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The Pittsburgh Pirates Officially Won't Have A Losing Season This Year

The last time the Pirates won at least half of their games in a season was in 1992.

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The Pirates are also the only team known to have a hallucinogenic-drug-induced no-hitter in its history.

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Certainly one of the stranger things to have happened in baseball history

But its been a while since the Buccos last had a winning season.

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It was 1992. The Pirates went all the way to the National League Championship Series, but lost to the Atlanta Braves.

The Pirates, meanwhile, spent the next two decades losing season after season.

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The longest streak of losing seasons in major American professional sports.

These guys have broken the streak.

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and also made an awesome SNL-inspired scoreboard video. Note that Pedro Alvarez is wearing a Thundercats shirt.

The 2013 Pirates officially have 81 wins after beating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on September 3, 2013.

Andrew McCutchen hit his 100th career home run too.

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