May 10, 1882: Pittsburgh hosts its first major-league game

The charter Allegheny club of the fledgling American Association…

June 20, 1925: Cuyler, Carey, and Co. steamroll Brooklyn on Father’s Day

Promoted as a Father’s Day game because Sunday ball still ran…

April 27, 1938: Arky Vaughan slams Cubs, edges Cubs

The Pittsburgh Pirates began the 1938 season on a hot streak.…

June 6, 1952: Murry Dickson and the Bucs shave ‘The Barber’

On paper the game appeared to be a mismatch between teams on…

May 26, 1959: Harvey Haddix pitches 12 perfect innings, loses in 13th

Marcia Haddix was at home — on a Clark County, Ohio, farm —…

August 14, 1971: Bob Gibson fires his first no-hitter for Cardinals

Bob Gibson thought he was running out of time. At 35 years of…

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

As the Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles prepared to meet…

July 2, 2010: Pirates’ Ross Ohlendorf wins his only game of the season

When a franchise endures two consecutive decades of sub-.500…