The team’s four Super Bowl victories in the 1970s

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The team’s four Super Bowl victories in the 1970s

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While the team’s success gained it a large fan base nationally Cheap Air Jordan 5 Premium Bordeaux , many consider the collapse of the city’s steel industry to have been a cause for the strong fan base in other cities, demonstrated when teams whose home turnout would otherwise require a local blackout on television end up selling out when hosting the Steelers. An instance of the team’s large fan base was at Super Bowl XL, where an ESPN columnist suggested that Steelers fans outnumbered Seattle Seahawks fans more than 25 to 1.
In November 2007, a study by Turnkey Sports found that the Steelers brand was the strongest in its local market of any team in the NHL, NBA, MLB or NFL.

By the 1950s Cheap Air Jordan 5 Premium Wine , the Steelers had gained some popularity in the city and were on par with Pitt, but they were still a distant second behind the Pirates in the city.

In the early 1970s, the Steelers began to rise in popularity. 1969 saw the hiring of head coach Chuck Noll and the drafting of future Hall of Fame defensive tackle “Mean Joe” Greene. By 1972, the Steelers were a playoff contender and began a sellout streak in Three Rivers Stadium that carried over to Heinz Field and still stands to this day. The team is second to the Washington Redskins for the longest active consecutive sellout streak in league history.

The team’s four Super Bowl victories in the 1970s coincided with the a recession that struck the United States, and the city in particular, that would lead to the closure of several steel mills in the early 1980s. The team’s success was credited with giving people in the city hope and leading to the increased fan base. Due to economic uncertainty in the area Air Jordan 5 Premium Bordeaux For Sale , many Steelers fans relocated to other areas but retained their identification with the Steelers as a reflection of their former hometown’s steel industrial base.

During the lead up to Super Bowl XIII between the Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys, Phil Musick contrasted the Dallas and Pittsburgh fans by saying that “Dallas is superfan Whistling Ray and a hat that sprays the unsuspecting with water; Pittsburgh is a guy in a gorilla suit who’ll stove five of your ribs if you laugh at him.”
Player fan clubs

In the 1970s many fans organized fan clubs for their favorite players. Some of these fan clubs included Franco’s Italian Army, Frenchy’s Foreign Legion, Gerela’s Gorillas, Bradshaw’s Brigade, Lambert’s Lunatics Air Jordan 5 Premium Wine For Sale , Dobre Shunka (Good Ham, for Jack Ham),Rocky and the Flying Squirrels, Shell’s Bombers, and Russell’s Raiders among others.
Comparison to other NFL fan bases

Attempts at quantifying the loyalty of Steeler Nation relative to other NFL fan bases have shown mixed results. A 2006 study by the American City Business Journals placed the team’s fans 21st out of 32 teams in the league, behind all three of its division rivals in the AFC North. The study found that although the team had been selling out games for years Air Jordan 5s Premium Bordeaux , some fans were not actually attending the games, and Pittsburgh’s weekly turnout percentage for home games was 16th in the league. That ranking was down seven slots from the publication’s survey conducted in 1997, which ranked Steelers Nation 14th out of 30 teams, partly due to fans leaving nearly 10 percent of the seats in the stadium empty.

Conversely, a 2008 study from Forbes ranked Steelers fans 8th overall, citing amongst other things a long season-ticket waiting list.

Steeler Nation pittsburgh steelers Air Jordan 5s Premium Wine , steeler fan is the {unofficial name of the loyal supporters of the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers. The greater Pittsburgh area, where the loyal supporters originates, is known as Steeler Country.

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