare Unassisted Double Play

There have been outfielders who have turned an unassisted double play, but it's extremely rare.

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The Kidnapping of Roberto Clemente

In 1969, Roberto Clemente was abducted by four men who wanted his clothes and his fried chicken.

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The Hall of Fame Case for Danny Murtaugh

Danny Murtaugh was a humble Irishman with a bad ticker who led the Pirates to two World Series...

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1909 World Series Scorecard

The 1909 World Series was important for a few reasons. It pitted two of the greatest stars in...

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The 20 Greatest Pittsburgh Pirates of All-Time

Welcome to the eighth installment in our “Top 20” series which looks at the twenty top players for...

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Why are they called the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Once upon a time in the 1880s, there was a baseball league called the Players’ League. It was a...

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How Teddy Roosevelt helped make the T206 Honus Wagner card so valuable

A decision by the President of the United States indirectly led to Honus Wagner’s baseball card becoming one...

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Forbes Field Ballpark Cartoon from The Sporting News

In this cartoon, The Sporting News is celebrating Forbes Field, which debuted on June 30, 1909, and was...

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When the Pirates traded for baseball’s most innovative manager

An entertaining movie could be made about a trade that took place between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Oakland...

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The 20 Greatest Pittsburgh Pirates of All-Time

The greatest players in the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Be ready for lumber and old-time pitchers.

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Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Team

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Tony Pena still making his mother proud

When Tony Pena was a boy growing up in the Dominican Republic, playing baseball for money was a...

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Pirates batting champ Paul Waner endorsed Louisville Slugger bats

A vintage Louisville Slugger advertisement featuring Paul Waner, batting champ.

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The Pittsburgh “Lumber Company” of the 1970s

The Pirates never got the publicity the Big Red Machine did for their 1970s success. But they had...