Steel City: XL, XLII and the New Super Bowl Era

Steel City: XL, XLII and the New Super Bowl Era

by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
     
 

Long one of America's favorite teams since their heyday in the 1970s, the Pittsburgh Steelers reasserted themselves in the 2000s with a pair of Super Bowl victories that pushed the franchise to a record-breaking six in total. Players like Ben Roethlisberger, Troy Polamalu, and Hines Ward endeared themselves to Steeler Nation by performing big in both games and

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Long one of America's favorite teams since their heyday in the 1970s, the Pittsburgh Steelers reasserted themselves in the 2000s with a pair of Super Bowl victories that pushed the franchise to a record-breaking six in total. Players like Ben Roethlisberger, Troy Polamalu, and Hines Ward endeared themselves to Steeler Nation by performing big in both games and maintaining a thread of continuity and excellence that won over a new generation of a fans. Meanwhile powerful personalities like Bill Cowher and Jerome Bettis loomed large in Super Bowl XL, before passing the torch to the likes of Mike Tomlin, James Harrison and Santonio Holmes, who ensured their places in Steeler lore with outstanding performances in Super Bowl XLIII. Steel City celebrates one of the great franchises in pro sports and focuses on their resurgence in the last five years fired by hard-nosed coaches, gritty players, and a unique stability provided by ownership that is the envy of every other team in the league.

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ISBN-13:
9781600783074
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
03/28/2009
Pages:
141
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.50(d)

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