He was a kid when it happened, but the memories not only stand out, they’re a part of his life.
It was a tall order.
The Yankees had Mantle, Maris, Ford, Berra and so many other great players.
The Pirates had Clemente and a lot of heart.
But thanks to the dramatic home run by Bill Mazeroski, the Buccos did pull off one of the most dramatic wins in World Series history.
The team has become the focus of Blade’s collecting pursuits and he now owns dozens of high quality pieces related to that team and that time.
Many are one of a kind.
But he’s also carrying a secret.
He’s really not a Pirates fan.
Read the story in The Gathersburg Gazette.