Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Renegades' Loyalty

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Renegades' Loyalty

Article excerpt

Regarding "Diehard Fans Finally Get to Raise Jolly Roger Again" (Sept. 8): Some readers might think that the Renegades of the Rotunda have abandoned their post at PNC Park. Nothing could be further from the truth.

The Renegades have attended all but a handful of Pirates games this season, and Sept. 7 happened to be one of them. I have 38 ticket stubs from the 2016 season alone, and there are members of our crew who have more. I assure you, I will not stop at 38.

In the snow, we were there.

In the rain, we were there.

In the heat, we were there.

Growing up during the 21-year losing streak, I can safely say that this isn't "bad baseball." I have seen some truly bad baseball, and I don't scare easily. It has been said that "no cause is lost as there is but one fool left to fight for it." If we are to play the fool, so be it, but we'll be there until the bitter end. …

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