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.
Pirates star McCutchen ditches dreadlocks for charity
© John Bazemore/AP Photo Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen follows through on a solo-home run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Atlanta.Pirates' Walker shifting focus from contract to season
Pirates' infielder Neil Walker scores on a wild pitch. The Pittsburgh Pirates official attendance Wednesday evening was 9,018 making it an all-time record for the 93-year-old ballpark and the first time it's housed at least 9,000 fans.Tillman goes more than five innings, but Orioles fall to Tigers
Right-hander Chris Tillman became the first Orioles starter to go more than five innings this spring on Thursday, allowing two runs and five hits over 5 1/3 innings in the Orioles? 6-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium.Pittsburgh Pirates: 2015 Season Preview for Pitchers with Predictions
The Pittsburgh Pirates finished with an 88-72 record in 2014 before getting bounced out of the playoffs in the National League Wild Card Game by the eventual World Series champion San Francisco Giants . This season, the Pirates are primed for another postseason run, as key additions on offense and pitching have compensated for the loss of star catcher Russell Martin and starting pitcher Edinson ...Orioles and Rays lineups for Friday
The Orioles and Rays are scheduled to play Friday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.McCutchen un-locked: Pittsburgh Pirates star sheds dreads
Alex Butler PITTSBURGH, March 26 (UPI) -- The only thing Andrew McCutchen is slow in getting to is a haircut.Beat the clock: Pitchers put on timers in high minors
NEW YORK (AP) ? Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Rob Scahill thinks his mound mates will do just fine at beating the new 20-second pitch clock that will be used at Triple-A and Double-A this season, one that could lead to balls and strikes as penalties.2015 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates
Can the Bucs make a third consecutive trip to the postseason?Bounce-Back Season from Pedro Alvarez Is Vital to Pittsburgh Pirates Success
Pedro Alvarez was a dynamic offensive force in the middle of the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup in 2013. Although he batted just .233 and led the National League with 186 strikeouts in 152 games, he blasted a career-high 36 home runs while driving in 100. The 2014 season was a down year for Alvarez, who collected just 18 home runs and 56 RBI while missing 40 starts due to a lingering foot injury ...Johnson has 3 hits to help Braves beat Pirates 7-5
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run that ended Wandy Rodriguez's scoreless streak at 12 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Thursday.
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The Pirates are one of baseball's oldest franchises, founded in 1882.
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