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This Date in Pirates History: February 10

There are six former Pittsburgh Pirates who have been born on this date. I will start with the two most recent ones, Cesar Izturis(1980) played for the 2007 Pirates and Ruben Mateo(1978) played for the 2004 Pirates. Both of them spent less than half the season with the team. Izturis joined the Pirates in July, coming over from the Cubs and Mateo began the 2004 season with the Pirates...
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February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Random Athlete Of The Day- Ruben Mateo

Ruben Mateo is your favorite backup outfielder from San Cristobal, Dominican Republic. Ruben was signed in 1994 by the Texas Rangers as an undrafted free agent. Mateo worked his way through the minors, racking up hits and consistently hitting over .300. He finally got the call in 1999. In Mateo’s rookie year he was the backup Center Fielder for Tom Goodwin. In his 122 at bats Mateo...
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December 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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