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What It Means To Be a Pittsburgh Steelers Fan

Published by on May 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most popular franchises in all of professional sports. Everywhere that Pittsburgh plays you can be sure of one thing, there will be yellow towels waving.

Steeler Nation is a force to be reckoned with. They are everywhere. The most rabid fan-base in the sport.

The Steelers stand for tradition.

The franchise has been in the same family since 1933. The Rooney family is well-known amongst the Pittsburgh natives and their willingness to accept everyone brings a unique family atmosphere to the fan-base.

When the steel industry collapsed, it let a lot of people feeling unsatisfied and hurt. People had lost their jobs and morale around the city was down. The St...

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