On Sept 1st Mr Oliver was honored to appear at the 7th Annual Roberto Clemete Museum Celebration at the Museum in Pittsburgh…Also making an appearance was Mr Oliver’s teammates Manny Sanguillen, Steve Blass and current Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli along with members of the Clemete family…   Mr Oliver was asked to say a few […]

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    On Saturday May 21, Al Oliver and Pittsburgh Pirate Fan Chris Scanlon had “A Night With Al Oliver” at his residence… Between 15 – 20 of Chris’ close friends were invited to the event… Al spent (3) hours, signing autographs, posing for photos and answering questions from guests… Questions were asked about his […]

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  12-28-08 Al Oliver delivers a stirring eulogy at the “Going Home” ceremonies for the late Dock Ellis, former Pittsburgh Pirate baseball player. Former major league pitching star Dock Ellis died of a liver ailment at a Los Angeles hospital, his former agent said Sunday. He was 63. Dock’s final request was that his best […]

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The following article was posted courtesy of the Portsmouth Daily Times newspaper, Portsmouth, OH, Frank Lewis, editor. It was the early 60’s and the times they were a-changin’. Race was still an issue at Portsmouth High School, even though outright discrimination was not visible. I am sure there are people who went to school there […]

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