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The franchise in Pittsburgh was originally owned by Art Rooney Sr. and was originally named the Pittsburgh Pirates. The franchise was bought in 1933 and the name was changed to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1940. The franchise has been in the Rooney family ever since its existance.

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