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Burnett's arm gone, influence remains with young Bucs

Burnett's arm gone, influence remains with young Bucs

Pittsburgh Pirates logo 1908-09

Pittsburgh Pirates logo 1908-09

The Milk Truck by Jill Miller, via Kickstarter

The Milk Truck by Jill Miller, via Kickstarter

A Brief history of NFL logo design and territories across the US states. From August 20, 1920 when NFL was first established.

A Brief history of NFL logo design and territories across the US states. From August 20, 1920 when NFL was first established.

The Pittsburgh Pirates were established as the Pittsburgh Alleghenys in 1882. They joined the National League in 1887 and played in the first World Series. Despite a successful history with 5 World Series championships, the current team has suffered 17 consecutive losing seasons.

The Pittsburgh Pirates were established as the Pittsburgh Alleghenys in 1882. They joined the National League in 1887 and played in the first World Series. Despite a successful history with 5 World Series championships, the current team has suffered 17 consecutive losing seasons.

July 25, 1970: “Roberto Clemente Day at Three Rivers Stadium” Is it any wonder Pittsburgh embraced Roberto Clemente? On the field, he was a hustler, running out every grounder, mercilessly stalking any ball hit in or near right field, and that arm … holy smokes. It seemed he could make a ball ignore the laws of physics. His prowess at the plate is summed up by one statistic: 3,000 hits. “I will never wear any other uniform than a Pittsburgh uniform.” he once said.

July 25, 1970: “Roberto Clemente Day at Three Rivers Stadium” Is it any wonder Pittsburgh embraced Roberto Clemente? On the field, he was a hustler, running out every grounder, mercilessly stalking any ball hit in or near right field, and that arm … holy smokes. It seemed he could make a ball ignore the laws of physics. His prowess at the plate is summed up by one statistic: 3,000 hits. “I will never wear any other uniform than a Pittsburgh uniform.” he once said.

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