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June 8, 1989

On June 8, 1989, the National League baseball team, the Pittsburgh Pirates scored 10 runs in the 1st inning against opponent Philadelphia, which prompted confident Pirate broadcaster, and ex-baseball player, Jim Rooker to declare on the air, that if the Pirates lost this game, he’d walk from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia. The Pirates lost 15 to … Continue reading

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