The colors represent the ingredients that make Steel. Yellow = Coal Orange (not red) = Iron Ore Blue = Scrap Metal
It is the Steelmark insignia used by the American Iron & Steel institute. It was created by U.S. Steel, now known as USX Corp.
the death of Sean Taylor on the redskins every team in the NFL has his number on them
The three stars on the Steeler's helmets are from a logo that was used by the steel industry. They represent the three materials used to produce steel: yellow for coal, orange for ore and blue for steel scrap.
They never had one on the left side. Just on the right. It also used to say Steel, instead of the Steelers name that you see today.
The Cleveland Browns are the only team with no logo on their helmets. The Pittsburgh Steelers are the only team with a logo on only one side of the helmet.
Gene Upshaw, 15 year member of the Oakland Raiders, Hall Of famer died August 2008
In 1962, the Steelers equipment manager Jack Hart applied the logo to the helmet (at that time the helmets were a solid gold color) and the Steelers were uncertain how it would look. So he applied them to the right side only. Later on, even after changing the helmet color to black, they left the logo on the right side only, due to the teams new found success & uniqueness of the logo. The Steelers are now the only team with a logo on only one side of the helmet.
Pittsburgh Steelers logoThe team logo, introduced in 1962, is based on the old U.S. Steel logo. It consists of the word "Steelers" surrounded by three astroids (hypocycloids of four cusps). The yellow hypocycloid represents coal, the orange one is for ore, and the blue one represents steel scrap. The Steelers are the only NFL team that puts their logo on only one side of the helmet (the right side).The Steelmark was originally created for United States Steel Corporation to promote the attributes of steel: yellow lightens your work; orange brightens your leisure; and blue widens your world.In order to test out the Steelmark and see how it looked on their all-gold helmets, the Steelers equipment manager was instructed to put it on only the right side of the helmet. That year the Steelers finished with a 9-5 mark and became the winningest team in franchise history to date. They wanted to do something special for their first postseason game, so they changed the color of their helmets from gold to black, which helped to highlight the new logo.The interest generated by having the logo on only one side of their helmets along with the team's new success, the Steelers decided to leave the helmet that way permanently. Today's helmet reflects the way the logo was originally applied and it has never been changed.The actually name references the strong steel industry in Pittsburgh, and the three diamonds are for each river that flows through Pittsburgh, which is the Monongahela, The Allegheny, And the Ohio River.
helmets and sandals with wing
The Steelers and the Packers team names are based on the predominant industry in their home towns. The Packers are named after the business that formed them before the NFL existed, Meat packing. The Steelers are named for the steel-making that Pittsburgh has been known for many years. The emblem on their helmets is actually the company logo for United States Steel corp. The San Francisco 49er's are named for the gold miners that poured in that area after the gold strike of 1849.
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