The Steeler's Experience

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Voyageur Press, 15 sept. 2014 - 219 pages
The definitive guide for anyone in or near The Steeler Nation. Few teams in professional football have the history and winning legacy of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and The Steelers Experience offers a thorough, in-depth look back at every single Steelers season since 1933, highlighting the biggest heroes and top moments that have fostered one of the most passionate fan bases in all sports. This is a unique season-by-season look at the club's full history, with all of the memorable moments, leading individual performances, top off-field stories, and key statistical accomplishments. In addition, feature articles highlight the franchise's prominent players and coaches through the years, the stadiums that the Steelers have called home, and the fascinating characters and distinctive traditions that have defined Steelers football. This book is illustrated throughout with vintage and contemporary photos of each season's pivotal player, defining moment, or characteristic image, along with a rich collection of memorabilia, from football cards to program covers to pennants and more. Every single Steelers game's results are included and the top individual statistical performers are compiled for each decade. More than just a historical overview of the team, The Steelers Experience leaves no season unturned, no star unilluminated. The breadth of detailed information and stunning imagery combine to create a package no Steelers fan will want to miss!
 

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Table des matières

A Town Its Team and Its Fans
6
Rooney Blood and Whizzer White
8
The Bullet The War and the Legendary Coach
22
Buddy Bobby and Butler
38
Big Daddy John Henry and Pitt Stadium
56
Chuck Noll Joe Greene and Three Rivers
78
Malone Woodson and Merriweather
114
Cowher Power Slash and The Bus
136
Heinz Field Big Ben and Super Success
162
Polamalu Steelers Nation and Seventh Heaven
192
The Pittsburgh Steelers AllTime Player Roster
202
Index
214
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David Aretha has written and edited 18 football books, including Pittsburgh Steelers Yesterday and Today, and Steel Tough. He also writes NFL player profiles for The Topps Company.

Abby Mendelson is a veteran Pittsburgh writer and reporter. A novelist and short-story writer, he is also the author of numerous Pittsburgh-related books, including Arena: Remembering the Igloo; Pittsburgh: A Place in Time; Pittsburgh Prays: Thirty-Six Ho

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