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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.

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #1 - Mazeroski walks it off

"That ball is going... going... gone! The World Series is over!"

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #2 - The “We Are Family” Pirates win 1979 World Series following 3-1 deficit

"We are family!"

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #3 - Clemente home run pushes Pirates to 1971 World Series Championship

The Great One gets it done.

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #4 - Kiki Cuyler helps complete 3-1 comeback for 1925 World Series Championship

The Pirates’ second World Series championship did not come easy.

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #5 - Babe Adams throws complete game in 1909 World Series for Pirates’ first World Series Championship

The first Pirates’ World Series win!

Comparing Bryan Reynolds’ 2021 to other great individual lost Pirate seasons

Although the Pirates lost 101 games in 2021, Bryan Reynolds was great.

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #6 - “Win it for Chuck Tanner’s mom”

"Win it for Chuck Tanner’s Mom"

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #7 - Pirates win 2013 Wild Card game

The first playoff series in two decades and the first win in over three. Of course it was on here.

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #8 - Pedro Alvarez’s late RBI lifts Pirates in Game 3 of NLDS

The last Pirates’ postseason victory.

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #9 - Mike LaValliere comes in clutch to secure Game 4 of 1991 NLCS

"And a hit and the Pirates take the lead! LaValliere on 0-2, drives home a run!"

Top 10 Pirates Postseason Moments: #10 - Willie Stargell silences Cincinnati with 11th inning home run in 1979 NLCS Game 1

What starts our list?

Happy 50th Anniversary to 1971 Pirates World Series champions

50 years ago on this date...

50 years ago today, Pirates make history with MLB’s first all-minority lineup

The Pirates introduced a new era of baseball on this day 50 years ago.

Today’s the day the Pirates became black and gold

On this day in history...