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This is why the Pittsburgh Pirates have been so bad for the last 20 years

The Pittsburgh Pirates streak of consecutive losing seasons is long enough that it can legally drink a beer dahn at a bar in Pittsburgh’s Saathh Saaad. But 51 games into the regular season, the Bucs are 11 games over .500, good for third in the NL Central and their .608 winning percentage is third-best in the National League. It got me thinking about some of the players in the...
Via Bacon Sports
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

This Date in Pirates History: November 30

On this date in 1950 the Pittsburgh Pirates signed Pete Reiser, a three time all-star outfielder for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1941-42,1946. In each of those seasons he finished in the top 10 in NL MVP voting as well. He was 31 at the time of the signing and had spent the past two seasons with the Boston Braves in a part time role. Reiser had twice led the NL in stolen bases and three...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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