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October 17, 1979: Pirates Are World Series Champs!

1979 Season Replay
Four pitchers held Baltimore to a total of four hits and Series MVP Willie Stargell had the big blow to give the Pirates a 4-1 win in game seven of the World Series.  In the process, the Pirates became the fourth team ever to come back from a 3-1 deficit…

October 16, 1979: Pirates Shut Out Orioles to Force Game Seven

1979 Season Replay
The Pirates got outstanding performances from John Candelaria and Kent Tekulve to blank Baltimore, 4-0, in game six of the World Series.  The win brought them back from a three-games-to-one deficit, tying the Series at three games apiece and forcing a game seven. Candelaria and Tekulve had rough outings in…

October 9, 1979: World Series Game One Rained Out

1979 Season Replay
For the first time ever, the opening game of the World Series has been postponed.  A downpour pushed the Pirates’ and Orioles’ opener to tomorrow, in Baltimore. The grounds crew had to deal with more than just rain, as the field was chewed up by a Colts’ game two days…