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Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

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  • Batting Avg
    .236 AVG
  • Runs
    609 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    5.08 ERA
  • WHIP
    1.44 WHIP
  • Sporting News

    Remembering the '71 Pirates, 'the team that changed baseball'

    The Pirates hadn’t been to a World Series in 10 years, and it would be almost 40 more before author Bruce Markusen would call Roberto Clemente and the ’71 Pittsburgh Pirates “the team that changed baseball. Fielding a predominantly Black and Latino everyday lineup, that Pirates team beat the Orioles in seven games, winning the World Series 50 years ago this weekend. Do we know when we’re witnessing history?