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Looking Back: How Good Was Michael Young?

Another MLB season has passed, and another great fantasy baseball player has decided to hang up his cleats.  Following in the footsteps of Mariano "Mo" Rivera and Lance "Big Puma" Berkman, Michael Young has retired from the game of baseball.Young leaves the game as a 7 time All-Star, 6 in a row ('04-'09) and a gold glover at the SS position in 2008.Â...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date in Pirates History: July 17

Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, plus we have one trade of note. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland takes a look at a very long game that was played 98 years ago, with two great pitching performances. The Trade On this date in 1998 the Pirates traded pitcher Esteban Loaiza to the Texas Rangers in exchange for pitcher Todd Van Poppel and second baseman...
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July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

This Date in Pirates History: January 11

Plenty of former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date but we will focus on one particular player. Born on this date in 1890 was Hall of Famer Max Carey, who played for the Pirates from 1910 until 1926. Carey spent his first two years in pro ball playing not too far from home for a team in South Bend, Indiana. He hit just .158 his first season there but really broke out the...
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January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

This Date in Pirates History: December 31

Before I get into the birthdays for today(there are no trades to mention) I have to mention the tragic passing of a legendary Pittsburgh Pirates player on this date in 1972 when the great Roberto Clemente died in a plane crash en route to Nicaragua to deliver relief aid after the country was struck by an earthquake. He was just 38 years old. Clemente passed away 39 years ago today...
Via Pirates Prospects
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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