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  Pittsburgh Pirates (NHL) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pittsburgh Pirates were a professional ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL), based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1925-26 to 1929-30.
Odie Cleghorn, the Pirates' coach (and occasional player) for the first four seasons, was the first NHL coach to change his players on the fly.
The team was $400,000 in debt and it was then decided to move the Pittsburgh Pirates to Philadelphia and rename them the Philadelphia Quakers (The name Quakers coming from the historical importance of the religious community in the founding of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania) in attepts to save the fanchise.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, the Pirates' crushing defeats of 1927 (as well as 1938, when they lost the pennant to the Chicago Cubs in the final days of the season), were tremendous setbacks.
Pirate fans found this trade much more palatable in the short run, as PĂ©rez led the majors in strikeouts per inning and Bay won the Rookie of the Year Award award in 2004, while Giles put up a subpar season by his standards.
Illustrating the Pirates rebuilding efforts is the fact that at the close of the 2005 season, the team fielded the youngest roster in baseball, with an average age of 26.6.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates (1887-Present)
The Pirates are unable to repeat the magic of their 1979 Championship season, and fall to 3rd place with an 83-79 record.
The Pirates fall from the top is completed as the Pirates sink to the bottom of the NL Central with a 58-86 record.
The Pirates would play better in May as crawled back to within 2 games of.500 at one point, but it was not to last as the Pirates sank to the bottom of the NL Central where they remained the rest of the season posting a terrible record of 67-95.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates on Baseball Almanac
Since 1900, the Pirates have produced twenty-four batting champions and a parade of Hall of Famers — thirty-six in all that have worn the Pirate uniform at one time in their career.
The nickname Pirates was hung on the club in 1891 after they were accused of hijacking a player under contract to the Philadelphia Athletics.
The Pirates abandoned Forbes Field for Three Rivers Stadium in 1970 and two years later the team was dealt a tragic blow when Clemente was killed in a New Year's Eve 1972 plane crash.
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 ESPN.com: MLB - Season preview: Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pirates are confident that the strengthening program they put him on in the offseason will help his stamina.
The Pittsburgh bullpen was pretty average, finishing seventh in the NL in ERA.
Williams' 46 saves was a Pirates record and the most ever by a player on a losing team.
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 1902 Pirates | BaseballLibrary.com
The sole holdout was Pittsburgh's Honus Wagner, who had been born and raised in Western Pennsylvania and greatly enjoyed hunting in the area.
Wagner, the Pirates' leading hitter with a.353 average the previous year, started the season at short, but was pressed into outfield duty when centerfielder Ginger Beaumont suffered a leg injury early in the season.
Working with a two-man pitching staff, the Pirates won the first two games; the third was called with no score in the eleventh, and the AL took the series finale by a 1-0 margin.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/features/topteams/1902pirates.stm   (906 words)

 Pittsburgh Pirates
The Authority and the Pirates are determined to proceed with this venture upon the mutual understandings contained in the attached Term Sheet setting forth the anticipated respective obligations and expectations of the Authority and Pirates.
Pirates will be responsible for the selection and negotiation of the Ballpark's concessionaire contracts, provided that pre-approval of list of concessionaires for the Pirates to negotiate with is given by the Authority and the contract provisions affecting stadium construction shall be subject to approval by the Authority.
Pirates shall not unreasonably withhold consent to the building of such marquee, subject to the Authority's sole expense and to the Pirates approval of the design and location of such marquee.
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 MLB Team History - History of MLB Baseball Teams, MLB History
The Pirates won the NL pennant that year but were swept in the World Series by the New York Yankees, who fielded star sluggers Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
Pittsburgh rebounded in 1960, when pitcher Harvey Haddix led the Pirates to their first NL pennant in 33 years.
The Pirates are the only franchise that was in existence at the time the award was initiated that hasn't had at least one Rookie of the Year.
www.hollywoodsportsbook.com /baseball_history/pittsburgh_pirates.cfm   (1008 words)

 Honest Wagner
The Pirates must be one of three or four teams made up of players who do not look at the standings every morning.
In easily the greatest and most entertaining Pirates win of the year, the Bucs get jacks from PH Burnitz in the 8th and Castillo in the 17th to set up Bay's Wiggy-style in the 18th.
The Pirates have the worst record in the NL.
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 The Pittsburgh Pirate...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Pittsburgh Pirates have one of the most storied histories in the annuals of baseball, The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia captures these fabulous times through the stories of the individuals and the collective teams that have thrilled the Steel City for 115 years.
The book breaks down the team with a year-by-year synopsis of the club, biographies of over 180 of the most memorable Pirates through the ages as well as a look at each manager, owner, general manager and announcer that has served the club proudly.
The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia will provide Pirates fans as well as baseball fans in general a complete look into the team's history, sparking memories of glories past and hopes for the future.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Pittsburgh Pirates and the National Baseball Hall of Fame
In 1959 the Pirates and Kansas City A's tied 5-5 when the game was stopped due to rain with two outs in the last half of the 6th inning.
In 1980 the Pirates defeated the Chicago White Sox, 11-8.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /teams/NL/pirates.htm   (393 words)

 Pittsburgh Pirates Tickets, Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Tickets at Tickco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
With youngsters immerging from the Pirates Minor League efforts 2006 will find Pittsburgh trying to improve on their mark in the NL Central pennant race.
There's a lot of room for the Pirates to flourish in the NL Central this season, so grab some friends, family or business associates, head out of work early, and get down to PNC Park for a game or two in '06.
As Pittsburgh ticket brokers, we specialize in premium Pittsburgh Pirates tickets as well as tickets to some of the the biggest events in the world.
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 Ballparks of Baseball-PNC Park-Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh, PA Although the Pirates have struggled on the field for many years, one thing that fans of the Pirates can never complain about is PNC Park as it is one of the most beautiful ballparks in baseball.
This included the Pirates as they demanded that a ballpark be built or they would move to another city.
The Pirates began drawing plans for a new ballpark that would be similar to their previous home before Three Rivers Stadium, Forbes Field.
www.ballparksofbaseball.com /nl/PNCPark.htm   (771 words)

 Bucs Dugout :: A Pittsburgh Pirates Blog
Not many Pirate fans in attendance, to be sure, though I saw one guy in a '71 gold cap and Steelers 58 jersey (I could have sworn he was swilling an Iron as well).
There is a general benign disdain for the Pirates by the average Giants fan, as though it's somehow beneath them to have to play such a bush league outfit; their true hatred, of course, is reserved for the Dodgers and somewhat less so for their other division rivals.
Pittsburgh, like the next few teams in the draft, hopes that one of [pitcher Adam] Miller, [third baseman Evan] Longoria or Lincoln will slide to them, but that's unlikely to happen.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates | BaseballLibrary.com
Though professional baseball was first played in Pittsburgh in 1876, the team that evolved into the Pirates, the Pittsburgh Alleghenies, joined the American Association in 1882, and the National League in 1887.
The Pirates won pennants in 1925 and 1927, led by Pie Traynor, Max Carey, Kiki Cuyler, brothers Paul and Lloyd Waner, and manager Bill McKechnie.
Pittsburgh defeated the Yankees in the 1960 WS in dramatic fashion on Bill Mazeroski's seventh-game, ninth-inning homer.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates News
Pittsburgh Pirates news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Life without Barry Bonds and life without offense continued to be one and the same for the Giants, who lost 2-0 Saturday afternoon to the Pittsburgh Pirates at AT&T Park.
In his evolution toward becoming the cornerstone ace his franchise has lacked since Doug Drabek departed as a free agent after the 1992 season, Zach Duke is seemingly on the verge of developing a vital trait...
www.topix.net /mlb/pittsburgh-pirates   (573 words)

 Pittsburgh Pirates -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Bolstered by former Colonels Honus Wagner (who was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area) and Fred Clarke, the 1901-1903 Pirates completely dominated the National League, in part because they lost few star players to the rival American League.
Jim Leyland took over as manager, and the Pirates gradually climbed out of the cellar behind young and exciting players such as "outfield of dreams" Bobby Bonilla, Barry Bonds, and Andy Van Slyke; infielders Jay Bell and Jose Lind; and pitchers Doug Drabek and Stan Belinda.
Since the Pirates hosted the 1944 and 1959 games at Forbes Field and the 1974 and 1994 games in Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh will be the only team to have hosted the game in three diffent stadiums.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates Tickets Mlb Ticket - Buy Cheap Pittsburgh Pirates Tickets
The Pirates strengthened their outfield, Jason Bay is expected to return from a steady all-star season, last year he hit.306 with 32 HR and 21 SB.
The Pirates will be expecting Oliver Perez looks to return to his rookie form that saw him rack up 239 strikeouts with an ERA at 2.98.
Pittsburgh Pirates tickets may be purchased by following any of the links on this page.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates : Rotoworld.com - Pittsburgh Pirates News from Rotoworld.com
Not one of the Pirates' starting pitchers is exceeding expectations, which is just another indication that Jim Tracy and pitching coach Jim Colborn are doing lousy jobs so far.
The Pirates selected RHP Brad Lincoln with the fourth overall pick in the 2006 draft.
Sanchez is playing well enough that he's helping the Pirates now, and he also has a chance to be part of the club's future, so the move makes sense on every level.
fantasybaseball.rotoworld.com /content/clubhouse_news.asp?sport=MLB&majteam=PIT   (1142 words)

 Glenn's Pittsburgh Pirates Page
Pirate Hall of Fame Members: Review a short biography on each Pirate Hall of Famer, his lifetime statistics, and a photo of him and his Cooperstown plaque.
Pirate Championships: Find out why the Pirates were the team of the early 1900's, the 1970's, and the early 1990's.
Pirate Uniforms through the years: the history of the Bucco uniform and photos are located here.
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 PNC Park
Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy established the Forbes Field II Task Force in 1995 to study various issues relating to the building of a new ballpark in Pittsburgh.
The Pirates are expected to cover operating costs (utilities and maintenance) as long as the team receives the revenues from concessions and advertising.
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 Compare prices on Pittsburgh Pirates tickets, Pirates tickets for home and away Pittsburgh MLB Baseball games
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 Pittsburgh Pirates
The first great Pirate of the 20th century was Honus Wagner.
In 1909 the Pirates defeated Ty Cobb and the Tigers in the World Series for their first title.
In 1960 the Pirates returned to prominence, winning the pennant and defeating the Yankees in the World Series on Bill Mazersoki's dramatic home run.
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 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pittsburgh Pirates
Two Western Pennsylvanians who were at Forbes Field the day the Babe hit his last home run literally out of the ballpark share their memories.
SAN FRANCISCO -- For all the shortcomings the Pirates have had at all levels of their organization over the past decade, perhaps none stands out like the lack of power.
SAN FRANCISCO -- In one corner of the Pirates' clubhouse yesterday, Jason Bay was being asked by a reporter about being in the midst of perhaps one of the great offensive seasons in franchise history.
www.post-gazette.com /pirates   (410 words)

 PRSA Pittsburgh Speaker Series Presents: The Pittsburgh Pirates and the 2006 All-Star Game
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Pittsburgh chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announces its summer speaker series featuring the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday, August 25 at 4:30 p.m.
Attendees will also learn how the Pirates are leveraging this game to promote the team and the City of Pittsburgh in a positive light.
In addition to the Pirates presentation, several PRSA chapter members will be honored for their dedication to the communications and public relations field and for their years of service in PRSA.
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 Major League Baseball : History : World Series History
The Orioles won 102 games in the regular season, but the Pirates would be best remembered, both for winning the World Series and their adoption of Sister Sledge's "We Are Family" as their theme song.
From that point the Pittsburgh bullpen was brilliant, but the Pirates could score only four runs off O's starter Mike Flanagan, who went the distance for a 5-4 victory.
The Fall Classic shifted to Pittsburgh for Game 3, but the Orioles didn't seem to mind, scoring five runs in the fifth on their way to an easy 8-4 decision.
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 Team - Pro Football Hall of Fame
Now the seventh-oldest franchise in the NFL, the Pittsburgh team was known as the Pirates until 1940.
The list of Pittsburgh Steelers heroes of the 1970s is long but it begins with Head Coach Chuck Noll, who took control of the team in 1969.
Pittsburgh's success in the last two decades is the antithesis of the Steelers' experiences in their early years.
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