Grant Brisbee

Pirates Becoming Poster Children For Small-Market SuccessPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- The Pirates, to borrow a popular lyric from the rapper Drake, "started from the bottom, now [they're] here." But how did they get to the pinnacle of the National League, recording win No. 70 faster than any Pirate team since 1972?