The Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pittsburgh Pirates have thrilled their fans for more than 120 years. Beginning as the Allegheny's, the Pirates boast 35 hall of famers, five world champions, nine National League pennants, and nine division titles. Treasured memories, from Honus Wagner's all-around excellence and Mazeroski's remarkable 1960 World Series blast to Roberto Clemente's grace on and off the field, are captured in this book.
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1960 World Series 20th century All-Star Game at-bats Barney Dreyfuss baseball history batting title became best pitchers Bill Mazeroski Bucco Bucs campaign capturing catcher center field club consecutive games Cubs Cuyler Danny Murtaugh decade Dick Groat eventually fall classic famer fielder finished Forbes Field franchise history Fred Clarke Gold Glove greatest hall of fame Hoak home runs homers Honus Wagner later led the league left field left-hander Madlock major-league career major-league history major-league record Max Carey McKechnie memorable MVP Award National League National League MVP National League pennant native Negro League ninth NLCS no-hitter outfielder Phillies Pirates fans Pirates uniform pitch Pittsburgh Pirates play player Ralph Kiner relief pitcher retired right field right-hander Roberto Clemente rookie Roy Face season second base second baseman shortstop Smoky Burgess Sporting Steel City third base third baseman three games Three Rivers Stadium Top five moments traded Traynor Willie Stargell winning percentage world championship