The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia

The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia

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The Pittsburgh Pirates have one of the most storied histories in the annals of baseball. "The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia" captures these fabulous times through the stories of the individuals and the collective teams that have thrilled the Steel City for 125 years. The book breaks down the team with a year-by-year synopsis of the club, including biographies of more than 180 of the most memorable Pirates through the ages as well as a look at each manager, owner, general manager, and announcer who has served the club proudly. Now updated through the 2014 season, "The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia" will provide Pirates fans as well as baseball fans in general a complete look into the team's history, sparking memories of glories past and hopes for the future. Highlights include: Single-season and career records Player and manager profiles Pirates award winners Synopses of key games in Pirates history Now fully updated, this is one of the most comprehensive books ever written about the Pirates, and a resource that no Bucs fan should be without. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sportsbooks about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a "New York Times" bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home."

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Product details

  • Hardback | 670 pages
  • 218.44 x 276.86 x 33.02mm | 1,905.08g
  • Skyhorse Publishing
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2nd
  • 1613217196
  • 9781613217191

About Bill Ranier

David Finoli is a sportswriter from Monroeville, Pennsylvania, where he lives with his wife and three children. The Duquesne University graduate has penned six other books, including " The Pittsburgh Pirates" and "The Birthplace of Professional Football: Southwestern Pennsylvania." Finoli has also contributed to "Pittsburgh Magazine," and the Pirate Gameday Program. Bill Ranier is the co-author, with David Finoli, of " When the Bucs Won It All: The 1979 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates."

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