Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Stennett Gets 7 Hits

On this day in 1975, the Pirates' Rennie Stennett went 7 for 7 in a nine inning game against the Chicago Cubs.  He had four singles and three doubles with two RBI's.

The Pirates won the game 22-0.

No Vacancy

On this night in 2012, the Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Cincinnati Reds all stayed in the same hotel in downtown Chicago.  The Tigers were in town for a make-up game with the White Sox.  The Pirates were staying over night after finishing up a four game set with the Cubs.  The Reds just arrived and started a series with the Cubs the following day.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Anniversary of Mantle's 400th

On this date in 1962, Mickey Mantle hit his 400th home run.

Needless to say, the Mick is an all-time great, but what would his statistics be if he had two healthy legs?