May 25, 1979: Flushing fog-out as Pirates, Mets finish in tie

The long history between the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates…

June 1, 1979: A comeback victory and beginning of 'We Are Family' Pirates

As May turned to June the Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves…

July 21, 1979: Garner's home run leads Pirates to comeback win over Astros

“This was a hell of a win for us,” said Pirates manager Chuck…

August 19, 1979: No doggin' it: Bill Madlock belts walk-off homer for Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates spent most of the first 2½ months of…

August 25, 1979: Pirates tiredly raise the Jolly Roger after 19-inning win

The storylines heading into the Saturday, August 25, 1979, night…

September 30, 1979: Pirates hold off Expos to take NL East crown

“This is the greatest day of my life,” said the champagne-drenched…

October 2, 1979: 'Pops' Stargell puts Pirates on top in NLCS opener

It was a familiar scenario for the Pirates and their fans, and…

October 3, 1979: Pirates win nail-biter in 10th over Reds in Game 2

Game Two of the NLCS was another extra-inning nail-biter, with…

October 5, 1979: A 'Family' celebration as Pirates sweep NLCS

It was, in a word, anticlimactic. On the basis of the performance…

October 11, 1979: Sanguillen comes through again in Game Two

Game Two of the fall classic promised a potential pitchers’…

October 12, 1979: Pirates succumb to Orioles' McGregor after rain delay

Game Three brought a change of scenery to the World Series as…

October 13, 1979: Bucs pushed to brink after 8th-inning implosion in Game 4

Game Four was the first day game of the 1979 World Series, but…

October 17, 1979: 'Pops' Stargell named MVP as Pirates complete World Series comeback

As the Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles prepared to meet…