Pirates Fans Excited Again

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Bucs are back after an all too long slump.

Now being a Pirate fan is fun again, with the team being one game away from being in first place.

“That’s exciting,” Jack Mullen, of Key Largo, Fla., said. “Good for the city – it’s terrific.”

In years past, fans were used to no lines and just walking right into the stadium; however, this season it’s looking a lot different.  Pirate fan Joe Gordon says “The last three years I’ve never stood in line; I usually just walk in and get my tickets and come out. This is quite a treat.”

Pirates President Frank Coonelly says he’s thrilled to see the fans satisfied with the team. “To see them embrace this young team and come out to the ballpark and have a lot of fun out here and really feel proud about being a Pittsburgh Pirate fan again,” he said.

The Pirates’ front office also must be thrilled that the phones are ringing off the wall.

“It’s enjoyable to go to games now,” Brian Bores, of Scott Township, said. “It’s been 18 years. A whole generation of high school students never saw a winning team, so hopefully they can keep it up.”

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  • bruceUSA

    Hey FBrackenridgePD… I;m pretty sure what the “F” stands for! Why don’t you tell us your story cause your about as anti police as I’ve seen in a while. (I saw your other postings on the “Police pay raise” article) I’ll admit a few police overstep their powers but for the most part police in this area get my respect. And I notice your “police state” attitude. Are you doing something illegal?? Sure sounds like the way you bad mouth the PD Anyway Go Bucs should really be what this article is about shouldn’t it?

  • bruce USA

    Now that I got that out of the way; Go Bucs yes yes yes!!! Just wish my Dad were still alive to see this rejuvenation of Pirate prosperity!!! ( he wanted them to win so bad seasons ago when they weren’t doing so well!! He even went to a spring training in Florida one spring). Guess it just wasn’t meant to be . But this year is meant to be and may it’s a little early to say this but “we might just do this whole thing”. I’ll say no more except Go Bucs Go Bucs Go Bucs!!!!! YYYYEEEEAAAA!!!!

  • Critter

    Wait until their contracts are up. Bye Bye. Pirate fans are losers.

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