Pittsburgh Pirates visit the middle school
Shaler Area Middle School seventh-graders earned a special surprise visit from three Pittsburgh Pirates and the Pirate Parrot on May 17.
Pittsburgh Pirates Johnny Barbato, Gift Ngoepe and Jose Osuna visited the middle school in an assembly to celebrate the school having the most submissions in the Jackie Robinson essay contest locally.
Students and members of the Pirates organization talked about the contributions Jackie Robinson made in baseball. Students also had the opportunity to ask the players questions and compete in challenges with the athletes.
The visit was also featured on the Root Sports pre-game show that evening.
Pirates visit Shaler Area Middle School
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Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017