BUCN: The Story of the 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates

BUCN:  The official documentary of the Pirates’ 2012 season by Greg Allison, has dropped. Enjoy. I loved it. Every painful minute of it.

Part 1 of 3 looks at the start of the 2012 season includes some Spring Training and Opening Day highlights.

Part Two of the documentary looks at the start of the 2012 season including a trip to Cleveland, The Gathering–where all the lunatics were on hand for some fun before another big win.   I will never forget the discussions after The Gathering regarding a postseason Gathering.  Jinx.

The final chapter is the toughest.   The Braves fans moaning is nearly as rough as Greg reading the letter from Frank Coonelly regarding postseason tickets…ugh.

A film by Greg Allison

Additional Camera Work by Blake Van Kirk

Special Thanks to
Charlie Wilmoth (bucsdugout.com)
Ed Giles (@InClementeWthr)
Katie Sekelsky (sketchbookbucn.com)
Cocktailsfor2 (@cocktailsfor2)
Soxdetox (@soxdetox)
The Sax Man
Tom Smith (rumbunter.com)
Tim Williams (piratesprospects.com)
Brian McElhinny (raisethejollyroger.com)
Mary and Ken Allison
All else who provided inspiration and motivation
The Staff at Pirate City, McKechnie Field, and PNC Park
And of course
The Pittsburgh Pirates and their fans


I Think I’m Coming Alive Meeting of Important People (meetingofimportantpeople.com)
Can’t You Feel The Movement Moving On Meeting of Important People (meetingofimportantpeople.com)

Five Armies Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Interloper MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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