The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 24 Jul 2014 11:29:41 EDTThu, 24 Jul 2014 11:29:41 EDT getting All-Star raw deal Pirates are robbing Curve pitcher Adrian Sampson of a chance to enjoy perhaps the biggest highlight of his career as they are not allowing him to pitch in next week's Eastern League All-Star Game.Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTIt's easy to root for guys like J-Hay, Maggi awesome is it that Josh Harrison made the National League All-Star team for the Pirates! He is, and forever will be, "The Man" in Altoona thanks to his wonderfully catchy walk-up song in 2010.Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTJoyner made a positive impact Joyner is neither a villain nor a hero in the grand scheme of things at Penn Stat.Wed, 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTGiger: Watching Gwynn hit a true joy all due respect to Ted Williams, I believe Tony Gwynn is the best pure hitter to ever play baseball.Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTWashington relishes shot to help others Washington is such a delight, plus she's the rare individual in sports that you just know would be successful at anything she chooses to pursue in life, even if it had nothing to do with athletics.Sat, 7 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT