If the Pittsburgh Pirates Were a Keyboard…

crazy keyboard.jpg

Don’t hate me.  ‘Cuz I’m right. 

And you know it.



(Image courtesy of 9GAG)


My favorite Pirate is Ross “The Dwarfman” Ohlendorf. Reminds me of the Chevy Chase in the orginal movie “Fletch.” I don’t know if you know what I’m writing about, but I amuzed myself anyway.

Definately the F1 – F12 keys were made with the Pirates in mind, at least.

As if the snow blanketing Roberto Clemente Brdge was not bad enough….You had to go there.
Seriously, I think this team has a few surprises for the National League in 2010.
Lastings, AC and Garrett Jones are just three names besides Akinori Iwamura that will garner some press and some teams prodding for a Trade deadline deal.
But, unitl they post a above .500 season, they will be in that same boat the Rays kept bailing out from 1998-2007.

Rays Renegade


That is awesome. Poor Pirates…well, at least they have a nice stadium ;o)


I can’t root for them when they face my Dodgers which the Dodgers open there but I’ll be rooting for them afterwards! I think like Cliff says, the Pirates have a few surprises this year.

WR — Thanks and welcome to RSBS!
Homer – Haha. Oh I get the reference. Good work!
RR — Lastings has been a trouble maker everywhere he’s been, Garret Jones is a 29 year old rookie essentially and Iwamura is good but not that good… he’s no superstar. The only surprise I see happening in Pittsburgh this year is if they DON’T trade everyone away in July.
Jenn – Yeah, that seems to be the one common theme I hear from all: they have a nice stadium. Too bad they can’t get people in it.
Emma — Rooting for the Pirates though is like rooting for the three legged dog to win in a race against hyenas. Just ain’t gonna win, no matter how hard you root.

I want one! Nice touch with the SAT and GM letters next to one another…

But, Cici, D’backs fans deserve SO much more!

The Pirates just might surprise everybody this year. And if not, as Jenn said, at least they have a nice stadium.


haha very interesting picture, i really feel bad for the Pirates. Anyway, what would the Cubs keyboard look like? Do they make any keys representing anything like over-payed, under-performing or injury-prone?

Jane — Again, with that lineup it’s not likely that the Pirates will surprise us… but who knows I guess. Could be. That’s why baseball is great!
RBTV — I don’t know about that, but in my estimation it’d be pretty similar looking😉
Cat — Yep!

Yeah, Jeff, you’re right, but that keyboard ain’t! I guess that is supposed to be an “ergonomically correct” keyboard? Emphasis on “SUPPOSED to be”…
Note to self: File under “THAT’S…JUST…WRONG!…” Insert directly behind the equally-wrong photo of those Nguyens… YIKES!

Greg, totally. Ergonomically correct for those with heads up their arses!

ugh….weeks of optimism down the drain buddy. haha its cool, im not hating-youre right. wouldnt be a fan though if i didnt have hope. all these comments and no mention of Andrew McCutchen. Cutch is the centerpiece of the team no doubt, along with Garrett Jones. It does concern me, guys without a full major league season under their belt are carrying the franchise

Not only that, Matt, but Garret Jones was a 29 yr old rookie last year for a reason. I think his power surge was a fluke, a result of hitting in a weak lineup. He’ll struggle this year, I just have a hunch though I hope I’m wrong. McCutchen is fun to watch… he’s a great player, but one man can’t do it all. Pitching, a solid offensive core and some butts in the seats are what the Buccos need… desperately.

I go to Pirates games just for the view of the city from my seat. Somehow the results on the field just don’t mean so much to me as the boaters going down the river behind the fence.


Aaron — Well, then it’s true then, the Pirates DO have a nice stadium. LOL.

Pirates have my sympathy and I actually enjoy watching the young players. Its just they have… so many young players…. it’s like AAAA😛 Anyways to add to the Stadium love PNC park is really beautiful! The fans deserve better and the organization has a great history it deserves better too. Soooo management… this is where YOU come in😀


Sorry, Jeff, I wouldn’t buy that keyboard as I wouldn’t buy the ball club…

On second thought, does anyone have the money to buy a baseball club anymore? Let alone one in Pittsburgh?


Mimi — AAA? More like AA, meaning, Alcoholics Anonymous, cuz that’s gonna be the end result if you follow this team too long :-0
Randy — I don’t know. The Ricketts family just bought the Cubs recently for a bazillion trillion dollars, right? Something like that.

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