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This Day in Pirates History
July 12th

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1994 At the Pirates' Three Rivers Stadium, the National League ends its record six-game Mid Summer Classic slump when Tony Gwynn scores on Moises Alou's double in the tenth inning, giving the Senior Circuit an 8-7 victory. Fred McGriff is named MVP, earning the honor with his dramatic two-run home run off Lee Smith that tied the game in the bottom of the ninth.
1997 In front of a full house at Three Rivers Stadium on Jackie Robinson Night, two Pirates pitchers throw the first extra inning combined no-hitter in big league history. Ricardo Rinon takes over in the tenth inning to preserve starter Francisco Cordova's effort and gets the win when Mark Smith pinch-hits a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the inning.

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