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Pirates rebel Dock Ellis was much more than a no-no

On the long list of rebels in sports, you’d be hard pressed to find a greater one that Pittsburgh Pirates legend Dock Ellis.

Reliving Pirates history with the first overall pick

So far, the Pirates have succeeded twice atop the draft board.

A look back at Drew Sutton’s momentary greatness

A trip down memory lane...

Remembering Roberto Clemente: 50 years after the plane crash

A beloved Pirate, Clemente died on New Years Eve 1972.

Remembering the oldest Pirates in recent memory

Signing older players is somewhat common for the Bucs.

Roberto Clemente recorded 3,000th hit 50 years ago today

The Great One remains the Pirates’ most recognizable player of all time.

Roberto Clemente’s impact on Latin America still being celebrated 50 years later

The career stats speak for themselves as Roberto Clemente became the first Latin-American player to be enshrined in Cooperstown. However, his greatest impact was on the community.

Pirates induct inaugural Hall of Fame class

Nineteen former members of the Pirates organization are immortalized in the team’s inaugural Hall of Fame class.

Pirates announce 19-member inaugural Hall of Fame class

Clemente, Stargell, Wagner, Blass all honored.

1992 vs. 2015: What is the best Pirates team that came up short of a World Series?

The 1992 and 2015 Pirates are two of the best teams to never win a ring.

Pirates 2021 Top Moments Champion: Max Kranick’s debut

We have a winner!

Pirates 2021 Top Moments Finals: Draft haul vs. Max Kranick’s debut

It’s the last round of our poll!

Pirates 2021 Top Moments Semifinals: Oneil Cruz vs. Max Kranick debuts

Did Cruz or Kranick produce a more memorable debut?

Pirates 2021 Top Moments Semifinals: Draft haul vs. “There were two outs”

What’s the top moment? Acquiring four first-round talents or Will Craig’s error?

Pirates 2021 Top Moments: Oneil Cruz debut provides hope

Oneil Cruz collected a home run and three RBI in two MLB games

Pirates 2021 Top Moments: Pittsburgh celebrates first ‘Roansy Day’

And more will come in 2022.

Pirates 2021 Top Moments: Max Kranick’s perfect debut

One of many notable debuts in 2021.

Pirates 2021 Top Moments: Two Pirates are Selected to the All-Star Game

Believe it or not, the Pirates had two starters in this game.

Pirates 2021 Top Moments: THERE WERE TWO OUTS!!!

Maybe not the best moment for the Buccos, but certainly the most viral.

Pirates 2021 Top Moments: Buccos walk-off vs. Giants in back-to-back nights

Gregory Polanco and Jacob Stallings come through in the clutch.

New Years Eve is the anniversary of Roberto Clemente’s death

A tough day for Bucs fans.

Best Pirates Trades Ever: Barney Dreyfuss trades Honus Wagner, Fred Clarke and more from Louisville

This was what kickstarted the Pirates’ legacy.

Best Pirates Trades Ever: The McCutchen-Reynolds deal was for the best

Andrew McCutchen will forever be a Pirate, but Bryan Reynolds is a good consolation prize

Best Pirates Trades Ever: Francisco Cervelli for Justin Wilson

A look back at the trade that brought vita bella to Pittsburgh.

Worst Pirates Trades Ever: The Chris Archer deal

If by "trade" you mean "total disaster," then yeah, trade.

Worst Pirates Trades Ever: Jason Bay for prospects

The first of many front office blunders by Neal Huntington

Worst Pirates Trades Ever: Willie Randolph, Dock Ellis and Ken Brett for Doc Medich

The Bucs trading Willie Randolph ranks as one of the club’s worst-ever deals

Revisiting the 2003 Pirates

Not even talent like Reggie Sanders and Brian Giles could help this team.

Danny Murtaugh denied Hall of Fame

The former Bucs manager didn’t receive the needed votes this past weekend.

Former Pirates outfielder and manager Bill Virdon dies at 90

Virdon Played for the Bucs from 1956-65 as well as 1968

Buster Posey and Pedro Alvarez illustrate the inexact science of the MLB Draft

The Bucs took Alvarez in 2008 with the recently-retired Posey still on the board.

New Barry Bonds documentary to air on ESPN this Sunday

Should be a good one.


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