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Title The Pirates reader / edited by Richard Peterson
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2003]
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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
Summary 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 a total of thirty-six players and managers in the Hall of Fame-including Honus Wagner, Pie Traynor, Lloyd and Paul Waner, Ralph Kiner, Willie Stargell, Roberto Clemente, and Bill Mazeroski. The Pirates Reader is a tribute to the fans, players, and teams who have forged the franchise's rich histor
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Pittsburgh Pirates (Baseball team) -- History -- Sources.
Baseball teams -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Peterson, Richard F., editor
ISBN 0822941996
0822980592 (electronic bk)
9780822980599 (electronic bk)