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Saturday, May 26, 2012
West Virginia Power salutes redneck pride

By Thomas Neumann

You might be a redneck if … you attend Saturday’s minor league baseball game in Charleston, W.Va.

That’s because the West Virginia Power, Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are playing host to Redneck Night at the team’s game against the Kannapolis Intimidators.

“We’ve done a version of this several times over the years,” said Power spokesman Adam Marco. “This is the first year we’ve fully developed it.”

Here’s some of what’s in store:


The team hopes Redneck Night will ultimately earn the coveted Golden Bobblehead, awarded by minor league baseball to the franchise with the top promotion of the season.