Local Pittsburgh sports talk show host Rocco DeMaro has been waiting for this day. “The Countdown to Ignominy” led up to the day when the Pittsburgh Pirates would finally clinch a new record, stealing it away from the Philadelphia Phillies.
And so it happened with today’s loss at PNC Park, the Pirates are now the official owners of the record for the most consecutive losing seasons in MLB history – 17 losing seasons in a row.
Well, you know what they say. When you hit rockbottom, there’s nowhere to go but up! LET’S GO BUCS!