Found February 28, 2012 on Pirates Prospects:
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There have been four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date who were all born before 1900 and then one other who played just this past season. Starting with Aaron Thompson(1987) who was a first round draft pick of the Florida Marlins in 2005. The left-hander was traded to the Nationals at the 2009 trade deadline in exchange for Nick Johnson. He was put on waivers following the 2010 season that he spent in AA Harrisburg. The Pirates picked him up in December 2010 off waivers and sent him to AA Altoona to start the season. He posted a 4-7 5.16 record there in 28 games, 12 as a starter. He moved to AAA, then got a call to the majors for his debut as a spot starter on August 24th. He returned to AAA to end the minor league season then made three more September appearances for the Pirates. He was allowed to leave via free agency in November and he signed a contract for the Twins for the 2012 season. Other former Pirates players born on this date include: Lil Stoner(1899) pit...
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