Sport: Bucs and Birds Battle It Out

"You haven't seen the real Pirates yet," said Pittsburgh Manager Danny Murtaugh after the Baltimore Orioles won the first two games of the World Series. So it seemed last week when the action shifted to Pittsburgh. Hitting, hustling and hurling like a team possessed, the Pirates swept three straight games from the heavily favored World Champion Orioles. Nevertheless, when the Series switched back to Baltimore, the Pirates had to battle more than the singing fastballs of Oriole Pitcher Jim Palmer. No team in Series history has ever lost the first two games and...

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