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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 e-mail mascots@pirates.com.

ANNA H.

Hometown:
Pittsburgh PA
Hobbies:
Watching movies and singing
Favorite TV Shows:
House, Keeping up with the Kardashians, Spongebob, Jersey Shore, Glee
Favorite Movies:
Pirates of the Caribbean series
Pets:
My chocolate lab Coco and my goldfish Speedo
Favorite Childhood Game:
Clue
Favorite Music:
Country, Rap, R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop

ANNA P.

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

COURTNY

Hometown:
Belle Vernon, PA
Hobbies:
Shooting, editing and writing news packages/stories. Traveling, singing, dancing and ZUMBA!
Favorite Movie:
Dumb and Dumber
Pets:
Two English Mastiffs named Zena and Sheba, and a cat named Mystery.
Favorite Childhood Game:
Super Mario 64
Favorite Food:
: Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. But homemade pierogies always hit the spot too!
Favorite Music:
I like all types of music, but really enjoy any Country music.

DAVE F.

Hometown:
Penn Hills, PA
Hobbies:
Basketball, Football and fishing
Favorite Movies:
Avengers and any Rocky movies
Three Words to Describe Me:
Cool, kind, awesome
Favorite Pirates Memory:
NL Wild Card Game 2013
Favorite Childhood Game:
Mouse Trap
Favorite Food:
Pasta

DAVE J.

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Eating good luck nachos at Pittsburgh sporting events, web designing, running
Favorite TV Show:
Seinfeld
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Being at the 2013 Wild Card game with my Dad
Favorite Childhood Game:
Living room baseball with a foam ball and dishrags for bases
Favorite Food:
Japanese on the hibachi
Favorite Music:
The Beatles

DEBBIE

Hometown:
Monroeville, PA
Hobbies:
Shopping, dancing, singing, acting
Favorite TV Show:
Friends
Pets:
A bunny named Joey and a puppy named Phoebe
Three Words to Describe Me:
Passionate, driven, stubborn
Favorite Pirates Memory:
2006 - All-Star Game in Pittsburgh, Freddy Sanchez won the NL batting title
Favorite Music:
The Clarks, Lifehouse, Bush, Pat McGee Band, Goo Goo Dolls

DENNIS

Hometown:
Piqua, OH
Hobbies:
Singing, dancing, traveling, bowling, golf
Favorite TV Shows:
Family Guy, Walking Dead, Survivor, Amazing Race
Favorite Movies:
Artificial Intelligence, Tron, Hunger Games Thor, Avengers
Three Words to Describe Me:
Funny, loud, hyperactive
Favorite Childhood Games:
Monopoly, Sorry, Clue
Favorite Music:
K Pop (Korean pop), Lady Gaga, Queen B, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood, Ah-Ha, Earth Wind and Fire

DREW

Hometown:
Harmony, PA
Hobbies:
Rock Climbing & rappelling, swimming, cooking pierogies, playing piano, computer programming
Favorite Movie:
The Little Mermaid
Pet:
Cat named Tyra
Three Words to Describe Me:
Faithful, disciplined, hungry
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.

ERICA

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Softball and shopping
Favorite TV Show:
Full House
Favorite Movies:
A League of Their Own, 42 and Goodfellas
Three Words to Describe Me:
Spontaneous, goofy, outgoing
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Russell Martin's solo HR in the bottom of the 7th in the 2013 Wild Card Game at PNC Park.
Favorite Childhood Games:
Hide and Seek, Tag

JENN

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Dancing, working out and being a mom!
Pets:
Bentley, Miniature Wiener Dog
Favorite TV Show:
The Walking Dead
Favorite Childhood Games:
Mall Madness and Clue
Favorite Movies:
Anything and movies with Leonardo Dicaprio & Zombies. I have a DVD collection of 4000+. I love movies!
Favorite Music:
Boy bands and Pitbull, mostly anything you can dance to, NSYNC

JESS

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Shopping and loving animals
Favorite TV Show:
Sex and the City
Pets:
Cockapoo, Corrie
Three Words to Describe Me:
Funny, honest, YOLO
Favorite Childhood Game:
Candyland
Favorite Music:
Lana Del Rey, Dave Matthews Band and all rap

JUSTIN G.

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

JUSTIN T.

Hometown:
412
Hobbies:
Softball, basketball, buffets
Favorite Movies:
Harry Potter, Jurassic Park
Three Words to Describe Me:
Friendly, awkward, funny
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Being on the field for player intros before the 2013 Wild Card Game.
Pet:
Two-year-old black lab named Lily
Favorite Music:
Taylor Swift

KAITLIN

Hometown:
Greensburg, PA
Hobbies:
Drawing, rowing, skiing, running and going to the beach
Favorite Movies:
Frozen, The Other Guys
Pet:
A Doberman mix named Brownie
Favorite Pirates Memory:
PNC Park Blackout for the 2013 Wild Card Game!
Favorite Childhood Game:
Hungry-Hungry Hippos
Favorite Music:
All boy bands, Lady Gaga, and Ke$ha's "Timber" on repeat

KELSEY

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

LAUREN

Hometown:
Cranberry Township, PA
Hobbies:
Playing sports especially volleyball, snowboarding, dancing, reading
Favorite Movie:
A League of Their Own
Three Words to Describe Me:
Outgoing, energetic, compassionate
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Opening day 2007! It was my first time working Opening Day, the weather was warm, the sun was out and the energy of the crowd was amazing!
Favorite Childhood Game:
Monopoly
Favorite Food:
Chips and guac

LEXI

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Playing/watching sports, working out, being with friends
Favorite TV Show:
The Office
Pets:
Two amazing dogs: Petey and Babe
Three Words to Describe Me:
Funny, outgoing, competitive
Favorite Childhood Game:
Mario Kart 64
Favorite Food:
Primanti Brothers

LINDSAY H.

Hometown:
Moon Township, PA
Favorite Movie:
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Favorite TV Shows:
The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad
Pets:
Two adorable pups, Jade and Duce
Favorite Pirates Memory:
Taking a field trip to an afternoon game and catching one of the hot dogs that the Bucco Brigade shot into the stands!
Favorite Food:
Chinese and Japanese food, heavy emphasis on sushi
Favorite Music:
Summer Hits of the 90s is my go-to Pandora station

LINDSAY R.

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Napping, Netflix marathons, Nutella
Favorite TV Show:
Game of Thrones
Three Words to Describe Me:
Loyal, silly, sporty
Favorite Pirates Memory:
PLAYOFFS 2013!
Favorite Childhood Game:
Sock-em-boppers
Favorite Music:
Country

MALLORY

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Favorite Movie:
Bridesmaids
Pet:
A small black and white kitty named Lucy
Three Words to Describe Me:
Energetic, outgoing, friendly
Favorite Pirates Memory:
I once caught a T-Shirt that was thrown by the Bucco Brigade!
Favorite Childhood Game:
Capture the Flag. We always played around my whole neighborhood.
Favorite Food:
Definitely pizza

MICHELLE

Hometown:
Kittanning, PA
Hobbies:
Dance, figure skating, acting, modeling
Favorite Movie:
The Ugly Truth
Pet:
Yorkshire Terrier named Muffie
Three Words to Describe Me:
Fun, creative, energetic
Favorite Food:
Chicken Alfredo
Favorite Music:
Hip Hop

NINA

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, PA
Hobbies:
Crafting, baking, spending time with family. Also I am always up for learning new things and going new places!
Favorite Movie:
Dirty Dancing
Three Words to Describe Me:
Smiley, fun, passionate
Favorite Childhood Game:
Definitely dress up!
Favorite Food:
Mexican
Favorite Music:
Hmm... I really listen to anything! But my favorite music would be something good to karaoke to.

RACHAEL

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

RACHEL

Hometown:
Cranberry Township, PA
Hobbies:
Dancing ridiculously
Favorite TV Show:
Sons of Anarchy, Shameless, Grey's Anatomy
Three Words to Describe Me:
Energetic, hardworking, and spontaneous
Favorite Pirates Memory:
First time shooting hot dogs
Favorite Childhood Game:
Nintendo 64 - Mario Kart
Favorite Music:
Lady Gaga, Led Zeppelin