How Did I End Up a Pitt Fan? “Mark T.”

Here is yet another Bio piece from a long time reader (keep them coming folks).  Mark T. wrote this one and he spins his tale well…

My Pitt story takes me back to the mid 1980’s with my family in south Florida.  Not exactly how you thought that should start, right?  Well my grandfather was a military man who had decided to retire from the jewelry business he had grown in Michigan and headed south to the tropical weather that Florida offered.  Soon thereafter, my parents and myself followed.

Growing up in south Florida in the early and mid 80’s didn’t give you much of a sports option.  There wasn’t hockey or baseball there yet and basketball wouldn’t start until 1988 which coincidentally was the year after I moved away from Florida.

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