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Phillies, Pirates spring schedules posted

Pennsylvania baseball fans rejoice: We’ve posted the tentative 2011 spring-training schedules for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies, featuring lots of games between the two teams in March. You can view the Pirates schedule here. You can view the Phillies schedule here. Both schedules reflect the new economic realities of spring training: not too […]

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Power, Pirates extend PDC

Andy Milovich, Executive Vice President of West Virginia Baseball, LLC., announced today that the West Virginia Power will extend the Player Development Contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates through 2014. “Prior to last season we made the change in affiliation and joined the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league organization. We were very excited about the new affiliation […]

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National League

The National League launched the modern era of professional baseball as a response to the looser, arguably corrupt National Association, in 1876. Led by William Hulbert and Albert Spalding, the circuit began with the defection of four Western teams — St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville and Cincinnati — from the National Association and launched with eight […]

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