Steve Blass was a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates for ten years, including their 1971 World Series win. Suddenly, after the 1972 season, Blass suffered a loss of pitching control and retired from baseball in 1974. He is currently a broadcast announcer for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Steve Blass will visit the Northern Tier Library on Tuesday, July 17th at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his new book, A Pirate for Life. In this memoir, he discusses his baseball career, his struggles with Steve Blass Disease, and his work as a color commentator for the Pirates. Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is required.