Down Memory Lane for Young Players
Biertempfel, Rob, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
A handful of Pirates fondly remember their success at the 2007 World Cup.
The memory of the 2007 baseball World Cup that sticks with catcher Jason Jaramillo involves a jumble of red, white and blue and a lot of yelling.
"I just remember the dogpile on the field," Jaramillo said. "We were so excited. It was the first time we'd won the World Cup in 30- something years. I was at the bottom of the pile. I got in there right away, right after the last out. It was real cool."
Team USA went 9-1 in the tourney and beat mighty Cuba, 6-3, in the title game. Cuba had won the previous 10 tourneys. The United States had never won a Cup in which Cuba …
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