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Complete History Of The Pittsburgh Steelers

Published by on April 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

This is the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Everything you are about to read in this article is true. This is the story of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

One day, a man by the name of Arthur Rooney, was sitting around thinking how to spend $2500 all at once. After a few days of pondering, Art Rooney decided to contact the NFL to start a football franchise. He would call his team, the Pittsburgh Pirates.

In the Pirates first NFL game, they scored a safety while being blown out 23-2 by the New York Giants. Through the 1930's, the Pirates never finished better than a .500 record. In 1938, they were able to make history by signing future U.S. Supreme Justice Byron White to the largest NFL contract in history. White quickly...

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