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Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 Spring Training Schedule Unveiled

The Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 spring training schedule has been released, as the team prepares for another exhibition season at Pirate City and McKechnie Field.

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Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League: McKechnie Field

After several rounds of voting with over 12,000 individuals participating, readers of Ballpark Digest and Spring Training Online overwhelmingly chose McKechnie Field, spring home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the leading Grapefruit League spring-training facility in the websites’ annual Best of the Ballparks polling.

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Spring Training 2016

Best of the Ballparks: Grapefruit League, Finals

Thousand and thousands of spring-training fans have spoken and we’re down to the two finalists in the Best of the Ballparks, Grapefruit League competition, with McKechnie Field squaring off against Ed Smith Stadium. Vote today!

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 spring schedule posted

We have some more planning information for you, as a Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 spring schedule has been posted.

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Pirates 2015 spring training schedule posted

We’ve posted the Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 spring training schedule, as the team preps for another exhibition season at McKechnie Field.

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Bad news, Bucs fans: No more Popi’s!

A spring-training landmark is no more, as the Pittsburgh Pirates closed down Popi’s Place, a breakfast spot across from McKechnie Field, and announced plans to raze the building in April.

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 spring schedule posted

One more schedule for the day: the Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 spring schedule has been posted.

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McKechnie Field upgrades approved

Renovations of McKechnie Field, the spring home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, will go ahead in time for completion for Spring Training 2013. The $7.5 million upgrades will add new seating and a wraparound concourse to the ballpark, which will be 90 years old next spring. Other improvements on tap include: A new center-field boardwalk area […]

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Renovations on tap for McKechnie Field

Renovations at McKechnie Field, the spring home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, could be completed in time for 2013 spring training if Bradenton and Manatee County approve $8 million in spending. From Ballpark Digest: The redesign of the classic ballpark calls for a reconfiguration of the seating bowl, with two distinctive seating areas replaced by seating […]

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Pirates working on McKechnie Field renovation plan

We could see a practically new McKechnie Field for Spring Training 2013 under a $9-million renovation plan pushed by the Pittsburgh Pirates and under consideration by city and county politicians. The redesign of the classic ballpark calls for a reconfiguration of the seating bowl, with two distinctive seating areas replaced by seating extended from the […]

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