Paul Van Osdol and Estelle Aversa courtesy of thepittsburghchannel.com
The intent of the promotion, according to Aversa was to make Pirate fans feel better about a loss, a consolation, not to mock the team. The Stroll Inn has discontinued the promotion after learning of the boycott. Pirates spokesman Brian Warecki said the team was unaware the employees were urging a boycott, but he said they are "free to share with their friends their feelings about an establishment that would root against its home team." After 18 losing seasons, Pirate fans need something even if it is just a nickle off a pitcher of beer.
The Pittsburgh sports bar is located on Fairhaven Road.
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