Andrew McCutchen calls for blackout ahead of Pirates’ Home Opener

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In what seems to be turning into a yearly tradition, Andrew McCutchen is urging fans to wear black for the Pittsburgh Pirates’ home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.

McCutchen, a social media savant, took to Twitter/X and politely requested fans attending Friday’s opener to dress in black.

For McCutchen’s return to the Pirates last season after spending five seasons with four other organizations, numerous Pirates-related personnel took to social media calling for a blackout. McCutchen helped in spearheading the efforts then, and he’s doing it once again.


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