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Whether winning world championships or falling into last place, fielding teams with Hall of Fame players or trotting out bumbling boys of summer, the Pittsburgh Pirates have thrilled, frustrated, and fascinated generations of fans since 1876. To date, the Pirates have won five World Series and have...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Peterson, Richard F. (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2003]
Table of Contents:
  • Writing Baseball
  • From Backlots to Big Leagues: Pittsburgh's Early Baseball
  • Building a Winning Tradition
  • The Greatest World Series Ever and the Damn Yankees
  • From Depression Baseball to Depressing Baseball
  • A Miracle Season and the End of an Era
  • Winning It All-and Losing Much More
  • Trouble, Transition, and a New Beginning
  • Touched by Magic.