Don’t Miss PirateFest 2011!

With the dawning of the year new brings new optimism for Pittsburgh baseball fans. What better way to get into the baseball spirit than taking a trip down to the David L Lawrence Convention Center for PirateFest!

The 2011 edition is set for January 28-30 and promises to continue the tradition of offering fun and excitement for Pirates’ fans of all ages. This year’s festival features a Meet & Greet opportunity with new Buccos’ manager Clint Hurdle, free autographs by current players and alumni, photo opportunities with Pirates’ players, and much more. Players including Andrew McCutchen, Neil Walker, Evan Meek and James McDonald, as well as Hurdle, pitching coach Ray Searage, and bench coach Jeff Banister are scheduled to participate in the festivities.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $4 for children (14 and younger). Friday is open to season ticket holders only, while Saturday and Sunday are open to the general public from 10:00AM-8:00PM and 12:00PM-5:00PM respectively.

Check out the Pirates’ official website for all the news and events surrounding PirateFest, and we hope to see you at the David L Lawrence Convention Center January 28-30!

And…As Always…Let’s Go Bucs!

Chad Carlson

Co-Editor of Fans From The Stands, Pirates' Beat Writer For Armchair Report, Sports writer for AMN, SteelTownRock And Music City Encore Editor

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