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Jon Anderson, a junior computer forensics major, built his life around faith—faith in God and faith that someday the Pittsburgh Pirates would complete a winning season. It is this combination that allowed him to become a regional icon in the world of baseball.
In March 2009, he started a blog and Twitter account that would become his alter ego. His reach is now more than 1,500 Twitter followers and 400 blog readers daily, and that's just when the Pirates aren't playing. Each day, countless Pirates fans tune in to Anderson's insights, or as they know him, McEffect.
This passion stemmed from a childhood with nothing to do except watch sports.
“I just started watching sports and took a special liking to the game of baseball,” Anderson said. “Even when I got into middle school and high school and had more of a social life, I still watched every game I...