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The Burgh's Baseball Page
This page is dedicated to my favorite baseball team - The Pittsburgh Pirates! I just loved going to Three Rivers Stadium and now to PNC Park to watch the team play what we in these parts like to call "Burghball." It's a real tough, don't give in, but have fun in the process type of baseball. The following is just some info about the team from their web site, and some other fun baseball links. Let's Go Bucs!!




Pittsburgh Pirates Team Information and Links
  • Team Names:
    (1882-1886) known as the Pittsburgh Alleghenys in the American Association. (1887-1890) Pittsburgh Alleghenys moved to the National League. (1891-Present) known as the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League.
  • Other Pittsburgh Baseball Teams:
    (1884) Pittsburgh Stogies in the Union Association. (1890) Pittsburgh Burghers in the Players' League. (1914-1915) Pittsburgh Rebels in the Federal League. (1912-1948) Homestead Grays in the American Negro League (1929); in the Negro East-West League (1932); in the Negro National League (1935-48). (1932-1938) Pittsburgh Crawfords as an Independent team (1931-32); in the Negro National League (1933-1938). (1922) Pittsburgh Keystones in the Negro National League.
  • Stadiums:
    (1887-1891) Recreation Field. (1891-1909) Exposition Park. (1909-1970) Forbes Field. (1970-2001) Three Rivers Stadium. (2001-Present) PNC Park.
  • Championships:
    National League Eastern Division: 1970, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1990, 1991, 1992. National League Pennants: 1901, 1902, 1903, 1909, 1925, 1927, 1960, 1971, 1979. World Series Champions: 1909 (beat Detroit Tigers), 1925 (beat Washington Senators), 1960 (beat New York Yankees), 1971 (beat Baltimore Orioles), 1979 (beat Baltimore Orioles).
  • Pirate Hall Of Famers
    Just click on Alphabetical Roster on the right, then choose Pirates for the team, and nothing else, and do the search. The names of all the Pirates, or players that at some point had played for the Pirates will be displayed.
  • Retired Numbers:
    No. 1 - Billy Meyer, Manager. No. 4 - Ralph Kiner, 1B. No. 8 - Willie "Pops" Stargell, OF/1B. No. 9 - Bill Mazeroski, 2B. No. 11 - Paul "Big Poison" Waner, OF. No. 20 - Pie Traynor, 3B. No. 21 - Roberto Clemente, OF. No. 33 - Honus "The Flying Dutchman" Wagner, SS. No. 40 - Danny Murtaugh, Manager.


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