It's been a rough few years for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Make that a rough 16 years. In the latest issue of The Mag, Luke Cyphers tries to figure out how a major league ball club could be mired in mediocrity for so long. Here, in this interactive timeline, we take a look at a few of the Pirates hits from the early nineties and their numerous misses thereafter. Click away on the graph points, Doug Drabek fans, for futility quantified.
8hKevin Van Valkenburg
11hBonnie D. Ford
1dDan Arritt, Special to ESPN.com
5hAdam Schefter and Tania Ganguli