Veteran beer vendor is part of the home field advantage for Pirates fans

Story posted April 10, 2017 in Sports by Shuyao Chen

Tom Congdon, 63, has been a beer vendor at almost every stadium in Pittsburgh for 34 years. Fans know him as “T.C.” and clearly enjoy his company.

He greets everybody, knows their names, dances around, and whistles and waves his hat when a big play happens. For the fans, Tom Congdon is very much an important part of the ballpark experience.

(This story was produced with the assistance of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism.)