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PHOTO BY RYAN DETO
  • Photo by Ryan Deto

Pirates Player Bike Lane. Ride your bike over to PNC Park using the protected bike lanes on the Sixth Street Bridge — complete with painted road signs depicting Pirate great Roberto Clemente riding a bike.

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Better Call (Sauerkraut) Saul T-Shirt. Show your love for the Pirates pierogies and TV with this Pierogi-At-Law T-shirt from local etsy shop PghShirtCo. www.etsy.com/shop/PghShirtCo 

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Eight Men Out. This 1988 John Sayles ensemble drama focuses on the 1919 Chicago White Sox, a team that conspired with gamblers to throw the World Series. The film depicts the hardships ballplayers went through and the opportunity these eight took to try to level the playing field. 

PHOTO BY RYAN DETO
  • Photo by Ryan Deto

Pirates Beer. Grab a Pirate logo IC Light or a Rivertowne “Always a home game” lager. For retro Pirates beverages, check out the display (pictured here) at the Roberto Clemente museum. 

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  • Photo by Lisa Cunningham

Nostalgic Baseball Candy at Katie’s Kandy. Feel like a kid again with Big League Chew, BB Bats taffy pops and baseball-shaped gum from one of the store’s four locations. www.katieskandy.com 

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Pure Baseball: Pitch by Pitch for the Advanced Fan. One summer, retired first baseman Keith Hernandez took in two major-league contests, then broke them down pitch by pitch for this 1994 insider’s guide to the game (written with Mike Bryan). Required reading for the “advanced fan.”


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