PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Sid Bream is a Pirate alum and he was loved during his time with the Pirates. Then, he became an Atlanta Brave and in 1992 and scored the game winning run for the Braves sending them to the World Series and the Pirates into 20 years of losing seasons. Whether Bream was really safe or out has been debated for over 20 years.
The last Pirates starter to get the nod in a playoff game before the Pirates took on the Reds in the wild card play-in game, Doug Drabek joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to describe what it was like taking the mound again and throwing out the first pitch before the teams historic playoff game.
Despite his history playing against the Pirates, former Pirate Sid Bream says he’s still pulling for the Pirates in the playoffs and is even more excited for their fans to get the playoff team they’ve long deserved.
The Pirates clinched a trip to the post-season Monday night with a slam bang play at the plate. Did it stir up memories of a similar play, 20 years ago?
A few nights ago on the show we discussed villainous teams and players in sports–ones that you loved to root against, but also ones that caused you a lot of pain as a sports fan. With that in mind, and because the Miami Heat are now in the NBA Finals, and they’re the ultimate sports villain right now, here is my list of the top 5 Pittsburgh sports villains of all-time.
Former Pittsburgh Pirate and Atlanta Brave Sid Bream joined Vinnie & Cook in the studio on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan Wednsesday.