Art Rooney started the franchise, now it is run by his son.
Dan Rooney (Art Rooney's son) is the owner & chairman of the Steelers. Art Rooney II (Dan Rooney's son), is the President and co-owner of the team.
John W. Galbreath.
Galbreath owned the Pirates from 1945 until 1985.
Arthur Joseph "Art" Rooney, Sr. (January 27, 1901 - August 25, 1988)
Art Rooney. but the team is being passed to his son
Art Rooney Sr.
The Steelers were founded in 1933.
There was no team at that time. The Steelers were founded on July 8, 1933 as the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Art Rooney founded the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 8, 1933. In 1940 the team was re-named the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers merged in the 1943 season and were known as the Steagles. That merger lasted one season.
The Steelers were founded by Art Rooney Sr. on July 8, 1933.
Yes, they are. They were founded in 1933 .
When the Steelers were founded in 1933 they were known as the Pittsburgh Pirates. They kept this name through the 1939 season.
The Steelers were founded on July 8, 1933. The 2010 season was their 78th season.
Art Rooney Sr. bought the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise (formerly known as the Pittsburgh Pirates) in 1933 for $2,500.
The Steelers were never sold. They were founded on July 8, 1933 as the Pittsburgh Pirates by Art Rooney Sr. The Rooney family still owns the Steelers till this day.
The fifth-oldest franchise in the NFL, the Steelers were founded on July 8, 1933 by Arthur Joseph Rooney. Originally named the Pittsburgh Pirates, they were a member of the Eastern Division of the 10-team NFL. The other four current NFL teams in existence at that time were the Chicago (Arizona) Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears and New York Giants.
The 2011 season will be the Steelers 79th season in Pittsburgh. The Steelers franchise began in 1933.