- November 22, 1907 - IF Dick Bartell was born in Chicago. He began his 18 year MLB career with Pittsburgh (1927-30) and hit .301 as a Bucco before being traded to the Phillies after butting heads with Pirate owner Barney Dreyfuss.
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- November 22, 1934 - The Pirates acquired P Guy Bush, P Jim Weaver, and 1B/OF Babe Herman from the Cubs for P Larry French and OF Fred Lindstrom. French ended up the key figure; he pitched seven years for Chicago, winning 95 games, while Weaver was a Buc for three seasons and won 36 contests.
- November 22, 1954 - The Pirates, with the first pick, selected Roberto Clemente from the Dodgers in the Rule 5 draft, signing him to a $20,000 bonus and sending $4,000 to the Dodgers, on the recommendation of scout Clyde Sukeforth.
- November 23, 1944 - The MLB put together a USO caravan to visit war zones, including Pirate players Rip Sewell and Paul Waner.
- November 23, 1971 - Danny Murtaugh retired as manager because of health reasons after winning the 1971 World Series, and Bill Virdon was named as his replacement. Murtaugh would return again in late 1973 for a final stint as skipper.
- November 23, 1977 - The New York Yankees signed Rich “Goose” Gossage to a six-year contract worth $2.75M. Gossage saved 26 games for the Pirates in 1977.