The Pittsburgh Pirates took the field last night for a Wild Card matchup against the Cincinnati Reds with a secret weapon – the 40,487 fans in the stands.
Be proud, Pittsburgh. This one was for you. Actually, more accurately, this one might have been because of you — at least to some degree. And maybe to a pretty deep degree.
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds have quite a history that dates back over 100 years.
It was on this date five years ago that Lanny Frattare announced his retirement as the Pirates announcer.
It’s no secret that Pittsburgh is a die-hard sports town. The fans eat, sleep and breathe their Pirates, Penguins and Steelers.
The saying is “clothes make the man,” but in Pittsburgh with sports and the playoffs, clothes make the fan.
Playoff baseball returns to the ‘Burgh tonight for the first time since 1992.
The Pittsburgh Pirates and their fans have been waiting for the return of postseason baseball for a long time. Tonight, the wait comes to an end.
With the Pirates saying that the tomorrow night’s wild card game at PNC Park is sold out, Pittsburgh Police say fans still looking for tickets on the secondary market should be wary of scalpers selling bogus tickets outside the ballpark.
Pirate fans did something today they haven’t done for years: held a Pirate playoff pep rally in Market Square.
Ahead of the Pirates first playoff appearance in 20 years, a rally will be held Monday to get the fans fired up for the big Wild Card game.
The preliminaries are done. On to Pittsburgh and the playoffs.
Tickets for Tuesday’s post-season game at PNC Park are going to be near impossible to get.
Major League Baseball has made it official.
Fans just can’t get enough of the Pirates these days. The first baseball post-season in Pittsburgh in more than 20 years is really something to celebrate.