Found May 21, 2012 on WHYGAVS?:
Back in my earliest days of being a Pirate fan, I had a pretty well-defined daily routine during baseball season. If it was a school night, I'd watch the earliest part of the Pirates' game (on KBL!) and go to bed at whatever time my parents deemed appropriate for school nights. If it was summer, I'd be allowed to stay up a little later and fall asleep with Lanny Fratarre or Kent Derdivanis on the radio, calling the game as it faded into my dreams. School night or summer, the next morning would always begin the same way: I'd wake up, hop out of bed, and run down the hall to find my dad shaving in the bathroom to ask him the same question. "Did we win? Did we win?" Most mornings I'd seen enough of the game from the night before to know what the answer would be. As much as any baseball fan loves baseball and it's unpredictability, you learn pretty early on that the game has its rhythyms. Some nights, I'd go to bed with the Pirates ahead or behind b...
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