Russell Hardiman

Russell Hardiman

Father of 3. Insurance Claims manager by day. Pirates blogger by night. I have followed the Pirates--good or bad--for over 5 decades. I sometimes question my loyalty to this franchise. And yet I keep watching. I do not believe I am alone in that regard. I hope to give voice to those kindred souls.

Pittsburgh Pirates v Washington Nationals

Diary of a long suffering Pirates' fan: Stinky Umpire Syndrome. Yes, it's a thing. And it needs to end.

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Pittsburgh Pirates v New York Mets

Diary of a long suffering Pirates fan: Games 16, 17, 18: Oh, No! Three game losing streak. Please make it stop.

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Philadelphia Phillies

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Games 15 & 16: Splitsville. But, hey, it's better than last year.

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Philadelphia Phillies

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Game #14: Why don't we do it on the road?

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Baltimore Orioles v Pittsburgh Pirates

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Game #10. Pirates on pace to break record for most walk-offs in a season

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Solar Eclipse Visible Across Swath Of U.S.

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Games 11 & 12: Earthquake in Jersey; Total Eclipse; Pirates in First

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Philadelphia Phillies

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates Fan. Game #13. Road Kill Again

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Baltimore Orioles v Pittsburgh Pirates

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Game #9. Walk it off, baby. We're back in first place.

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Baltimore Orioles v Pittsburgh Pirates

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Game #8: Wait. What just happened? We're not in first place anymore?

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Baltimore Orioles

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: That Spring Breakout Game Revisited II: That victory looks even better now

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Washington Nationals

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Back on top again. Pirates tied for best record in Baseball

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Washington Nationals v Atlanta Braves

Diary of a long suffering Pirates fan: Game #6: Uh Oh. The winning streak is over. Is it time to panic?

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Washington Nationals v Pittsburgh Pirates

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Game #5: Still undefeated. And more fun with small sample size stats

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Exposition Park Pittsburgh 1904

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Game #4. It was a Freaky Friday Weekend in Miami

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Minnesota Twins

Diary of a long-suffering Pirates fan: Game #3: It's the little things that count. That, and a stud pitcher.

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Miami Marlins

Diary of a long suffering Pirates' fan: Game #2: Winning is fun. So are small sample size statistics.

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