(August 7, 2010) At tonight's game, Pirate's Charities sold Scratch-Off tickets where fans could win the "Shirt off the Back of Pirate Players. Joanne was one of 24 lucky winners scratching off a winning ticket. Upon registering her scratch-off ticket, she was instructed to pull a name out of a bowl. When Joanne unfolded the name she had drawn, she learned that she had won Pedro Alvarez's Jersey.
Already being excited about winning Pedro's Jeresy.... Pedro himself made winning his jersey even a more memorable occasion. In the bottom of the Tenth inning with the scored tied at seven, Pedro comes to the plate. There are two outs and nobody on base. The pitcher throws and Pedro hits his first career walk-off home run. What could be better!