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' Volquez to get start for NL wild card
The Pittsburgh Pirates will send Edinson Volquez to the mound for the NL wild-card game against the San Francisco Giants, the team announced Monday.Baseball - Pittsburgh Pirates clinch postseason berth
- The Pittsburgh Pirates are headed back to the Major League Baseball playoffs for the second consecutive year after beating the Atlanta Braves 3-2.Pittsburgh Pirates savoring playoff push
The PNC Park ground crew prepare the infield Monday in Pittsburgh in preparation for Wednesday's National League wild-card baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants.Pirates clinch postseason berth
Los Angeles (AFP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates are headed back to the Major League Baseball playoffs for the second consecutive year after beating the Atlanta Braves 3-2.Pirates savoring another playoff push
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Clint Hurdle greeted each member of the Pittsburgh Pirates as they walked off the field in Cincinnati on Sunday, telling them he ''liked the fight'' even after their chances of winning the NL Central evaporated in a loss to the Reds.Pirates-Reds Preview
The Pittsburgh Pirates are still holding out hope that they can win the NL Central, but they know they'll at least host one postseason game again in October.St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: How will the NL Central play out?
With a handful of games to go, anything still might happen in the National League Central. The St. Louis Cardinals, who held a two-game lead in the National League Central division entering play last night, lost to the Chicago Cubs thanks yet again to offensive ineptitude squandering a solid starting pitcher performance. For the Buccos lost to the Braves, which means that the Cardinals still sit ...Reds' walk-off grand slam dims Pirates' chances at catching Cards
The Pittsburgh Pirates' NL Central chances were hurt when Todd Frazier had a tying two-run homer in the seventh inning and Ramon Santiago hit a grand slam in the 10th, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 10-6 victory on Saturday.Pirates' 4-1 loss to Reds gives title to Cards
CINCINNATI (AP) - After a day of too much Johnny Cueto, the Pittsburgh Pirates finally knew where they were going. Home. For the playoffs. Cueto singled in the go-ahead run and got his 20th victory on Sunday, a 4-1 win that gave the NL Central title to ...Pittsburgh Pirates clinch Major League Baseball post-season berth
The Pittsburgh Pirates are headed back to the Major League Baseball playoffs for the second consecutive year after beating the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Tuesday.
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The Pirates are one of baseball's oldest franchises, founded in 1882.
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