It Is The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Pirates pitchers and catchers are reporting to Spring Training Today!  After 134 days with no Pirates baseball, the season is again getting ready to start up.

Last season, the Pittsburgh Pirates struggled. They finished with a record of 78-83, and also had a tie.  It was a disappointment, as the Pirates were coming off a three year stretch in which they had the second best record in the game, ultimately resulting in three wild card game appearances.

But it’s a new season, and the best game of all is starting back up today.  It’s officially baseball season once again.  George Wyle and Edward Polo wrote a song in 1963 called “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year.”

It’s a song about Christmas, and while Christmas is a magical time of the year, we all know the true most wonderful time is when baseball returns… It is time we update the song.

🎶🎶It’s the most wonderful time of the year

With Jameson throwing

And everyone telling you “Be of good cheer”

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

It’s the hap-happiest season of all

With those JHay greetings and PNC seatings

When Cole receives the ball

It’s the hap- happiest season of all
There’ll be games for hosting

Hotdogs for roasting

And Greg Brown announcing on radio

There’ll be Walk and Blass stories

And tales of the glories of

Pirates long, long ago
It’s the most wonderful time of the year

There’ll be much rubbers toeing

And beards will be growing

When opening day is here

It’s the most wonderful time of the year
There’ll be games for hosting

Wins for boasting

And rookies up in the show

There’ll be scary Cubs stories

And tales of the glories of

Pirates long, long ago
It’s the most wonderful time of the year

There’ll be much fans going

And Kang will be homering

Opening Day is near

It’s the most wonderful time

It’s the most wonderful time

It’s the most wonderful time

It’s the most wonderful time of the year🎶🎶

Baseball is finally back! Hopefully the 2017 season is better than the 2016 one, and the Pirates find themselves back in the playoffs. Happy baseball season, everyone!

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