Willie Stargell http://wesa.fm en What Makes a Good Sports Song Stick? http://wesa.fm/post/what-makes-good-sports-song-stick <p>The Pittsburgh Pirates are in a record winning season, and the Bucs euphoria can be felt and heard all over town.&nbsp;</p><p>Songs like "Beat 'em Bucs" are gaining new popularity on drive-time radio and YouTube.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BN6xhSMNb8E" frameborder="0" height="323" width="575"></iframe></p><p>Batter <a href="http://pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com/fan_forum/ballpark_music.jsp?c_id=pit">walk up songs</a> such as&nbsp; "Apache" from the Sugarhill Gang, can be purchased on iTunes for Garrett Jones fans.</p><p>When a Pittsburgh team starts doing well, we can’t help but sing. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:47:08 +0000 Heather McClain 15488 at http://wesa.fm What Makes a Good Sports Song Stick? 'Pops' Stargell Biography Highlights His Love for the City of Champions http://wesa.fm/post/pops-stargell-biography-highlights-his-love-city-champions <p>National League and World Series MVP, <a href="http://baseballhall.org/hof/stargell-willie">Baseball Hall of Fame member</a> and Pittsburgh Pirates all-time home run leader are only a few of the many titles held by the great Willie “Pops” Stargell.&nbsp;</p><p>As a leader and advocate both on and off the field, Stargell remains one of the most beloved sports figures in Pittsburgh. His legendary status and continued admiration from baseball fans, prompted Pittsburgh native <a href="http://news.wsiu.org/post/pops-willie-stargell-story">Richard “Pete” Peterson</a> to author the player’s biography,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/pops-richard-pete-peterson/1113730285?ean=9781600788000"><em>Pops: The Willie Stargell Story</em></a>.</p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:01:34 +0000 Katherine Blackley 13941 at http://wesa.fm 'Pops' Stargell Biography Highlights His Love for the City of Champions