Another Optimistic Story About a Struggling Franchise

If they’re optimistic in Pittsburgh, there’s got to be room for hope in Baltimore as well

By Matthew Taylor

“I’m getting sick of being a part of it. Each one of us wants to be remembered as being the ones associated with stopping the streak.”


“This is the 122nd year of playing baseball in Pittsburgh. While some in the press like to focus on the past 15, most of those 122 years, the Pirates played some pretty good National League baseball.

“I’d like to return the pride and passion here.”

Either the Pittsburgh Pirates have hired an amazing PR director or there’s actually some hope in the Iron City. CBS Sportsline has joined The New York Times in writing about the hopes of the once-proud franchise that might as well be our sister city for baseball.

Earlier Roar from 34 postings about the Pirates – Orioles connection:

Just Don’t Compare Natty Boh to Iron City Beer

We’re Not Alone O’s Fans

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Roar from 34, a Baltimore Orioles Blog. Humor. History. Homerism. Since 2006.
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