ROOT SPORTS CLASSICS

          ROOT SPORTS is celebrating some of the most unforgettable games, respected teams and
        athletes, and storied rivalries in our Region’s history during the series, ROOT SPORTS 
        Classics.  Tune in for ROOT SPORTS Classics as the athletes and coaches that
        lived these memorable games retell the story through exclusive interviews, sharing their 
        unique perspective and taking fans inside the game like never before. 
      

DATE

 TIME      

 ROOT SPORTS CLASSICS GAME

 GAME HIGHLIGHTS

 SPECIAL GUEST INTERVIEWS

 Aug. 21  6:30PM    1991 NLCS Playoffs,
   Game 4:

   "Bucs Chop Down
   Braves
"
   Pirates vs. Braves

   October 13, 1991
The Pirates look to even the '91 NLCS in Atlanta!

Jim Leyland
Ray Miller
(Pirates Pitching Coach)
Doug Drabek
Jay Bell
Rich Donnelly
(Asst. Coach)
Bob Walk
Sid Bream

 Aug. 27   7:00PM     1990 NLCS Playoffs,
   Game 1:

   "Sweet Win in Cincy"
   Pirates vs. Reds

   October 4, 1990
Pirates win their first post-season game since 1979!   Jim Leyland
Ray Miller
(Pirates Pitching Coach)
Jay Bell
Rich Donnelly
(Asst. Coach)
Bob Walk
Doug Drabek
 Aug. 28  7:30PM    1979 NLCS Playoffs,
   Game 2:

   "Big Red Machine
   Broken
"
   Pirates vs. Reds

   October 3, 1979
Pirates beat the vaunted Big Red Machine in Cincinnati to take a commanding lead in the series!

Dave Parker
Kent Tekulve
Phil Garner
Grant Jackson
Manny Sanguillen
Stan Savran

 Sept. 3   7:00PM     1960 World Series,
   Game 7:

   "Maz Makes History"
   Pirates vs. Yankees

   October 13, 1960
 The underdog Pirates battle the Yankees in a
back-and-forth game 7
before Bill Mazeroski makes baseball history! 
 Bill Mazeroski
Dick Groat
Bill Virdon
Vernon Law
 Sept. 4   7:00PM     1991 NLCS Playoffs,
   Game 4:

   "Bucs Chop Down
   Braves
"
   Pirates vs. Braves

   October 13, 1991
 The Pirates look to even the '91 NLCS in Atlanta!  Jim Leyland
Ray Miller
(Pirates Pitching Coach)
Doug Drabek
Jay Bell
Rich Donnelly
(Asst. Coach)
Bob Walk
Sid Bream
 Sept. 15
  7:00PM    1990 NLCS Playoffs,
   Game 1:

   "Sweet Win in Cincy"
   Pirates vs. Reds

   October 4, 1990

 Pirates win their first post-season game since 1979! 

  Jim Leyland
Ray Miller
(Pirates Pitching Coach)
Jay Bell
Rich Donnelly
(Asst. Coach)
Bob Walk
Doug Drabek