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Dan Rooney
Dan Rooney: My 75 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL
GV939.R6893 A3 2007x
The son of Art "The Chief" Rooney, Dan Rooney tells his life story as it is linked to famous players in Steeler history, as well as to the politics of the Steel City.
 
Chad Millman
The Ones Who Hit the Hardest: The Steelers, the Cowboys, the '70s, and the Fight for America's Soul
GV878.4.M37 2003
This book contrasts the blue-collar Pittsburgh Steelers with the glamorous Dallas Cowboys in their rise from the rocky '60s to the triumphant '70s, in which the two teams won five superbowls between them. This story places the Steelers as the firm winners of the hearts of Americans and the villainous Cowboys as darlings of the upper-class.
 
Steve Hickoff
The 50 Greatest Plays in Pittsburgh Steelers Football History
PENNA GV956.P57 H53 2008
A must-read for Steeler fans around the nation, this book shows in color pictures and vivid descriptions some of the defining moments in Pittsburgh's games.
 
Lew Freedman
Pittsburgh Steelers: The Complete Illustrated History
GV878.4.M37 2003
Written directly after the Steelers' record sixth Superbowl win, this history stretches backward through the incredible decade of the 1970s Steel Curtain. It includes accounts of the fans that form the backbone of Steeler Nation.
 
Randy Roberts
Pittsburgh Sports: Stories from the Steel City
GV584.5.P57 P55 2000
This anthology tells stories from the lesser-known Pittsburgh franchises like The Pittsburgh Pipers, The Pittsburgh Crawfords, and the Homestead Grays, as well as the rollercoaster ride of Pittsburgh Pirates' history.
 
Rob Ruck
Rooney: A Sporting Life
GV939.R689 R84 2010
Art Rooney is and will always be a Pittsburgh legend. When he founded the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise in 1933, he created a new era in professional football and Pittsburgh sports. His contribution to the National Football League is indisputable, and this book follows him as he watches his sons transform the Steeler into the champions of the 1970s.
 

Updated: 3/17/2011