Interactive: Pirates futility timeline

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.