Opening Day at PNC Park in visuals

Cold temperatures and blue skies greeted Pirates fans on Monday for the team’s home opener at PNC Park. The Pirates lost to the Arizona Cardinals, 6-5.


This 360-degree video shoes everything from tailgating and batting practice, to the national anthem with full park views:

The American flag is displayed in center field during opening ceremonies at PNC Park. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli collides with first baseman Josh Bell as they try to pull in a foul ball hit by Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong in the eighth inning. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Allen Little of Loretto, waves a pirate flag from the bleachers behind left field in the seventh inning of the Pittsburgh Pirates home opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
William Kofalt of East Liberty walks across the Sixth St. Bridge eating a hamburger dressed as “Pittsburgh’s Lucky Lion” before the start of the Pittsburgh Pirates home opener. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Jim Dunstan of the Southside, left, and Eric Baldauf of Brentwood, right, raise their drinks in the air as they cheer on the Bucs in the bottom of the seventh inning. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Colin Moran celebrates after hitting solo homer against the Cardinals. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Pirates pitcher Chris Archer reacts after striking out Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt to end the top of the fifth inning Monday, April 1, 2019, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pirates fans sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the seventh inning stretch as the team takes on the Cardinals Monday, April 1, 2019, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Erik Gonzalez is tagged out by St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Pirates fans lean over the outside bar as they watch the seventh inning. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Pirates pitcher Chris Archer reacts after striking out Cardinals left fielder Marcell Ozuna in the third inning. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli slides safely into home plate as Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina looks on during the first inning. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pirates players stand for the national anthem and a flyover before taking on the Cardinals. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Pablo Reyes hits the Roberto Clemente sign for good luck as he makes his way to the field. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh police officers Anthony Burke, Timothy Matson, Mike Smijda, and Dan Mead who responded to the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting, throw out the first pitch on Opening Day. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting shares a laugh with manager Clint Hurdle as the team warms up. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez warms up before taking on the Cardinals. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Brian Littleton of Shadyside, Ohio, cooks breakfast outside PNC Park before Opening Day. Littleton started tailgating at 6 a.m. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Chris Archer delivers against the Cardinals. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Members of the Pirates grounds crew remove tarps near home plate.  (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Morning sunlight glows over PNC Park and Downtown Pittsburgh on Opening Day.  (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle high fives teammates during opening ceremonies. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
PNC Park workers stand beside the Pirates dugout along the third base line before the start of the game. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
The stadium lights illuminate PNC Park early Monday morning in preparation for Opening Day. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette)