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Finally, Cubs-Pirates is interesting again

Finally, Cubs-Pirates is interesting again

Growing up outside Philadelphia, I knew I had cousins from the other side of the state. I knew they probably weren't Phillies fans, like I was. And neighbors told me people out there spoke differently. Boy, were they right. The word "yinz" is practically synonymous with Pittsburgh; it's that city's collective form of "you." "Yinz goin' ta the game?" Of course you are.  But yinz is more than just some word plopped into conversation. It is an identifier of the Steel City's uniqueness and unity in sports. This week, as the Cubs head east to play the Pirates, traveling fans get lots of yinzer pride to come out....

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