In the early 1900s, the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the NL's most dominant teams, powered by super shortstop Honus Wagner. Wagner was to his time what Alex Rodriguez is to the contemporary MLB. The Pirates have won five World Series in 1909, 1925, 1960, 1971 and 1979. The put great teams together in the early 1990s as well, with Barry Bonds and Bobby Bonilla carrying the load.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates have been the darlings of the National League the last two years after making the postseason twice in a row despite playing in a small market with limited revenue. Can the Pirates claim another playoff berth?Kang hitless, Black over Gold 2-1 in Pirates intrasquad game
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang will have to wait for his first hit as a big leaguer.Pittsburgh Pirates' Hart sustains foot injury in hot tub mishap
Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Corey Hart has battled knee injuries over the past few seasons, but Sunday's injury probably was a first.Pirates star Andrew McCutchen eyeing another step forward
The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 95 games in 2005, the year they drafted outfielder Andrew McCutchen in the first round. Four years later, when McCutchen made his major league debut, they lost 99 games. McCutchen has seen the franchise at its worst. As he has matured into one of the top players in the National League, the Pirates also have been on the upswing.Pittsburgh Pirates: It?s ?sickening? that ?Jihadi John? is wearing our hat
MLB team lashes out after photo of murderer in Pirates hat is released.Pillar's RBI double leads Blue Jays past Pirates 4-1
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Marcus Stroman looked sharp in his first spring training outing and Kevin Pillar hit an RBI double Wednesday as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1.Pirates call it sickening to see 'Jihadi John' in team hat
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates say it's "absolutely sickening" to see a photo of the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" wearing a Pirates hat.Baseball - Pirates say sickened to see cap on Jihadi John
- The Pittsburgh Pirates said it was "absolutely sickening" to see one of their baseball caps worn by Mohammed Emwazi, named by British and US media as the Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John." The Major League Baseball team reacted to an old photo of Emwazi published Friday by Sky News showing him wearing a version of the Pirates' black hat bearing the club's golden letter "P" on the front ...Pirates star McCutchen eyeing another step forward
BRADENTON, Fla. ? The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 95 games in 2005, the year they drafted outfielder Andrew McCutchen in the first round. Four years later, when McCutchen made his major league debut, they lost 99 games.Nutting gains higher profile as Pirates chase bigger goals
As the Pittsburgh Pirates regain their relevance in baseball, team chairman Bob Nutting's stature in the industry also is on the rise. In January, commissioner Rob Manfred placed Nutting on MLB's eight-man executive council. Nutting also was part of the committee that chose Manfred to replace Bud Selig, who retired on Jan. 25. ''I think it shows the increasing respect for the (Pirates ...
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