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Favorite Live Moments at PNC

Favorite Live Moments at PNC

Because I live so far away, I've only seen 14 games in person at PNC. Despite some poor Pirate teams, I've had decent luck when it comes to seeing things I'll always remember. Here are the most memorable things from each of those games.
Bucs Test Vlad's Arm, Twice
June 23, 2001
Pirates 7 - Expos 4
My first ever game at PNC. Bucs vs Expos. My brother and I are down the right field line and get to watch the Pirates run themselves into outs in two straight innings testing the arm of Vladimir Guerrero. In the fourth, with Brian Giles on second and Aramis Ramirez on first, John Vander Wal singles to right. Giles scores but Vlady nails Ramirez at third. In the fifth Kevin Young singled and moved up on a sac bunt by Todd Ritchie. Young is gunned out at home trying to score on a single by Derek Bell. On the bench, Lloyd McClendon figures out that the Expos RF can throw a bit. Two weeks later, Bell would play in his final game ever.
Bergeron Goes Off
June 24, 2001
Expos 11 - Pirates 4
Peter Ber...

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