The Pittsburgh Pirates will open the 2021 season against the Chicago Cubs at 2:20 p.m. April 1 at Wrigley Field and host the Cubs for the home opener at 1:35 p.m. April 8 at PNC Park.
Watch the Pirates on AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh or the new alternate channel, PIT2. Listen to Pirates Baseball on SportsRadio 93.7 THE FAN, 100.1 FM/KDKA-AM 1020 or the Pirates Radio Network.
1900–1907: The team’s original logo is a navy “P” in an odd font – curved, yet pointed. 1908–1909: The “P” changes to a navy “B” with the letters “P” and “ C ” intersecting, standing for the Pittsburgh Baseball Club.
The Pirates are also often referred to as the “Bucs” or the “Buccos” (derived from buccaneer, a synonym for pirate). The team plays its home games at PNC Park in Pittsburgh’s North Side, its home since 2001. The Pirates previously played at Forbes Field from 1909 to 1970 and at Three Rivers Stadium from 1970 to 2000.
Ways to Watch Pittsburgh Pirates Games TV Channel / Cable: Pittsburgh Pirates Flagship TV station(s): AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh (ATPT) Streaming Media: Amazon Prime Video, ESPN+, Sling TV, DirecTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, YouTube TV. MLB.TV: MLB At Bat iPhone app or MLB At Bat for Android.
AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh
|Xfinity (Pittsburgh)||28, 29 and 32 (SD) 843 (HD)|
|Verizon FiOS||76 (SD) 576 (HD)|
AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh Show Schedule [ATPT Channel #659]
Cable subscribers to Fios can now watch the games in standard definition throughout the Pittsburgh broadcast area on channels 76 and 1525. Games will be broadcast in HD on channel 576.
PNC Park is a baseball park located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is the fifth home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the city’s Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise. The ballpark is sponsored by PNC Financial Services, which purchased the naming rights in 1998.
The Houston Astros franchise was valued at 1.850 billion U.S. dollars in 2020. Major League Baseball franchise value by team in 2020 (in million U.S. dollars)
|Franchise value in million U.S. dollars|
|New York Yankees||5,000|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||3,400|
|Boston Red Sox||3,300|
The Pirates will wear a white jersey with green lettering and a green cap with a camouflage bill during Thursday home games as part of their military appreciation program. The right sleeve of the jersey features a military five-star patch and the left one has a camouflage Jolly Roger.
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