Pittsburgh Pirates Debut Real-Life 'Super Mario Run' Game in Front of Scoreboard

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistApril 9, 2017

Forget iPhone apps. For Pittsburgh Pirates home games at PNC Park, you can play Super Mario Run with help from the scoreboard.

Jim Lokay of Fox 5 in Washington, D.C., posted a video of a Pirates fan leaping over green tubes, grabbing power-ups and ultimately beating the clock. The team calls the merged reality game Super Bucco Run.

Don't worry—once the baseball starts back up, the video game goes away:

According to Pirates in-game host Joe Klimchak, the game will rotate with another (presumably similar) one:

Pittsburgh has won its first two home games of the season against the Atlanta Braves.