When Pittsburgh last won

Members of the last Pirates team to finish above .500 relive the memories.

Originally Published: August 31, 2013
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

It's been 18 years since Andy Van Slyke chased down fly balls in the gap with the blend of instincts, speed and grace that earned him five career Gold Glove Awards. When Van Slyke isn't sharing opinions as a celebrity guest on St. Louis sports talk radio and keeping tabs on his son Scott, an outfielder with the Los Angeles Dodgers, he routinely encounters longtime Pittsburgh Pirates fans who come up and thank him for the memories.

"As a player, you don't realize how much of an impact you ...

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