Pittsburgh Pirates: Forgotten Opening Day Starters

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Let's take a look at some of the forgotten players who have ended up as Opening Day starters for the Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been around for quite a while. The first recorded Opening Day line-up dates back to 1901. Since then, the Pirates have seen their fair share of legends pass through Black And Gold. Roberto Clemente and Willie Stargell have the most Opening Day starts with 16, but Pie Traynor and Bill Mazeroski aren’t far behind with 13 each. Honus Wagner, Gus Suhr, Fred Clarke, Paul Waner and Geroge Gibson each have double digit Opening Day nods.

But what about the players who only had one or two Opening Day starts? What one-and-done Opening Day starters stand out the most throughout the Pirates’ history? With Opening Day just around the corner, let’s take a look at three of the most forgotten standout Opening Day starters who only made one appearance for the Pirates.