The first (and last) jersey number to be retired by the Steelers is #70 for Ernie Stautner. While his is the only one officially retired, many are "unofficially" retired.
Ernie Stautner's #70.
Lynn Swann's number has not been retired by the Pittsburgh Steelers. There has only been one number officially retired by the Steelers and that was #70 Ernie Stautner. There are some numbers that are unofficially retired by the Steelers and Lynn Swann's number is not one of those either.
On October 25, 1964, they retired jersey No. 70 in honor of former defensive tackle Ernie Stautner
It is in honor of defensive tackle Ernie Stautner, who played for the Steelers from 1950-1963. It is the only number officially retired by the Steelers.
As of April 2012, Ben Roethlisburger has the jersey number of 7 on the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Steelers retired #70. The number was worn by defensive tackle Ernie Stautner.
Ernie Stautner (number is officially retired)
Sam Davis wore the number 57 for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1976. He played for the team from 1967-1979.
In 2010, no Steelers player wore the #8.
70-Ernie Stautner is the only official # retired by the Steelers. There are other unofficial #'s that will probably not be in use anymore by the team.
Hines Ward was the last Steelers player to wear #86. He retired on March 20, 2012. There is no Steelers player currently wearing that number.
Jeff Reed wore #3 for the Steelers from 2002-2010.
33 Merril Hodge
Will Johnson is number 46 on the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Since Jack Lambert retired following the 1984 season, no Steelers player has ever worn the #58.
I think he wore number 11.
The only number to be officially retired by the Steelers is #70. It was in honor of defensive tackle Ernie Stautner.
Troy Polamalu wears number 43 for the Pittsburgh Steelers.