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Willie Stargell and Terry Bradshaw pose together during a photo shoot for Sports Illustrated’s 1979 Sportsman of the Year. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

SI VAULT: Two champs from Pittsburgh win SI’s highest honor (12.24.79)

Willie Stargell and Terry Bradshaw pose together during a photo shoot for Sports Illustrated’s 1979 Sportsman of the Year. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
SI VAULT: Two champs from Pittsburgh win SI’s highest honor (12.24.79)

University of Pittsburgh students cheer as they look down on Forbes Field from the top of their campus’s Cathedral of Learning during the 1960 World Series between the Pirates and Yankees. In Game 7, Bill Mazeroski hit the first walk-off home run in World Series history, a shot over the left-field fence that gave the Pirates a 10-9 win. (George Silk/Time Life Pictures)

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University of Pittsburgh students cheer as they look down on Forbes Field from the top of their campus’s Cathedral of Learning during the 1960 World Series between the Pirates and Yankees. In Game 7, Bill Mazeroski hit the first walk-off home run in World Series history, a shot over the left-field fence that gave the Pirates a 10-9 win. (George Silk/Time Life Pictures)
GALLERY: 100 Best Sports Photos of All Time

Bill Mazeroski celebrates after hitting a walk-off home run in Game 7 of the 1960 World Series between the Pirates and Yankees. It was the first walk-off home run to win a World Series in baseball history. (AP)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Bill Mazeroski celebrates after hitting a walk-off home run in Game 7 of the 1960 World Series between the Pirates and Yankees. It was the first walk-off home run to win a World Series in baseball history. (AP)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates outfielder Barry Bonds does pushups before spring training in 1992. (Neal Preston/Corbis)

GALLERY: The Growing Legend of Barry Bonds

Pirates outfielder Barry Bonds does pushups before spring training in 1992. (Neal Preston/Corbis)
GALLERY: The Growing Legend of Barry Bonds

Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente stands next to statue of himself  before a 1970 game against the Astros.

SI VAULT: The meaning of Roberto Clemente (4.10.06)

Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente stands next to statue of himself  before a 1970 game against the Astros.
SI VAULT: The meaning of Roberto Clemente (4.10.06)

Willie Stargell climbs the outfield fence but is unable to make the catch during gmae 1 of the 1971 World Series between the Pirates and Orioles. Pittsburgh would lose the game (5-3) but win the series in seven games with Roberto Clemente taking MVP honors. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Pittsburgh Pirates | Baltimore Orioles

Willie Stargell climbs the outfield fence but is unable to make the catch during gmae 1 of the 1971 World Series between the Pirates and Orioles. Pittsburgh would lose the game (5-3) but win the series in seven games with Roberto Clemente taking MVP honors. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Pittsburgh Pirates | Baltimore Orioles

Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen poses for a 2011 SI portrait. McCutchen drove in all three runs of Pittsburgh’s 3-2 win over Kansas City on Sunday, the team’s fourth  straight victory. The Pirates are now tied for first place in the NL Central, the first time they’ve occupied the top spot this season. (Al Tielemans/SI)

LEMIRE: The Pirates are baseball’s hottest team
GALLERY: Classic Pics of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen poses for a 2011 SI portrait. McCutchen drove in all three runs of Pittsburgh’s 3-2 win over Kansas City on Sunday, the team’s fourth  straight victory. The Pirates are now tied for first place in the NL Central, the first time they’ve occupied the top spot this season. (Al Tielemans/SI)
LEMIRE: The Pirates are baseball’s hottest teamGALLERY: Classic Pics of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen stretches with the team’s mascot before a spring training game against the Yankees on Tuesday. McCutchen signed a six-year, $51.5 million deal earlier this week. (AP)

LEMIRE: With McCutchen in fold long-term, Pirates ready to take next step

Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen stretches with the team’s mascot before a spring training game against the Yankees on Tuesday. McCutchen signed a six-year, $51.5 million deal earlier this week. (AP)
LEMIRE: With McCutchen in fold long-term, Pirates ready to take next step

Pirates OF Dave Parker takes the edge off with a dugout cigarette during a 1980 spring training game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

SI VAULT: Parker, Madlock have Pirates playing like champs (8.8.83)

Pirates OF Dave Parker takes the edge off with a dugout cigarette during a 1980 spring training game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
SI VAULT: Parker, Madlock have Pirates playing like champs (8.8.83)