The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Blogsen-usSun, 26 Oct 2014 05:38:34 EDTSun, 26 Oct 2014 05:38:34 EDT Day is Oct. 13, the 54th anniversary of the Pirates' victory over the New York Yankees in the 1960 World Series. <P> It remains the only World Series in which Game Seven ended on a home run.Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:31:57 EDTPopping corks people are upset with baseball's champagne celebrations. <P> Thanks to expanded playoffs, a wild card team could have as many as five bubbly parties, which seems to be overdoing it.Fri, 10 Oct 2014 03:55:41 EDT162 games later... have the winner in the 2014 Guess How Many Games The Pirates Will Win Contest, and the name should be familiar. <P> Mark Yothers accurately forecast 88 wins, and he takes the prize for the second consecutive year.Sun, 28 Sep 2014 23:05:13 EDTGoodbye to Candlestick Park in San Francisco officially closed the other night with a performance by Paul McCartney. Candlestick was the site of the last Beatles concert in the U.S. in 1966, so there was some symmetry in having McCartney close the stadium.Sat, 16 Aug 2014 03:49:23 EDTMy civic duty're right, it's been a while. <P> I had jury duty. It was only two days, but I've discovered that jury duty is a great catch-all excuse. People nod knowingly and don't ask any questions, so it works.Fri, 4 Jul 2014 05:21:28 EDT