Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Youtube Video: Joel Hanrahan Interview

Joel Hanrahan is no longer in Pittsburgh.  The Pirates beloved closer of the last few years has been shipped to the Boston Red Sox, eccentric and impressive facial hair in tow.  Hammer Time is over, at least near the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers.  Despite his departure from the Steel City, Hanrahan can still provide entertainment as he did prior to being traded.  Cuteness was also involved, although the main source was not Joel Hanrahan, but 11 year-old Haley Smilow, who's well on her way to finding herself on national television one day as a reporter. Check out the video below after the jump.

From the description of the video, "11 Year old Haley Smilow sits down with Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan and discusses trucks, pranks, cooking, pets and more.... Find out the answers to the questions that only a kid would ask, but that everyone wants to know."  Haley's father has graciously given me permission to post the interview on Buried Treasure, along with extra pictures provided.


The Smilow requested the following thank you and message be attached, and I am of course happy to oblige.

Arturo Pardavila III from MLB.COM
Andrew Harts from MLB/Cut 4
Chuck Booth & Jonathan Hacohen from MLB Reports
Pittsburgh Pirates:
Dan Hart
Jim Trdinich
for believing in Haley
and of special thank you to
Joel Hanrahan

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