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Year Pirates were founded
Names chronologically- Pittsburgh Alleghenys, Pittsburgh Innocents, Pittsburgh Pirates
What was the first World Series that the Pirates played in?
Lost 3-5 to the Boston Pilgrams in 1903
What was the first World Series Win for the Pirates?
Against the Detroit Tigers (4-3)
Who had a walk of homerun in the 1960 World Series?
1960 season- .273 with 11 homeruns
Which World Series wins was 'Roberto Clemente' a part of for the Pirates?
1960- .310 avg, 1971- .414 avg
What are the Pirates World Series record? (W-L)
Lost in 1903 and 1927
On July 12, 1997 the Pirates became the only team to 'No-Hit' a team through extra innings. Name the starting pitcher responsible.
On the previously mentioned game, who closed the game for the Pirates?
What deficit did the Pirates recover from to win their second and fifth World Series titles? (L-W)
1925 and 1979
Who are the Pirates AAA affiliates?
International League (Indianapolis, IN)
Who are their AA affiliates?
Eastern League (Altoona, PA)
For the next few questions, state the name of the player belonging to the retired player. #1 (Manager)
# 4 (Outfielder)
#8 (Outfielder/First Basemen/Coach)
#9 (Second Basemen/Coach)
1948-51, 1956-57, Off and on from 1957-76
#20 (Third Basemen/Coach)
#33 (Short Stop/Manager/Coach) *This is only his number as a coach.
1900-17, 1917, 1933-51
What was the venue that was used prior to PNC Park?
Three Rivers 1970 to 2000, PNC 2001-Present
Who did John Russell replace as manager?
Who replaced John Russell?
How many NL Pennants do the Pirates hold?
1901, 02, 03, 09, 25, 27, 60, 71, and 79
What pitcher went 3-0 in the 1909 world series giving the pirates their game 1, 5, and 7 wins?
W 4-1, W 8-4, W 8-0
Who was the MVP of the 1979 World Series? (Oldest in History)
Couldn't Think of something clever for this. Willie Stargell is a badass. Good enough.
Who took the mound in game one of the 1971 World Series for the Pirates and lost?
Where is the deepest part of PNC park?
Prior to being a part of the 'Central Division of the National League,' what division were the Pirates in?
Name a Pirates Manager that had 100+ wins in a season.
Fred Clarke (103, 110)
Name a Pirates Manager that had 100 or more losses in a single season.
Guy Heckler (113), Jim Callahan (103), Honus Wagner (103), Hugo Bezdek (103), Billy Meyer (113), Fred Haney (104, 101), Chuck Tanner (104), Llyod McClendon (100), John Russell (105)
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