Details Set For 2019 PiratesFest At PNC Park

Bill Mazeroski, Jung Ho Kang and many more will be on hand for autographs Jan. 26

Andrew Limberg
January 17, 2019 - 12:58 pm
PNC Park

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - We’re under a month away until pitchers and catchers report to Bradenton, FL for 2019 Spring Training, and to get you in the baseball mood, the Pirates will hold their annual PiratesFest at PNC Park January 26.

Plenty of current Pirates and alumni will be on hand to sign free autographs in the Jim Bean Left Field Lounge for children. Adults can secure tickets online. 100% of the proceeds will go toward the City of Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police “Injured Officers Fund,” and the new “Public Safety Support Trust Fund.”

Fans will get a chance to meet current Pirates Corey Dickerson, Steven Brault, Josh Bell, Jameson Taillon, a returning Jung Ho Kang and more as well as 1960 World Series hero Bill Mazeroski.

Pirates Autograph Schedule

  • 9:30 a.m.- 11 a.m. Corey Dickerson, Steven Brault, Bill Mazeroski
  • 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Jung Ho Kang, Kyle Crick, Jordan Lyles
  • 12:30 p.m.- 2 p.m. Josh Bell, Clay Holmes, Kevin Newman
  • 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. Jameson Taillon, Nick Kingham, J.T. Brubaker
  • 3:30 p.m.- 5 p.m. Starling Marte, Cole Tucker, Lonnie Chisenhall

While in your in the Left Field Lounge stop by and say hi to us, we’ll be broadcasting live all day!

Other alumi will also be signing autographs.

Pirates Alumni Autographs in the PNC Park Press Conference Room:

  • 10-11 a.m. Bob Robertson
  • 11a.m.- Noon Dick Groat
  • Noon- 1 p.m. Bill Madlock
  • 1-2 p.m. Richie Hebner
  • 2-3 p.m. Al Oliver
  • 3-4 p.m. John Smiley
  • 4- 5 p.m. Sid Bream

In addition to the autograph sessions, fans will get to visit the Pirates Dugout (weather permitting), take a swing in the Pirates batting catches and more!

The Bucs will also be looking for the next be star to sing the National Anthem before a Pirates game in 2019 with the “Oh Say Can You Sing” Auditions in the Green Room.

The Pirates are also bringing back the popular “Ask Pirates Management” Q and A in the Lexus club. In addition there will also be Q and A sessions with Pirates coaches, pitchers, broadcasters,  hitters and a kids only “Ask A Pirate”

In addition to the funds being collected from the autograph sessions, the Pirates will also be collecting  unwrapped toys for children ages 3-14 for the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Annual Toy Drive. Anyone who drops off a toy or donates $10 or more will get a pair of Pirates Charities fuzzy socks.

Get complete PiratesFest details at Pirates.com.

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