The Pittsburgh pirates team has been a part of base ball game from past 130 years.In the year 2012, Pittsburgh pirates team have reached 1st place in the NL central. The first ever pirates logo was launched in the year 1882 and the current logo that is used by the Pittsburgh pirates team was launched in 1997.
In last 42 games that were hosted by the All star break, crowd attending the game was increased by 12.25% when compared to last year. The statistics of James McDonald related to 2012 all star break includes 100 strikeouts with 0.196 batting average and scored 7 home runs and the Andrew Mc Cuthcen is recognized as the fastest player and he is a top contender for MVP of the year 2012.
The audience number supporting the pirates team has been increasing gradually since 1947 and in the year 2001, more than 2.5 million fans have turned up to PNC stadium to cheer and support the pirates team.