Derek Law was born in Pittsburgh so there might be a family connection with Vern Law. He could be Vern's grandson or his great grandson. Vern Law (MLB: all with the Pirates 1950-51; 1954-1967. Military service 1952-1953). 1960: all-star. 1960: 20 game winner. He also had 18, 17 and 14 win seasons. A Key Member of the 1960 Pirates World Championship team, Vern finished with a 162-147 lifetime record). Law is now 89 years old.