Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente, right, and second baseman Bill Mazeroski, holding out bats, at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh on June 11, 1965. (AP Photo/Spencer Jones)
The Pittsburgh Pirates own a history filled with World Championships, legendary players and some of baseball's most dramatic games.
Introducing the inaugural Hall of Fame class
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the inaugural Hall of Fame class which includes members of the Pirates, the Homestead Grays, and the Pittsburgh Crawfords.
“The Pirates have been a part of the fabric of Pittsburgh for more than 135 years. During that time, the game has brought generations of families and friends from our community together to cheer on some of the greatest players who have ever played,” said Pirates Chairman Bob Nutting. “We are proud to celebrate these players and managers, and provide an avenue to continue to share their stories with our fans for generations to come.”