On Monday, the Pittsburgh Pirates clinched their first playoff appearance since 1992 — also the last year the team had a winning season.
Yes, the Pirates last played October baseball the year Californians rioted over the Rodney King verdict, voters elected Bill Clinton to the White House, and Billy Ray Cyrus had the number one selling album in the U.S.
Zubaz were also still a popular clothing item that otherwise normal people wore in public.
Yes, quite a lot has changed — in baseball, too. Here, a look back at some of the more notable highlights and factoids from the year in baseball, 1992.
The last time the Pirates made the playoffs:
(Ken Levine/Getty Images)
Which apparently gave him the liberty to do photoshoots like this:
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