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When the Steelers were founded in 1933, they were known as the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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What was the original name of the Pittsburgh Steelers?

When Pittsburgh joined the NFL in 1933, they were called the Pittsburgh Pirates. The name was changed to Steelers in 1940.During WWII they also formed a team the with the Eagles for one season and were called the Steagles.They played their first game on September 20, 1933 against the New York Giants.The team that was nicknamed "The Steagles" was known as Phil-Pitt. Also in 1944 due to WWII, the Steelers and Chicago Cardinals merged to form Card-Pitt. The Steelers went back to their Steeler name in 1945.

Were the Pittsburgh Steelers the first choice to be called America's Team?

No, the Dallas Cowboys have that title.

Was the Pittsburgh Steelers the first choice to be called America's team?

/No, The Dallas Cowboys have that distinction.

Who was the first team to win 4 super bowls?

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What was the original team name that Art Rooney gave the Pittsburgh Steelers?

The Steelers were first named the Pittsburgh Pirates and in 1940 they were renamed the Steelers.

When was the first Super Bowl that the Pittsburgh Steelers went to?

The 1975 Super Bowl IX was the first appearance for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers beat the Minnesota Vikings 16-6.

Where was the first game the Dallas Cowboys played the Pittsburgh Steelers?

The first Dallas Cowboys versus Pittsburgh Steelers game was played in Dallas.

Who did the Pittsburgh Steelers play in their first game in 1933?

The Pittsburgh Steelers first took to the field as the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 20, 1933, losing 23-2 to the NY Giants. · Pittsburgh Pirates (1933-1939) · Pittsburgh Steelers (1940-1942) · Phil-Pitt "Steagles" (1943) · Card-Pitt (1944) · Pittsburgh Steelers (1945-present)

Who was the Pittsburgh Steelers first opponent ever?

The Pittsburgh Steelers ( then named the Pittsburgh Pirates ) first game was on September 20, 1933. They lost 23 - 2 to the NY Giants.

Did the Pittsburgh Steelers coin the phrase Steeler Nation or did Oakland have it first?


When did the Pittsburgh Steelers win their first game?

The Pittsburgh Steelers first win was on September 27, 1933. They defeated the Chicago Cardinals, 14-13.

Who was the Pittsburgh Steelers first quarterback in 1933?

In 1933, Tony Holm was the first quarterback for the Steelers.

In what year did Bill Cowher become head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Bill Cowher's first season as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers was 1992.

What is the age of the Pittsburgh Steelers stadium?

The Steelers play at Heinz Field. The first season was 2001.

Who was the first owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Art Rooney

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Before the games were called super bowls they were called championships how many did the Pittsburgh Steelers win?

0.The Steelers first NFL championship came in Super Bowl IX (1974 season).

When was the first Cleveland Browns vs Pittsburgh Steelers game?

The first regular season game between the Browns and Steelers was October 7, 1950 in Pittsburgh ... the Browns won 30-17.

What was the score of the game at the end of the first quarter of cardinals vs Pittsburgh Steelers?

3-0 steelers.

Who was the first quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Bernard Patrick Holm (nicknamed Tony Holm) was the first quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. At the time he was their QB they were known as the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was the punter and the quarterback and threw for 2 touchdowns and 13 interceptions and lasted only one season.Angelo Augustine Brovelli was the Pittsburgh Steelers first QB from 1933-1934.

Was Forbes field the first stadium?

yes it was the first field for the Pittsburgh Steelers

What was the name of the Pittsburgh Steelers first stadium?

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Which Pittsburgh Steelers first name was Verron?

Verron Haynes

Who was offered the title America's team first?

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What is Hoke's first name from the Pittsburgh Steelers?

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