Pittsburgh Pirates

1480 WCNS is the Westmoreland County flagship station for Pittsburgh Pirate Baseball play by play. Greg Brownbucs_wideangle, Joe Block, Steve Blass, Bob Walk and John Wehner provide the description and analysis of each game. The station broadcasts 150 games per year. Our listeners have the opportunity to win Pirates game tickets throughout the summer.


From the Ballpark

1480 WCNS presents “From the Ballpark”, a brief Pirates report following the daily 8:00 am news. “From the Ballpark” will begin live from Florida during spring training and run throughout the season. The program is hosted by announcers Greg Brown and Joe Block.

Pirates broadcasters

Pirate Announcers: Greg Brown, Joe Block, Bob Walk, John Wehner, Steve Blass

Chick-Fil-A Challenge

The 1480 WCNS Chick-Fil-A Challenge is popular among our listeners and last season we had over 150 winners!  Listen in to play our  scrambled word game this season starting Opening Day on 1480 WCNS.

Contest Rules

Randomly during each Pirate game, 1480 WCNS will announce the scrambled letters of a word related to baseball.

Your challenge is to unscramble the letters to get our correct word and be the first person to call the station contest number 724-532-1480. The first person with the correct word wins a Chick-Fil-A Platter of Chicken Nuggets or Chicken Strips valued at $25. Winner’s names are also eligible for our monthly random drawing for Pirate game tickets.

Remember only one winner per household per season.  Your prize is redeemable at Chick-Fil-A locations in the Eastgate Center and the Westmoreland Mall.

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