For the first time since May 4th, 1992, a Pittsburgh Pirate will be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Then, it was Barry Bonds:
Now, it’s Jason Grilli:
“The Strangest But Truest Story of the Summer | The Playoff-Bound Pirates and Their Sharknado Bullpen”
How cool is that? Be sure to pick up your copy of SI this week, hitting newsstands July 22nd.
You can also purchase the cover online HERE.
Photos via SI Vault & SI Classic Cover Collection