When Pittsburgh joined the NFL in 1933, they were called the Pittsburgh Pirates. The name was changed to Steelers in 1940.AnswerDuring WWII they also formed a team the with the Eagles for one season and were called the Steagles.
Pittsburgh Steelers won the 2008-2009 superbowl...
i myself live in Cleveland and are the biggest steelers fan...
They were originally called the Pirates, but because of all of the steel mills, the name was changed to Steelers.
The Steelers got they're name from the steel workers who worked in the factories of Pittsburgh.
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.
Prior to the 1940 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates renamed themselves the Steelers.
The Pittsburgh Pirates.
They where called the pirates before
The Pittsburgh Steelers play at Heinz Field.
No, they were not. However the Pittsburgh Steelers football team was known as the Pirates from 1933-1939.
Prior to the 'Super Bowl Era', the Steelers won zero championships.
0.The Steelers first NFL championship came in Super Bowl IX (1974 season).
No, black and yellow existed before the Steelers.
Yes it is, that's why their football team is called the Pittsburgh Steelers
Before it was named Heinz Field it was called the Three Rivers Stadium
No. The Pittsburgh Steelers are based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Steelers originated from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.