Reading Baseball: Deja Vu for Former Saluki Derek Shelton
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Pirates Manager Derek Shelton (left) and Pirates Pitcher Jameson Taillon share some bourbon on the set of The Grind.
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Bill McKechnie as the Pirates manager
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Baseball Hall of Fame
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Belleville News Democrat
Many Major League Baseball commentators believe the Pittsburgh Pirates – managed by former SIU Saluki Derek Shelton – are in for a long season.
In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson says he feels for the 50-year-old Carbondale native, who suffered through a rough pandemic-shortened 2020 season in his first year at the helm of the Bucs.
Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard “Pete” Peterson, co-author, with his son Stephen, of The Turnpike Rivalry: The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns.