Vince Lascheid (26 December 1923 – 19 March 2009) was a prominent Pittsburgh organist. With distinctive keyboard stylings, Lascheid was best known as the organist for the Pittsburgh Pirates from the 1960s to 2009 and from 1970 to 2003 the Pittsburgh Penguins.[1][2][3][4][5] He was inducted into the Penguins' Hall of Fame in 2003.[6] In 2005, he was honored by being awarded the "Pride of the Pirates" by the Pittsburgh Pirates and with a moment of silence from the Pittsburgh Penguins.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Longtime sports organist Vince Lascheid dead at 85". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. March 20, 2009.
  2. ^ "Pirates, Penguins organist Vince Lascheid dies". Pittsburgh Business Times. March 20, 2009.
  3. ^ "Vince Lascheid, well-known organist, dies". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 20, 2009.
  4. ^ Batz, Jr., Bob (March 21, 2009). "Obituary: Vincent C. Lascheid Jr. / Organist set tone for Bucs, Pens". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  5. ^ "Penguins, Pirates Organist Vince Lascheid Dies". WPXI. March 20, 2009.
  6. ^ a b "Pens Hall of Famer Vince Lascheid Passes Away". NHL - Penguins. Pittsburgh Penguins. March 20, 2009.