On the afternoon of Sept. 21, 1980, a rookie outfielder for the Chicago Cubs cracked his first major league home run over the centerfield wall at Wrigley Field. Four days later, he hit his second homer, and two days after that, a third.

Additional Info

  • Issue Quarter Spring/​Summer
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading The Pirates’ new skipper says there are no more excuses
A thick report called “Boomers in the ’Burgh” arrived the other day, proposing that the city pitch AARP candidates on retiring here. The newest twist on the most-​livable-​city theme rang a bell.

Additional Info

  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Pittsburgh seeks new residential talent in a pool of Baby Boomers

Additional Info

  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of Pittsburgh citizen
I can’t look at my career path and, with a straight face, tell anyone that it was the result of a plan. I was born in Delaware. My folks split up, and then my mother and I moved to Connecticut in the years before I went to college.

Additional Info

  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading President of the Heinz Endowments talks about life and business
Close Window Welcome to Pittsburgh Quarterly
Keep up with the latest

Sign up for our Newsletter, Pittsburgh Quarterly This Week.

We’ll keep in touch, but only when we think there’s something worth sharing. To receive exclusive Pittsburgh Quarterly news and stories, please fill out the form below. Be sure to check your email for a link to confirm your subscription!

View past newsletters here.

Don’t miss a story! Sign up for our newsletter to receive award-​winning journalism in your inbox.

Please let us know your name.
Invalid Input
Please let us know your email address.
Invalid Input