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Dubois: Maybe this should actually be Talk Like a Pirate Day

Last Modified: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 2:21 PM

By Carl Dubois / Special to the American Press

So, the Pittsburgh Pirates are in the playoffs for the first time since 1992. And wouldn't you know it? They threw a runner out at home plate to clinch it.





That 1992 postseason ended for the Pirates when they famously failed to throw out a runner at the plate.



So, my friend Dan, a Pirates fan from way back, is celebrating today. Me? Well, I was not so much a Pirates fan as a Roberto Clemente fan, as you can see. But that's close enough for me to be happy for the Pirates and their fans.

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Carl Dubois, a former American Press reporter and assistant sports editor, is a journalist and editor now living and working near Portland, Ore.

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