Posts tagged baseball.
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: December 6, 1955
Roberto Clemente was a member of the Montreal Royals, the minor-league (AAA) affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers. 1954.
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: November 22, 1954
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: November 19, 1990
Entrance to Forbes Field, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, 1912. Courtesy of Shorpy.com.
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: October 25, 1955
Pittsburgh Pirates fans celebrate victory in the World Series, October 1960. George Silk for Life magazine.
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: October 13, 1960
With the World Series even, three games each, the Pirates win the seventh game 10-9 over the New York Yankees with a home run by Bill Mazeroski in the ninth inning. [Historic Pittsburgh]
Related: “50 Years Ago Today: World Series, Game 7,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2010
Pittsburgh Pirates teammates Bill Mazeroski and Hal Smith celebrate after beating the New York Yankees in the 1960 World Series.
Group portrait of the Homestead Grays baseball team at Forbes Field. Teenie Harris. (via)
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: October 5, 1943
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: October 4, 1902
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: September 25, 1960
The Pittsburgh Pirates win the National League pennant. Although losing 4-2 to the Milwaukee Braves, the St. Louis Cardinals’ loss on same day gives the Pirates the victory. [Historic Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Two Little League baseball players, including one wearing Whiteside Road uniform, and Gary Henderson in Amvets Post 96 uniform, standing on playing field. c. 1953-1956. [Teenie Harris Archive]