This series of articles will celebrate (or laugh at) some of the worst professional sports teams of all time. I will focus on teams within my lifetime so expect the worst from the 1970s to present day.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have a long and rich history. Dating back to Honus Wagner and the 1909 World Series Champions, the Pirates have been part of the some of the most memorable moments in baseball. Bill Mazeroski’s walk-off home run in Game 7 of the 1960 World Series against the New York Yankees. The dazzling Roberto Clemente leading the Bucs to the 1971 World title. Willie Stargell and the 1979 Pirates winning the World Series with Sister Sledge’s “We Are Family” pulsating in the background. Those were the good times.
When it comes to the 1985 version of the Pittsburgh Pirates, those memories are best forgotten. The Bucs finished the 85 season with…
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