While the Pittsburgh Pirates have had tons of all-star deserving players in their history, not all of them appeared in an All-Star Game in a Pirate uniform.
All Star game voting is sometimes just a popularity contest. When it’s left up to the fans to decide who makes it, you can sometimes get players who don’t deserve to go to the Mid-Summer Classic, and that leaves out players who might deserve it a lot more. This includes plenty of deserving players from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Pittsburgh Pirates haven’t always been the most popular of teams, so that has meant that sometimes, really good Pirates have been left out of the All-Star Game. Today, let’s look at three Pirates who never represented the Pirates at the All-Star Game, despite having some really good seasons.