93.7 The Fan To Air Classic Pirates Games During COVID-19 Delay

Jeff Oravitz
March 25, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Andy Van Slyke #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates talks with teammabte Bobby Bonilla #25 during a 1990 MLB season game at Three Rivers Stadium

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93.7 The Fan and the Pittsburgh Pirates have teamed up to give you some baseball in your life during the Coronavirus delay of the season.

We're reaching back into the archives and will rebroadcast some classic Pirates games.

You can listen to the games on 93.7 The Fan.

Broadcast schedule:

Thursday, March 26 at 1pm

1960 World Series Game 7
October 13, 1960

The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Yankees in dramatic fashion at Forbes Field to win their 3rd Championship.  Bill Mazeroski became the 1st and only player in MLB history to hit a walk-off home run in a Game 7 of the World Series.
 
Monday, March 30 at 8PM

1990 NLCS Game 5
October 10, 1990

Facing elimination in Game 5 of the 1990 NLCS, the Pittsburgh Pirates turned to Cy Young Award winner Doug Drabek to try and keep their season alive.  Drabek stymied the Cincinnati Reds for 8+ innings in a thrilling 3-2 win at Three Rivers Stadium.
 
Thursday, April 2 at 1pm

Wildcard Game 2013
October 1, 2013 

Returning to the Postseason for the first time since 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Cincinnati Reds in the NL Wild Card game in front of a raucous crowd at PNC Park to advance to the NLDS.  Russell Martin became just the 2nd Pirates player with a multi-homerun playoff game, the first of which came off rattled Reds’ starting pitcher Johnny Cueto.
 
Wednesday, April 8 at 8pm

1991 NLCS Game 1
October 9, 1992

The Pittsburgh Pirates quest to get back to the World Series for the first time since 1979 began with a decisive victory over the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of the NLCS at Three Rivers Stadium.  Doug Drabek and Bob Walk combined to hold the Braves to 1 run on 5 hits, while Andy Van Slyke and Bobby Bonilla each contributed offensively with 2-hit games in the 5-1 victory.
 
Monday, April 13 at 8pm

1991 NLCS Game 4
October 14th, 1990

The Pittsburgh Pirates evened up the NLCS at 2 games apiece with an extra-inning victory at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.  Pinch-hitter Mike LaValliere came through with the game-winning RBI off Braves’ closer Mark Wohlers in the top of the 10th inning in the only extra-inning game of the series.

 
Wednesday, April 15 at 8pm

1979 World Series Game 2
October 11, 1979

The Pittsburgh Pirates evened up the series against the Orioles, sending the series back to Pittsburgh tied at 1 game apiece.  The Bucs rallied with 2 outs in the 9th inning to score the go ahead run at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, and Kent Tekulve pitched a perfect bottom half to secure his 1st save of the series.
 
Monday, April 20 at 8pm

1979 World Series Game 5
October 14, 1979

Facing a 3-1 deficit in the World Series, the Pittsburgh Pirates staved off elimination by defeating the Orioles at Three Rivers Stadium to send the series back to Baltimore.  With starter Bruce Kison injured, pitchers Jim Rooker and Bert Blyleven limited the O’s to 1 run on 6 hits as the Pirates picked up their first and only win on home turf in the series.
 
Wednesday, April 22 at 8pm

1979 World Series Game 6
October 16, 1979

The Pittsburgh Pirates recorded the first shutout of the series, forcing a decisive Game 7 in Baltimore.  John Candelaria and Kent Tekulve scattered 7 hits over 9 innings and the Bucs offense got to the Orioles’ Jim Palmer late to propel the Pirates to victory.
 
Monday, April 27 at 8pm

1979 World Series Game 7
October 17, 1979

The Pittsburgh Pirates reeled off their 3rd straight victory against the Baltimore Orioles capping off a remarkable post-season run.  Series MVP Willie Stargell put the Bucs ahead for good with a 2-run blast in the 6th inning and Kent Tekulve slammed the door in the 9th inning, clinching the Bucs’ 5th Championship in team history
 
Wednesday, April 29 at 8pm

Game TBD

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