Harvard played its final game of the 1911 baseball season the day after graduation. With Harvard up 41 and one out to go, team captain and star pitcher Charles B. “Chick” McLaughlin called time, for a substitution at first base.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading The story of Joseph P. Kennedy
On Sept. 1, 1939, as German troops thundered across the Polish border, Gen. George C. Marshall succeeded Malin Craig as the U.S. Army Chief of Staff. One week later, Marshall returned to his birthplace and childhood home in Uniontown, 46 miles southeast of Pittsburgh for a homecoming celebration.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading The indispensable military man of the last century
The dubious distinction of being the first to be placed in the rusty, old Pittsburgh Quarterly stockade goes to the local Republican Party. We’re putting the party in the pillory for essentially being a no-​show in city politics. If ever there were a time when the Republicans should have recognized and seized an…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
As is his style, Jeffrey Romoff wanted to get to the point. “So, how much is it going to cost?” the charismatic and sometimes acerbic president and CEO of UPMC, the region’s largest employer and dominant health care provider, asked in a Bronx accent still evident after 35 years in Pittsburgh.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading It was no small task to offer $100 million to Pittsburgh Public School graduates
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