Jack Wilson, 23-year old rookie, poses for a PG photographer during his first month in the big leagues

Pittsburgh Pirates Caffeine: Another Sad Story About Jack Wilson


Most every story ever written about Jack Wilson is sad. So here is the latest chapter. Jack Wilson won’t be going to the playoffs.  As Jeff points out in his post below, he remains third on the active list of players with the most games played without making it to the postseason.

Lyle Overbay will be going to the playoffs.  He was fourth on the list.

 

 

Jeff Sullivan details the Jack Wilson tragedy in this excellent post.

 

 

If you forgot Jack’s sad letter to the fans of Pittsburgh, here it is…

 

So, now that you are really sad, let’s talk about some good news…  The Pirates!  Bench Coach Jeff Banister likes how the Bucs look next year. Jen Langosch breaks down the Bucs position by position for 2012.

 

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