Russell Byars Sets Rock Skipping World Record Next Pirates Closer

WE PERSONALLY THINK HE’S STAN BELINDA IN DISGUISE: The PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE reports on a bizarre new world record held by a local man.

Russell Byars Kent Tekulve

Pittsburgher Russell Byars, with a delivery remiscient of former Pittsburgh Pirate pitcher Kent Tekulve, recent skipped a rock across water 51 times. The toss traveled an astounding 250 feet:

Russell Byars Rock Skipping Record

• After watching the video, you and I see: A remarkable, unique achievement.
• After watching the video, new Pirates GM Neil Huntington sees: His next closer.