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Maybe it's the fact that my family's from Pittsburgh but I always will have a soft spot for the Pirates for Maz's walkoff home run. I know they beat us twice in the world series in two heartbreakers but I've always had a softspot for the buccos because of this. Can't wait to see the footage of the game that they found in Bing's wine cellar.

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