Found October 12, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
Felix Pie, Marlon, Byrd and Andrew McCutchen celebrating a win in St. Louis (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images) The Pittsburgh Pirates season came to and end on Wednesday with a 6-1 loss to Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals. While Pirates fans and players are disappointed the season is over, it is far from a disappointing season for the organization and fan base, which endured 20 years of losing. When Spring Training started and manager Clint Hurdle predicted 95 wins, fans and baseball analysts laughed in his face. They called him crazy and unrealistic. All Pittsburgh fans wanted was 82 wins, but many where unsure if that was a possible feat. One man, his coaches, and a group of baseball players “Believed” and took the city of Pittsburgh and their fans on a magical ride. Everyone knows the story, but if not, here you go. In 1992, The Pirates and the Atlanta Braves were playing for a chance to move on to the World Series. At the time, their were no wild card games, no divis...
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