Video: Doors open for 18th annual PirateFest

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Pirates' campaign for that elusive .500 season began with a PR push this weekend at the 18th annual PirateFest at the Convention Center, Downtown.

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Unlike previous years, this one features Pirates from the past, present and future -- everyone from Dave Parker to Jason Bay to Andrew McCutchen.

There also are prizes, games, youth baseball clinics on the 60-foot field, pierogi-eating contests, the Pirate Parrot and Q&A sessions with team president Frank Coonelly, general manager Neal Huntington, manager John Russell and more.

Festivities continue through Sunday.

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Questions or comments on this presentation may be sent here. This video was produced by Lake Fong.


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