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Charlie Petredis is a lifelong Pittsburgh Pirates fan and once worked as a vendor at the old Three Rivers Stadium way back when. Back in 1992 — the last time the Pirates were in the MLB postseason — Petredis promised his son Charlie Jr., then a toddler, that if and when the Pirates ever returned […]The post Pirates fan makes good on 1992 promise to son, dresses as pirate for game (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

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