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Jolly Roger Walks the Plank in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates LogoPittsburgh Pirates PThe Pittsburgh Pirates announced Wednesday that the franchise will make the gold “P” the team’s primary logo this season, replacing the beloved eye-patch wearing sailor who has been the club’s main symbol for nearly 80 years.  Read more here and here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Bristol White Sox Announce Affiliation with Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates PBristol Sox LogoPRESS RELEASE – Bristol Baseball, Inc. is proud to announce its affiliation with the Pittsburgh Pirates, effective immediately. Continue reading

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The Evolution of Ballpark Music

Pittsburgh Pirates PFrom live organ music of the past to today’s digital music cuts, the sound experience at the ballpark has certainly evolved over the years, even at newer PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Read more here.

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Travel Channel Star Talks Ballpark Fare

ABPittsburgh Pirates star outfielder (and budding TV host?) Andrew McCutchen talks with noted chef, author and worldwide food taster Anthony Bourdain (Travel Channel: No Reservations) about ballpark beer and food.  Read more and view video here.

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Curve Renew PDC With Pirates, Franchise Awarded 2014 Eastern League All-Star Game

Altoon Curve new LogoPittsburgh Pirates PPRESS RELEASE – The Pittsburgh Pirates and Altoona Curve have extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) through the 2018 season, the two sides announced today prior to the Pirates-Curve Exhibition Game in Altoona.  The announcement was made by Curve owner Bob Lozinak, Curve General Manager Rob Egan, Pirates President Continue reading

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Fans Turn Out for Spring Training at Renovated McKechnie

Pittsburgh Pirates LogoBradenton Marauders LogoMcKechnie Field, the summer home of the Pittsburgh Pirates and regular-season home of the Single-A Bradenton Marauders (Florida State League), has undergone a $10 million renovation, and the spend appears to be paying off.  Attendance is up four percent over last year, and a record 8,541 turned out for a St. Patrick’s Day game Sunday between the Pirates and Continue reading

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Pirates Unveil New Alternative Home Unis

Pittsburgh Pirates PThe Pittsburgh Pirates have unveiled new alternative home uniforms for the 2013 season.  The club will sport the 70s-style throwback duds during Sunday home games.  Read more and view designs hereView photos from PirateFest this past weekend.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

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