1954 Pittsburgh Pirates
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1954 Pittsburgh Pirates / Franchise: Pittsburgh Pirates / BR Team Page
Managed by Fred Haney
History, Comments, Contributions
Even though they lost 100 games for the third straight season, the 1954 Pittsburgh Pirates won their 10th straight home opener, a record that stood until the 1998-2008 New York Yankees broke it. One game, Toby Atwell and Jerry Lynch hit back-to-back homers twice; no Pirate duo would copy the feat until Neil Walker and Gaby Sanchez in 2014.
Awards and Honors
- All-Star: Frank Thomas
- Andrew O'Toole: Branch Rickey in Pittsburgh: Baseball's Trailblazing General Manager for the Pirates, 1950-1955, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2000.