Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sunday Funday: Pierogie Races

The Pirates have been winning since the All-Star break and have had a sold out crowd for the past two nights.  The Bucs are wrapping up their series with the Rockies this afternoon and I'm thinking about heading to the shore for some relaxation before I start my new job in a week.

Because I'm feeling a little whimsical, here's a fun card that was part of the 2014 Opening Day insert "Between the Innings" which highlighted Pittsburgh's home game Pierogie Races.

After the 5th inning of every Pirates home game, 4 different pierogies race the outfield warning track to determine a winner.  Fans cheer on their favorite pierogie.  Last year Chester Cheese was the season winner with 21 victories compared to Sauerkraut Saul, Oliver Onion, and the female Jalapeno Hannah who each had 20 victories during the season.

I got this insert for .50 at my mall's sports card show earlier in the year.


  1. I like that card. .50 is a good deal as it sells for a couple bucks on eBay. The Between Innings inserts only came 1 a hobby box.

  2. In theory they were in retail at 1:36 though I never pulled one from 4 blasters (44 packs).

    There is a Pirate Parrot card in those inserts that is a neat card.

  3. I got that one too. Gonna show it off later this week. I got both for $1 cause the vendor knows me really well and I'm one of his best customers.