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The 20 Greatest Pittsburgh Pirates of All-Time

The Pittsburgh Pirates franchise has existed since 1882. Since 1901 they have played in the National League. Since 1901 they have been known exclusively as the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates franchise has won five World Series titles (1909, 1925, 1960, 1971, & 1979) and over 9,300 games. Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers require 100 games

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100 Greatest Starting Pitchers of All-Time

One of the most polarizing baseball discussions today centers around starting pitching. The divide is multi faceted. For the last couple decades, many fans and retired pitchers alike go on and on about how today’s pitchers don’t go deep enough into games or that they aren’t allowed to pitch out of jams, or that they don’t pitch often enough. The

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Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Roster

This is the Pittsburgh Pirates all-time roster. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to have a minimum of 1,500 plate appearance. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers. Starting pitchers had to start at least

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