1987 Pennsylvania Senate Resolution Marking the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 100th Anniversary.
Lot 119. 1987 Pennsylvania Senate Resolution Marking the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 100th Anniversary. The March 11 resolution provides a brief history of the Pirates, from April 15, 1876, “when the Pittsburgh Alleghenies brought professional baseball to the city by playing their first game at Union Park” through their 1887 entry into the National League, the basis for the “Pirates” nickname and three World Championships. It further “extends hearty congratulations to the Pittsburgh Pirates on one hundred years of excellence” and expresses pride in the team. The 8.5” x 14” document is signed by Mark R. Corrigan, Secretary of the Senate, and the gold Seal of the Senate is attached. Housed in a special Senate leatherette folder, the resolution is nm-m. A copy of the resolution was sent to the Pirates. Only a handful were otherwise made available. Winning Bid $83.