The Bucco Brigade

The Bucco Brigade is an interactive squad that handles the in-game entertainment for all Pirates home games.

Their responsibilities include the T-Shirt Toss, Hot Dog Shoot, Baseball Quiz, and many more interactive inning breaks. The Bucco Brigade members also serve as ambassadors to our fans in the ballpark and in the community.

For more information regarding The Bucco Brigade, please call 412-325-4730 or email mascots@pirates.com.


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Adrianna

Hometown:
Hampton, PA
Hobbies:
Quoting movies
Favorite Movie:
Dumb and Dumber
Three Words That Describe You:
Fun, energetic, positive
Favorite Childhood Game:
Release
Favorite Food:
Cheesy Tots
Favorite Music:
Alternative Rock

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Anna H.

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Traveling, sleeping and eating
Favorite Movie:
Pirates of the Caribbean
Three Words That Describe You:
Fiesty, sassy, creative
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Singing the national anthem before a game
Favorite Childhood Game:
Clue
Favorite Food:
Mac & Cheese

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Anna P.

Hometown:
DuBois, PA
Hobbies:
Running, shopping
Three Words That Describe You:
Energetic, outgoing, fun-loving
Favorite TV Show:
The Following
Favorite Movie:
The Little Mermaid
Pets:
My dog, Remy
Favorite Food:
Tacos

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Ashley

Hometown:
Erie, PA
Hobbies:
Long walks on Mt. Washington, crocheting and cooking
Favorite TV Show:
Friends
Favorite Childhood Game:
Sharks and Minnows
Favorite Movie:
The Little Mermaid
Pets:
Two cats, Tank and Nali
Favorite Food:
Pierogies

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Carly

Hometown:
Youngstown, OH
Three Words That Describe You:
Crazy Cat Lady
Favorite Food:
My Mamaw's homemade spaghetti and meatballs
Favorite Childhood Game:
Playing Jarts (otherwise known as yard darts) with my Pa-Pa
Favorite Movie:
Frozen
Pets:
Two cats, Merkin and Charcoal; Dog, Lucy; Two turtles, Sheldon and Herman
Favorite Music:
I will be a Belieber until the day I die!

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Dave

Hometown:
Youngstown, OH
Hobbies:
Eating good luck nachos at Pittsburgh sporting events
Three Words That Describe You:
Energetic, young, uncle
Favorite Movie:
Wrestlemania 3
Favorite Childhood Game:
Nerf baseball in the living room
Favorite Music:
The Beatles, Pearl Jam, Guns & Roses
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Helping at Miracle League events

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Drew

Hometown:
Harmony, PA
Hobbies:
Rock Climbing & rappelling, swimming, cooking pierogies, playing piano, computer programming
Three Words That Describe You:
Faithful, disciplined, hungry
Favorite Movie:
The Little Mermaid
Pets:
Cat named Tyra
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Mark Smith's 10th inning walk-off home run to clinch a no-hitter for Francisco Cordova and Ricardo Rincon in 1997

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Erica

Hometown:
Cranberry Township, PA
Hobbies:
Shopping and napping
Three Words That Describe You:
Loud, outgoing, sarcastic
Favorite TV Show:
Pretty Little Liars
Pets:
Cat named Fergie
Favorite Childhood Game:
Guess who?
Favorite Food:
Mexican

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Hannah

Hometown:
Irwin, PA
Hobbies:
Hiking, traveling, volleyball
Favorite Movie:
Ocean's 11-12-13 Trilogy
Favorite TV Show:
New Girl
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Lost my first tooth at a Pirates game
Favorite Childhood Game:
Gold Rush
Favorite Food:
Ice Cream

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Jamie

Hometown:
Coraopolis, PA
Hobbies:
Fitness, watching sports, long naps
Favorite Movie:
The Patriot
Three Words That Describe You:
Awesome, great, fantastic
Favorite Food:
Pizza with chicken, bacon, tomato and pineapple
Favorite Childhood Game:
Sonic The Hedgehog
Favorite Music:
Future, Justin Bieber and Jimmy Buffett

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Jen

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Dancing
Favorite Movie:
Fast & Furious Series
Three Words That Describe You:
Personable, outgoing, loving
Favorite Food:
I love all food!
Favorite TV Show:
One Tree Hill
Favorite Music:
Country / Hip-Hop

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Jenn

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Dancing and being a mom
Pets:
Cat named Sebastian
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Meeting Jay Bell when I was 13
Favorite Food:
Chicken Parm
Favorite TV Show:
The Walking Dead
Favorite Childhood Game:
Mall Madness

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Jenny

Hometown:
South Fayette, PA
Hobbies:
Watching movies, eating Chick-fil-A, studying
Pets:
Cat named Boo and dog named Chunk
Favorite Movie:
Armageddon
Three Words That Describe You:
Bubbly, silly, blessed
Favorite Childhood Game:
Spyro
Favorite Music:
Alternative Rock

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Jess

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Three Words That Describe You:
Funny, honest caring
Pets:
Cockapoo, Corrie
Favorite Childhood Game:
Candyland
Favorite Food:
Cheese and Hummus
Favorite TV Show:
Parks and Recreation
Favorite Music:
Anything but Country

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Justin G.

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Three Words That Describe You:
Ambitious, animated, energetic
Pets:
English Pointer named Cole
Favorite Childhood Game:
N64 - Mario Party
Favorite Food:
BACON!
Favorite Movies:
Toy Story series
Favorite Music:
Dave Matthews Band

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Justin T.

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Three Words That Describe You:
Beard, competetive, LOL
Pets:
A Weimaraner puppy named Harper and a four-year-old Lab named Lily
Hobbies:
Basketball, softball, living life to the fullest
Favorite Food:
Pierogies
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Being on the field during player introductions before the 2013 Wild Card Game
Favorite Music:
Taylor Swift and Billy Joel

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Kaitlin

Hometown:
Greensburg, PA
Three Words That Describe You:
Determined, spontaneous, amusing
Pets:
Crazy dog named Bailey
Hobbies:
Rowing, running, traveling, social media and living with Michelle
Favorite TV Shows:
Game of Thrones and House of Cards
Favorite Childhood Game:
Jenga
Favorite Music:
Ke$ha and One Direction

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Kristina

Hometown:
Hampton, PA
Three Words That Describe You:
Ambitious, silly, tall
Pets:
A puppy named Lucky
Hobbies:
Skiing, stand-up comedy and traveling
Favorite Movie:
Blindside
Favorite Food:
Grapes
Favorite Music:
Country

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Kelsey

Hometown:
Akron, OH
Three Words That Describe You:
Motivated, positive, enthusiastic
Pets:
None :(
Hobbies:
Running, biking, rowing, cooking and trying new things
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Riding the ferry from Station Square and my dad teaching me how to keep score
Favorite Food:
Fresh raspberries
Favorite Childhood Game:
Hungry-Hungry Hippos

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Lindsay H.

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Three Words That Describe You:
Sarcastic, bubbly, passionate!
Pets:
A chocolate lab, Jade, and a golden retriever, Duce
Hobbies:
Karaoke, dancing, memorizing lyrics to songs, perfecting liquid eyeliner, and cuddling my dogs
Favorite TV Show:
The Walking Dead
Favorite Food:
Mac & Cheese
Favorite Music:
90s Alternative and Classic Rock

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Lindsay R.

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Pets:
Khloe the German Shepherd
Hobbies:
Soccer, kickball biking and going to concerts
Favorite TV Show:
The Walking Dead
Favorite Pirates Memory:
: Celebrating Cutch's 14th inning walk-off from K-Club
Favorite Food:
Pizza
Favorite Childhood Game:
Capture the Flag

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Maddy

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Pets:
Two dogs
Hobbies:
Basketball, hanging out with friends
Favorite Movie:
Bridesmaids
Three Words That Describe You:
Outgoing, fun, adventurous
Favorite Food:
Pizza
Favorite Childhood Game:
Four-Square

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Michelle

Hometown:
Kittanning, PA
Hobbies:
Dance, ice skating, traveling and living with Kaitlin
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Working every game with my Bucco family
Favorite Movie:
The Ugly Truth
Favorite Food:
Chicken Alfredo
Favorite Childhood Game:
Twister
Favorite Music:
Anything Hip-Hop or Country

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Nicole

Hometown:
Uniontown, PA
Hobbies:
Track & Field, dancing
Pets:
Dog named Macy and two Cats, Oscar and Miskey
Favorite Movie:
Sweet Home Alabama
Favorite Food:
Cheeseburger
Favorite Childhood Game:
Clue
Three Words That Describe You:
Creative, talkative and athletic

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Nina

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Chocolate
Three Words That Describe You:
Sweet, chocolate, hardworking
Favorite Movie:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Favorite Food:
Chocolate
Favorite Childhood Game:
Candyland
Favorite TV Show:
Cupcake Wars

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Rachael

Hometown:
Plum, PA
Hobbies:
Volunteering, shopping, hanging out with friends and family
Three Words That Describe You:
Compassionate, enthusiastic, ambitious
Pets:
Miniature Dachshund: Oscar and Retriever: Maisy
Favorite Food:
Pizza and pierogies
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Standing on the dugout waving the blackout rally towels during the 2013 Postseason
Favorite Music:
Anything country, but I do love the Foo Fighters

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Rachel

Hometown:
Cranberry Twp., PA
Hobbies:
Hiking and playing the ukulele
Three Words That Describe You:
Outgoing, adventurous, hardworking
Favorite Movie:
Stand by Me
Favorite Food:
Mexican and french fries
Favorite Childhood Game:
Nintendo 64 - Mario Kart
Favorite TV Show:
Game of Thrones

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RJ

Hometown:
Baldwin, PA
Hobbies:
Golfing and PSL Sports
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Cutch's 14th inning walk-off home run against the Cardinals before the 2015 All-Star break
Pet:
Cat named Rufus
Favorite Movie:
The Lion King
Favorite TV Show:
Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Favorite Childhood Game:
Kickball

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Shane

Hometown:
Homestead, PA
Hobbies:
Playing sports, working out, spending time with my niece
Favorite Movies:
Bad Boys 2, Pirates of the Caribbean
Three Words That Describe You:
Confident, clever, outgoing
Favorite Pirates Memory:
When Potato Pete tackled Teddy at PNC Park during the Pierogy vs. Presidents Race
Favorite Food:
Steak, vegetables, potato
Favorite Music:
Anything and everything

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Tori

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Exercising, dancing, volunteering, gymnastics
Favorite TV Show:
House of Cards
Three Words That Describe You:
Dedicated, motivated, positive
Pets:
Two dogs, Jack and Trixie
Favorite Childhood Game:
Trouble
Favorite Music:
Kid Cudi, Mumford & Sons, Dave Matthews Band