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National League Central Division, founded 1882 in Pittsburgh.

Official Website:
http://www.pittsburghpirates.com/

Location:
Pittsburgh, PA

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Babe Adams
Baseball
18-May-1882 27-Jul-1968 Pitcher, Pittsburgh Pirates
Tony Armas
Baseball
2-Jul-1953   Venezuelan MLB hitter
Wally Backman
Baseball
22-Sep-1959   Hitter for the New York Mets, 1980-88
Bert Blyleven
Baseball
6-Apr-1951   MLB pitcher, 3701 strikeouts
Barry Bonds
Baseball
24-Jul-1964   Holds all-time home run record
Bobby Bonilla
Baseball
23-Feb-1963   NY Mets right fielder
Sid Bream
Baseball
3-Aug-1960   Former MLB first baseman
Jim Bunning
Politician
23-Oct-1931   US Senator from Kentucky
John Candelaria
Baseball
6-Nov-1953   Candyman, MLB pitcher
Max Carey
Baseball
11-Jan-1890 30-May-1976 MLB Hall of Famer
Roberto Clemente
Baseball
18-Aug-1934 31-Dec-1972 Puerto Rican baseball star
Joe Cronin
Baseball
12-Oct-1906 7-Sep-1984 Shortstop on 7 All-Star teams
Bing Crosby
Singer
3-May-1903 14-Oct-1977 White Christmas
Kiki Cuyler
Baseball
30-Aug-1898 11-Feb-1950 MLB Hall of Famer
Dock Ellis
Baseball
11-Mar-1945 19-Dec-2008 Pitched a no-hitter on LSD
Jim Fregosi
Baseball
4-Apr-1942   Former MLB Manager
Frankie Frisch
Baseball
9-Sep-1898 12-Mar-1973 2880 hits with .316 batting average
Joe Garagiola
Baseball
12-Feb-1926   St. Louis Cardinal turned sportscaster
Phil Garner
Baseball
30-Apr-1949   MLB Manager
Cito Gaston
Baseball
17-Mar-1944   Manager, Toronto Blue Jays, 1989-97 and 2008-10
Kirk Gibson
Baseball
28-May-1957   1988 National League MVP
Goose Gossage
Baseball
5-Jul-1951   MLB relief pitcher
Hank Greenberg
Baseball
1-Jan-1911 4-Sep-1986 Two-time American League MVP
Dick Groat
Baseball
4-Nov-1930   Shortstop, 1960 National League MVP
Jeff Habay
Politician
9-May-1966   Pennsylvania State Legislator, 1996-2006
Harvey Haddix
Baseball
18-Sep-1925 8-Jan-1994 MLB pitcher
Clint Hurdle
Baseball
30-Jul-1957   Manager, Pittsburgh Pirates
Vic Janowicz
Football
26-Jan-1930 27-Feb-1996 Winner, 1950 Heisman Trophy
Ralph Kiner
Baseball
27-Oct-1922   Hit 54 home runs in 1947
Gene Lamont
Baseball
25-Dec-1946   Former MLB Manager
Jim Leyland
Baseball
15-Dec-1944   Manager, Detroit Tigers
Kenny Lofton
Baseball
31-May-1967   Cleveland Indians
Al Lopez
Baseball
20-Aug-1908 30-Oct-2005 Catcher, manager, MLB Hall-of-Famer
Connie Mack
Baseball
22-Dec-1862 8-Feb-1956 Manager of the Philadelphia Athletics
Bill Madlock
Baseball
2-Jan-1951   Mad Dog, MLB 3rd Baseman
Heinie Manush
Baseball
20-Jul-1901 12-May-1971 MLB Hall of Famer
Gene Mauch
Baseball
18-Nov-1925 8-Aug-2005 MLB Manager
Bill Mazeroski
Baseball
5-Sep-1936   Maz
Kevin S. McClatchy
Baseball
13-Jan-1963   CEO of the Pittsburgh Pirates, 1996-2007
Dave Parker
Baseball
9-Jun-1951   Pittsburgh Pirate, 1978 National League MVP
Willie Randolph
Baseball
6-Jul-1954   Manager, New York Mets, 2005-08
Branch Rickey
Baseball
20-Dec-1881 9-Dec-1965 Longtime Baseball GM
John Russell
Baseball
5-Jan-1961   Manager, Pittsburgh Pirates
Willie Stargell
Baseball
6-Mar-1940 9-Apr-2001 National League MVP 1979
Casey Stengel
Baseball
30-Jul-1890 29-Sep-1975 The Old Perfesser
Honus Wagner
Baseball
24-Feb-1874 6-Dec-1955 Pittsburgh shortstop on valuable baseball card
Tim Wakefield
Baseball
2-Aug-1966   Pitcher, Boston Red Sox
Maury Wills
Baseball
2-Oct-1932   Stole 104 bases in 1962


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