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  • (1922) Walt Mueller becomes the world's 1st to hit a home run on the 1st pitch of his career as the Pirates beat Chicago.
  • (1925) Pirates catcher Glenn Wright completes MLB's 5th unassisted triple play, throwing out hall of famers Jim Bottomley & Rogers Hornsby in the 9th at Forbes Field.
  • (1941) The Pirates trade Lloyd Waner to the Braves for ace Nick Strincevich.
  • (1944) The Pirates ruin the return of Cubs skipper Charlie Grimm at Chicago to post their 12th loss in a row by scoring twice in the 9th to tie it before winning it in the 11th for Preacher Roe.
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