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’76 Pittsburgh Pirates yearbook predicted Phil Garner acquisition a year before it happened Updated Feb 12, 2013
Earlier on Tuesday, The Stew passed along the info that the Pittsburgh Pirates were asking focus groups to help them re-design their logo. But did you know that another iconic mustachioed character was once the Bucs symbol? Back in 1976, in the middle o…
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  • Martin: Pirates deal 'hands-down' best available Feb 12, 2013
    Russell Martin is not frightened by the Pittsburgh Pirates' streak of 20 consecutive losing seasons.
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  • Saving grace: Grilli relishes first opportunity to close Feb 12, 2013
    A year ago, he was working on saving his career. Now Jason Grilli is working toward saving games. At 36, the right-handed reliever is in Pirates camp as a first-time closer, the chance of a long baseball lifetime he has long wanted and feels he now dese…
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  • Spring headlines: Derek Jeter runs on treadmill; Pirates seek new logo Feb 12, 2013
    In addition to running on a treadmill Monday for the first time since ankle surgery, Derek Jeter took about 80 grounders at shortstop during a workout at the New York Yankees training facility in Tampa. By design, Jeter didn't move much laterally and he…
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