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The A.J. Burnett giveaway T-shirt that the whole world should get for free

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(Pittsburgh Pirates)

Pittsburgh Pirates fans are, obviously, the luckiest in baseball. Your natural reaction might be to dispute that, but that's only because you hadn't yet laid eyes on the free A.J. Burnett T-shirt the team is giving away to all fans before Friday's game.

It's mesmerizing. It's perfect. It's like A.J. Burnett is a World Wrestling Entertainment character and we're all his tag-team partner.

Interesting detail: The giveaway is courtesy of the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau. That's Bradenton, Fla., where the Pirates make their spring home. Bros, anything this awesome has to be affiliated with Florida, am I right?

Even more awesome? Extreme giffage of Burnett modeling the T-shirt (the back too!) captured by the folks at Getting Blanked.

Now are you ready for something that absolutely cannot be unseen? While browsing a Cincinnati Reds fan forum (it's what I do in my spare time), I came across this comparison:

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Decades apart, but obviously two souls connected. But back to why the Pirates fans are the luckiest in baseball. Not only do they get what is easily the most stylish giveaway T-shirt of the year, they'll also get a A.J. Burnett bobblehead on May 18 wearing a camo-print jersey.

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So, who else is moving to Pittsburgh?

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