Dave Parker

Pittsburgh’s “Lumber Company” paced team to success in 1970s

Pittsburgh’s “Lumber Company” paced team to success in 1970s
September 4, 2012 3 Comments »

In baseball if your team gets a nickname it’s a sign that things are going well. Bad teams don’t get nicknames. In the 1970s the Pittsburgh Pirates were (next to Cincinnati) the most successful team in the National League. Led ... Read More »

Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Team

Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Team
August 31, 2012 2 Comments »

While the pitching might be a little weak compared to other Original 16 teams, the Pirates have a deep lineup. Eight players on this ATT won at least one batting title, and there are also eight Hall of Fame position ... Read More »