Saying all Pirates, current and former, are a family, Mike LaValliere is back with the club as a Spring Training Special Instructor.
Larry and John continued their Spring Training journey Thursday from Bradenton, Florida with visits from manager Clint Hurdle, pitcher Jeff Locke, broadcaster Bob Walk and former Pirate catcher Mike “Spanky” LaValliere.
Former Pirates catcher and current special instructor Mike LaValliere sat down with The Fan Morning Show at Pirates spring training on Wednesday, and during the interview, Gregg Giannotti asked him what he would think of former teammate Barry Bonds coming to Pirates spring training as special instructor (which Bonds is currently doing for the Giants).
Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman caught up with former Pirates catcher Mike LaValliere, who is working with the club’s catchers in spring training.
Former Pirates catcher Mike LaValliere talks about how excited t=he is for the city of Pittsburgh that teh Bucs are back in the playoffs since that tough loss in 1992.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — What is the most telling sign of the times in this town? Sid Bream is smiling for its baseball team, and not at its expense.