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A look back at the last Pirates team to make the playoffs

A look back at the last Pirates team to make the playoffs

CNNSI.com deadspin.com MLB.com Updated Sep 24, 2013
The Pirates are headed to their first playoffs in 21 years, but what did their last playoff team look like?
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  • Sveum: Winning not that far off for Cubs

    Sveum: Winning not that far off for Cubs

    MLB.com Sep 24, 2013
    The Cubs had to watch the Braves and Pirates secure postseason berths in back-to-back games, and Chicago manager Dale Sveum says he hopes the young players can learn from the experience.
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  • The day in baseball mash-ups: Robin Thicke meets the Braves and…

    The day in baseball mash-ups: Robin Thicke meets the Braves and ‘The Breakfast Club’ meets the Pirates

    yahoo.com Sep 24, 2013
    Comedian Aaron Chewning and singer/rapper Miles Austin (not the NFL dude) have given the Internet an Atlanta Braves version of Robin Thicke's hit single "Blurred Lines." They've flipped it into "Baselines" and even managed to score a…
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  • Pirates and Reds clinch, Halladay and Machado hurt

    Pirates and Reds clinch, Halladay and Machado hurt

    The Pirates and Reds clinched playoff spots and won in thrilling fashion on an exciting Monday.
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  • Cards eliminate Nats, magic number to four

    Cards eliminate Nats, magic number to four

    MLB.com Sep 24, 2013
    The Cardinals took another step toward the National League Central crown Monday. St. Louis opened their last homestand with a 4-3 win over the Nationals, dropping their magic number to clinch the division to four over the Pirates and the Reds. They can …
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  • Video - Pirates Crush Cubs 00:31

    Pirates Crush Cubs

    Sep 24
    The Pirates topped the Cubs 8-2 for their second straight win.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Shaquille O'Neal joining the Sacramento Kings? Smart move

    Sep 24
    Shaquille O'Neal bought a minority share of the Sacramento Kings. Smart investment? J.A. Adande examines.
  • Don Banks: Through three weeks, AFC proving to be the more dominant confer…

    Sep 24
    At just three weeks, the sample size is admittedly small. And the conclusions and big-picture significance for the NFL season are far from clear as September winds down. But to put it less than gently, has anyone noticed how much NFC butt the AFC is kic…
  • Cameron Crazy: Why The Revamped Saints are 3-0

    Sep 24
    Cameron Jordan (94) and the Saints held Atlanta to 88 rushing yards in the opener; overall New Orleans is fourth in the league in total defense. (Greg Nelson/Sports Illustrated) For two years, since they were selected 11th and 24th in the first round of…