Odd Pittsburgh

Personal Collection of John Schalcosky
Andrew Limberg
May 16, 2019 - 11:40 am
Did you know that the only American ever arrested and accused of being the notorious ‘Jack the Ripper’ once lived in Pittsburgh!?!
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Odd PIttsburgh/ John Schalcosky's Personal Collection
Andrew Limberg
May 02, 2019 - 11:28 am
Think you know Pittsburgh Hockey history? Hockey didn’t just begin here with the Penguins. Hockey has been continually played in the Burgh since 1895. We had SIXTEEN other teams and even three All-Female hockey teams, but most have been lost to time, that is until now! In this episode of the...
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
March 15, 2019 - 10:42 am
Founder of the Odd, Mysterious and Fascinating History of Pittsburgh, John Schalcosky, joined KDKA Radio on Friday morning to talk about the history of St. Patrick's Day in Pittsburgh.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
October 12, 2018 - 2:15 pm
The Original Oyster House celebrates an incredible anniversary and with the World Series right around the corner, John Schalcosky Founder of the Odd, Mysterious and Fascinating History of Pittsburgh takes a look at some of the most incredible Pirates World Series facts!
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Odd Pittsburgh
John Schalcosky
Larry Richert and John Shumway
September 14, 2018 - 2:09 pm
A baseball legend begins his managing career, The story behind Grant Street, Beatlemania makes its only stop in Pittsburgh and “Chilly Billy”, Terminal Stare and Stefan the Castle Prankster debut! It’s all part of the odd, fascinating and mysterious stuff that happened this week in Pittsburgh’s...
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dreamstime
Larry Richert and John Shumway
August 28, 2018 - 4:13 pm
Take another trip into Pittsburgh’s past with The Odd Mysterious and Fascinating History of Pittsburgh!
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KDKA Radio
Andrew Limberg
August 20, 2018 - 1:09 pm
August 20 is known as National Radio Day in the United States and the day would not be possible without KDKA Radio!
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
August 10, 2018 - 12:51 pm
A Pitt student/athlete and Connellsville native wins one of the most dramatic gold medals in Olympics history, a mob boss is gunned down, the world’s first successful TV transmission and Andrew Carnegie passes away, It’s just some of the strange and fascinating things that happened this week in...
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Dreamstime
Larry Richert and John Shumway
July 12, 2018 - 12:23 pm
A Pirate hold an All-Star record that is over 80 years old, the entire Symphony is arrested, Pittsburgh’s world famous dinosaur and pancakes killing people!
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