The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 23 Jul 2014 03:51:17 EDTWed, 23 Jul 2014 03:51:17 EDT worked well for MLB owners - Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was at PNC Park Tuesday, part of his farewell tour as he prepares to retire.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTMehno: Tobacco use is hot issue again after Gwynn death - Fair warning if you're reading this with your morning bowl of Cocoa Puffs: The subject matter is disgusting. It's chewing tobacco, and its relationship to baseball, which goes back a long time.Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTTrade deadline on horizon, Bucs need to think pitching - You can look in a lot of directions for possible second-half upgrades for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but it's this simple: They need pitching. It's not that they don't need help at other spots, but the most critical need is pitching.Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTHarrison pick makes sense in new format - Yes, it's unusual that Josh Harrison is on the National League All-Star team. He has to check the Pittsburgh Pirates' lineup card every day to see if his name is on it and, if so, which of four or five positions he might be playing.Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTCrosby could have changed Pens' history - Back when the Bill Cowher weekly press conference was must-see TV, you could count on two things: He would make at least one reference to the "thin line between winning and losing" and he would assert at least once that he wouldn't...Sun, 6 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT