answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

They were originally called the Pirates, but because of all of the steel mills, the name was changed to Steelers.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2010-09-11 02:31:25
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Where did the Pittsburgh Steelers get the name Steelers from?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

When did the Pittsburgh Steelers change there name?

The Pittsburgh Steelers changed their name from the Pittsburgh Pirates to The Pittsburgh Steelers in 1940


What year did the Pittsburgh Steelers change their name to the Steelers?

1933: Founded, as Pittsburgh Pirates1940: Name Change, Pittsburgh Steelers


Where did the Pittsburgh Steelers get their name?

The Steelers got they're name from the steel workers who worked in the factories of Pittsburgh.


What was the Pittsburgh Steelers original name?

The Pittsburgh Pirates.


How did the Pittsburgh Steelers earn their name?

The Pittsburgh Steelers were originally known as Pittsburgh Pirates. But later changed their name because Pittsburgh was and still is a big steel industry city.


When did the Pittsburgh Steelers get their name?

The Steelers had their current name twice in their history.Pittsburgh Pirates (1933-1939)Pittsburgh Steelers (1940-1942)Phil-Pitt "Steagles" (1943)Card-Pitt (1944)Pittsburgh Steelers (1945-present)


When did the Pittsburgh Steelers change their name from the Pirates to the Steelers?

The Pirates became the Steelers in 1940.


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.


What is the Pittsburgh football team name.?

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's NFL football team name is the Pittsburgh Steelers.


What was the Pittsburgh Steelers original name when they began play in the NFL?

From 1933-1939 the Steelers were named the Pittsburgh Pirates.


What is the name of the NFL football team in Pittsburgh PA?

Pittsburgh Steelers


What is the name of the Pittsburgh Steelers mascot?

The Steelers mascot is named Steely McBeam.

People also asked