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This Is What Pittsburgh Looks Like When The Pirates Actually Win Something

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That's a picture of the bedlam Pittsburgh saw after the Pirates won the 1960 World Series on a walk-off home run by Bill Mazeroski. Yes, ladies dancing in a circle counts as bedlam.

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette republished their account of the city's celebration because today is the 50th anniversary of that Pirates team's win. Here's a box score. It's a fun look back at ye olde baseball that doesn't involve George Will or Ken Burns.

Our Town Goes Wild Over Pirate Victory [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

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