The Steelers Reader

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Randy Roberts, David Welky
University of Pittsburgh Press(T), 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 329 pages
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Drawing from a variety of sources, the editors have assembled a collection of the best writing about the Pittsburgh Steelers, from their founding by Art Rooney in 1933 through their rousing victory in the final game at Three Rivers Stadium in 2000.

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About the author (2001)

RANDY ROBERTS is a professor of history at Purdue University. He is the author or coauthor of many books, including A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory; John Wayne: American; Heavy Justice: The State of Indiana v. Michael G. Tyson; and Winning Is the Only Thing: Sports in America since 1945.

David Welky was born and raised in St. Louis, the consummate Midwestern river town. He received a BA in history from Truman State University in Missouri and a MA and PhD, both in history, from Purdue University. He has written widely on American culture and society in the interwar era and is the author of "Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture in the Great Depression" and "The Moguls and the Dictators: Hollywood and the Coming of World War II". He is currently associate professor of history at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas, where he lives with his wife and two children.

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