Let history reflect that on a perfect Monday evening in the second week of May, the Pittsburgh Pirates did something that hadn't been witnessed in seven stinking years.
They reached the summit of Mount .500 -- and kept on climbing.
Spray the ticker tape.
And check the standings.
Because when they'd finished high-fiving, the Pirates' record looked like this:
It wasn't exactly "late" in the season by normal standards. But we're not talking normal ...
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