I was just thinking back to a time when the Pittsburgh Pirates were for sale and a certain riverboat casino owner wanted to buy the team; all he wanted was to park his riverboat near the stadium and conduct business there.

The city did not want gambling there at the time, so the deal never took place and the team is the laughing stock of professional sports.

Now, the city has gambling and a terrible team that will have at least 20 straight losing seasons until they are a winning team. Maybe.

The politics of Pittsburgh have to feel like very brain dead human beings. I wish things were different, and he had bought the team. The Pirates would be a great team and have at least a few trophies by now. Oh well, the world is filled with “what ifs.” Want ya gonna do?   

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